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Vt. commemorates Juneteenth, allows for larger gatherings – NECN

Vermonters will be able to celebrate July 4 from their cars, Governor Phil Scott said on Friday, acknowledging Juneteenth’s “great historical significance”. Scott noted that Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, has not received the same level of reflection and celebration as many other holidays …

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Loneliness doubled for seniors at the start of the pandemic

Share this Item You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. Loneliness has doubled among older people in the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new survey. Staying close to home and avoiding crowded places can help seniors reduce their risk of …

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PIA Packs-A-Plane for toddler toys

PIA students, faculty and staff donated toys to benefit the Toys for Tots organization. The event, PIA Pack-A-Plane, challenged donors to fill PIA’s King Air with unopened toys to help those in need this holiday season. Members of the United States Marine Corps visited PIA Pittsburgh today to unbox the …

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How to talk to other people’s children.

I’m an adult so I’m able to strike up a conversation with a stranger as long as she sticks to her end of the bargain. Let’s say we are introduced to a mutual friend’s holiday party. I say hi; she says hello. I love her skirt; she loves my tights. …

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Maybe we should all be using Facebook Messenger Kids

The Facebook app for kids promises to chat without follow-up. Facebook In 2017, Facebook rolled out a special messaging app for children in the United States. The neon-washed, parent-controlled version of the standard app was met with fanfare and a lot of skepticism. The tech giant has positioned Messenger Kids …

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The COVID-19 vaccine and the African-American community

Monday is the first day of Black History Month. We are talking about the COVID-19 vaccine and the historic mistrust in the African American community. GREENSBORO, NC – Monday is the first day of Black History Month. In our 2 Your Well-Being, we talk about the COVID-19 vaccine and the …

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Facebook slammed for new restrictions on sexual content

Facebook is getting some heat for recently updated content guidelines that ban ‘sexual solicitation’, with some observers saying they ban the mention of sexual orientation – but Facebook officials say it isn’t. the case. the guidelines, revised in October, but currently garnering media attention, will ban discussions of “sexual preferences …

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