Empire Editorial: For Christmas, we'd like to give ...

...many members of the community stepped up in recent weeks to assist displaced patrons of the Glory Hole and programs like St. Vincent de Paul's "Adopt-a-Family" and the Alaska Peace Officers Association's "Shop with a Cop." You deserve nothing...
No family turned away

...of families will receive aid from St. Vincent de Paul this year following an outpouring of donations from the community.St. Vincent's "Adopt-A-Family" program, now...families being adopted," Rena Sims of St. Vincent's said.The Empire printed articles...
St. Vincent family 'adoption' program in dire need

...sparse one-room apartment above the St. Vincent de Paul thrift store in the Mendenhall...among them - that have signed up for St. Vincent's "Adopt a Family Christmas Program...families, Sims said. If they can't, St. Vincent will try to buy everything but the nonprofit...
My Turn: Celebrating Juneau's sense of community

...homeless and struggling families. I'm pleased to learn that the number of families stepping up to adopt a family for St. Vincent de Paul this Christmas increased after the story ran in the Juneau Empire. However, I understand as of this writing there...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Dec. 15, 2014

Thumbs down to need and want. In Sunday's Juneau Empire, we exposed the problems facing St. Vincent De Paul's Christmas family adoption program. We've heard previously that Juneau's food banks desperately need help, too...
Larry John Traeger

...and godchildren. Larry was preceded in death by his parents Joe and Gladys Traeger. Brothers, Ed Traeger, Jim Traeger and Vincent Traeger. It was Larry's desire that no formal services be performed in Juneau. Memorial services will be held in Mt. Angel...
Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen nominated for a Grammy Award

...their third release, "Cold Spell." The band is one of five groups nominated in the bluegrass category, along with Rhonda Vincent, The Earls of Leicester, Noam Pikelny and Bryan Sutton.Nominations were announced Friday and winners will be announced...
My Turn: Homeless again

...illness and/or addiction to alcohol and drugs, or with other health problems. Groups such as the Glory Hole, the St. Vincent de Paul Society, the Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness and others have been working with the city and the state...
Groups need 400 Thanksgiving turkeys

...need this weekend.For 13 years, St. Vincent de Paul has been putting together of the women who coordinates St. Vincent de Paul's Thanksgiving meals, said...the deadline for signing up for the St. Vincent program has passed, the organization...
Arts calendar

...meets President Coin who convinces her to be the symbol of rebellion, while trying to save Peeta from the Capitol."St. Vincent" (PG-13) - Synopsis: A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic...


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