Letter From the Editor: The Learning Curve

Letter From the Editor: The Learning Curve

THE METAL beams tick, tick, tick with every inch the cart climbs to the top of the hill. The experienced thrill-seekers in the front cart raise their hands as the coaster inches toward the climax of the ride. Experienced or not, every heart on the ride starts beating...
The Inspirational Journey of an EMT and Hero

The Inspirational Journey of an EMT and Hero

JERAMIE BRISCOE is a full-time EMT, a doting father to five girls and one son, a former firefighter, and the owner of a highly acclaimed 4-year-old German shepherd named “Anubis.” With no formal K-9 Search and Rescue training, Briscoe painstakingly trained Anubis and...
St. Gianna Offers Hope to Expectant Mothers.

St. Gianna Offers Hope to Expectant Mothers.

BORN IN Italy in 1922, Gianna Francesca Beretta had an abundance of love for children and, as a devout Catholic, believed in the power of prayer. After she married the love of her life, Pietro Molla, the couple had three children before Gianna tragically suffered two...
Letter From the Editor: Charity Spotlight

Letter From the Editor: Charity Spotlight

IN THE quiet corners around us, away from negativity, thrive the true heartbeats of our community — the local charities and the selfless individuals who support them. It’s in these spaces, often unnoticed, where the most profound acts of kindness blossom, nurturing...