• Hamilton Food banks meeting growing need with extended hours

    The face of poverty is changing. That means Hamilton’s food banks need to change right along with it. The city’s food banks will soon be extending their hours of operation to reach more of Hamilton’s “working poor” who can’t easily access their services during the traditional operating hours of 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday […]

  • For The Record

    Realtor backs food banks with commissions. A local real estate agent is putting his money where the mouths of hungry local residents are. For the second year, realtor Jeff Bonner of Jag Realty Inc. will waive the listing portion of the commission on new Hamilton area listings, in exchange for a minimum donation of $500 […]

  • Common sense and reality sometimes butt heads

    My friend has three case workers assigned to him yet he still lives in the ravine. Spring has arrived! Although you wouldn’t know it from the weather. The winter of 2013-14 has been one of the roughest on record, well, at least as far as I can remember. I’m fairly sick of it by now. […]