Saturday, June 8, 2024

Many U.S. veterans unaware of homeownership benefits

By Edwin J. Viera Reporter/Producer, Virginia News Connection, a bureau of Public News Service.   A recent survey showed many U.S. veterans are unaware of housing benefits to which they are entitled. AARP’s survey found 60% of veterans 45 and older did not know about the availability of Department of Veteran’s Affairs grants to modify their homes. Almost a quarter of […]
Friday, November 2, 2012

NBC’s star-studded live telethon tonight for victims of Sandy

Today the death toll from superstorm Sandy in the U.S. stands at 96 and could still go higher. Four days after Sandy slammed into the East Coast and began a slow march across the northeast, more than three million are still without power and there are reports of shortages of gasoline, food, and other necessities. On NBC tonight, “Hurricane Sandy […]
Friday, July 23, 2010

Jay Leno to do stand-up for Gulf Coast victims

Late Night TV host, Jay Leno, will soon be heading down South to perform a benefit for some victims of that devastating Gulf Coast oil spill. The host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show” will take to the stage in a theater at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi on the Mississippi Gulf Coast,  next month, on Saturday, August 21. “It’s great to […]