Good News Headlines 10/10/17



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Midwife Rides Inflatable Swan Through Flood To Deliver Baby

by Terri Peters, Today

In the 24 years she has been a midwife, Cathy Rude has braved her share of storms and flooding to get to a laboring patient. But last week was the first time the 63-year-old faced flood waters so high that her only way to work was to hitch a ride on an inflatable swan… Read More

 


 

All NYC Public School Cafeterias Will Offer Plant-Based Options

by Sami Grover, Treehugger

There’s been much talk of veganism going mainstream of late. Given the astounding environmental impact of the meat and dairy industry, a drop in demand for animal-based foods would bring welcome respite for our environment… Read More

 


 

Fluffy Canine Heroes Show Up To Comfort A Grieving Las Vegas

by Hilary Hanson, HuffPost

Shortly after a horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, that left at least 58 people dead and more than 500 injured, a pack of golden retrievers showed up to the city to do their part… Read More

 


 

A New Website Hopes To Help Parents Build Literacy At Home

by Max Larkin, WBUR

With an online tool for parents called PUP Reading, Joan Kelley is looking to spread the word: to provide parents with practical steps personalized to help their children, no matter where they are as learners… Read More

 


 

Coral Scientist Sees New Tide of Hope to Protect Chinese Reefs

from Good News Network

Coral reefs are the forest of the ocean and are at the top of the biodiversity system where almost all kinds of living marine categories have representative species living among them… Read More

 


 

Determined Chef Jose Andres Feeds Thousands In Puerto Rico

by Bill Weir, CNN

He got the bread, the meat and the cheese. He got volunteers on a production line. And within hours, renowned chef Jose Andres got thousands of hospital workers fed… Read More

 


 

Colbert’s Awkward Celeb Photo Campaign Raises $1 Million For Puerto Rico

by Avery Anapol, The Hill

For the #PuberMe campaign, the late-night host pledged to personally donate $1,000 for each celebrity who tweeted an awkward photo from their teenage years… Read More

 


 

Ivory Trade To Be Banned In UK ‘To Protect Elephants’

by Matt McGrath, BBC

The sale and export of almost all ivory items would be banned in the UK under plans set out by the government… Read More

 


 

Catholic Church To Make Record Divestment From Fossil Fuels

by Arthur Neslen, The Guardian

More than 40 Catholic institutions will make largest ever faith-based divestment, on the anniversary of the death of St Francis of Assisi… Read More

 

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December 18, 2018

A lunar conjunction with Uranus occurs during the wee hours of the morning. Uranus, the eccentric planet of epiphanies and technological breakthroughs, has been called the “Great Awakener.” For some folks this can mean a sleepless night. Awake or maybe…
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December 2018

Start your holiday week off right with a special yoga/meditation class. Sun salutations in honor of the winter solstice coupled with Yoga Nidra will leave you feeling rested, relaxed, and ready to...

Cost: $17

Where:
Yoga Anita
Dragonfly Wellness Center
176 Jackson Rd
Devens, MA  01432
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Sponsor: Yoga Anita
Telephone: 978-227-8297
Contact Name: Anita Perry
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The holiday season is a time for family and friends to gather, to give gratitude for the gifts of love that we share, and for us to create new memories to cherish in our hearts. But the holidays...

Cost: $65

Where:
Private Office
6 Royal Crest Drive
Apt 11
North Andover, MA  01845
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Sponsor: Sacred Spiral Dance
Telephone: 978-973-6637
Contact Name: Diana Harris
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Kinetic Chain Release, moxibustion and past life regression at Leapin Lizards. Every third Sunday: 9/16/18 10/21/18 11/18/18 12/16/18 For information, call Leapin Lizards at (207)...

Where:
Leapin Lizards
449 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
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Telephone: (207) 221-2363
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This three-part series attunes you as a conduit to the healing system of Kundalini Reiki, a firey earth-based feminine energy. Kundalini Reiki is a gentle yet powerful modality to channel healing...

Cost: $150

Where:
Akasha Studio
20 Birch Street
Roslindale, MA  02131
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Sponsor: Miriam Katz, Shamanic Healer
Telephone: 617-545-5142
Contact Name: Miriam Katz
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The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

Cost: $10

Where:
Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Contact Name: Brad Fanger

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The Shortest Day of the Year and the Longest Night To Be Without A Home On December 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM, at the Church on the Hill, 140 Bowdoin St. Boston MA  02108 (on the side of the...

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Church on the Hill
140 Bowdoin St.
Boston, MA  02108
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Sponsor: Interfaith Homeless Memorial Committee
Telephone: 617-523-4575
Contact Name: Kevin Baxter

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During this evening Winter Solstice Celebration we connect deeply with the Christ Being/Solar Logos and the different archangels as we prepare for the 12 holy nights following the Solstice evening....

Cost: $75

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Tired of missing opportunities that could further your life, your education, even your work? Tired of missing threats that continue to hold back your life, your education, even your work? Sit down...

Cost: $40

Where:
Caffe Nero
368 Congress St
Boston, MA  02210
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Contact Name: Soni
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