Tag: Pandemic

Bake Off Leads To Thousands of Cookies for Frontline Coronavirus Workers – GNSOTD Mon, Nov. 16th 2020

Scrolling through Facebook one morning in April, middle school English teacher Jeremy Uhrich noticed something unusual: his friend Scott McKenzie showing off his homemade chocolate chip cookies. “I work at a small college here in Huntingdon and I was furloughed

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New York Book Store Lives Another Day Thanks To Community – GNSOTD Wed, Oct. 28th 2020

One of New York Cities oldest bookstores was in a bit of trouble this month until this past weekend. Nancy Bass Wyden is owner of the Strand Bookstores, which was founded in 1927 by Benjamin Bass, a Jewish Lithuanian immigrant,

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Dallas Ice Cream Shop With Service Mission Gets Saved During Pandemic – GNSOTD Tues, Oct. 13th 2020

Down in Dallas, Texas, Tom Landis, a restaurant owner in the area, was working at one of his places when he met a young man named Coleman Jones, “It was a real busy night at one of my other restaurants

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Mother Of Autistic Child Finds Support In Community By Way Of SpaghettiO’s – GNSOTD Tue, Sept. 15th 2020

They say it takes a village to raise a child. In today’s world it seems that that village is more likely to be found online. One Massachusetts mom is feeling grateful after those within and beyond the local community helped

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Survey Says Americans Have Found Some Positives From Pandemic

A survey of 2,000 people from the U.S. over the age of 21, asked about the positives changes to come from the coronavirus pandemic. It was commissioned by Coravin and conducted by OnePoll. One big thing that came from this

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Busy Bee Shares Kindness With Baking – GNSOTD Tue, Sept 1st 2020

Like a lot of people, LeeAnn Turner, of Fort Worth, Texas, started baking sourdough bread at the start of the pandemic. It was a great way to pass the time when most were stuck inside. Many gave it up as

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From Security Guard To Medical Student – GNSOTD Wed, Aug 19th 2020

Russell Ledet back in the day used to work as a security officer at Baton Rouge General Medical Center; a job he held for five years. He said that during that time he would study medicine on note cards and

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Survey Says Pandemic Increasing Gratefulness

The COVID-19 Pandemic has been showing people some unexpected benefits; for example it is increasing an appreciation of the little things. At least according to a recent survey of 2,000 people from the United States. Conducted by OnePoll on behalf

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Hamilton Woman Wants Cards For 105th Birthday – GNSOTD Wed, July 15th 2020

A Hamilton woman by the name of Ann Konkel celebrated a big birthday this week! She turned 105! Unfortunately Ann spent her birthday in the courtyard of a hospital she has been at since she fell three months ago. When

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Restaurant Pays It Forward During Pandemic – GNSOTD Fri, July 10th 2020

Jack Srebnik and Ellen Spencer are business partners who run The Slice, a New York style pizzeria, in Rancho Mirage in California. When the pandemic hit the Coachella Valley, Jack and Ellen knew they wanted to help feed the people

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