RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A huge boost was given to hungry families in Bergen County . A local charity won a $1 million grant to give out 100,000 meals. As CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reported Thursday, it’s helping restaurants stay afloat, too. READ MORE: U.S. Carries Out Airstrikes In Syria On Iranian-Backed Targets Stacey Antine has run the charity Healing Meals for five years, gifting healthy food to sick adults and children. The need exploded when the pandemic struck. “We had to pivot and we started gifting meals to seniors in need, and also Ridgewood social services,” Antine said. More money and donations were needed to keep up. That’s when Antine discovered a state grant of $14 million that eventually went to two dozen organizations. Antine’s Health Barn decided to bid big for $1 million to feed 100,000 people, and won! READ MORE: House Passes Equality Act, Bolstering Legal Protections For LGBTQ Americans “We got the full ask. It’s like hitting the … [Read more...] about Bergen County Charity Awarded $1 Million Grant To Serve 100,000 Free Meals
Well-wishers from the sports world and beyond have taken to the social media to offer their words of support for golf champion Tiger Woods following his automobile accident on Tuesday, including former US president Barack Obama, basketball player Stephen Curry, and several other celebrities. Wishing him a speedy recovery, former US President Barack Obama posted on Twitter, “Sending my prayers to @TigerWoods and his family tonight—here's to a speedy recovery for the GOAT of golf. If we've learned anything over the years, it's to never count Tiger out.” — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) February 24, 2021 “Heal up quickly,” tweeted basketball sensation Stephen Curry. — Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) February 23, 2021 Fellow golfer Ian Poulter expressed concern about Woods’ health. He wrote, “Thoughts are with @TigerWoods and others involved, wishing a speedy recovery and I hope the injuries are not bad.” — Ian Poulter (@IanJamesPoulter) February 23, 2021 … [Read more...] about ‘Get Well Soon, Tiger Woods!’ Wishes Pour in for Legendary US Golfer in Wake of Car Crash
Senate Republicans are hoping to avoid an intraparty bloodbath that would threaten their chances of taking back the majority in 2022. Tensions within the party have been on full display since the ugly mob attack on the Capitol and the impeachment vote and Senate trial that divided Republicans and left former President Trump Donald Trump Senators given no timeline on removal of National Guard, Capitol fence Democratic fury with GOP explodes in House Georgia secretary of state withholds support for 'reactionary' GOP voting bills MORE and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Addison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnell Klain on Manchin's objection to Neera Tanden: He 'doesn't answer to us at the White House' Democratic fury with GOP explodes in House Murkowski undecided on Tanden as nomination in limbo MORE (R-Ky.) trading charges in public. Even on Wednesday, the tensions were evident when House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy Kevin … [Read more...] about Senate GOP works to avoid having ’22 war with Trump
Sen. Richard Shelby Richard Craig Shelby On The Money: Senate panels postpone Tanden meetings in negative sign | Biden signs supply chain order after 'positive' meeting with lawmakers Passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act is the first step to heal our democracy Shelby endorses Shalanda Young for OMB director should Biden pull Tanden's nomination MORE (R-Ala.), the top Senate GOP appropriator, said this week that he would back Shalanda Young to head up President Biden Joe Biden Klain on Manchin's objection to Neera Tanden: He 'doesn't answer to us at the White House' Senators given no timeline on removal of National Guard, Capitol fence Overnight Defense: New Senate Armed Services chairman talks Pentagon policy nominee, Afghanistan, more | Biden reads report on Khashoggi killing | Austin stresses vaccine safety in new video MORE ’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) if the Senate does not confirm his current nominee, … [Read more...] about Shelby endorses Shalanda Young for OMB director should Biden pull Tanden’s nomination
(CNN) Tiger Woods' rollover car crash led to serious leg injuries and a flurry of medical terms most people aren't familiar with. The 45-year-old golf legend was rushed to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center on Tuesday after the wreck. The hospital's chief medical officer described his injuries and immediate treatment in a statement posted to Woods' Twitter account : Tiger Woods is recovering from major surgery after a high-speed car crash "Mr. Woods suffered significant orthopaedic injuries to his lower right extremity that were treated during emergency surgery," Dr. Anish Mahajan said. "Comminuted open fractures affecting both the upper and lower portions of the tibia and fibula bones were stabilized by inserting a rod into the tibia. Additional injuries to the bones of the foot and ankle were stabilized with a combination of screws and pins. "Trauma to the muscle and soft tissue of the leg required surgical release of the covering of the muscles to … [Read more...] about What exactly are Tiger Woods’ injuries? And what might they mean for his future?