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Annual Cookies Thanksgiving Dinner boxes to be delivered in November

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – For the past 21 years, Cookies Thanksgiving, a program of Other Options, Inc., has partnered with hundreds of volunteers to prepare and deliver complete Thanksgiving meals to Oklahomans living with HIV and AIDS. “As you know, 2020 has been a unique and challenging year,” stated Mary Arbuckle, […]

Heads Up: If my posts go ‘missing in action” during these interesting times

Patrick B. McGuigan NOTE: This essay is adapted from a post that appeared the evening of Constitution Day (September 17) on the facebook pages for CapitolBeatOK and The City Sentinel newspaper. OKLAHOMA CITY – Should one or another of the Facebook pages with which I am affiliated go “missing in action,” I have no intention […]

PAMBE Ghana’s popular fair trade Global Market goes online

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Due to the coronavirus pandemic, PAMBE Ghana, a partnership with local communities in northern Ghana and its United States-based board of directors, is taking their annual Global Market online with the support of their loyal customer and friend Leslie Batchelor. Batchelor, a local attorney, offered space adjacent […]

Oklahoma Mural Syndicate teams up with activist Jabee for “With Love Project” in East Oklahoma City

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Mural Syndicate (OMS) has announced the beginning of a new effort to increase public art on the eastside of Oklahoma City. The “With Love Project” is a collaboration between local activist and hip-hop artist, Jabee Williams and the Oklahoma Mural Syndicate (OMS), the nonprofit that manages […]

“Census Sprint to the Finish” event to boost census response set for Friday at State Capitol

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – With the approaching end of the US Census just two weeks away, the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) and the state Department of Commerce’s “OK, Let’s Count!” initiative are partnering to boost Census response among state and nonprofit employees. Joining them in the effort are the […]

Oklahoma’s Pardon and Parole Board should ignore the drama, and provide Justice for Julius: A Commentary

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – Public policy development and administration is always a messy and tumultuous process. That has been particularly true of the drama surrounding the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board for several months. One board member, Allen McCall, has been hip-deep in efforts (with others) to make life miserable for fellow […]

Justice for Julius campaign launches “Facebook Live Fridays”

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – As part of the Justice for Julius campaign, “Facebook Live Fridays” has recently been launched as a way to raise awareness of the wrongful conviction of Julius Jones, who has been on Oklahoma’s death row for over 20 years for a murder he did not commit. The […]

Pop culture multi-universe heroes and others join fight against COVID-19 with #HeroesWearMasks challenge

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – In the fight against coronavirus, masks are an essential weapon. The #HeroesWearMasks campaign is helping to spearhead the public health effort to combat the coronavirus through protective masks ahead of the start of the academic year and a potential ‘second wave’ of COVID-19 cases. Facts2Health, a partnership […]

Vatican Radio interviews Paul S. Coakley, American Archbishop, concerning federal use of the death penalty

Staff Report  OKLAHOMA CITY – Archbishop Paul S. Coakley spoke on the Catholic Church’s opposition to capital punishment in a recent interview for Vatican Radio. In the words of a press release from the Catholic Conference of Oklahoma, Coakley clarified the church’s formal opposition “in no uncertain terms.” Coakley is chairman of the Commission on […]

Metropolitan Library System begins Grab & Go service

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY –  As of Monday, August 31, all Metropolitan Library System (MLS) libraries have instated their new Grab & Go service. Grab & Go consists of select services including limited computer use by reservation, copy/fax/scan use, and minimal browsing. Only seating for the computers will be available. Computers are limited to […]

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