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Should I study the sacred texts of faiths other than my own?

Arvind Khetia, Hindu and an engineer: Now more than ever before, we are living in an environment where we come across people of different faiths. Ignorance about that faith can result in fear, hatred, intolerance and even violence. It is essential that one learns about other faiths, to foster an environment of understanding and mutual respect.

Justice in Motion — Be sure to get your tax credits!

As you should know by now, I write a column on taxes every January since that’s when we should all be starting to pull our paperwork together. If you have not done so before, be sure to take advantage of tax credits. In this community we have a lot of low- to moderate-income working families and individuals who qualify for some or all of these credits—many of whom fail to claim these credits. This is the time to mention to family, friends and neighbors they should look into this.

Little Lucky seeks gentle, quiet home

Lucky is an eight year old Chihuahua. She’s little and feisty. She was born with a condition called Cerebellar Degeneration. This has left her quite uncoordinated, and if she ends up on her back she needs help getting up. She can handle a few steps very well. She’s had some dental issues which lead to her having quite a few teeth extracted.
 

The Senior Nutrition Program, conducted by the Coastal Community Action Program, regularly serves lunches at noon at:

Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s TV picks for Jan. 31-Feb. 6

DON’T MISS: “Grease: Live” — We’ve got chills, and they’re multiplying for this exuberant musical that whisks viewers back to Rydell High and rekindles the romance between Sandy (Julianne Hough) and Danny (Aaron Tveit). With a cast that includes Vanessa Hudgens, Keke Palmer and Carly Rae Jepsen, this adaptation takes “the spine” of the 1978 film and melds it with pieces of the stage play. Hopefully, they’ll go together like a wop-bam-boom. 7 p.m. Sunday, Fox.