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Personality: William F. “Bill” McGee |

William F. “Bill” McGee’s life was closely tied to the struggle for civil rights. While born in Richmond, he spent his youth in Atlanta, attending elementary school alongside Yolanda King and Martin L. King III, the children of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He graduated from the same high school as Dr. King attended – […]

School-based mental health program eases...

On a recent February morning, Eliza, a student at Amherst Regional High School in Amherst, Massachusetts, walked down the school hallway. Accompanied by a school social worker, Eliza discussed some of her favorite books and TV shows, and when she ran into a teacher she hadn’t seen in several weeks, she got excited. . There […]

“One village is enough.” A glimpse of i

ORISKANY – Past the farm silos along Cider Street, a former airport hangar that has been transformed into an imaginary city has been transformed into a “cityscape”. In this staged setting, law enforcement officers practice dangerous situations within the confines of the facades of the fictional Rosterfield High School, the Red Stripe Bar & Grill, […]

Meet American Idol 2022 Champion Contest...

From top 10 finalists to slew of musical hopefuls, New Jersey singers are no strangers to “American Idol” — and another recently joined the ranks of Garden State’s celebrity seekers. Camryn Champion, 16, from Lumberton, started living up to her family name when she won a Golden Ticket to Hollywood at the show’s 20th season […]

Suburban Chronicles: Social media covera...

My kids don’t follow the news — at least not in a way that’s easily recognizable to an old mainstream media relic like me. They don’t read the newspaper, which is understandable given that all my subscriptions are online. We don’t have cable so TV news isn’t readily available, and any attempt to listen to […]

ARTSQUEST ANNOUNCES ELECTED BOARD OFFICE...

BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania— ArtsQuest is pleased to announce new and returning members of the Board of Trustees, ArtsQuest Foundation, ArtsQuest Performing & Visual Arts Councils, and Friends of Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks for 2022. As a non-profit organization , ArtsQuest is run by volunteers who serve in various capacities on boards and committees that support the mission […]

BW remembers ‘faithful servant, friend a

Longtime Athletics Department volunteer, Track and Field Hall of Fame honoree and volunteer assistant swim coach Dave Tressel died Feb. 11. He was 70 years old. The son of former students and benefactors Lee and Eloise Tressel, for whom Berea’s Tressel Street is named, Tressel earned his undergraduate degree from BW in 1973 and a […]

Students Introduce Bill to Combat Food W...

Co-written by Natalia de los Ríos, Ure Emejuru, Cayden Braswell and Matthew Stanley, participants in the environmental studies program at the Brock Environmental Center (bios below) A recent The EPA report highlights the fact that we have enough food in this country to feed us all; however, 13.8 million people in our country still face […]

Deceased = Abell, Benjamin Kennedy, Jr. ...

Benjamin KENNEDY Abell, Jr., 93 of Leonardtown, MD, passed away peacefully on February 14, 2022 at Georgetown University Hospital with his loving family by his side. Born October 1, 1928 in Sparks, MD, he was the son of the late B. Kennedy and Adelaide Maria (Lynch) Abell. He was the youngest of five children and […]

Margaret (?Peg?) McDaniel Byers | Obitu...

Margaret (“Peg”) McDaniel Byers, 101, died peacefully at Willow Valley Communities on February 7, 2022. She was born August 30, 1920 in Philadelphia to Margaret Heilman McDaniel and William Anders McDaniel. After graduating from Olney High School where she held numerous management positions, she began a business program at Temple University School of Commerce. There […]

Elks Name Teens of the Month | News, Sp...

Sistersville Elks Lodge named Aleah Fletcher and Justin Fluharty as November’s Teen of the Month. Aleah Fletcher is the daughter of Brandy & Shane Murray and Scott Fletcher. She is a 4.04 GPA student at Tyler Consolidated High School. Her activities include being a waitress at Boggs Pizza and Grill as […]

Carolyn Ruth Tidlund | Obituary

PRESCOTT, AZ—Carolyn Ruth Tidlund, 83, was welcomed home by the Lord on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Carolyn was born on April 22, 1938 to John and Dorothy Varga. She grew up in Chippewa Falls, WI, and graduated from Chippewa Falls High School in 1956. She went on to earn a degree in education from Taylor […]

Aldrich sexual assault scandal hits away...

Former Chicago Blackhawks assistant coach Brad Aldrich holds the Stanley Cup amid students at Hancock High School in Hancock, Michigan September 14, 2010. Before arriving at the school as a volunteer coach, Aldrich had been cleared to resign from the Blackhawks over player sexual assault charges. (David Archambeau/The Daily Mining Gazette via AP) FILE – […]

From ‘angry kid’ to sports leader: Bros

Once certain he wouldn’t graduate from high school, Brooklyn Cooper-Linton is now entering his final year of high school as a student leader. “The way they spoke to us is very different from the teachers; they knew how to talk to us without making us feel belittled. READ MORE:* New Christchurch neighborhood will be an […]

Beneficial Remote Blood Pressure Monitor...

Embargoed until 4:00 a.m. CT / 5:00 a.m. ET Thursday, February 3, 2022 NEW ORLEANS, February 3, 2022 — A new strategy using telehealth to monitor blood pressure at home for several months immediately following a stroke has had a positive impact on patient engagement and blood pressure control in people who live in historically […]

2022 Tennessee PWO Malik Ganaway Discuss...

TRENTON, Tenn. – With previous teams, Tennessee has seemed reluctant to recruit from the more rural parts of The Volunteer State – especially in West Tennessee. This notion has changed rapidly as we approach National Signing Day. After extending a preferred offer to 2022 Trenton Peabody offensive lineman Connor Meadows, Josh Heupel and his team […]

Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowsh...

Program hosts: Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Cultural and Educational Affairs, and the U.S. Embassy Zagreb are pleased to announce the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship 2022. The four-week program addresses U.S. foreign policy priorities such as youth engagement, the development of democracy and civil society, and economic […]

VVS students activate empathy with the S...

VERONA — The current and previous school years have presented students across the United States with social and emotional obstacles, but a nationally recognized program is coming to Verona to help them. Sweethearts & Heroes will work with middle and high school students at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Central Schools from Monday, January 31 through Thursday, February 3. […]

Upcoming Church Retreats and Messiah Lut...

Elaine Brown, who oversees food safety guidelines at Messiah Lutheran Church in Port Byron, presents a check for $800 to Don Carey, fire chief for the Rapids City Fire Protection District at the Port Fire Station Byron. Tyler Kline, left, of Rapids City and volunteer firefighter, and David Efflandt, the new Minister of Messiah, look […]

Service clubs dwindle as members age, CO...

More than forty years ago, these two dozen clubs displayed signs in Rio Rancho. File photo. A 2009 online article noted that “Service clubs are a uniquely American institution that began in the heartland, though they are now found on both coasts, as well as in virtually every country in the world. …“The questions of […]

Coweta librarian uses social media to ra...

Jeffrey Cullen-Dean/The Newnan Times-Herald Kristen Timoteo stacks books at the Grantville branch of the Coweta Public Library System. Join one of the Facebook groups for Grantville residents and you might find a video of Kristen Hayes Timoteo reading aloud. Timoteo is the Branch Manager for the Grantville and Senoia locations of the Coweta Public Library […]

Obituary: Colleen Eubanks (01/18/22) | ...

Colleen Eubanks LINCOLN, Neb. ?? Colleen Eubanks died on January 11, 2022, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Colleen was born in Oxford, Neb., in August 1939, the daughter of Otto and Edythe Christianson. She grew up in Holbrook, Neb., and attended Holbrook High School, where she met her future husband, Gene. Both Colleen […]

2022 Chip Ganassi Race Team Owner Honore...

The 27th Annual Northeast Florida’s Longest-Lasting Classic Car Event, and One of the Nation’s Top Concours d’Elegance, Has a Modern Racing Legend Coming in March as the 2022 Winner . The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance also gains a new name for the new year. Renamed The Amelia, the annual event from March 3-6 will honor […]

‘He was magic’: Lancaster teacher who di

A Lancaster School District teacher who died last week after an accident in Manheim Township, the cause of which is unclear, is remembered as a selfless and devoted friend by those who knew him. Lancaster School District Cyber ​​Pathways teacher Christopher Perry “was a fighter for people less fortunate,” said Nate Bomberger, one of his […]

Governor Newsom announces appointments 1...

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Hannah Gbeh, 40, of Bonsall, has been appointed to the board of directors for the California Exposition and State Fair. Gbeh has been the Executive Director of the San Diego County Agricultural Office and Administrator of the San Diego Area Irrigated Lands Group since 2019. […]

DVIDS – News – Navy Sailor Coaches Wrest

SMYRNA, GA – (January 4, 2022) “Coaching unlocks a person’s potential to maximize their growth,” said John Whitmore, author of Coaching for Performance. This philosophy parallels the mission of Navy Talent Acquisition Group (NTAG) Atlanta. Civilians from across the country are joining the Navy to improve themselves and unleash their maximum potential. The Navy can […]

Abigail Sarom Fitzgerald | News, Sports...

Abigail Sarom Fitzgerald, 20, of Brookline, NH, died on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston from complications from acute myocarditis. Abbie passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family and dedicated medical team. Abigail was born on June 29, 2001 in Battambang, Cambodia and was cared for by her loving nanny […]

Brookings register | VerDonna ‘Donna’ E

VerDonna “Donna” Mae Emery Van Liere, 88, died on December 27, 2021 of Alzheimer’s disease in the memory care unit at the Peaceful Pines Senior Living Center in Rapid City, SD. Donna was born on December 2, 1933 in Colton, SD, to Wayne and Kathryn (Skrovig) Emery. In 1951, she graduated from Colton High School. […]

Asian activist group calls for boycott o...

In a recent statement, the Media Action Network for Asian Americans denounces the racist jokes found in Paul Thomas Anderson’s Licorice Pizza. Paul Thomas Anderson’s awards darling Licorice Pizza has become a subject of controversy as a group of Asian activists calls on organizations to boycott him for his racist jokes. Thanks to films hailed […]

Obituary of Johanna Crawford (1955 – 202

Johanna “Johey” Ruth Crawford Johanna “Johey” Ruth Crawford was born to Carol (Blanchard, Yeager) and Richard (Dick) Crawford at Parkview Hospital in Toledo, Ohio, aptly on the summer solstice of June 21, 1955; a universal cosmic date which personifies the triumph of hope in the midst of darkness. A victim of gun violence, Johey was […]

Julie and the Netflix Ghosts canceled af...

Julie and the ghosts, a supernatural musical that airs on Netflix, is canceled after just one season. The announcement was confirmed by the show’s executive producer Kenny Ortega. The caption for Ortega’s social media post read: “Our [Julie and the Phantoms] The family wants to send our infinite love and thanks to our Fantoms around […]

Finalist chosen for the position of Gene...

December 07, 2021 DOBSON – The first day of an application period is usually a lot of activity, which has been the case this week in Dobson. “We have had a very busy day at the Surry County Elections Council (office) with 14 people applying,” County Electoral Officer Michella Huff said Monday evening. It was […]

Soldier ran makeshift orphanage in Afgha...

Sgt. Breanna Jessop ran a makeshift orphanage in Afghanistan Courtesy of USO Sgt. Breanna Jessop Sgt. Breanna Jessop joined the Army out of high school in Utah because she wanted to help people. In August, amid the evacuation of US forces and vulnerable citizens in Afghanistan, humanitarian assistance was needed. Jessop, a member of the […]

Obituary of Genevieve Boman (2021) – Rac

Geneviève Vittori Boman – Wuthenow October 6, 1987 – December 1, 2021 ROOT – David, Linda, Madeleine and Dominic Boman are devastated to announce the passing of our beloved daughter, sister, aunt, niece, devoted mother of Corinne, and wife. Genevieve was born at Sinai Hospital in Detroit on October 6, 1987. As a premature baby, […]

Two BKW graduates who make a difference ...

For the publisher: It is with great pride that I share excerpts from the lives of two exceptional Bern-Knox-Westerlo graduates. The first is Debbie Mcmanama Herodes. She delivers an insightful account of the influence of “family” and education on her life. Debbie shares that when she thinks of her family, hard work and music are […]

Volunteer spreads holiday cheer as Santa...

By Haley Weisgerber One of the most magical holiday moments for many children is meeting Santa Claus in town, sharing their Christmas lists and taking pictures. Behind these magical moments lie volunteers like Freeman Bagnall, who plays the role of Santa Claus for the tree lighting of Greater Severna Park and Arnold Chamber of Commerce […]

Anthony Barr nominated in 2021 NFL Walte...

This summer, Barr sat down to discuss assistance opportunities with the leaders of Little Earth, the only Native American urban-preference HUD housing community in the world with more than 38 different tribes represented. Little Earth became a vital resource for the community and neighborhoods of Minneapolis after the murder of George Floyd, feeding and providing […]

Louise Elaine May | News, Sports, Jobs

Louise Elaine May, 94, of Pleasant Gap, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 3, 2021 at The Oaks Manor, Pleasant Gap. Louise was born at home in Reedsville on October 29, 1927, to Clarence R. (Red) Nale and Anna E. Bodtorf. She was the oldest of five children. Louise graduated from Reedsville High School. After […]

Jennifer Conroy Obituary (1983 – 2021) –

Conroy, Jennifer Nicole BALLSTON SPA Jennifer Nicole Conroy (Green), the devoted wife of Mark Christopher Conroy and loving mother of Donovan Thomas James Conroy, came into eternal life on Monday, November 29, 2021, with her husband by her side. She led a life dedicated to the things she was most passionate about: family, children and […]

Social media threats lead to modified lo...

Recent threats of possible violence against schools on social media prompted a modified lockdown of public schools in Pittsburgh on Friday. In a tweet and a Facebook post, school officials said the lockdown would apply to all schools, center programs, and early childhood and early head start classes. Under a modified lockdown, students will stay […]

The 21-year-old devoted to trash talk

Impressive. That’s one of the favorite words of Nigerian-Israeli environmental activist Sharona Shnayder, and when I told her we could meet for lunch at one of her favorite cafes in Tel Aviv, a block from her office, that’s what she said. Coffee is Instagram ready. And Shnayder, in her black sweater and incredibly long, colorful […]

James A. Nardella Jr. 1948-2021 | News,...

FREEDOM – James “Jim” Anthony Nardella Jr., 73, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at Hospice House with his daughter by his side after a very courageous battle with cancer. Jim was born August 5, 1948 in Youngstown, son of James and Rose Cataldo Nardella Sr. Jim was a 1966 graduate of Liberty […]

Tennessee Vols senior defensive back Alo...

Reese’s Senior Bowl is played annually in Mobile, Alabama, where various seniors from across the country come to show off their skills ahead of the NFL Draft. With several Tennessee seniors eligible to participate in the 2022 Senior Bowl, Volunteer Country will be keeping a close eye on what Vols will travel to Mobile in […]

Volunteers Prepare for Longview Thanksgi...

Volunteers and food packages filled the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center on Monday as teams prepared, stacked and sorted ahead of today’s Longview Thanksgiving food distribution. Charlotte Davis, chair of the annual campaign, said volunteers were preparing food boxes for about 900 families for the 37th annual event. “We fill 1,000 boxes,” Davis said […]

Family flies to Costa Rica for drug addi...

At 15, Connor O’Callaghan was outgoing, fun-loving, and active, like many other teenagers. Then he suffered a head injury during a high school basketball game in Kemptville, Ont., According to his mother Lyn. She says his behavior quickly changed with “mood swings, different levels of anger and anxiety,” and that he would suffer from four […]

Harold Stanford (Stan) Yost

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) – Harold Stanford (Stan) Yost, a child of God, left this life at Ruby Memorial Hospital on November 18, 2021. He was born in New Martinsville, WV on July 24, 1939, a son of the late Harold Fielding Yost and Nellie Virginia Cline Yost. Stan attended schools in Paden City. After graduating […]

Bridging the racial wealth gap

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. Figures compiled by the Brookings Institution in 2016 revealed that the average net worth of a white family ($ 171,000) was ten times that of a black family ($ 17,150). Much has been written about the possible reasons, including the historic exclusion of higher education institutions and […]

Provost Excellence Award winners announc...

Announcement of the winners of the Provost Awards of Excellence November 8, 2021 MACOMB / MOLINE, IL – Five faculty members from Western Illinois University and an academic advisor have been named recipients of the 2021 Provost Award of Excellence. WIU’s Center for Educational and Research Innovation (CITR) has organized six-member committees to assess excellence […]

In loving memory of Sally Whannell: 1943...

It is with great sadness that the family of Sally Marie Whannell announce her passing on October 31, 2021, in Centralia, Washington, from complications associated with rheumatoid arthritis and Parkinson’s disease. Sally was born March 6, 1943 in Aberdeen, Wash., To Morris and Edna Dagnen, and raised with her brothers Gary and Scotty on the […]

Friends of the Earth Investigates Microp...

Friends of the Earth Wyoming County East High School recognize their volunteers for participating in surveys of microplastics in area streams with a $ 400 mini grant to Volunteer West Virginia. Microplastics surveys were conducted in Amigo, Allen Junction, Corinne, Mullens, New Richmond, Pineville, Mullensville, Kepler, Glover and Wyoming. The volunteers collected data for the […]

Jacksonville businesswoman supported by ...

When Stephanie Jones first moved to Jacksonville four years ago, she started hosting quarterly dinners to meet other women in her newly adopted hometown. At first the FLY, or First Love Yourself, events had a “cheerful social atmosphere,” she said, “designed to introduce women to new restaurants in our city, build new relationships, support the […]

Charles Billings obituary (2021) – Loudo

Charles (“Chuck”) Orin Billings passed away peacefully under the loving care of his family on October 26, 2021 at the Albany Medical Center Hospital. He was born on October 21, 1930 in Niskayuna, New York. He was a dedicated and loving husband and father who enjoyed playing the drums, fishing and curling. Charles was the […]

after-school program for girls aims to i...

News Photo by Darby Hinkley Salvation Army Alpena Major Prezza Morrison shows off one of the diaries young girls receive as part of a girls’ after-school program. NAFTA – A new program for girls in grades 6 to 12 aims to give them the tools they need to be successful. Called “BU… Under Construction”, the […]

Girl Scouts, Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundati...

Together, organizations will engage and prepare Girl Scout councils and troops across the country to participate in the American Rocketry Challenge and model rockets to enhance exploration of STEM careers. Posted: October 27, 2021 at 12:14 p.m. MDT|Update: 20 minutes ago NEW YORK, October 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Girl Scouts United States (GSUSA) […]

Game company donates technology to Schen...

Sixty middle and high school students will have access to new cutting-edge technology that will expose them to more opportunities in scientific, technological and mathematical engineering. International Game Technology, a multinational games company, and Rise HIGH, Inc., a nonprofit organization that engages students in the town of Schenectady in STEM experiments, cut the ribbon on […]

Poplarville bedroom banquet – Picayune o

The Poplarville Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards banquet on October 19 to recognize outstanding members of the Poplarville community. Citizen of the Year was awarded to Dr. Carolyn Tedford. Tedford went from a GED to a Masters in Education and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Research from William Carey University. She […]

RP Funding receives Readers’ Choice awar

PEOPLE AND CHANGES RP Funding receives Readers’ Choice award PR Funding Center received a 2021 Readers’ Choice award from ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for event planning in the South. The RP Funding Center is one of 415 convention and visitor reception offices, meeting rooms and hotels in the South to receive this year’s Readers’ […]

LETTER: Thanks for helping Kiwanis | Le...

Hutchinson Kiwanis’ business and membership year ended on September 30. We would like to take this opportunity to share some information about Kiwanis; what is our mission, what we have accomplished in the past year and what goals and challenges we have for the coming year. We are a service organization affiliated with Kiwanis International. […]

Young kids addicted to social media – CB

UM study: Young children addicted to social mediaYounger and younger children continue to become addicted to social media, according to a new study from the University of Michigan. 1 hour ago Kidnappings in Haiti: 5 West Michiganders among the victims, including 4 childrenAt least five Michiganders, including four children, are among 17 missionaries kidnapped in […]

Walter Carstens obituary (2021) – Sioux

Walter ‘Keith’ Carstens Holstein, Iowa Walter “Keith” Carstens, 85, of Holstein, died on Tuesday August 24, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Society of Holstein. The service will be held at 10:30 am on Friday at Holstein United Methodist Church with Reverend Doresa K. Collogan as officiant. Interment will take place in the Holstein cemetery in […]

Obituary – Brian Andrew Rice

Brian Andrew Rice In memory of Brian Andrew Rice ~ September 11, 2021 Brian Andrew Rice, originally from Worcester and California, died on Saturday 9/11/21 from a sudden and devastating stroke surrounded by his family and partner Astrid Haenebalcke. He was 50 years old. Brian was a fiercely independent adventurer and entrepreneur who was an […]

Preschool program tied to better social ...

A preschool enrichment program developed at Penn State helps build social and emotional skills that still have positive effects years later in middle and high school, according to a new study. The researchers found that students attending Head Start preschools who implemented the Research-based, Developmentally Informed (REDI) program were less likely to experience behavioral issues, […]

Engravers support Vannatta’s vision for

“Roots and Wings: Our Gifts from Mother Nature,” prints by various artists and sculptures by Beth Vannatta, are now on display in the Regier Gallery at the Luyken Fine Arts Center. Vannatta’s vision and passion is also on display, reinforced by a group of artists who have come together to support this vision. Vannatta, a […]

Reunion at Rogers High School this week

JBU James Park, a junior nursing student at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Korean American Scholarship Foundation scholarship. Park was one of 20 students from the Southwest region to receive the scholarship. KASF is a non-profit organization established to help meet the financial needs of […]

News from the entire cantonal region

Haven of Rest Women’s Auxiliary presents a style show AKRON – The annual Haven of Rest Women’s Auxiliary Style Show takes place on Tuesday, featuring quality apparel from the Haven of Rest Donation Center. Staff, volunteers and surprise guests will playfully model examples of clothing on the “track”. The bargains that support the Mission start […]

Wilmington activists join nationwide pro...

Hundreds of people gathered on Saturday at the corner of Princess and 3rd Street in downtown Wilmington, joining a nationwide protest in support of women’s reproductive rights and access to abortion. Sporting placards with illustrations of female reproductive organs and wearing pink cat ears, the crowd cheered as speakers addressed reproductive issues such as abortion […]

Chicago Cubs and Hispanic leaders join f...

The Chicago Cubs and Hispanic leaders have partnered to help Chicago’s youth realize their potential through Cubs Charities, an organization dedicated to using the power of sport to advocate for youth, families and communities. In addition to focusing on sports-based development, Cubs Charities has a number of priorities, including academic programming, creating safe spaces to […]

Fort Bend Junior Service League accepts ...

(Left to right, top to bottom) 2020-2021 scholarship recipients: Huda Zia, Landrie Goss, Sadaka Arastu, Shani Chiang, Gissel Gonzalez, Daisy Svatek. The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its annual scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year. Each year, the FBJSL awards at least four […]

TCSS hires new Deputy Superintendent – V

At the Troup County School System Board meeting on Thursday, the board endorsed Deana Brown, who has served as Director of Elementary Education for the past two years, as the new Deputy Superintendent of Programs studies, teaching and professional learning. “Deana faced eight very strong candidates in interviews on Wednesday, September 8, 2021,” Shumate said. […]

Gerlich announces additions to Lady Raid...

LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech Lady Raider Basketball Coach Krista gerlich announced several additions to program staff on Friday. Erik DeRoo is joining the program as director of player development, while Darrius Mazyck has been promoted to full-time video coordinator after his similar role as graduate assistant last season. Additionally, Landon Gomez, former Lady Raider […]

Lourdes Perez, honored Ceres school coun...

Lourdes Perez, a member of the Ceres School Board, was among four recipients recently recognized as the 2021 Central Valley Latino Leadership Award winners in Modesto. Congressman Josh Harder D-Turlock presented a certificate of recognition to Perez on Wednesday, September 8 at Graceada Park. “I was completely surprised,” Perez said. “I didn’t know I was […]

LASA will welcome Social Alumni offering...

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Ashley rose riveraConnector editor September 22sd, the Latin American Student Association (LASA) will host an alumni networking event that aims to introduce undergraduates to conversations about career and networking. The event offers all subclass students, especially Latinx students, the opportunity to engage with successful Latinx alumni. The event provides an […]

Obituary: Robert Jonathan Langston, 71, ...

CLINTON, CT – (From Doolittle Funeral Home) It is with deep sadness that we share the passing of my beloved husband, Robert Jonathan Langston. Bob will be sorely missed. I barely know how to move forward without my best friend and the love of my life. On September 13, 2021, Robert Jonathan Langston, loving husband, […]

Hamilton Southeastern Teacher’s Playset

Hamilton Southeastern High School drama teacher Ethan Mathias was set to see a reading of his play “Provenance” in May 2020 as part of the Actors Theater of Indiana Lab series. Then the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted the live performances and ATI was forced to cancel. Mathias “Provenance” will now premiere the 2021-2022 ATI Lab series […]

Dover schools increasingly focus on soci...

Disrupted routines, social isolation, food insecurity. These are just a few of the consequences of COVID-19 that have affected children and are leading to an exponential increase in mental health problems. Experts say we may not see the full effects of the pandemic on children’s socio-emotional well-being in the years to come. That is why […]

Obituary of Marjorie PETERSON (2021) – S

Marjorie Black Peterson passed away on September 5, 2021. She was 95 years old. Marge was born January 10, 1926 in Livingston Montana to Thomas W. and Hazel Gleason. His father was an accountant for the Union Pacific Railroad. She had two siblings and is survived by brother Jerry Gleason of Carmel and sister Kitty […]

Fonda Jackson Gethers Obituary (1965 – 2

Honda Lynette Jackson is the second child born to John D. and Emma G. Jackson on May 7, 1965, in Denver, Colorado. She grew up in a Christian home participating in worship activities at Zion Baptist Church. Being “sandwiched” between his older sister, Frieda and younger brother, Fulton contributed to a courageous and competitive spirit […]

Valor Christian is well below the standa...

If one defines excellence by trophies, banners and individual accolades, Valor Christian High School is almost unrivaled in the state of Colorado. The private religious school located in Highlands Ranch has won over three dozen CHSAA state titles since it opened 14 years ago. Among her many accomplished alumni: NFL All-Pro Christian McCaffrey, international women’s […]

Educating Poway on the Dangers of Smokin...

Her dream career was to become a nurse practitioner, but when Pierra Moise took an introductory public health course during her undergraduate studies, she discovered a new love: public health. “Public health is prevention, self-care, mental health and improving the quality of life,” she says. “I am very passionate about networking with people to find […]

Nancy Bourque named Beverly Senior of th...

BEVERLY – Just a few words others use to describe Nancy Bourque of Beverly is selfless, caring, compassionate, reliable, enthusiastic and always ready to help. That’s why, in addition to her pleasant nature and positive energy, Bourque was named Beverly’s Senior of the Year for 2021. Her many contributions to the community were celebrated on […]

Campbell dedicated his career to John Ma...

Shelley campbell Shelly Campbell, English teacher at John Marshall High School, cries as she talks about her favorite part of the job.“Just see the kids understand. See the kids when they think they can’t do something and be able to do it,” Campbell said. “There is nothing like it.”Campbell was the 2011 Oklahoma City Public […]

Carol Ruth Johnson | News, Sports, Jobs

NEGAUNEE, MI – Carol Ruth Johnson, 86, of Sunset Drive, Negaunee, passed away on Friday evening, July 30, 2021 at The Trillium House, in Marquette, while under the loving care of her loving family and UP Home Health and Hospice. Carol was born April 28, 1935 in Ishpeming, to George and Ruth (Hampton) Walimaa and […]

Lieutenant-Colonel Benjamin A. Fielding,...

Benjamin A. Fielding, formerly of Youngstown, Ohio, beloved husband of Jolene (Schmitt / Stokes) Fielding, died of natural causes in Fort Drum, New York on July 18, 2021.(Source: Funeral home) FORT DRUM, New York (WWNY) – Benjamin A. Fielding, formerly of Youngstown, Ohio, beloved husband of Jolene (Schmitt / Stokes) Fielding, died of natural causes […]

Evanston summer camps make a comeback

The Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center and the Chandler-Newberger Center both went through difficult times last year. Now they are bouncing back and hoping to get back to normal. Fleetwood-Jourdain had to close last year when the pandemic hit, meaning people couldn’t come and play basketball, football and karate. In Chandler-Newberger, summer camps have been delayed by […]

Donald M. Nolfi – Obituary – Mahoning Va

August 11, 1932 ~ July 18, 2021 (88 years old) Lowellville – Donald Michael Nolfi, 88, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 18, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Donald was born August 11, 1932, son of Ferdinando and Nicoletta Nolfi, and has lived his entire life in Lowellville. He graduated from Lowellville High School […]

Without air conditioning, attendance is ...

KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MI – Summer programs are helping students catch up after a tough COVID-19 year and prepare for fall, but without air conditioning, attendance lags in one district in the region by Kalamazoo. Comstock Public Schools Superintendent Jeffrey Thoenes said its decades-old buildings are not intended for learning during the hottest months of the […]

Coordinator of the Ministry of the Famil...

The Family Ministry Coordinator is responsible for the strategic development and implementation of a dynamic and active ministry for children, youth and their parents. This position will work directly with the rector, Family Ministry Committee already established, and lay volunteers to create, manage and coordinate all formation programs, outreach and fellowship activities for youth and […]

Amarillo Girl Scout wins Gold Award

Amarillo-area Girl Scout Stacie Smith wasn’t going to give up her dream and vision for her scouting project, no matter what the odds. Thus, recently, Smith was announced as one of the prestigious recipients of a “Gold Award” from the organization Girl Scouts of America because of her tenacity in carrying out her project. Whether […]

Schools in Spain: Spanish schools drop b...

Rubén García, a 39-year-old teacher from the Spanish city of Valladolid, is worried about having to resort to American country-pop diva Taylor Swift to teach his students about natural sciences. García teaches at a public elementary school offering bilingual education, and the first time his students look at a picture of a bird named “swift” […]

Summer activities for kids in Eugene and...

A few weeks before summer vacation, the three school districts in the metro area are launching summer programs for children. Each neighborhood has new offers this year. Programs fill up quickly; however, some still have places available. Opportunities are available all summer for families looking for something fun and social after a hectic and largely […]