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Most Americans may never have heard of Bhangra, the energetic and expressive form of Indian folk dance and music that has swept the country for the past 30 years. But the creators of a new Bhangra-centric musical, currently premiering at La Jolla Playhouse, hope that will change. Sam Wilmott, the composer of “Bhangin’ It: A …

SINGAPORE – SINGAPORE – Chief Education Officer Wong Siew Hoong will retire on March 31 after 38 years of service during which he oversaw key changes like the overhaul of the PSLE ​​grading system. He will be replaced by Ms. Liew Wei Li, 49, who will step down from her current roles as Deputy Director …

A teacher, a woman and an immigrant. These three intersecting identities allow English professor Prudence Layne to tell her life story and teach African-American studies at Elon University. Layne’s 22 years of teaching Elon taught him a lot, but if there’s one thing that stood out, it’s that education surrounding African American and Black history …

February 21, 2022 College students and their families can receive help applying for financial aid Feb. 27 at the Hammond and Westville campuses of Purdue University Northwest (PNW) during free College Goal Sunday programs. PNW’s Hammond Campus program will be housed in the Library, located on the second floor of the Student Union and Library …

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has converted Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma and two other public higher education institutions into multi-campus institutions He said the main campus of Ambrose Ali University would be in Ekpoma while the two new campuses would be located in the federal constituencies of Oredo and Owan. Five more dead in Benue …

Photos Provided Gage Joseph may be a senior at Shadyside High School at the moment. But, already four years into his country music career, he’s just one day away from graduation from nothing but gigs. The coming months include the release of the EP (extended play) of four singles produced with his …

CHICAGO — More often than not, it’s been his defensive and leadership qualities that have helped showcase the best Loyola has offered in basketball over the past five seasons. Still, Lucas Williamson has found a new way to help the Ramblers basketball program in 2022 in a new way: his voice. The keeper, who is …

Eloise Marie was born on January 8, 1931 in Wausa, Nebraska, the daughter of Theodore and Elsie (Larsen) Seagren. They resided on a farm north of Wausa. She was baptized and confirmed at Tabor Lutheran Church in Wausa. Eloise attended Wausa Elementary and High School. She attended Luther College in Wahoo, Nebraska for two years …

Lior Poly’s single “69 Letters”, released in August 2021, hit the Billboard charts and topped the iTunes charts. The music industry has become a bustling place for young talent in the age of social media and digitalization. Fortunately, passionate people don’t have to wait at the mercy of popular artists or albums to launch their …

Posted February 3, 2022 7:01 PM by West Side Rag By Dena Twain District 3 parents are unhappy with the choices available to them as they face the March 1 deadline for New York City Department of Education (DOE) high school applications . The Zone 3 School District Community Education Council (CEC3) met Wednesday night …

To strengthen efforts to support astronomy education around the world, the International Astronomical Union has announced the creation of four new centers in its Office of Astronomy for Education (OAE) global network. OAE Center India will be operated by the Inter-University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, an autonomous institution under the University Grants …

GAINESVILLE, Florida — Lacey O’Neal is now 77 and lives in Washington, D.C., his main residence in the United States since the 1960s. O’Neal first appeared on the world stage at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, semi-finalist 80 meter hurdles. O’Neal returned to the Olympics eight years later at the terror-stricken 1972 Munich Games, …

Group to mix singing, dancing in a class, performance format which will require acceptance through an audition process A typical show choir is a mix of dancing, singing, bold costumes and music to soothe the ears. For the 2022-2023 school year, Lafayette will reintroduce a show choir to its offer of vocal music performing groups. …

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Fred L. Watson entered into eternal peace on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at Hospice of the Valley – Hospice House after a long illness. Fred was born on April 13, 1941 in Youngstown, Ohio, the son of Thomas and Lillian Watson. Fred attended Rayen High School and he joined the military. …

History links DURHAM– As the Blue Devils prepare to open the 2022 spring season in February, let’s get to know junior Megan Furney. A product of St. Charles, Illinois, Furtney attended St. Charles North High School before coming to Durham. She is a two-time WGCA Scholar All-American and a two-time ACC Honor Roll selection. GoDuke.com: …

Nothing beats the satisfying feeling of unwrapping the perfect Christmas present or opening a long-awaited school acceptance letter. Azusa Pacific University alumnus Erick Quintanilla ’11, MM ’13, had the same magical feeling the first time he opened a saxophone case in his 7th grade band class. From the moment Quintanilla laid eyes on the shining …

AVON, Ohio — Three musicians from Avon High School are very excited about their next chance in the spotlight. In fact, you could say they’re jazzed up. Senior Zack Britting, who plays baritone saxophone; junior Anthony Kwasny on trombone; and second Eli Leder, on bass, are among 17 Ohio students selected to perform with the …

Nicholas M. Christ | Customer reviews Education is one of the greatest investments a society can make in its communities. As President and CEO of BayCoast Bank, I am proud of our long track record of providing significant financial and logistical support to a wide range of educational initiatives in our communities, demonstrating our commitment …

The Zonta Club of Midland announces the following opportunities for women of all ages, pursuing career goals that will positively impact the status of women, to apply for the Zonta Scholarships. The Zonta Club of Midland is offering six scholarships of $2,500 each to be used at any post-secondary institution, for the cost of certification …

The 10th Annual North Carolina High School Organ Festival and Competition will be held Friday, January 28 through Sunday, January 30 at the host school, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) and Augsburg Lutheran Church in Winston-Salem. Some events are open to the public free of charge. Competitors are expected from …

INDIANAPOLIS, January 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Strada Education Network today announced the winners of the initial phase of a $10 million grant challenge to help higher education institutions identify and develop new solutions that will improve career and life opportunities for more students of color, first-generation students, those who struggling to pay for education, students …

The economic elite have successfully engineered a new moral panic to advance their political agenda: critical race theory, a discipline that studies how social structures like laws affect the livelihoods of certain racial identities. The charge against critical race theory gained traction when conservative pundit Christopher Rufo appeared on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” in …

FULTON – Joseph M. La Beef, 50, of Fulton, New York, died Thursday, Jan. 13, at University Hospital in Syracuse, New York, after bravely battling an illness for three weeks. Joseph was born in Fulton to the late Joseph and Millie (Smith) La Beef. He remained a permanent resident of Fulton and graduated from G. …

Two area residents recently complained that compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is slipping and that some institutions are not providing adequate access. The ADA is civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination against anyone based on their ability. Every business, public institution and school in the country must follow these laws. ADA …

LaVerne C. Bausher LaVerne C. Bausher, 82, of Lower Heidelberg, died Jan. 11. Verne, as he was known, was the husband of Sandra S. (Stamm) Bausher; they were married for 56 wonderful years. Born in Reading on February 26, 1939, at Reading Homeopathic Hospital (currently St. Joseph-Penn State Medical Center). He was the son of …

Caleb Hyndman is no ordinary teenager. After all, not all 15-year-olds train police officers and first responders. In this case, the training focuses on how to work with blind and visually impaired people. It’s something Hyndman considers himself an expert on. The freshman at Lewiston High School has been legally blind since birth, although he …

Students slide down a frozen staircase during recess at Two Rivers Community School on January 13.Rich Allen/post independent Glenwood Springs Charter School Two Rivers Community School is set to become the 14th educational facility in the Roaring Fork School District. Following the unanimous approval of K-8’s licensing application Wednesday night, the district and school now …

Mergers and extensions MittelAsen, LLC and Miller Law & Mediation have joined forces, bringing together eight attorneys from the Portland family to form a new firm, MillerAsen, PA The MillerAsen team consists of the following attorneys: Catherine Miller, Michael Asen, Diane Dusini, Susan Bixby, Jessica Govind, Alex Chaiken, Whitney Lallas, and Nick Galanin. The two …

WSAV recently announced the fourth annual Border Bowl Blitz to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire. The Border Bowl Blitz is a high school football game that pits the best seniors in the South Carolina Lowcountry against the best seniors in the Georgia Coastal Empire. The Border Bowl IV Blitz will be …

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – Starting this fall, financial literacy will become a compulsory high school course in Ohio. We found that things have changed when it comes to financial literacy. Money is king, but like many things in our world, currency has also entered the digital world. While the basics remain the same, the financial …

Maxim Emelyanychev and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra PIC: Chris Christodoulou Will 2022 be the year classical music sees green shoots after nearly two years of repair? The signs were good before Omicron reared its ugly head and some Christmas concerts bit the dust, asking the question, can we still look to the future with great …

For too many local residents, John Muir High School Early College Magnet and much of the Pasadena Unified School District were made redundant. Many focus on the high number of LatinX, Blacks, immigrants, host families, and educational difficulties in the student body and, with the unexamined excuse of “low test scores,” avoid sending their children …

SOUTHINGTON – Guillaume “Bill” Allen, 75, died on Friday, December 24, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on July 6, 1946 in Warren, son of the late Dorothy Foft Allen. On November 16, 1968, he married the former Nancy Andrews, and together they shared 51 years of marriage. Bill graduated …

NASHVILLE – After a three-day Christmas break, Tennessee football gathered in Nashville for the TransPerfect Music City Bowl with the first of four practices Sunday afternoon at Vanderbilt Stadium. Volunteers arrived Christmas night at Gaylord Opryland and treated Sunday’s practice as a “Tuesday” of play week with position meetings in the morning and two hour …

60 South Main Street Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044 (937) 834-2004 [email protected] https://www.mechanicsburg.lib.oh.us/ Opening hours: Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday: Closed ________ Wednesday January 5, 2022 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m .: Quilt Guild All Ages. Bring your sewing machine and work on a project while …

Enrollment in regional universities has been a challenge this year. COVID-19 has played its part. Yet the greatest impact has resulted from universities failing to recognize that the students are ein flight, their Numbers decrease and the expectations university experiences are progressing. More and more students are non-traditional, work full or part time, raise families, …

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers baseball and head coach Steve owens added to promotion 2022 with RHP signatures Christian coppola and INF Isaiah Pinkney. The Scarlet Knights previously inked nine student-athletes in November. Recruitment class 2022 RHP Ethan Bowen (Medford, New Jersey) BY Trevor Cohen (Brigantine, NJ) RHP Christian Coppola (Galloway, NJ) RHP Andrew Goldan (Watchung, …

By Steve Grammer In high school, while my classmates were visiting college, I visited retirement homes. Even though I was only 18, I was informed that I would soon be living there. It was true: barely in my twenties, I was transferred to a nursing home where my roommates were elderly patients with Alzheimer’s disease. …

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – WISH-TV is proud to honor some of Central Indiana’s most outstanding teachers with our Golden Apple Award. It comes with a check for $ 500, a trophy and a big surprise. The big winner for December is Daniel Dorsett. Dorsett is the group principal at Harshman Magnet Middle School in Indianapolis. Dorsett …

It’s the season of giving – or, for some lawmakers, the right time to demand that the government force taxpayers to give a big gift to others. A few weeks ago, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went upstairs to the house to issue another advocacy for the federal government to write off nearly $ 1.7 trillion in …

MLive shines a spotlight on Bay City-area players competing against Division I college football teams in bowl games this season. This is the first in a three-part series. MLive Bay Town Area Spotlight on the College Football Bowl BOWL: READY TREE BOWL Which: East Michigan (7-5) vs. Liberty (7-5) When: 5:45 p.m., Saturday December 18, …

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia (WAVY) – It’s not the Jackson Five, it’s the Harlem Five, and it’s not Diana Ross and the Supremes but “Tiana Ross and the Extremes” that have sold Off-Broadway shows in review very popular musical “A moving Christmas. “A Soulful Christmas” debuts on Hampton Roads on the evening of December 16 at …

MONTERREY, Mexico, Dec. 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – From December 13 to 16, the 8th edition of the International Conference on Educational Innovation (CIIE) organized by the Tecnológico de Monterrey will take place. The main objectives of this event are to discover the trends and practices in pedagogical innovation that are transforming education around …

Elliot Doyle was awarded a scholarship from the Augustana University School of Music for the 2021-22 academic year. The scholarship is designed to recognize students’ musical talents, their ability to contribute to the excellence of AU ensembles and to make an Augustana education more affordable. Four School of Music scholarships are available including the Pro …

Not only do experience gifts save you valuable space, experiences can lead to more lasting happiness than material possessions. Here are some ideas. It’s giveaway season, but it’s easier said than done. There are many people who prefer to skip the “stuff” in exchange for experiences to give as a gift. Not only do experience …

Michigan’s five Division 1 football schools will bowling this season after successful seasons for the second time in history. Eastern Michigan football (7-5) will travel to the Lending Tree Bowl in Mobile, Ala., To face Liberty (7-5) on December 18. West Michigan football (7-5) will travel to the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit, Michigan, to …

Daniel Austin Johnson, 61, of Madison, died on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at his home in Madison. He was born on August 25, 1960 in Madison, son of David N. and Patricia A. (Whalen) Johnson, and stepson of Anita E. Johnson.Austin graduated from James Madison Memorial High School, then earned an Associate of Arts degree …

Gisborne Girls’ High School loses a century of teaching experience at the end of the term with three female teachers retiring. Jack Marshall caught up with the educational trio. Geography Director Mike Tallott racked up 48 years in Girls’ High School. Guidance Counselor and Head of Student Services Sue Andrew has been there for 34 …

MANISTEE COUNTY – Manistee County has recorded 1,863 cases of COVID-19 and 43 deaths, according to the most recent data from Friday’s update provided by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. This is an increase of 19 new cases and one new death since the state’s last update on Wednesday. There have been …

By Rita Christopher / Zip06.com • 12/01/2021 8:30 AM EST Steve Bruce has been doing the same over Christmas for the past 25 years. It goes beyond the obvious: decorating the tree, opening gifts, enjoying a festive meal. For the past quarter century, Steve has conducted the Con Brio Choral Society’s annual Christmas concert, this …

OCEAN TOWNSHIP, NJ – He looked at the defense in front of him, before throwing a pass to an open receiver. Receivers that Kenny Pickett, now Pitt’s senior quarterback in the red shirt, did not target returned to the squad demanding that he throw the ball to them – claiming they were open. The quarterback …

Michigan health officials identified 93 new school-related COVID-19 outbreaks last week, which resulted in the infection of 711 students and staff. Additionally, the state’s health department’s latest Weekly Outbreak Report, updated Tuesday, November 30, noted 534 ongoing outbreaks in previous reports, which resulted in the infection of 6,931 students and Staff. These outbreaks include at …

Sara Bareilles and Jennifer Nettles have been friends for over a decade, and Nettles had long been eager to get into Bareilles’ musical “Waitress”. “For years we kept trying to get there, but it never worked on the logistics side,” she said on a recent video call. It all finally fell into place this fall, …

By James Finn | DETROIT – As reported in numerous media outlets, including The Los Angeles Blade, bullies openly tormented a transgender boy at high school in Berlin, Wisconsin. Berlin students say their friend, who wishes to be identified only as Lucas, has been the subject of frequent taunts and insults, adding that anti-LGBTQ bullying …

Ernest Siva, 84, is one of the last oral historians of the indigenous Serrano language. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times) When Ernest Siva was a boy in the Morongo Reservation in Riverside County, he listened to the music and stories of his ancestors, who had lived in Southern California long before the land was …

A student walks past the corner of Monte Vista Avenue and Geer Road in Turlock, on the southeast corner of the campus of California State University, Stanislaus. Debbie noda Modesto Bee File More power and resources become available for the ethnic studies program at Stanislaus State during its transition to a department in the spring, …

By James Finn | DETROIT – As reported in numerous media outlets, including The Los Angeles Blade, bullies openly tormented a transgender boy at high school in Berlin, Wisconsin. Berlin students say their friend, who wishes to be identified only as Lucas, has been the subject of frequent taunts and insults, adding that anti-LGBTQ bullying …

TICONDEROGA, NY (WCAX) – Christmas has arrived early for some school orchestra programs across the Adirondacks. On a cold November afternoon in the parking lot of Ticonderoga High School, the students organized a jam session. Instruments like Students Play have come to their respective school districts for free thanks to people like Evan Mack and …

Mariachi is a beloved musical tradition, the joyful sound of Sunday brunch filling the air of Mexican restaurants, the music that marks celebrations ranging from birthdays to weddings across Mexico and the American Southwest. But for Chapman University students Erandi Sanchez ’22 and Lino Sanchez ’25, it’s family, life and legacy. In addition to their …

On the phone | Photo: Edexlive An exclusive Android application for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities that could directly benefit public schools? Yes! Tamil Nadu Minister of Education Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi announced that an application like this would be launching soon and he made the announcement at the inauguration of a computer lab on November …

MANISTEE COUNTY – Manistee County has recorded 1,613 COVID-19 cases and 34 deaths, according to the most recent data in Wednesday’s update provided by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. This is an increase of eight new cases and no new deaths since the state’s last update on Monday. There have been at …

Submitted by the Culver City Unified School District The Culver City Unified School District (CCUSD) family mourn the recent passing of longtime teacher Carmen Campos, who retired from the district in 2019. Campos has taught in the district for nearly three decades, sharing his love of education with students at Linwood E. Howe Elementary School, …

The MIT Challenge is a partnership between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and North Anglia Education, which serves as the mother organization of the village school. The goal of the challenge is to improve the teaching and learning of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) by connecting MIT innovation and culture at North …

Jane Sutter Brandt will be signing copies of ‘Beloved Burlington Vol. II ‘at Burlington By The Book on November 13. Bob Sarre | for L ‘Eyeil de Faucon You can forget about those toys your kids won’t have for Christmas this year because the pandemic transportation industry has bogged down – but they’ll love reading …

Four young musicians will represent Belmont County at Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade on November 25. The local Union school district was again chosen to send students. April Linard, director of the group, said this was the eighth consecutive year that Local Union students would march in New York. Jessica McCormick, a junior from Belmont, will play …

MANISTEE COUNTY – Manistee County has recorded 1,583 cases of COVID-19 and 33 deaths, according to the most recent data from Friday’s update provided by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. This is an increase of 12 new cases and one new death since the state’s last update on Wednesday. There have been …

Laura Latzko | Special for the Republic Often times, exposure to William Shakespeare’s work comes in the form of sitting in a classroom, listening to others read the words in a monotonous voice. This experience can make it difficult to appreciate and understand his words and the deep meaning behind them. With “Shakespeare in Jazz: …

This weekend, the Riverhead Blue Masques will present “A Bronx Tale: The Musical” as their first stage performance after the coronavirus restrictions were lifted. Performances are Friday at 7:00 p.m., Saturday at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Riverhead High School Auditorium. Tickets are $ 12 at the door and $ 10 …

Editor’s Note: Community Posts are the perfect place for community announcements and event posts. If you have a community event that might be of interest to our readers, please submit here. This holiday season brings the happy return of the production of Charles M. Schulz’s First Stage A NOL CHARLIE BROWN at the Marcus Center’s …

HBO Max’s high school sitcom, “Head of the Class,” centers around Alicia Adams, an unconventional and lively teacher who is new to Meadows Creek High School. Alicia is in charge of a group of very bright students whose academic excellence is unmatched in the institution. But students are shocked when Alicia’s unique approach to teaching …

Today’s article is the sixth in The Town and The Gown series highlighting the close relationship between Rhea County and Bryan College. Today’s article features 4 local directors from Bryan, Ralph Green, Brad Harris, Lebron Purser and Jeff Smith. At Bryan College, the Board of Trustees is the governing body responsible for protecting the viability …

Posted on October 30, 2021 8:14 AM Whatever their living environment, everyone has a story to tell and a brand to market. Soon they will have a platform to showcase their talents at Off The Charts Media in Palmerton. Owner Jocelyn Russo said the school has partnered with Off The Charts School of Music at …

MANISTEE COUNTY – Manistee County has recorded 1,524 COVID-19 cases and 32 deaths, according to the most recent data from Friday’s update provided by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. This is an increase of 15 new cases and no new deaths since the state’s last update on Wednesday. There have been at …

THE 2021 Pacific Century Fellows-Marianas Chapter cohort recognized more than ever the critical role that Northern Marianas College, CNMI Public School System and Northern Marianas Technical Institute play in education and workforce development in the Marianas. Ten members of the PCF 2021 class visited the three institutions on October 21 and spoke with their respective …

Three local students get a boost in their artistic endeavors at the school. The Vernon & District Performing Arts Center Society was able to award scholarships despite its 20th annual birthday party celebration suspended for a second year in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The three $ 1,000 recipients are Rachel Glessing of …

Kenneth L. Thomazin DVM March 2, 1942 – October 11, 2021 Kenneth L. Thomazin, DVM, 79, of Renton, Washington, died on Monday, October 11, 2021 at Aegis Living in Issaquah, Washington. The Christian Burial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at St. Edward’s Catholic Church in St. Edward, Nebraska, …

Maestro John zoltek has gone through a lot of changes and has fostered significant growth in the Glacier Symphony and Choir over the past 25 years as Music Director. The Glacier Symphony will celebrate the conductor’s 25th anniversary by performing one of his original compositions at each of his MasterWorks concerts this season. Zoltek, 63, …

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – A box truck containing more than $ 200,000 of group equipment belonging to the Las Cruces High School Showcase group was stolen in Albuquerque ahead of the group’s competition on Saturday “As soon as we heard the news, everything froze and our hearts collapsed,” said Lorraine Leachman, chair of fundraising …

Beloved wife, mother, author, musician, teacher, Lutheran missionary in Japan Eloise Dale, a 25-year-old resident of Pilgrim Place in Claremont who spent 45 of her 96 years in Japan, died on October 5. Born in Oakley, Kansas, Eloise graduated from Oakley High School in 1942. She entered Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas that same year, …

For five decades, singer, songwriter and musician Steve Wariner has had a long and successful career in the world of country music. His combination of talent and drive has earned him four Grammy Awards, over 50 Billboard singles and 14 number one songs. But before establishing himself as a major recording artist and award-winning songwriter, …

YOUNGSTOWN – Kevin Glines, 41, died on Monday, October 4, 2021 from complications from pneumonia. Kevin was born in Youngstown. He was the son of Tom and Meg Glines, living with them until his death. He will be sadly missed by his sister, Carey Lynn Walters (Jeremy), and his niece, Rebecca Sarah, and his nephew, …

The Dean Close Schools of Cheltenham have vibrant music departments with dedicated instrument teachers, including the internationally renowned Carducci Quartet. Young aspiring musicians have the chance to develop their full musicality at Dean Close, who enjoys a long tradition of musical excellence with an exceptional disposition for students of all musical abilities both in his …

For several generations of students at Petal High School, Ramona Hollimon – affectionately known as Mrs. Ramona – has been somewhat of the guardian of the flagship school in the Petal School District, lending a helping hand to parents, students and administrators. in his role as receptionist. Now, after 23 years, the school’s front office …

Submitted by John Arbeeny. As mentioned in my previous Suburban Times article “To debate or not to debate: That’s the question,” I reviewed the comments from candidates for the Clover Park School Board at the League of Women Voters forum on September 23. 2021. Current board chairman Schafer dropped another bomb (in addition to disavowing …

Students can take the test more than once until they achieve the required grades without repeating a year of high school Public high school students in the United Arab Emirates, who were unable to join universities or other higher education institutions due to their low grades, can join the university without repeating a year of …

Marlene “Molly” Mae Dickinson February 6, 1934 – October 4, 2021 Mount Vernon, Washington – Marlene “Molly” Dickinson passed away peacefully on October 4, 2021, after battling Alzheimer’s disease. While some memories of her life gradually faded, she never forgot her husband, Bob, who took care of her and visited her until her last days. …

This reunion season 2021, Luther College continues the tradition of presenting the Weston Noble, Dr. Carlo A. Sperati, Presser Scholar and Hemp Prize. The winners of the student and alumni awards are recognized each year during the annual Retrouvailles concert. Weston Noble Award 2021 Timothy Peter ’86 is the recipient of the 2021 Weston Noble …

TOWNSHIP OF RIDLEY – James Dougherty, a veteran of the Ridley Township Police Department, is the new Police Department Captain and Daniel Smith is now the Department Lieutenant. Dougherty has been a member of the police force for 30 years. Smith joined the force in 1998. Both men were sworn in at the recent Township …

Marlene “Molly” Mae Dickinson February 6, 1934 – October 4, 2021 Mount Vernon, Washington – Marlene “Molly” Dickinson passed away peacefully on October 4, 2021, after battling Alzheimer’s disease. While some memories of her life gradually faded, she never forgot her husband, Bob, who took care of her and visited her until her last days. …

Black and Latin students are disproportionately harmed by the state’s inability to monitor and take action against certain school district disciplinary practices, including transferring students to alternative and often inferior programs, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by parents and an advocacy group. The lawsuit alleges that students of color continue to be overrepresented in …

Broken Peace: The Pieces of My Heart, a new book by Chinelle Carrington, has been published by RoseDog Books. Recognizing and sharing an emotional and / or mental breakdown is still considered taboo by many in our society; however, it is essential to begin the healing process. Author Chinelle MK Carrington believes that we need …

San Diego officials have officially signed a contract that will keep the city’s oldest public high school on a dedicated park for another century. On Tuesday, city council members unanimously approved a new 99-year lease for the San Diego High School, which means the educational facility is to stay in its 34-acre home on the …

John Dwayne Molko September 30, 2021 John Dwayne Molko, child of God, husband, father, brother, uncle and loving friend, was called home by his Heavenly Father on September 30, 2021, at the age of 65. A celebration of John’s life will take place on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Mitchell Berean Church. …

This is a developing story and will be updated frequently. A Richardson ISD student and staff member died of complications from COVID-19, officials said Monday. Sha’Niyah “Nienie” McGee, a junior at Berkner High School, and Eroletta Piasczyk – a teacher at Christa McAuliffe Learning Center, the district’s alternative disciplinary school – both died last week, …

Tomlinson Run State Park Campground now has a free book exchange library thanks to the efforts of a teenager who is not from the area but has camped there and enjoys reading. Lillian Floyd, a junior at Parkersburg High School and a member of the Girl Scout Troop 34016, started this Girl Scout Gold Award …

When I was in sixth grade, I was part of what you might call a de facto do-it-yourself lending library. The entire literary collection consisted of a book: “Are You There God, It’s Me Margaret” by Judy Blume. Any woman who has ever been a girl and has not yet had her period knows this …

“I think they could hear my cries of joy all along the street,” Taya Koski recalls hearing the news of several gold medals. The term practice makes perfect is close enough to the truth for three local piano students. Despite the challenges presented over the past year and a half of having to take the …

?? Do you like Philly? Sign up for the free Billy Penn newsletter to get everything you need to know about Philadelphia every day. After months of confinement and membership changes, Batalá Philly is picking up steam. The pandemic could not crush the power of this small group of drummers loudly sharing a global message …

Agnes Standowicz, Vice President, Head of Underwriting at United Wholesale Mortgage This year’s HousingWire Insider List radiates influence far beyond the walls of their individual businesses, providing the infrastructure that supports the entire industry. HousingWire decided to dive deeper into a few of our award winners to take a look behind the curtain at what …

SINGAPORE – Former diplomat Joseph Koh has made two to three night trips to the dense forests of Brunei – in search of spiders. The 72-year-old’s interest in spiders led him to publish a book on the creatures here and amass a collection of over 12,000 specimens. Mr. Koh has also contributed greatly to Singapore’s …