The great catch up

PCSD summer school programs try to move students past learning loss, disruptions caused by the pandemic By John Donegan This story originally appeared in the 7/23/21 edition of the Westmore News. For the original article, follow the link. The humidity of a northern July day hung over Park Avenue Elementary School on Tuesday, July 20, as students huddled around their science teacher and the noncontact thermometer … Continue reading The great catch up

Tour de’America

The story behind Blind Brook Class of ’21 graduate Nick Chien’s charitable ride across the nation By John Donegan This story originally appeared in the 7/23/21 edition of the Westmore News. For the original article, follow the link. Blind Brook High School graduate Nick Chien’s story began on Mar. 5, 2020, on Anderson Hill Road. He was biking when an SUV, attempting to pass him, … Continue reading Tour de’America

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The cemetery

A NYC-based job training program uses cemeteries to forge future masons By John Donegan This story originally appeared in the 7/17/21 edition of the Westmore News. For the original article, follow the link. Some call it the swamp. Spanning a small patch of knoll far removed from the rest of Rye’s Greenwood Union Cemetery are handfuls of scattered graves. The area is seldom visited, segregated … Continue reading The cemetery