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Elizabeth Thavenius  Hartford Courant

Elizabeth "Bette T." Thavenius, beloved wife of 52 years of the late Frederick Thavenius, passed on February 19, 2019 at her home in Charlestown, RI. Bette's ...

Adele I. Vaccaro, 94, Formerly Of New Rochelle  New Rochelle, NY Patch

Adele I. Vaccaro, 94, Formerly Of New Rochelle - New Rochelle, NY - Vaccaro also lived in New Canaan, Connecticut, and Poughkeepsie.

Walton High School plans closing gala  New York Daily News

After more than 75 years, Walton High School, at 2780 Reservoir Ave., is being phased out in June. School officials, however, plan a swanky gala for the final ...

Bronx high school swept after student finds map of college campus with ‘place bomb here’ written on it  New York Daily News

A Bronx high school building was swept for explosives as cops investigated a threat against a nearby college, officials said.

Penny Marshall, TV sitcom star and Hollywood director, dies at 75  San Francisco Chronicle

Penny Marshall, the nasal-voiced co-star of the slapstick sitcom “Laverne & Shirley” and later the chronically self-deprecating director of hit films like “Big” and “A ...

845 Life: Security pros add tech to help keep local schools safe  Times Herald-Record

With school threats seemingly everywhere these days, security officials can use a helping hand.“There is no question that technology and security work hand in ...

Arthur and Mary Elwell celebrate 50th anniversary

Andover, N.J. residents Arthur and Mary Elwell celebrated 50 years of marriage on Jan. 25.

Vivian Cherry, 98, Socially Aware Street Photographer, Is Dead  The New York Times

Vivian Cherry, a photographer whose gritty black-and-white images of street scenes recall a bygone era in New York City, died on March 4 in Albuquerque.

Student's death leaves Walton grieving | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

The death of a Walton senior Tuesday was a shock, according to two friends who said the school community has lost a warm, helpful, smart and athletic student.

Teaching farming in the Bronx  BBC News

If you had to choose the least likely location for the birthplace of a green education revolution, you might well pick the South Bronx in New York City. Despite ...

Irrepressible nonagenarian wins honorary doctorate  The Riverdale Press

Don't tell Gloria Hobbs to act her age, unless you believe all 93-year-olds are too busy to stay home all day. The 30-odd trophies she's won playing bridge sit in ...

Kingsbridge Armory set to become ice center  News 12 Bronx

The Kingsbridge Armory is slated to become the Kingsbridge National Ice Center.

How a bunch of daffodils broke up a school fight  New York Post

When Bronx teacher Stephen Ritz stood in front of his first class of rowdy teenagers 33 years ago, he knew he needed a way to make school relevant to their...

Bronx teacher uses gardening to inspire students to study science  New York Daily News

Bronx teacher Stephen Ritz is determined to change the lives of disadvantaged students, one garden at a time.

A Bronx Precinct Where Killings Persist  New York Times

The death of a woman at the Mott Haven Houses in the 40th Precinct reveals a swirl of deeper dysfunction.

Mayor Instucts SCA President to Acquire Two Sites to Help District 10 Overcrowding  Bronx Times

Mayor de Blasio instructed the city's School Construction Authority during a February 21 Bronx Town Hall to look into purchasing two properties in District 10 to ...

EXCLUSIVE: School safety agents make more than 400 weapon, drug seizures over 4 months  New York Daily News

Safety agents recovered weapons, drugs and other contraband in and around city schools on 355 occasions from July 1 to Nov. 1, records show.

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Albany Academy wins NYS Federation title  The Saratogian

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. >> The first lull in the celebrating was the moment that Albany head coach Brian Fruscio said it hit him. After winning the Class A Federation ...

Department of Education phases out five low-performing schools  New York Daily News

With the close of the school year, the city Education Department phased out two Bronx high schools, one junior high school and two elementary schools ...

Lela Heinz  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

PESOTUM – Lela G. Heinz, 95, of Pesotum passed away at 8:20 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 20, 2016) at the Tuscola Health Care Center, Tuscola. Graveside services ...

Bloomberg's early school closures benefitted future students, new study finds  Chalkbeat Colorado

A new study found that former Mayor Bloomberg's policy of closing bottom-ranked high schools didn't hurt their own students and benefitted those who came ...

High school reunions planned in New Jersey region  Hunterdon County Democrat

John Bender/ Bender PhotoA group photo of the North Warren Regional High School reunion held in November 2008. The celebration, titled 'That NWR 70s ...

The Principal's Office  New York Times

WHEN Pedro Santana arrived as principal of Middle School 391 in the South Bronx four years ago, it was, as he likes to put it, “a hot mess.” Fights were frequent ...

New York and Its Nobel Laureates - The New York  New York Times Blogs

A monument near the American Museum of Natural History honors the Americans have been awarded Nobel Prizes, many of whom have ties to New York.

Rosalyn S. Yalow, 89, Nobel Physicist  New York Times

Rosalyn S. Yalow, a medical physicist who persisted in entering a field largely reserved for men to become only the second woman to earn a Nobel Prize in ...

Looking Back at the Grand Concourse's First Century  New York Times Blogs

To honor the centennial of the Grand Concourse, the Bronx Museum of the Arts has organized a yearlong, three-part exhibition. The first part, newly opened, ...

Funeral for slain Bronx woman found in glen off Bronx River Parkway  New York Daily News

The people who knew and loved Pamela Graddick best sobbed and hugged at a small Baptist church in Highbridge Thursday afternoon, trying to cope with a ...

NCAA Tournament: Our all-time New Jersey men's Final Four team

New Jersey schools and players have left their imprints on NCAA Division I Final Fours. The roll call begins with Princeton, Rutgers and Seton Hall reaching the ...

Anna Schwartz, Economist Who Worked With Friedman, Dies at 96  New York Times

Anna J. Schwartz, a research economist who wrote monumental works on American financial history in collaboration with the Nobel laureate Milton Friedman ...

Two Rochester Students Named as Minnesota's 2013 Presidential Scholars  St. Paul Asian American Press

Washington, D.C. (May 6, 2013) — U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 49th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 ...

A Yiddishe Momme of Music, Chana Mlotek, Dies at 91  New York Times

Mrs. Mlotek was a sleuth and archivist of Yiddish music whose song collections allowed thousands to imbibe the mirthful and mournful melodies of the shtetl, ...

Little Dreamers: New book from the Daily News' Mike Lupica touches all the bases  New York Daily News

This is an excerpt from "The Only Game," the latest book for young readers from bestselling author Mike Lupica, published by Simon & Schuster. It's available ...

Week in Review: Jan. 15-19, 2018 | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

This weekend feature offers a recap of the week's top local stories:

Nobel Prize winner Rosalyn Yalow never let anyone set limits on what she could accomplish  New York Daily News

She was from New York, she was Jewish, she was a woman, and so Rosalyn Yalow was deemed unworthy of a career in science. But refusing to take no for an ...

Fordham Road, Where the Blight Stopped  New York Times (blog)

The winding, sloping commercial strip was a retail haven — and a buffer against the blight of the South Bronx — during the tumultuous 1970s.

Florida teen goes to jail after spiking teacher’s soda with hand sanitizer  New York Daily News

Things don't seem so funny now. A high school student in Florida was arrested and put in jail after dropping hand sanitizer into his teacher's soda as a joke.

They Call Me 'Battling Bella'  San Diego Free Press

I've been described as a tough and noisy woman, a prizefighter, a man-hater, you name it. They call me Battling Bella,” Abzug wrote in a journal of her first year ...

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 100m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor boys returnees in the 100 meter dash among wind legal F.A.T. times.

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