Category Archives: Community

You Can’t Take It With You (Or Can You?)

There’s a heart-warming story in the Journal News about the reunion of the 1957 cast of an eighth-grade production of “You Can’t Take It With You” at Isaac Young.  Here’s an excerpt: “They didn’t know it then, but these youngsters were also forming incredibly tight bonds with their fellow actors that would last the rest … Continue reading You Can’t Take It With You (Or Can You?)

Inspiration for the Day (or Maybe the Month)

If you are in need of some inspiration today, look no further than this article from the front page of today’s Times.  It describes the remarkable story of Justus Uwayesu, who lost his family in the genocide in Rwanda, then overcame astonishing deprivation as an abandoned orphan to enroll this year as a freshman at … Continue reading Inspiration for the Day (or Maybe the Month)

New Ro’s Bill Bauman Takes the “Sammie”

New Rochelle’s Bill Bauman has just received a Service to America Medal (“Sammie”) in recognition of his efforts to improve the quality of care available to paralyzed veterans.  Bill, who is the Director of the National Center of Excellence for the Medical Consequences of Spinal Cord Injury, was honored with his colleague Ann Spungen. The … Continue reading New Ro’s Bill Bauman Takes the “Sammie”