Buffalo schools hope to reopen Tuesday Despite today’s thawing conditions, most snow-affected school districts will remain closed Monday, and at least four have called off classes for all of Thanksgiving week. Many districts are... Read More More
Reporters’ Notebook OLAF FUB SEZ: According to the Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza, born on this date in 1632, “The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.... Read More More
Seals spotted on consecutive days in Oakwood Beach STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The number of reported seal sightings on Staten Island this year tripled over the weekend, as locals reported spotting seals on the beach off of Fox Beach Avenue in Oakwood Beach ... harp seal that was spotted Saturday evening ... 03/17/2014 - 6:01 am | View Link
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Antarctica & South Georgia 20-Day Cruise | Travel with REI Take the ultimate voyage to Antarctica, the Falkland Islands, and South Georgia; See rookeries with 100,000 pairs of king penguins; Spot diverse wildlife, from a ... 11/22/2014 - 10:53 pm | View Website
Southern elephant seal The southern elephant seal is distinguished from the northern elephant seal (which does not overlap in range with this species) by its greater body mass and a shorter ... 11/22/2014 - 8:08 pm | View Website
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Though it could be days before an official memorial honors former D. C. Mayor Marion Barry, impromptu gatherings in Anacostia brought hundreds of residents together Sunday evening to dance, sing, shout and pray. Read full article >>
When Ketcham Elementary School was selected to roll out a school-wide, computer-based learning initiative, Principal Maisha Riddlesprigger was skeptical about “putting kids in front of computers.” Less than two years later, the effort has brought her school a kind of celebrity status. Superintendents and state lawmakers from across the country have begun stopping by this well-wired school in a poor pocket of Southeast Washington — where nearly a third of the students are homeless — to see how they are learning.
Sen. Mark R. Warner walks the halls of Capitol these days with a surprising spring in his step for someone whose party just lost control of the Senate. “Congratulations!” Sen. Lindsay O. Graham (R-S. C.) said to the Virginia Democrat as they passed in a corridor, a reference to Warner’s narrow victory in his reelection bid.
KINGSPORT -- Before Kingsport City Schools goes down the road of providing all sixth graders with a laptop to use during the school year, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen wants to hear more on how the school system plans to fund the program in the coming years. John Payne, director of technology at KCS, provided an overview of the "pilot" program to the BMA during a worksession Monday afternoon.