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And the Band Played On? The Steel Band, Carnival and Children’s Literature

Last week at Seven Stories’ archives I came across a book of poetry by Marian Lines with illustrations by the award-winning Charles Keeping. It stood out to me because of the pictures—which, though in Keeping’s distinctive style were, unusually, in the kind of garish colors that hurt one’s head after a while—but also because of the title: … 922 more words

Children's Literature

Today's Food For Thought

Every human being wants to be loved and to feel that they belong.  In order for there to be a place for a person to fit, they have to contribute in some way to the relationship, the group, or the project.   907 more words

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Dryden heads to Groton to renew football rivalry

ITHACA – Dryden and Groton high schools are separated by an approximately seven-mile stretch of state Route 38, but despite that proximity, the Purple Lions and Indians haven’t met on the football field in years. 1,129 more words


Newfield falls to Harpursville/Afton in opener

Tyler King threw for 124 yards and two touchdowns to lead Harpursville/Afton to a 34-14 victory over Newfield in a Section 4 Class D non-divisional game on Saturday at Newfield. 771 more words


Mustangs looking for stability, have high hopes

WILLIAMSPORT – Stability is a word you’ll hear quite often around Westfall’s campus this year.

Each of the recent coaching changes has brought with them new football philosophies, unfamiliar play-books and different defensive schemes. 975 more words