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You can go home again

Points of Pride American author Thomas Wolfe wrote a book in the 1930s called “You Can’t Go Home Again.” The main character in the book couldn’t go home again, but that isn’t true for everyone. Dr. Michael Siegenthaler, for instance. Dr. Siegenthaler recently returned to the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill School District and enthralled fifth graders at the J.D. George Elementary School. He was a... 4:00pm 11/05/18

VVS and local businesses provide a learning opportunity

Points of Pride We were happy to read about the spirit of cooperation between VVS students and local businesses to design and build an 18-hole putt-putt miniature golf course for the 10th annual VVS Community Day on Saturday. Proceeds are going to cancer research, local families and student organizations, according to Vernon-Verona-Sherrill school officials. The project was a STEAM (science,... 4:00pm 10/29/18

A change at Fort Stanwix

Points of Pride We congratulate Fort Stanwix National Monument superintendent Frank Barrows and wish him well at his new job with the National Park Service: Program manager for visitor experience and community engagement for the Northeast. He will be based in Philadelphia. Barrows came to Fort Stanwix about four years ago, having served previously at the New Bedford Whaling National Historic... 4:00pm 10/22/18

A change at Fort Stanwix

Points of Pride We congratulate Fort Stanwix National Monument superintendent Frank Barrows and wish him well at his new job with the National Park Service: Program manager for visitor experience and community engagement for the Northeast. He will be based in Philadelphia. Barrows came to Fort Stanwix about four years ago, having served previously at the New Bedford Whaling National Historic... 4:00pm 10/15/18

World-class police training in Whitestown

Points of Pride There was a television show some years back — a police show in fact— in which the sergeant advised the young patrol officers with the words: “Let’s be careful out there” or something close to that. That’s because the world can be a dangerous place. We rely on the dedication, skills and training of young officers every day. Nearly 120 officers from three dozen law enforcement... 4:00pm 10/08/18