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Children’s Center Celebrates Patriotism

Children’s Center  Celebrates Patriotism

The children – about 125 – plus staff and around 40 parents of La Crescenta Presbyterian Church Center for Children took to the streets walking around the 2800 and 2900 blocks of Montrose Avenue showing off their patriotism. After the trek, the group gathered for a hot barbecue in the Center’s courtyard as patriotic tunes [...]

SALUTING OUR SCOUTS

SALUTING OUR SCOUTS

Jillian Kauffman

Jillian Kauffman’s Gold Award project took place at College View School in Glendale, which educates students from ages 3 to 22 with moderate to severe cognitive and physical disabilities. Meeting the specific needs of the students, not just the school, was the main focus of her project.
After Kauffman met with the administration, she was [...]

Don’t Put Off Till Tomorrow What was Injured Today

Don’t Put Off Till Tomorrow What was Injured Today

By Mary O’KEEFE
Summer is here and for many kids that means summer sports. Working out in the sun, pushing their bodies to the limit and having fun while doing it. But sometimes, a quick twist of an ankle can change a season.
In the United States, about 30 million children and teens participate in some form [...]

FWPC Headed to National Junior Olympics

FWPC Headed to National Junior Olympics

Falcon Water Polo Club, based in La Crescenta, has qualified three teams for the 2011 U.S. Water Polo Junior Olympics to be held Aug. 4-7 in Irvine.
The FWPC 18 & Under team qualified for the Junior Olympics at the Coastal Zone Qualifications held recently in Pomona.
FWPC placed fifth out of a field of 12 club [...]

St. Bede Students Receive Scholarships

St. Bede Students Receive Scholarships

Two graduates of St. Bede the Venerable Catholic School in La Cañada Flintridge were awarded scholarships in an essay contest on heritage sponsored by Branch 374 of the Italian Catholic Federation at St. Bede Roman Catholic Church.
Diana O’Toole won a $250 scholarship, submitting an essay on her Polish heritage which was described by Scholarship Chairman [...]

Recognized for Good Work

Recognized for Good Work

By Maddy PUMILIA
A  La Cañada High School alum was recognized for his good work by being given a Jefferson Award for making a difference in high school students’ lives.
“It’s a real honor,” said recipient Morgan Hartley. The Jefferson Award, named after Thomas Jefferson, is given to those who are involved in community service and volunteerism. [...]

Adam Fiffles Receives the Eagle Scout Award

Adam Fiffles Receives the Eagle Scout Award

Adam Dean Fiffles obtained the highest honor in scouting when he became an Eagle Scout on June 23. Adam joined Glendale Troop 118 of the Verdugo Hills Council at the age of 10 and has been in the scouting program from the early age of 7, having joined as a Tiger Cub Scout in the [...]

New Students Welcomed at Clark

New Students Welcomed at Clark

By Maddy PUMILIA
Incoming Clark Magnet High School freshmen and their families were welcomed by staff members, upperclassmen, members of the Parent Teacher Student Association and the school’s new mascot at orientation on Saturday morning. The orientation was held on the school’s New York Avenue campus in La Crescenta.
“I’m excited to go here because I’m going [...]

Summer Fun Found at Center

Summer Fun Found at Center

On Sunday, May 22, the Crescenta Valley Armenian Community and Youth Center “Outreach Community” organized a fun day at the center for kids and parents to advise them of neighborhood programs and activities for summer vacation.
Many local organizations participated and presented their programs to more than 100 attendees. Organizers said that the event was a [...]

Our Lady of Lourdes School Welcomes New Principal

Our Lady of Lourdes School Welcomes New Principal

Longtime Sunland/Tujunga resident Steve Morin will head up Our Lady of Lourdes School as the new principal for the 2011-2012 school year. Health issues have forced Kathleen Jones to step down after eight years as OLL principal. Jones said that she is sad to resign her position, but is confident that OLL is in good [...]


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