CVWD Celebrates Pipeline Birthday, Educates Community on Aging Infrastructure

CVWD Celebrates Pipeline Birthday, Educates Community on Aging Infrastructure

By Bethany BROWN The Crescenta Valley Water Dept. celebrated the 75th birthday of the Orange Avenue pipeline on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at Crescenta Commons, located on the SW corner of Rosemont and Orange avenues. CVWD Board President Sharon Raghavachary said they were celebrating to bring awareness to the vulnerability of outdated pipelines and wanted to […]

National Merit Scholarship Program Announces Semi-Finalists

Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC®) announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $30 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered […]

Local Students Received Kiwanis Scholarships

During the summer the La Cañada/La Crescenta-AM Chapter of Kiwanis awarded $9,750 in scholarships to youth in the area. The 11 scholarship recipients and their families were invited to a morning June Kiwanis Zoom meeting. After they were introduced they each shared their plans for the future. Scholarship funds were delivered to each of the […]

GUSD Students Head Back to School

By Lori BODNAR Excitement and raindrops filled the air as students headed back to school, their smiles covered by protective masks. Besides pandemic safety changes, Rosemont Middle and Crescenta Valley High School have new principals, teachers, electives and block schedules with seven periods. New CVHS Principal Christine Benitez said, “It’s important to come together safely […]

Fun-Filled Summer Camps with the YMCA

Fun-Filled Summer Camps with the YMCA

By Lori BODNAR Back to school has arrived, though some students have been at school for six weeks already attending Campalooza. At the summer camp, kids enjoyed fun summertime activities such as canvas painting, archery, water balloons, a Coke/Mentos soda geyser experiment, basketball, dodgeball, kickball, movie watching, lanyard making and creating friendship bracelets, playing with […]

ALFie Company to Perform ‘Willy Wonka KIDS’

ALFie Company to Perform ‘Willy Wonka KIDS’

Students in grades five-10 are invited to join the ALFie Company production of “Willy Wonka KIDS.” This fall production of the Assistance League® of Flintridge (ALF) drama program is an adaptation of the 1964 children’s novel by British author Roald Dahl. The story features the adventures of 11-year-old Charlie Bucket who wins an opportunity to […]

Make Your Own Pizza Raises Funds for CVIM

Make Your Own Pizza Raises Funds for CVIM

La Crescenta resident Katherine Rands enjoys a make your own pizza at La Cañada’s Blaze Pizza’s “dine out.” The proceeds from the July 27 event will help support the instrumental music program at CV High School.    https://www.restaurantji.com/ca/la-ca%C3%B1ada-flintridge/blaze-pizza-/ Photo by Ruth SOWBY

Prom Plus Club: Back to Helping the Community, One Event at a Time

Prom Plus Club: Back to Helping the Community, One Event at a Time

By Mary O’KEEFE It has been a difficult two years for students with their schools being shut down due to the pandemic, virtual learning and isolation, then back to school with masks and vaccinations. There is also the concern not only for their health but also the health of loved ones. For members of the […]

Donations Requested

Donations Requested

Kathleen Gang (left) and Claire Koukeyan of Girl Scout Troop 9471 are continuing to collect new and gently used blankets for a local homeless shelter as part of their Silver Award Project. The two Cadettes invite the community to bring donations to Once Upon a Time Bookstore, 2207 Honolulu Ave. in Montrose Shopping Park during business […]