Service learning should be mandatory

During my career as a high school teacher I advised a community service student group for three years.  We organized food and clothing drives, visited residents of a nursing home, served dinner at a homeless shelter, and painted the inside of a house for Habitat for Humanity among the many activities we undertook.  I’m very proud […]

The votes have been counted…

When I came home last night and checked the election results online, I felt a wave of shock, immediately followed by disappointment.  First, I couldn’t believe that Lynn Fazekas came in third place out of the three mayoral candidates with 953 votes, or 20% of the total.  Secondly, I noticed that very few people voted at all: only 4,717 […]