Melodies of Christmas

  Eight Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School students have been chosen to participate in this year’s Empire State Youth Orchestra Melodies of Christmas Chorale. They will perform along with the Empire State Youth Orchestra at Proctors Theatre Dec. 15-18 in support of Albany Medical Center’s Melodies Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. Since the inception of …

Long-time RCS bus driver passes away

The district is mourning the loss of Jennifer Northrup, who touched the lives of so many over her 26 years as a bus driver at Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk. Jennifer passed away on Dec. 10. She will be remembered by students and staff for her caring nature and her ability to make anyone laugh with her dry sense …

Little Free Libraries entice readers little and big to grab a book

New birdhouse-like structures have popped up around the area. These four, small red and white houses perched atop wooden posts are not filled with birdseed, instead they are loaded with books. Known as Little Free Libraries, these houses encourage the community to “take a book, leave a book, or both.” Judith Wines, Director of the …

Full bellies means more focused attention at A.W. Becker

New program focuses on community to support students Do you ever have a hunger pang that distracts you from accomplishing a task? The new BackPack Program at A.W. Becker hopes to eliminate that feeling for students. The program, run by the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, focuses on meeting the needs of hungry …

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