Many communities in New York’s North Country share cross-border economic, cultural and familial ties. In the wake of the shootings in Ottawa Wednesday and the killing of a Canadian soldier in Quebec two days earlier, many are expressing fellowship with their northern neighbor.
It was the first and foremost safety rule we learned as children, but almost 45,000 fires in the United States were set by children in 2010. Tomorrow at the Pineview Community Church in Albany, teachers, parents, day-care providers and others will learn how to teach children about fire safety. Doctor Robert Cole will present a “Play Safe-Be Safe” workshop. Dr. Cole, president of the Fireproof Children Company of Rochester, says “don’t play with matches” is still important.
The Theatre Institute at Sage is dedicated to providing quality live theatre and arts-in-education programming to Capital Region youth, educators and residents. The Institute also provides opportunities for Russell Sage students as performers, technicians and teachers.