Monkey Business: Hanging in there for 55 years

Uncategorized | December 14th, 2010 | Leave a comment

by Jennifer Katz This year marks the 55th anniversary of Monkey Business, the thrift shop with a mission, located just off the Avenue behind Cosimo’s Pizza CafĂ©. It also marks Rose Malley’s tenth year as manager. “It’s the best position I’ve ever had,” said Malley, who spent 22 years a professional potter and previously worked […]

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New Center To Support Children With Autism

Uncategorized | December 14th, 2010 | Leave a comment

by Paula M. Riley Soccer team, art class, drama club – throughout September, parents sign up children for interesting and enjoyable extra-curricular activities. Children with autism spectrum disorders, however, are often unable to participate in these activities because of behavioral and communication challenges that accompany their condition. But thanks to the efforts of Fran O’Donnell […]

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Norwood-Fontbonne celebrates 90 years

Featured Post, Uncategorized | November 23rd, 2010 | Leave a comment

by Paula M. Riley This week marks the 90th anniversary of Norwood-Fontbonne Academy, a Chestnut Hill institution. A sponsored work of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, the school first opened its doors in 1920 as Norwood Academy, a boarding school for boys. Over those past 90 years, Norwood-Fontbonne Academy has grown from a small school […]

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