Born in 1891, Bessie Delany became one of the first African American women licensed to practice dentistry in the state of New York. Her big sister Sadie, born in 1889, became the first Black teacher of domestic science at the high school level. The sisters tell the story of their 100 years of life in “Having Our Say,” performed by Center Stages.
The past year has been rough all around, and local moms have encountered various difficulties: the loss of family members, pregnancies and births without a family member’s hand to hold, and navigating kids’ virtual learning while working. They keep it together, because that’s what moms do.
SWEENY — With consistently lower COVID-19 case numbers, Sweeny ISD parents’ repeated requests for the masks to no longer be required have been…
More than text in a schoolbook, history is tangible and present, Freeport Historical Museum Coordinator Wade Dillon said. By inviting the local community to contribute family heirlooms to the “Mexico: Splendors of Thirty Centuries” exhibit, they’re able to connect material culture to a history which spans longer than anybody can remember.
When the former Clarion Inn in Lake Jackson reopened earlier this year as the Cherotel, owners Hemina Patel and her husband had plans to franc…
When it comes to hiring people, district officials look for people who want to serve students first, and then who have the experience, ideas and drive to help the district and to improve the lives of those students they serve.
The Americana market at Our Lady Queen of Peace School is meant to be a learning experience, but it taught Ethan Mach something unexpected.