As a young girl, Gladys Rife, 90, remembers secretly swimming off the banks of Cheshire, across the Ohio River to the other side just to pluck a watermelon off of its vine and swim back with her friends to gorge on the bounty of summer.
It took thirty years of fishing Jamaica Bay for James “Frank the Fish” Culleton to build his home and business, and it took only one night for the bay to reclaim them.
The Tecolotes de Los Dos Laredos (The Owls of both Laredos) is a Mexican baseball team that plays home games in both Mexico and the U.S. Half of their home games are played in a primary stadium in Laredo, Texas, and the other half are played in a stadium about forty minutes away and in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas.
Monopoly on Truth represents a tapestry of perceived American values. The true shape of the elephant emerges from this tapestry when the responses to these questions come from all over the world and divergent walks of life.
Syracuse Hebrew Day School fosters leadership through teaching Judaic values within the dual curriculum, stemming from the belief that the survival of Judaism relies on educating young Jewish children.
The “world famous” Cody Nite Rodeo in Cody, Wyoming, the “rodeo capital of the world,” saw its 80th year of rodeoing for 90 nights straight in 2018. The rodeo was founded by Carly Downing, a former trick rider in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show, in 1938.
Since early 2016, thousands of Native Americans have been fighting to prevent the pipeline’s completion. In the final days of Barack Obama’s presidency the White House put the construction on hold pending further assessments, and for a while the protesters believed they had won. Crowds celebrated with fireworks on the snow covered prairie of North Dakota, but everything changed with the arrival of President Donald Trump.
Sadie James took care of people. Before Katrina, she was a health care aide for a woman in New Orleans. As the storm approached, Sadie left her rented house to stay with her mother, Irma, who was 74 and used a wheelchair.
As of today, Hurricane Katrina is the costliest natural disaster and one of the five deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States.
he emotional trauma of Hurricane Katrina took its toll. But life in New Orleans comes with a host of additional challenges for kids like Rodney Lomax.