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English standards up among ethnic children
Tailoring needs: St Andrew's CofE Primary School headteacher Jude Bennett with pupils Moayed Nafaa, left, and Gospel Kanu, both aged eight Buy this photo There are more than 7,000 children in Oxfordshire who don't have English as their first language, according to 2011 census data. It is widely believed English is one of the hardest languages to learn, according to Dr Victoria Murphy, Professor of Applied Linguistics at Oxford University .
Singing For Our Veterans
On Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8 p.m. Long Island Voices, together with the Sound Symphony, will present a benefit concert at St. James R.C. Church in East Setauket.
Snowdays Shavery lacking in full-fat flavor
After three months' sleep and sunshine, having to drag yourself to Butler again seems harder than ever. For those who are already feeling nostalgic for summer, Snowdays Shavery, New York's first provider of snow cream, is the perfect sanctuary.
John LaMancuso joins Lewis & Lewis, P.C.
Lewis & Lewis, P.C. is pleased to announce that John I. LaMancuso has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Born and raised in Jamestown, LaMancuso is a 2004 graduate of Jamestown High School and a communicant of St. James Roman Catholic Church in Jamestown.
Cops: Woman used drugs, passed out in hot car with infant son
A 28-year-old St. James mother was arrested and her infant son had to be rescued after she used heroin while with her child in their parked car in a Levittown parking lot Monday, then passed out -- with the windows closed, police said.