Northwest School Board Votes To Close Garrison

May 11, 2010 Full story: WNEP

When one elementary school closes its doors at the end of this school year, it will be for the last time.

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Karen

Albany, NY

#1 May 23, 2010
I can;t believe it!My grandparents (Viola and Elias Hughes) were born in Shickshinny.My Dad (Bud Hughes and my Aunt (Jane Hughes Martinie) Both Attended GarrisnoMy Grandparent lived where there is an apartment deveopment until Anges jit on "72.The schook was practically in our back yaed.Timesless times y ciusins would run up Vine St. and play around ay school then darted across to Pops machine shop.!What wonderful memories!.Please olease don't aloow officials to tear building down. just sign me a New yorker with Pa. roots!
Marcell Merolli Sumter SC

Columbia, SC

#2 Jul 25, 2010
I was raised in Shickshinny from 1946 until I graduated from Northwest in 1965. My dad "Shorty" Merolli graduated from Shickshinny HS in 1936. What nature didn't do in 1972 the ravages of time are slowly doing to a town I proudly call home. I have many a fond memory of chasing the girls around the schools playgrounds. I even learned a lot there. mmerolli@sc.rr.com

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