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In ‘The Sky Mural,’ a life’s gifts literally take shape

Family, friends, and acquaintances of Skylar Sonn Tancredi, known to them simply as “Sky,” gathered this past weekend in the middle/high school cafeteria in Hastings to collaborate on “The Sky Mural,” a montage of clay tiles that honors and celebrates his life. At the

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Day In Clay helps Friends of Skyler Sonn Tancredi decorate the walls of Hastings High School

Family and friends of Skyler Sonn Tancredi — with the help of Day In Clay — decorated the walls of Hastings High School with more than 100 ceramic designs. Each design was a personal reflection on the 14-year-old who died

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Students delight in dirty hands

The gray clay made for an unusual sensation in Claire Fox’s hands. “It feels soft and it feels really squishy,” the 8-year-old said. But Claire enjoyed molding and shaping the sticky, clumping stuff into something she will be able to

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Sculptor molds minds with feats of clay

More than 100 Goshen Intermediate School students and members of their families attended Family Math Night May 10. Students measured, estimated, balanced fractions, and made marshmallow tetrahedrons, while their parents tested their skills at pattern blocks and brain teasers. There

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Multicultural Night 2006

Where else could one enjoy flan, a cannoli, lime pie, caramel cookies and vermicelli pudding all in the same place, other than possibly a New York City bakery? If you attended the Harrison Central School District’s Multicultural Family Night on

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Art for Charity

Fourth-grader Max Diamond, 9, seems pleased with his handmade clay bowl at Stratford Road Elementary School yesterday. His original work of art — and that of his peers — will benefit the Empty Bowls Project, a hunger relieve organization. The

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