Posts Tagged ‘honor’

A Block Leader to be Remembered

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

memorial_2 Upper West Side community honors the memory of the late Skip Reiss  He was born Alvin H. Reiss, but everyone in his life knew him affectionately as Skip. Ellen Reiss, his wife, said that even their wedding invitations from 56 years ago announced that she would be marrying Alvin “Skip” Reiss. “Otherwise,” said Ellen, “People [&hellip
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Finally: McCourt HS

Written by admin on . Posted in Education

Before literary legend and longtime New York City public school teacher Frank McCourt died this past summer, efforts were underway to create a school in his honor. Now that plan has become a reality. On Oct. 6, the Department of Education announced that the Frank McCourt High School will open in fall 2010 as part [&hellip
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