The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, September 3, 1999


This is the time of year I have been waiting for. Vegetables in my garden have ripened; the farm stands are overflowing with fresh produce and my recipe file is ready and waiting. ...more

Kids in Carlisle finished summer camp with a bounce this year. The castle-shaped bouncing chamber was the culmination of six weeks of summer activities for children. Between 60 and 72 children participated in Carlisle Recreation's K to 4 Program each week. They learned swimming, tennis, and soccer, with lots of time for arts and crafts, reading and games. ...more

For the past two summers, we've watched a pair of robins set up housekeeping just outside our bedroom window. Atop our floodlight fixture, under the protective eaves, the robins constructed a rather messy nest of twigs, grass, and assorted woodsy materials, charmingly decorated with a foot-long piece of frayed twine that hangs from it like a bell rope. ...more

Funny things do happen when you read. This proved to be true for the 140 Carlisle children who participated in the Gleason Library Summer Reading Program. The program, supervised by children's librarian Marty Seneta, also included two story times for pre-schoolers and a special evening toddler story time conducted by Shirley Pearlman. Kay Edelberg led the ...more

New Concord School Superintendent Ed Mavragis shared a post-it note that's been on his desk for yearsthe word "integrity" printed on the yellow sheet reminds him of his priority. "We need to teach and model what integrity is and what are the consequences of our actions," he said in an August 18 interview. ...more

Carlisle students won't meet their new assistant principal Terry Farwell until the first day of school, but she has been working since July 1. "Terry came on board with both feet on the ground," said principal Andy Goyer, who is looking forward to sharing with Farwell the responsibilities of administering a school of nine grades, 750 students and ...more

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito