Park Place Reaching Out to Troubled Teens and their Families

By | January 07, 2009

With many local families feeling the stress of the economic pinch, Linda Hilts Lamas, Executive Director of Park Place Outreach, Inc., is expecting the number of teens needing help to increase in the coming months. As a result, Lamas and Park Place staff are reaching out to families who are having teen troubles. “It’s times like this when teens can … Continue reading “Park Place Reaching Out to Troubled Teens and their Families”

Savion Glover’s BARE SOUNDZ comes to Savannah February 5

By | January 07, 2009

Read for Ticket Information The organizers of the 20th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival (SBHF), presented by the City of Savannah and Savannah State University, are pleased to announce a special performance of Savion Glover’s BARE SOUNDZ on February 5 at the Johnny Mercer Theater, Savannah Civic Center, at 8 p.m. Savion Glover is a nationally acclaimed tap-dancer who has … Continue reading “Savion Glover’s BARE SOUNDZ comes to Savannah February 5”

Black in America

By | January 07, 2009

Taqwaa Falaq Saleem is a 2008 honor graduate with the B.A. in English Language and Literature from Savannah State University where she was also awarded the coveted President’s Second Mile Award at the commencement ceremonies. She is currently a graduate student and teaching assistant at Georgia Southern University. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. I spent the … Continue reading “Black in America”

Why Does School Have to Be So Hard?

By | January 07, 2009

Jewish Family Services and The Clinical Social Work Association of Savannah will present an educational opportunity for parents on Why Does School Have to Be So Hard! on Tuesday, January 20th at 7:00 p.m.at the Jewish Educational Alliance, Dr. Daniel B. Nagelberg, Ph.D. a clinical and neuropsychologist, will be the featured speaker. The presentation is free and open to the … Continue reading “Why Does School Have to Be So Hard?”

Explorers attend event at Chatham County Courthouse

By | January 07, 2009

On Wednesday, December 3, 2008, a group of Law & Government Explorers from public high schools throughout the Savannah-Chatham area attended an Exploring event at the Chatham County Courthouse. The event included interactive demonstrations, departmental tours and a discussion with Judge Louisa Abbot. Special thanks are extended to Nan Garner at the Chatham County Courthouse, for presenting these activities, Judge … Continue reading “Explorers attend event at Chatham County Courthouse”

Culinary Institute of Savannah Hires Two New Chefs

By | January 07, 2009

The Culinary Institute of Savannah at Savannah Technical College is proud to announce the hire of two new faculty members. Chef Jean Yves Vendeville will serve as the new Department Head and Instructor for Culinary Arts. Chef Matt Cohen joins the Culinary Institute after having been recruited for the position of Associate Instructor. Chef Vendeville received his formal culinary training … Continue reading “Culinary Institute of Savannah Hires Two New Chefs”

Police seek public’s assistance in identifying a felony suspect

By | January 07, 2009

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an Entering Auto and Credit Card Fraud suspect caught on videotape using Stolen Credit Cards at a Walgreen’s Store on Abercorn Street. The unknown man is wanted by Metro Police for numerous felony charges stemming from two separate entering autos where the stolen credit cards were used. On December … Continue reading “Police seek public’s assistance in identifying a felony suspect”

Stopping the Prostitution of Children in Georgia

By | January 07, 2009

ATLANTA – The Joint Commercial Exploitation of Minors Study Commission convened the last of its fivepart meeting series at the Capitol on Monday and is now determining what legislative and policy recommendations it will make to combat the prostitution of children in Georgia. The commission’s final report is expected to be released mid- January. “This study commission is a vital … Continue reading “Stopping the Prostitution of Children in Georgia”

Thompson, Jr. was Guest Conductor of Lassiter High Symphony Orchestra

By | January 07, 2009

On December 16, 2008 James E. Thompson, Jr. was one of the guest conductors of the Lassiter High School Symphony Orchestra at the 62nd International Mid-West Clinic in Chicago Il. The Midwest Clinic, held each year in Chicago, is the nation’s largest band and orchestra meeting. It is attended annually by more than 15,000 music educators, students and professionals from … Continue reading “Thompson, Jr. was Guest Conductor of Lassiter High Symphony Orchestra”

Poetry Society of Georgia Reading

By | January 07, 2009

The Poetry Society of Georgia 2008-2009 reading series continues with Armstrong Atlantic State University’s own Bonnie Emerick at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 20 at Books on Bay Bookstore, 224 Bay Street. The event is free and open to the public. Emerick is a graduate of Colorado State University’s Master of Fine Arts program and currently is an instructor of English … Continue reading “Poetry Society of Georgia Reading”