East Coast quake shakes Pelham, and people from Maine to Virginia

By Tess Darrow, Staff Reporter

September 6, 2011

Did you feel the East Coast earthquake on Aug. 23? It measured 5.8 on the Richter scale, and people felt the earth shake from Georgia to Maine. The last time a quake on the East Coast measured a magnitude of 5.8 was in 1...

Review: Chimps Get Smarter and Rise in ‘Planet of the Apes’

By Henry Driesen, Sports Editor

August 13, 2011

REGAL NEW ROC STADIUM 18 -- The new movie “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” was great. It is about a medicine that repairs the brain. They test the medicine on 12 chimpanzees. One chimpanzee goes wild and the humans kill it. ...

Disappearing sands: Are Italy’s best beaches fading away?

By Francesca Di Cristofano, News Editor

August 6, 2011

AGROPOLI, ITALY -- Italy’s favorite beaches are shrinking with erosion. Little by little, they are getting smaller. Little by little, Italy took action. However, Italy is now making a larger difference with construction proj...

Girl Scout Troop camps out in backyard to get feel of great outdoors

By Claudia Dodge, Sports Editor

July 29, 2011

350 CORLIES AVENUE -- Fourteen Pelham Girl Scouts from Troop 1666 went camping in Lucy Bischof’s backyard on July 23 to feel the experience of camping. We did crafts, set up tents, had a bonfire and a raffle.To help us pitch ...

From Our Own Summer Correspondents