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Winners Announced In Pleasantville Middle School Writing Contest
PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. – Four poems, a comic origin story and a science fiction story were recognized recently as winners of Pleasantville Middle School’s fifth annual 8th Grade Writing Contest.
The winning authors are:
Jillian Frank – poem, "Morning"
Benjamin Hahn – comic origin story, "The Pineapple and The Gazelle"
Elliot Powell – poem, "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness"
Victoria Stargiotti – poem, "She Remembers"
According to a statement from the middle school, the science fiction story, “Mission Fragmentor” by Elizabeth Hayes, and the…
Afraid Of Alexa? Maker Faire Westport To Teach Secrets Of Voice Interaction
WESTPORT, Conn. – For the first time in Westport, a nonprofit promoting innovation and creativity in education will be offering a family-friendly workshop focusing on how to use the human voice to interact with a computer.
Remarkable STEAM, a nonprofit that supports groundbreaking efforts in the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts and math, is working with the Westport Library to put on the Maker Faire Westport, a showcase of “invention, creativity and resourcefulness and a celebration of the Maker Movement.”
"Makers," according to organizers, are people ranging from …
'CVS Bandit' Arrested In Darien Faces Shampoo Theft Charges In Stamford
STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Bronx, N.Y., man already in custody on charges that he stole $3,500 worth of high-end women's hair care products in Darien is now believed to have stolen more than $8,000 worth of similar products in multiple cities, according to the Stamford Advocate.Luis Medina, 26, was arrested in January by Darien police in connection with the theft of high-end shampoo from a CVS store on Post Road.
Medina has since been connected to similar thefts in Stamford, Westport and New York City, according to the Stamford Advocate.
Medina confessed to the crimes in a written statement to po…