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21-Year-Old Accused Of Threatening To Shoot, Stab, Rape Jewish Students On Campus At Cornell
A student at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York has been accused of threatening to shoot, stab, and rape Jewish students at the Ivy League school.
Patrick Dai, a 21-year-old junior originally from Pittsford, New York, was arrested on Tuesday, Oct. 31 on a federal criminal complaint charging him with posting threats to kill or injure another using interstate communications, according to prosecutors in the Northern District of New York.
Dai allegedly posted threatening messages to the Cornell section of an online discussion site, including posts calling for the deaths of Jewish peopl…
These Western Mass Liberal Arts Colleges Ranked Among Top 20 In US, New Report Says
The grades are in, and these colleges are a cut above the rest.
Of the top 20 liberal arts colleges in the United States, four can be found in Massachusetts, three in New York, and one in Connecticut, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 National Liberal Arts Colleges Rankings.
No. 1 - Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts
No. 2 - Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts
No. 4 - Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts (Tied with Pomona College in Claremont, California and Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania)
No. 8 - United States Military …
Beloved Southwick Restaurant Owner Killed In Florida Crash: Family
Richard Daviau, the co-owner of a popular steakhouse in Hampden County, died on Friday, Aug. 4, in a motorcycle crash in Florida, his family announced.
Richard Daviau owned Prim3 St3akhous3 in Southwick with his brother and sister. The threes in the name refer to the three siblings — Debbie, Todd, and Richard Daviau.
His sister, Debbie Daviau, wrote about Richard's death on the restaurant's Facebook page.
Prim3 St3akhous3, is the embodiment of a vision of 3 siblings, Todd, Deborah, and Richard Daviau. It is with heavy hearts that Todd and Deborah announce that their brother and partne…
These School Districts Rank Best In Massachusetts, Report Says
Top-performing students are not the only ones getting A+ grades after a report ranked Massachusetts school districts to find out who is best in class.
Massachusetts school districts were graded on criteria that include academics, diversity, and administration, and 26 Massachusetts received an A+ grade, according to the community and school ranking site Niche.
The Weston Public School District, in Middlesex County, received the highest rating in the state, coming in at the number one position in Massachusetts. It received perfect scores for academics, college prep, and resources and fac…
Wesleyan University Student-Athlete Dies In Skiing Accident
A junior at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, has died after a ski accident.
Jack Seivwright was studying abroad this semester, the university said in a statement. The accident happened on Sunday, Feb. 12.
"Known on campus as a student-athlete who brought people together, he will be sorely missed by many," Wesleyan's statement said. "We offer our condolences to Jack’s family, friends, and loved ones."
A native of Elmore, Vermont, Seivwright was a member of the soccer team during his freshman year in 2020-21.
“Jack was a ball of energy who loved being active and spending tim…
Popular Bristol Educator Named 2023 CT Teacher Of Year
Sporting blue hair and a wide smile, a popular science teacher has been named Connecticut's 2023 Teacher of the Year.
Carolyn Kielma, a science teacher at Bristol Eastern High School in Hartford County, was surprised by Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday, Oct. 6, with a visit to the high school, which was followed by a schoolwide assembly celebrating the recognition with fellow educators, family, and students.
Kielma, who isn't just a teacher who puts in the hours and goes home, has taught the love of science for the past 15 years including classes in biology, biotechnology and forensics, environm…