The approach of Easter reminds me that Mom liked to chastise me for not sitting through three hours of services on Good Friday. “You’ll sit in a movie for three hours,” she would say pointing her finger at me, “but God forbid, you should sit in church for three hours.” Now I spend my idle moments questioning why it is that I much prefer sitting in the Ritz Theater with a big bag of popcorn to a nice afternoon at Stations of the Cross.
Huge congratulations are in order for Ss. John Neumann and Maria Goretti High School for winning this year’s girls’ and boys’ basketball championships!
Rich DiGiacomo is very worried that the rights of parents to educate their children in proper eating habits is being undermined by new school feeding guidelines issued by the USDA (“Junk food for thought,” Feb. 27).
To honor the 10th anniversary of the Field Chamber Music Center, named after board member and violinist Joseph Field and his wife, Marie, Settlement Music School’s Mary Louise Curtis Branch, 416 Queen St., held a free play-in Sunday.