Monday, December 15, 2008

Pucker up!

This sweet pig gets plenty of smooches

Amity Middle School-Bethany Reading Consultant Eileen Kazdan crouches for a cuddle with Daisy, a pig who travels the country to promote reading. Daisy, also shown with her owner, Paul "Farmer" Minor, rear, and Principal Richard Dellinger, visited Amity because students completed a, 8-week reading challenge in which Kazdan set 1,000 books as the minimum. Students read a total of 1,078 books in six weeks. During Daisy’s visit, the pleasant porcine inspiration received many smooches on her snout, school officials said.

Works by Women by Haven String Quartet

The Haven String Quartet is scheduled to present a full concert program of works by women in celebration of International Women’s Day, acco...