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Torgeon and Anne Francis dance the Virginia Reel during the
annual Blue and Gray Ball Friday evening at Lee Burneson Middle
School in Westlake. The ball has been the highlight of eighth-graders’
study of the Civil War at the school for 17 years. (West Life
photo by Larry Bennet)
Burneson students recall turmoil of Civil War
WESTLAKE For the 17th consecutive year,
eighth-grade boys at Lee Burneson Middle School dressed as Union
or Confederate soldiers while girls dressed as proper ladies
of the era Friday evening. The occasion was the Blue and Gray
Ball, a Lee Burneson tradition in which students perform waltzes
and reels of the 19th Century.
to school board: Deal or no deal?
Council decides to renew its previous offer of $1.9 million for 42
acres of property owned by the school district. But the offer is on
the table for only 30 days.
should end Bradley Bay disputes
BAY VILLAGE Bradley Bay Health Center has
reached an agreement with neighbors who had opposed the facility's
expansion for over two years. The agreement consists of landscaping
that will buffer the complex from nearby homes.
Vitou takes home four firsts in district meet
week the Rocky River freshman joined an elite group of athletes who
can claim four first-place finishes in a district competition, as
she won the 100, 200, long jump and was the anchor leg of the winning
4x400 relay team.
show to feature old school gaming
you remember the Commodore 64 computer, or Atari, Colecovision and
Intellivision video game units? If you have a fondness for vintage
electronic gadgets, you'll want to be at
the Classic Computer and Game Show Saturday at the American Legion Hall Clifton Post in Fairview