It's not always easy to get elementary students to do writing assignments but when you wrap them up in fun, you can add in lifelong lessons on kindness, acceptance and compassion, too. That's what happened Thursday morning in Roanoke Avenue school's cafeteria.
The Vail-Leavitt Music Hall is going to the dogs. And the cats, too. Riverhead's historic theater will host the New York City Dog and New York City Cat Film Festivals on the last two Sundays of January. Update: Jan. 20 festival postponed to Feb. 3.