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  • Residents Deliver Books To Elementary School In Nation’s Capitol

    The Newtown Foundation’s Elementary School Book Drive, a Second Annual Newtown Acts of Kindness Event, resulted in more than 2,000 books being donated earlier this month to children at Savoy Elementary School in Washington, DC. Savoy students helped move the books to the cafeteria on December 10, a day before the volumes were displayed for all SES children to choose from. Sue Roman of Newtown and Amanda Goldstein and Principal Donyale Butler look on.

  • The Top of the Mountain

    Amazing what a cat finds out, curled up beneath a chair. I’ve heard from a number of people that among Assistant Superintendent of Schools Linda Gejda numerous talents, she bakes a delicious biscotti. I do hope she shares the recipe with us at The Bee (ahem. nancy@thebee.com) so all of Newtown can indulge this holiday season.

  • Washington, DC Program To Honor Gun Violence Victims

    The Newtown Foundation announced Monday, December 2, that four-time Grammy Award winner Carole King will perform at the December 12 vigil in Washington, DC, to honor the more than 30,000 people who die of gun violence every year in the United States.

  • Gift To Newtown Foundation Will Travel To Ohio

    Meditation On Mourning

     

    in mourning sound moves without the body

    it is continuous and repetitive

    it follows what is lost and maintains what cannot be found

    its calling is of retrieval

    its silence; a surrender to the beloved lost.

     

    there is a spinning  a gravity  a veil

     

  • A Look At What’s Next For Gun Safety

    The public is invited to attend a presentation by Colin Goddard, a Virginia Tech shooting survivor and activist for the Brady Campaign Against Gun Violence; Elliot Fineman, president and CEO of National Gun Victims Action Council (NGAC); and Josh Horwitz, executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV).