Barbara Tosh, 85, Valley Falls, is staying busy after retiring from teaching in 2012, but keeps the memories of her students close by in an album that dates back to 1947. The idea behind the photo album, Tosh said, was to keep track of all the students she’s taught.
A faint lavender scent permeates the dimly lit room as soft music plays in the background. The room is comfortably warm as massage therapist Stacie Madden uses a variety of oils and creams to ferret out painful muscles and sore spots.
The Valley Falls girls’ 4x100m relay team placed fifth in regionals last week and broke a 36-year-old school record. Coach Seth Cooper said the previous record was held by Littleton, Sieve, Wichman, and Bolz and was set in 1977 with a time of 53.7. Current holders are, from left, Tamara Drinkard, Megan Harrington, Emily Nottingham, and Amanda Sales with a time of 52.71.
Although the field was small, the competition was fierce as six seniors vied for the title of Mr. Perry-Lecompton.
The last of the large trees on Broadway were removed a couple of weeks ago by Barry Wells of B&B Tree Removal, Valley Falls, who contracted with the city to do the job.
The city park in Meriden is a spacious area that hosts a shelterhouse, but little else. Jenny Brading, a Meriden resident and mother of two, intends to change that.
History Day at Valley Falls schools.
Valley Falls Dragons first baseman Kyle Glissman was featured as the Athlete of the Week recently on the MSC Sports website.
Nearly 40 children braved an usually cold April day Saturday to attend a “ponies and puppies” clinic sponsored by the Valley Falls Saddle Club.
JCN boys, girls lead county thinclads at JW meet