Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Girls cut through yard to avoid allegedly stalking driver on Harrison Street.
Two fifth grade girls cut through a Harrison Street yard and ran to school Wednesday morning to avoid a driver police have labeled as "suspicious" and are seeking information on. The girls told police that they noticed the driver, a white man with a long beard that curls at the bottom, driving a small blue car as they were walking to the Alexander Hamilton School on Harrison Street around 8:45 a.m., according to Det. Capt. Steve Sarinelli. Sarinelli said as the girls slowed their walking, the car also slowed and when the girls began to run, the car sped up. Using the yard as a cut through, the girls were able to get to Mills Street and then safely make it to school, immediately reporting the incident when they arrived around 8:55 a.m. …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Elementary school students only needed four days to collect for Interfaith Food Pantry.
Monday, November 26, 2012
All year, but especially around the holidays, organizations like Interfaith Food Pantry are in need of donations. When you add a crippling storm like Sandy to the mix, that need only becomes greater. Students at Alexander Hamilton School in Morristown recognized the need and wanted to do something about it. Here is the lowdown on how they helped, courtesy Alexander Hamilton student Antti Meriluoto: The Alexander Hamilton Student Council felt the need to help the Interfaith Food Pantry. The food pantry had a terrible struggle to regain food. Because of Superstorm Sandy, citizens of Morris County needed to throw out most of their refrigerated foods. This of course led the Interfaith Food Pantry to run immensely low on donations. Then, on …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Alexander Hamilton School hardest hit after 2011 storm.
If you were a fan of the orchestrea pit in the Alexander Hamilton Elementary School auditorium, we have some bad news. After Hurricane Irene caused the Mills Street school to become to worst damaged building in the Morris School District as a result of the storm, officials had some easy decisions to make. There was furniture, flooring, books, heating units to replace. All of that was obvious and would be covered by insurance, about $400,000 worth. But, then there was the auditorium, with its oft-maligned orchestra pit, a reminder of a bygone era when Alexander Hamilton—built in 1932—was a middle school and the pit actually got use. For the third-through-fifth grades now at the school, it was a potential accident waiting to happen. And, as …