Friday evening brings the annual Relay for Life of Greater Derry Londonderry to the Pinkerton Academy track. From the luminaria ceremony to the crowds camped close by, the Relay is an emotional, moving and strength-filled show of support for the fight – and the fighters – against cancer. The Relay provides a triple focus –
We all have defining moments in our lives that help shape our future as well as our memories. Some happen by chance, but others are an eagerly anticipated part of life. Marriage. The birth of a child. And graduation from high school. In the coming days, Pinkerton Academy and Londonderry High School hold graduation ceremonies,
Appearances count. Much as we’ve been trained to judge people by their words and what’s in their heart, we all pay attention to appearances every day. And it’s a good thing for people who serve on elected and appointed boards to take appearances seriously as well. Sadly, Derry doesn’t have an ethics policy. It should.