Sunday, May 11, 2003
WestportNow Scans the Sunday Papers
The Hartford Courant takes a look at the Westport Country Playhouse and its efforts to remain a vibrant enterprise at a time when its rough going for many theaters. Excerpt:
ғJoanne Woodward is saving the hydrangeas. While this may not seem like a newsworthy event, it’s important to Woodward - not to mention the hydrangeas, which are planted outside the Westport Country Playhouse, where she is artistic director.
The Hour of Norwalk spotlights Staples High School junior Sam Sagnella, 16, who operates his own weather Web site. Sagnella follows in the footsteps of the late Stuart Soroka, a 1961 Staples grad who went on to become a nationally known weatherman for CNN and others (see tributes to him on the Staples alumni site.) Excerpt:
ԓSam Sagnella some day wants to chase storms much like the characters in the movie Twister, but for right now he’s working to help keep his classmates at Staples High School safe.
The New York Times, in its Sunday Styles section, highlights the romance and wedding of Westporter Darin McKeever, a 1992 Staples grad who went on to Harvard and then a job in Washington heading an organization that runs after-school and summer programs for schoolchildren. Excerpt:
When Darin Michael McKeever went condominium-hunting in the fall of 2001, he had no inkling he would fall in love, especially not with the girl next door.Ӕ