After getting her tea cup shaped, Joanne begins painting it during the 4th of an 8-week art class funded by a grant from Northern Clay. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Local organization uses art to help seniors
The sound of fists pounding clay fills the dining area in Oak Meadows memory care unit.
Residents busily chat on a Tuesday afternoon as they take part in an eight-week clay course. Claire O'Connor from Northern Clay Center has been helping the seniors create everything from tiles to baskets to animals.
Roseville Area High School freshman Ellie McComb with her cartoon, “Dora vs. Trump,” which won The New York Times’ Learning Network editorial cartoon contest. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)
Roseville Area High School freshman Ellie McComb drew an editorial cartoon that took top honors in The New York Times' student cartoon contest, and her current events teacher Ira Sanders says it's quite an honor.
Richardson Elementary fifth-grade leadership group students collected toys from all the classrooms Monday afternoon. The first year of the toy drive was very successful. Pictured from left are Gift Naador, Jayden Stein, teacher Marissa Jagger, and Tammy Liu. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Heading into holiday season, some might envision Santa's elves in the North Pole making shiny new toys for all the good little girls and boys.
Maplewood resident Sandy Dicke joined Nextdoor, an online neighborhood platform, just a few weeks ago and she doesn't quite know what to make of the barrage of information she's receiving from other users in the Gladstone neighborhood.