The recipients of Northeast Youth and Family Services 2015 Service to Youth Awards. From top left, Jack Marchiafava, Robert Madison, Aleksander Westlund, Dr. John Thein, Patricia Bentley, Marre Jo Sager, Cheryl Wason and Isaac Tuma. (photo courtesy of NYFS)
Each year, Northeast Youth and Family Services honors people in the area who demonstrate a commitment to the community and the young people who live within it with its Service to Youth Awards. NYFS President and CEO Jerry Hromatka says there's a simple reason why.
Andy, Jim and Matthew Richards love making barbershop harmony. (submitted photo)
What could be better news to a father and longtime barbershop singer than to have his son and grandson announce they were joining him in singing?
That's what happened a few months ago to Jim Richards, 89, of Roseville, who found out his son Andy, 57, of New Brighton, and grandson Matthew, 29, of Blaine, were joining his barbershop chorus, the Minneapolis chapter of the Commodores.
Ann Mlinar Milner, “The Dayton’s Lady,” worked at the store for 85 years. (submitted photos)
City fire department benefits eight months after initial donation
For the second time in less than a year, Roy Quady spoke before the St. Anthony City Council on behalf of his late aunts and mother, in order to present a generous donation in their names to a city institution.
Mrs. Smyth’s Wilshire Park Chamber Singers, made up of 5th graders who auditioned, sang for residents, parents, and St. Anthony Area Chamber of Commerce members on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Chandler Place in St. Anthony.