If she could, Claudia Litt would remember it as just a picturesque September day. But Sept. 11, 2001, will never be thought of with fondness as just a glorious day in New York City.
Wing and Lilly Fong Elementary School is named for Wing and Lilly Fong, who were also instrumental in the development of UNLV as a full-fledged institution.
Summerlin residents with ties to New York City spoke with View about their 9/11 experiences and memories in honor of Sunday’s 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
Brass Transit, a tribute act to the band Chicago, plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Ave. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 636-7075.
PUBLIC INVITED TO GARDENING PRESENTATION THURSDAY
This isn’t your everyday love story. It’s about a lady who loved to dance, loved to perform on the stage, loved her husband for almost six decades and just plain loved life. On July 7, Miriam Shientag celebrated her 95th birthday on stage at the Suncoast’s “Hit Parade,” dancing in front of 504 people.
The writing on Letha Rounds’ shirt could say it all: “Grandma is my name, spoiling is my game.” But the 78-year-old Paradise resident, who aims to start a local grandparents’ support group, is more than prepared to elaborate on her favorite role.
LAS VEGAS CITY COUNCIL VOTES TO MOVE VETERANS MEMORIAL TO HERITAGE PARK
When a kindergarten student at her tae kwon do studio suffered a slight concussion after he was pushed down the stairs and then picked up and rammed against a pole at school, Maria Pino wished she would have taught her youngest students about bullies sooner.