The Hometown Weekly for all your latest local news and updates! 25 Years of Delivering Your Hometown News!  

Tag Archives: Trish Tucke

Islington Branch knitters spread warmth

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
Knitters at the Islington Branch Library are giving back. Mary Campion hatched the idea for members of the library's Sit and Knit group, which meets weekly, to create a "peace blanket" for donation. Everyone would knit a square, which would then be combined to form a larger quilt. With help from members of the...
Read more

90-year-old residents celebrate birthdays

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Wednesday, Oct. 17, the Council of Aging hosted a birthday party for residents over the age of 90 at the First Baptist Church. The Council Of Aging staff explained why they hold this celebration. “I think it’s important that we honor those who have aged, and this is a simple...
Read more

Westwood embraces renovated senior center

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Maria Makredes Hometown Weekly Correspondent On the morning of August 24, Westwood residents gathered to celebrate recently completed renovations to the Patricia Carty-Larkin Senior Center, named for the predecessor to current Director of the Council on Aging, Lina Arena-DeRosa. Arena-DeRosa has held the post of director for five years, the length of time it...
Read more

Rotary announces R.A.Y. Award winners

The Rotary Club of Westwood and Westwood Youth & Family Services (WY&FS) have announced the recipients of the 2018 Recognize A Youth (R.A.Y.) Award. Three Westwood High School students and a student from Downey Elementary School were honored recently at a Rotary Club reception at the Library. The recipients, through their actions, have demonstrated an...
Read more

COA Secret Santas spread holiday cheer

The spirit of the holidays are alive and well at the Westwood Senior Center. The COA’s “elves” were out December 19 delivering gift bags and holiday cheer to homebound seniors in Westwood, sponsored by their friends from the Westwood Integrated Preschool. Pictured above are Paul Kelly, Bill Sebet and Trish Tucke, the COA’s Secret Santas....
Read more