Final inspection

Photo by Jason Kaplan New York Military Academy concluded its Summer Intensive Leadership program on Saturday. About 60 participating students marched in succession for final inspection before school officials and cadets. The three-week camp entailed learning about science, art, literature, martial arts, leadership, and how to be self-reliant without the use of technology. The kids participated in sports, took survival classes, and learned how to shoot a rifle.

Photo by Jason Kaplan
New York Military Academy concluded its Summer Intensive Leadership program on Saturday. About 60 participating students marched in succession for final inspection before school officials and cadets. The three-week camp entailed learning about science, art, literature, martial arts, leadership, and how to be self-reliant without the use of technology. The kids participated in sports, took survival classes, and learned how to shoot a rifle.

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It’s cool in the pool

Photo by Jason Kaplan

Photo by Jason Kaplan The heat and humidity, last week, made it feel more like a traditional summer. Children in the Kinderkamp and Summer Recreaton programs, like Lucy Scialpi, Ryan and Ellie Springer, and Jack Scialpi, enjoyed a refreshing dip in the kiddie pool, swimming and splashing each other.

No rainy day blues

Photo by Jason Kaplan Town campers were forced to spend Friday indoors due to the threat of thunderstorms. That didn’t dampen the kids’ spirits, however, as they found other things to do. They played basketball in the gymnasium, watched a movie, or worked on a puzzle. Colby Van Dam and Megan Maffei played a board game called “Name 5.” 

Photo by Jason Kaplan
Town campers were forced to spend Friday indoors due to the threat of thunderstorms. That didn’t dampen the kids’ spirits, however, as they found other things to do. They played basketball in the gymnasium, watched a movie, or worked on a puzzle. Colby Van Dam and Megan Maffei played a board game called “Name 5.”

Here comes the bride

Photo by Ken Cashman Less than two hours after they said “I do,” the bride and groom slipped away from their reception and ordered vanilla ice cream cones at Weir’s. Blake McGready and Emily Zwart were married at the Bethlehem Presbyterian Church on July 1.  The bridal party followed them to the ice cream stand.

Photo by Ken Cashman
Less than two hours after they said “I do,” the bride and groom slipped away from their reception and ordered vanilla ice cream cones at Weir’s. Blake McGready and Emily Zwart were married at the Bethlehem Presbyterian Church on July 1. The bridal party followed them to the ice cream stand.

Patriotic planting

Photo by Jason Kaplan A red, while, and blue array of flowers welcomes visitors to Riverlight Park in Cornwall. The park will be bustling with activity, on Tuesday, as the country celebrates its independence. See page 7 for a list of events scheduled throughout the day.

Photo by Jason Kaplan
A red, while, and blue array of flowers welcomes visitors to Riverlight Park in Cornwall. The park will be bustling with activity, on Tuesday, as the country celebrates its independence. See page 7 for a list of events scheduled throughout the day.