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Valentine’s Day!

There are several popular legends surrounding the story of Saint Valentine. One is that he was a Roman priest who was arrested, imprisoned, and eventually martyred after being caught marrying Christian couples. At the time, helping Christians was considered a … Continue reading

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2014 Holiday Showcase

What do Charlie Brown, some hard-working elves, and an adorable Bichon Frise have in common? All were featured in this year’s holiday program performed by students at the Elizabeth Lee Black School. This morning, students from 21 classrooms ranging from … Continue reading

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Hoppy Easter!

This blog may seem a little familiar.  It was one of my first blogs posted on April 5, 2012 yet it is still relavent today so I wanted to share it again. While holidays are filled with joyful memories, they can … Continue reading

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Stories from Christmas Past

Clockwise from Top Left: Dr. Gertrude Barber, Ryan and Dr. Maureen Barber-Carey; Dr. Maureen Barber-Carey, Ryan and Jeanne Baker; Ryan in his Christmas outfit; Ryan in his Notre Dame bib; Ryan and Dr. Maureen Barber-Carey As I look forward to … Continue reading

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July 4th …with a Twist

I love fireworks! When Ryan was three, I was so excited to take him to his first fireworks display. The first blast erupted spraying the sky in magical colors that glowed in radiant hues and then… Ryan began screaming. We … Continue reading

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A Visit with Santa

In 2011, Susie was a 13-year-old student enrolled at the Elizabeth Lee Black School at the Barber National Institute in Erie, PA. One winter day, while chatting with her mom about the school holiday events, she mentioned that Susie had … Continue reading

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