Coming to America, A Refugee’s Story

With the current administration in office and in particular, President Trump’s stance on refugees and immigrants, we hear about refugees and immigrants on all news media platforms daily. The refugees and immigrants issue is just one of a long list ... [Read More]

Taking the Fear out of Police Authority for Children

You don’t have to be a Riverdale resident to feel the residual effects of losing a leader like Major Gregory E. Barney, who was killed February 11, 2016 in the line of duty. His presence was also felt–and missed–throughout Riverdale ... [Read More]

Todd Briske: Wired about Art and Life

Whether you consider yourself a connoisseur or just someone who loves unique handmade jewelry, you have probably seen some version of Todd Briske’s work displayed in department stores, art galleries, and/or homes without ever realizing that its ... [Read More]

Creating Healthy Collaborations

It started with a huge inviting hug . . . a strong and welcoming gesture that placed my mind at ease as I interviewed a student from the Clayton County System of Care organization (CCSC). My anxiety was at an all-time high, as I waited at the helm ... [Read More]

A Long Time Coming for Lone Cat Fuller

In the crowded, smoky bar I was sitting next to what I considered to be a real old guy, probably at least 40 years of age, who had a fake diamond stud earring and a walking stick at his side. When the group performed a song called “San ... [Read More]

Music is Medicine for Camille Johnson

Camille Johnson, a cello player in the Martha Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts orchestra, takes this information to a whole other level. From the oldies until now she is influenced by all types of music, and seeing others her age working to do ... [Read More]