Christian Amez has worked with Woodside on the Move for about five years, starting as an aide in the afterschool program. He ultimately created his own year-long class, the “Business Enterprise” program. It teaches children, in grades four and above, various financial literacy and math skills.
Over a year ago, Lauren and Joseph Williams heard four words that changed their lives: “Your son has cancer.” Now, as they stay strong fighting leukemia with their 4-year-old son in California, the Williams family is getting help from friends back in New York.
Woodside resident John S. Colgan has turned outdoor walls, fire boxes, lampposts and hydrants into his canvas — not in an illegal effort at self-expression but to battle the defacing of his beloved neighborhood by graffiti.