Tragedy

How to talk to your child about tragedy
Education & Kids Alexa Altman 12/18/2012 at 9:36AM

With the tragedy that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut plastered all over the news, chances are that children are going to catch a glimpse of a television broadcast or overhear a conversation about it. Helaine Shahar, a Bayside-based Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), gave The Courier some insight into how [...]

Loved ones mourn as Prep teen laid to rest after tragic death
Loved ones mourn as Prep teen laid to rest after tragic death
News Melissa Chan 9/04/2012 at 1:38PM

Loved ones who gathered at a wake on Labor Day to mourn the popular St. Francis Prep teen killed Friday in a gruesome party bus accident remembered him as a hilarious, fun-loving boy with a permanent smile pressed on his face. “He was always cracking jokes,” said classmate Noah Buttner, 15. “He made [geometry class] [...]