All Aboard The “Dream Train”

by Lucy Gellman | Jul 21, 2017 7:42 am

Lucy Gellman Scene: The city and the forest, once a single village, have been divided by a railroad that cuts through the land.

Scene: The two halves are now two municipalities. No trade flows between them. Families, then friends, lose touch. The city moves to protect itself with high walls.

Scene: All the trees are dying, one by one. The walls have severed their roots.

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They Stayed In School

by Lucy Gellman | Jun 28, 2017 7:42 am | Comments (1)

Lucy Gellman Photo Daleska Zeas worked hard not to miss a day of school this year. Now she’s trying to teach her friend Alexa to do the same.

Zeas, a student at Bishop Woods School, was one of several students honored Tuesday night at the Betsy Ross Parish Hall, where New Haven’s Office of Youth, Family and Community Engagement hosted its third annual “Attendance Matters” spring celebration.

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