Along with his studies and extracurricular activities, Paul Nightingale found himself riding around in ambulances as an EMT when he was just in high school. It was all part of an Explorer Post program, as Nightingale devoted countless hours as an officer in the organization throughout high school and into college. “I was very involved in that organization,” Nightingale recalls. “It was really one of the things that initially prompted my interest in volunteer work.
Certain mythologies have always surrounded the phenomena of lightning-a symbol of power, speed, or heavenly influence. During a thunderstorm, though, the ingredients for lightning are relatively simple. A bumper car effect of water droplets occurs, separating positive and negative charges, ... Read More
The La Grange elementary district that pushed the effort for cooperative special education services may pull out of the La Grange Area Department of Special Education. C. Lewis Martin, assistant superintendent of La Grange Elementary District 102 in the 1950s, spearheaded the initiative for surrounding school districts to pool resources in order to provide services for children with special needs.