For creators in film and theater, time seemed to stop during the pandemic.
The last year has been tough for artists and arts organizations, both large and small, but many have found ways to survive.
High school dramatic and musical productions have largely been mothballed over the last year, though some have put on productions online.
The arts, by their nature, are full of innovators – those people who will think outside of the box to make something work in any given situation.
For one Fayette County funeral home that has been in business since just after the Civil War, 2020 wrapped up with an unfortunate milestone.
Fort Cherry sixth-grade teacher Dave Narigon is nearing the end of his 28th year in education. And other than his first year of teaching, the 2020-21 school year – unfolding during the COVID-19 pandemic – has, without question, been the hardest.
Jugs of hand sanitizer sit atop a folding table. Stationed six feet away is a person seated in front of a cashbox. The attendant checks temperatures and scratches names off a list. The guests, mainly parents, toss admission passes into a cardboard box before entering the gymnasium for the ev…
Although the remote learning to which students found themselves subject has hurt grades, superintendents in the area are looking for ways to improve performances.
Over the past year, many students across the country transitioned back and forth from brick-and-mortar learning to having their lessons delivered on a laptop.
They say hope springs eternal and a year ago many high school athletes across the area had very high hopes for the upcoming spring season.
While the number of child abuse reports in Fayette County waned in the early months of the pandemic, the overall severity of the cases increased in 2020.