Nine-year-old Charlotte spoke no German, only Polish, when Germany invaded Poland on Sept. 1, 1939. In the months leading up to that historic date, some of her Polish friends began treating her and her family differently, she recalled. Some boys called her “You Hitler.”
Saturday’s selection program, emceed by sportscaster Dan Coughlin, followed a day of interviews and area appearances the previous Saturday. This year’s judges were Westlake Mayor Dennis Clough, 1981 Ohio Rose and Strongsville resident Maureen Hennessey, and radio newscaster Jim McIntyre.
By Sue Botos Rocky River Not many adults would invite a child to insult them. But that’s exactly what children’s author and advocate Trudy Ludwig did during visits to Kensington Intermediate and Goldwood Primary schools last week. This was not just a random request. Ludwig used the role play exercise to illustrate “Trudy’s Empower Tool [...]
Growing up in Ireland, Maria Walsh watched the Rose selection program every August. The nationwide broadcast was an annual sign that summer was coming to an end and the new school year would soon begin, she recalled.