Thursday, August 4, 2011
WREN hosted the 9th annual Native American Pow Wow last weekend.
After a brief vacation, Viewfinder is back! For this week's Viewfinder, Woburn Patch's weekly photo essay, photojournalist Rick Nohl takes us to Berry Meadow (also known as the Altavesta School) for the ninth-annual Native American Pow Wow festival. The pow wow was held last Saturday and Sunday and featured drumming, music, dancing, storytelling and crafts by Native Americans. The weekend was hosted by the Woburn Residents' Environmental Network.
Friday, July 29, 2011
61st Anniversary Korean War Memorial Parade was held Sunday.
The Korean Society of New England hosted the 61st anniversary Korean War Memorial Parade and appreciation event in Woburn Square Sunday, July 24. After a ceremony to honor the Korean War veterans, participants marched in a parade from the center to the Woburn Memorial High School. Events continued at the high school with a dinner and performances.
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Members of the Woburn Police Department traveled to Washington, D.C. to take part in the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial last weekend.
For this week's Viewfinder, Woburn Patch's weekly photo essay, we bring you a special collection of photos from Woburn to Washington, D.C. Twenty-five members of the Woburn Police Department traveled to Washington, D.C. last weekend to take part in the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial ceremonies in honor of Officer John "Jack" Maguire. Officer Maguire, who was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 26, 2010, was one of 316 law enforcement officials honored this year in D.C. Many thanks go to Hillel Engel, a New York photographer, who sent along photos of WPD in Washington, D.C. For Hillel's complete photo album, click here. Hillel's photos can also be seen at Yeshiva World News in this story.
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Woburn girls' varsity lacrosse hit the field Monday in Burlington.
For this week's Viewfinder, Woburn Patch's weekly photo essay, photojournalist Rick Nohl takes us to the sidelines for a look at the Woburn Memorial High School girls' varsity lacrosse team. On Monday, the team travelved to Burlington for a late afternoon matchup. It was a hard fought game for both teams, but the Woburn girls were able to pull out a victory with an 11 to 4 win over Burlington.
Thursday, May 5, 2011
A Knight at the Pops delights students, parents and friends last night at Woburn Memorial High School.
For this week's Viewfinder, Woburn Patch's weekly photo essay, photojournalist Rick Nohl gives us a close-up look at the Fine Arts Music program at Woburn Memorial High School. The Spring music concert was held last night at WMHS, and included performances from the Concert Band, Jazz Band and the Tanner Drumline Band. There were also special perfomances by the WMHS Spring Tanner Color Guard and WMHS A cappella Choir.
Thursday, April 28, 2011
The Tanners pulled out a 15-14 win Tuesday.
For this week's Viewfinder, Woburn Patch's weekly photo essay, photojournalist Rick Nohl gives us an inside look at the Woburn Memorial High School varsity boys' lacrosse team. On Tuesday, Woburn faced off against Wakefield, pulling out a 15-14 win.
Saturday, April 23, 2011
The Tanners' mistakes cost them in a close game against their Middlesex League rivals Friday.
The Woburn High baseball team failed to cash in on its opportunities and the Tanners fell to Watertown 3-2 on Friday. The game, which was played at Belmont High School due to the renovation of Watertown's Victory Field, remained scoreless through three-and-a-half innings, but the Raiders got on the board when first baseman Timmy Geagan hit a drive to right-center. "We had some timely hitting, I thought that was big," said Watertown head coach Joe Chiodo. "Timmy had a big triple." Geagan then came home when the umpire called a balk on Woburn pitcher David Pratt. Despite the misstep, Woburn head coach Wayne Pandolph said he was pleased with the sophomore, who was making his first start. "He did a good job for us," Pandolph said. "He kept us …
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Instead of flames, the Woburn Fire Department was surrounded by ice this weekend as they took part in the 3rd Annual Metro Fire Hockey Tournament in Stoneham.
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Thursday, April 21, 2011
For this week's Viewfinder, Woburn Patch's weekly photo essay, photojournalist Rick Nohl takes us across the border to Stoneham, where the Woburn Fire Department took on Winchester Fire during the third annual Metro Fire Hockey Tournament Sunday. Woburn firefighters posted a win over Winchester by a score of 5-2. This year's champion for the 3-day tournament was Somerville Fire, who defeated Malden Fire.
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Junior Kathryn Thifault lost her first set but won the next two in the deciding match.
Kathryn Thifault came back from a 6-2 first-set loss to beat Watertown’s Ariana Zito-Wolf in Friday’s pivotal match. With the teams tied 2-2, the Woburn junior stormed back at third singles, taking the second set 6-2, the third 6-1, as the Woburn High girls’ tennis team improved to 2-3 on the season with the 3-2 home win. “She was very gritty,” Woburn coach Steve Sullivan said of Thifault. “She was mentally tough out there today, and it was huge for our team.” With the loss, Watertown remains winless this season. Woburn’s Svetoslava Vodenicharska got the Tanners out to an early 1-0 lead, with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Watertown’s Marissa Barbato. Vodenicharska, a sophomore, is a perfect 5-0 at first singles this season. “It’s comforting …
Thursday, April 14, 2011
As part of National Library Snapshot Day, the Woburn Public Library snapped photos of every day life at the WPL.
For this week's Viewfinder, Woburn Patch's weekly photo essay, photojournalist Rick Nohl was out of commission. So our friends at the Woburn Public Library stepped in to share photos from national Library Snapshot Day, a program in which libraries across the country take photos on April 13 and share them with patrons to show how busy modern libraries are. To see more WPL photos, visit their Flickr photo page.