‘Wizard of Oz’ extra friends with Judy Garland, Vivian Leigh, Mickey Rooney
Lots is happening at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center this coming weekend. There will be breakfast with Santa from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Dec. 3, for children, a giving tree, postcards to send to troops, and holiday art.
The Washington State Child Care Resource and Referral Network is one place to start a search for a place for your child. Begun in 1985 by a recommendation by the Governor’s Task Force on Child Care, the nonprofit coordinates with agencies both local and statewide.
In years past the Mercer Island girls basketball team has relied on speed more than size. The program was built around the team’s typically smaller players who had speed up and down the court. This season, head coach Jamie Prescott has to reconfigure to accommodate the program’s newest attribute: size.
Mercer Island’s Youth and Family Services and the Mercer Island Community and Event Center are asking the community to help in providing some of life’s necessities to low-income Island families this holiday season.
Police identified a 17-year-old male runaway from Kansas after stopping a vehicle for traffic offenses at 10:57 a.m., Nov. 17, in the 8000 block of North Mercer Way. All four occupants of the vehicle were detained, and one of them, a 16-year-old boy, was arrested on a nationwide warrant from Kansas.
Six teachers in the Mercer Island School District have earned their National Board Certification, the highest level of certification. The district now employs 45 teachers with National Board Certification.
The Mercer Island Reporter is launching an initiative that will enhance our readers’ experience online. Through the “Green Editions” button on our website, you can now access our community newspaper anytime, anywhere.