Northwest NEWS

September 24, 2001


New Family Center for YMCA

*Though dampened by the tragic week, the mood was patriotic and celebratory at the groundbreaking ceremony held at noon on Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Northshore YMCA.

Northshore pitches in to help

*Ten-year-old Brian and nine-year-old Christine Nafziger set up a donation table in their neighborhood on Sept. 13. (See page 6.)

WFLSD issues warning

*Woodinville Fire and Life Safety District (WFLSD) is advising that residents in this area have been contacted by telephone and asked for donations to the Woodinville firefighters "in the light of [recent] events."

A local connection with New York

*Lt. Kerry Langan and Senior Firefighter Ross VanVactor from Woodinville Fire and Life Safety District are presently in New York working at ground zero, according to Bud Backer, deputy chief. Langan is a team leader on night shift and has been on the bucket brigade.

Free developmental screenings available

*Childfind, a free developmental screening for children ages birth to 21 years of age, is provided by Riverview School District on an ongoing basis.