Category Archives: Health and Wellness

Holocaust survivor Frieda Roos-Van Hessen celebrates 100th birthday

South Charlotte Weekly Posted by Crystal O’Gorman on May 18, 2015 in News Holocaust survivor Frieda Roos-Van Hessen spent her 100th birthday celebration retelling her story of survival to hundreds of people on April 25 at Hope of Israel Congregation, … Continue reading

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Charlotte named Community for Wildlife; south Charlotte leads pack

South Charlotte Weekly Posted by Crystal O’Gorman on May 18, 2015 in News National Wildlife Federation recognizes 41 south Charlotte neighborhoods Several hundred people celebrated Charlotte being named as a “Community Wildlife Habitat” by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) at … Continue reading

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The Misty Meadows Mitey Riders celebrate their 21st annual spring festival

Union County Weekly Posted by Crystal O’Gorman on May 8, 2015 in News Hundreds of miles from the site of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, 8-year-old William Kinsey, a Waxhaw resident with Down syndrome, mounted his horse Chief and took his place … Continue reading

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Running with a mission

South Charlotte Weekly Posted by Crystal O’Gorman on April 24, 2015 in News South Charlotte resident finishes Boston Marathon while raising funds for pediatric cancer Todd Stancombe, a resident of Piper Glen, said running all six major world marathons is … Continue reading

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Waxhaw Farmers Market produces local farm-to-fork culture

Union County Weekly Posted by Crystal O’Gorman on April 24, 2015 in News Through the hazy morning sunshine of an early-April Saturday, farmers set up shop and early risers browse through bundles of kale and shitake mushrooms at the Waxhaw … Continue reading

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