Dr. Martin Sandry: 1937 – 2006

Dr. Sandry loved jazz–he played clarinet and saxophone–and was a big fan of Dave Brubeck and Charlie Parker. —Dr. Martin Sandry: 1937 – 2006 (Chicago Tribune) Uncle Marty had been married to my father’s sister for over 30 years. I remember him for his passion for jazz music, and his kindness towards my aunt. Thanks for sending me the obituary, Rosemary.


Home-schoolers get taste of classroom

While their children are in class, parents like Hanlon and Leigh Jerz, of Unity Township, sit and chat. Jerz’s 8-year-old son, Peter, is participating for the first time. “I thought it would be enjoyable for us to see other home-school children and parents more regularly,” Jerz said. Hanlon said the program offers home-schoolers resources they otherwise wouldn’t have — like access to science labs and a stage for drama classes.…