I hope your holidays were blessed and joyful. Did you enjoy FREE admission at the Staten Island Children’s Museum on Monday? Or visit Ocean Breeze Park at 625 Father Capodanno Blvd. and check out the many programs that are offered there? My 5 year old grandson very proudly announced that usually he only has Saturday and Sunday off from school. But this week, he said, he will have so many more days off and doesn't have to return until “next year”! I asked him if he will miss going to school. He tentatively replied, “Yes.” I know Gerard and many other students as well as educators will be happy to have this week off to rest, play and recharge their internal batteries.
My sister, brother and I took a quick trip to Manhattan on Monday (walked over