Monthly Archive for August, 2010

: August, 2010

Growing community

TOP: Women remove their shoes as they arrive at the Islamic Cultural Center of New York in Stamford to participate in afternoon prayer.  ABOVE: Ismael El Nahas, 3 of Stamford, watches as a group of

Guarding the legacy

Bob Altomare, stands on the sand at West Beach where he and his two brothers were lifeguards in the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Today I had the pleasure of meeting and

Freedom flag

Kashvi Kumar, 7 of Westport, and Veda Malhotra, 6 of Darien, participate in a ceremony to mark the 63rd anniversary of India’ s Independence Day at the Government Center. The event was sponsored by

Photographic memory

A taxi makes it way down Water Street during a thunderstorm on Block Island in late July. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate It’s been nearly three weeks since I returned from vacation in Rhode Island and