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2008-10-08 21:00:22

By Barbara O'Brien An Orchard Park youth picked an inopportune time to get into mischief on the South Davis Elementary School playground Tuesday evening. The Orchard Park School Board was meeting in the cafeteria at the time. And while two parents were discussing concerns about rowdy behavior at the playground, Superintendent Joan Thomas was called out into the hall by a police officer who apprehended the youngster. He was "holding a young man who was on the playground a half- hour ago,...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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