× LAW DAY ESSAY — Grade 8 Horace Mann School student, Alexandra Downey, was honored at the County Bar Association’s Annual Law Day ceremony for her award winning essay. She is Mr. Barone’s student and is pictured in front of the historic Brennan Courthouse.
Demonstrators form a human chain next to a graffiti during the anti-government protests in Jal el-Dib, Lebanon on Oct. 27. BEIRUT – Protesters formed a humanchain across Lebanon, pressing a historic wave of demonstrations againstpolitical leaders blamed for corruption and steering the country towardeconomic collapse. Amid a sea of Lebanese flags, peoplejoined hands along coastal roads on Sunday, aiming to span 171 kilometers fromthe south to the north. People from all sects and walks oflife have flooded the streets for 11 days, furious at the “sectarian rulingelite” they accused of plundering state resources for personal gain.(Reuters)