Softball: Roosevelt picks up win
It took nine innings instead of seven, but the Franklin D. Roosevelt High School softball team got it done. The Presidents, playing in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, beat Fairfax from Virginia, 9-8. Maddy Lee, who had a hit and a triple, drove in the ...
Daily Planner calendar for April 2
Franklin D. Roosevelt High School class of 1970 reunion — Dutchess Golf, 2628 South Road, Poughkeepsie. The Roosevelt High School class of 1970 will have its 45th reunion July 31-Aug. 1. A social mixer will be held Friday with dinner dance Saturday.
How FDR redefined charity in 1933
The Christian Century (blog)
In March 1933, the United States stood on the brink of ruin. Twenty-five percent of the population was unemployed; many people had not worked for several years. The situation was even worse in cities with major industries, where unemployment surpassed ...
Happy April Fools' Day! 5 Historical Pranksters
Seventy years ago, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt officially decreed April 1 “April Fools' Day," an annual occasion of laughter and pranks designed to take minds off the Second World War, as it entered its final stages. It was the last important ...