Haunts and Happenings

friday, Oct. 25 A freaky Franken-Friday The last Friday in October will be “Frankenstein Friday” at the Signal Hill Library, 1770 E Hill St. The Tim Burton-directed Disney film Frankenweenie will be screened at 6pm. This movie is rated PG and is 87 minutes long. Register for the event by calling (562) 989-7323 to reserve…

Mother’s Day festivities date back to ancient Greeks

Courtesy of www.dayformothers.com The history of Mother’s Day is centuries old and goes back to the times of ancient Greeks, who held festivities to honor Rhea, the mother of the gods. The early Christians celebrated the Mother’s festival on the fourth Sunday of Lent to honor Mary, the mother of Christ. Later on, a religious…

Special to the Signal Tribune : Capturing Memories

By Rachael Rifkin We all encounter stories on a daily basis. There are fictional stories, factual stories, gossip stories, funny stories and, if you’re unlucky, long-winded stories about the boil your Uncle Milt recently had on his nose. In my family, however, stories weren’t merely a way of life, they were a passion.