Students from three area schools were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when an up-and-coming music sensation visited St. Andrews Catholic School on October 9. Tenille Nadkrynechny, better known as Tenille, was in town that day for the Pay it Forward tour, an interactive performance that encourages kids to follow their passions. Photos Christine Hudder

A Combermere woman from an activist family survived Venezuela’s political turmoil and lived to brush shoulders with some of the worlds most rich and powerful. As featured in the October 9, 2013 issue of The Valley Gazette.