12-15 Update

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By The Staff

Police Beat in brief

  This week’s Police Beat includes a hit and run, several minors charged with possession of alcohol and several adults arrested and charged with providing alcohol to minors on San Ildefonso Road. There also are reports of burglaries, a dog bite and an embezzlement. Read the details of these and other incidents on Page 2.

Nomination deadline extended

  The deadline has been extended for nominations for the first annual Assets in Action community awards ceremony.  Nominations are now due Monday. Entries can be mailed to Assets in Action, 77 Isleta Drive, Los Alamos, NM, 87544. For more information, visit www.Search-Institute.org.

Community rep. needed

  The Chamisa Elementary School site advisory council is in need of a community representative. The volunteer would attend a one-hour monthly meeting to provide input from a community perspective.   

  The community member would be someone who has no students currently attending the school. Those interested can contact Kris Sandford at 663-2470 or via e-mail at k.sandford@laschools.net. The group will meet in January, but those who are interested should contact the school by Friday.

Learn to swim

  The Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center is accepting registration for the January American Red Cross Learn to Swim lessons.  Lessons will be offered in Level 1/Parent and Child, Pre School Level 2, Pre School Level 3/Fundamental Aquatic Skills, Level 3/Stroke Development, Level 4/Stroke Improvement.  

  For more information on these classes and other programs, call the Aquatic Center at 662-8170 or go to www.losalamosnm.us/rec.

Film screening Wednesday

  There will be a reception and screening of the documentary film  “Marion Woodman: dancing in the flames” during the reception for the newest art exhibit at Mesa Public Library. The reception will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the upstairs gallery. The exhibit features paintings by Elaine Soto.