Las Américas ASPIRA Academy will have its first senior class this year.

ASPIRA shows off new high school serving Latino students

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

After years of leasing a warehouse from a local church to operate a school, Las Américas ASPIRA Academy celebrated having its own home Wednesday. Margie López Waite, chief executive officer of the school, said the completed high school building will help more students become multilingual, a highly-valued skill in today’s workforce. The high school, located at 750 Otts Chapel Road …

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Cafeneo’s offerings: Greek pastries, coffee brewed in sand

Pam George Culture, Headlines

While contemplating career choices, Antonios Fessaras flipped through a family photo album and saw an image of his grandfather. “He had a coffee shop back home in Greece, and that’s the business that my father grew up in before the family came to America,” said Fessaras, who studied business at Wilmington University. In Greece, the “kafenio” shop is the hub …