Definitely Dunwoody

Visiting the Israel Sport Center for the Disabled on a family trip when she was just 6 years old made a big impression on Mollie Schwarz of Dunwoody. At the sports rehabilitation center for children and youth in Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv, Mollie saw young athletes swimming and playing basketball.

Fate. Providence. Destiny. Call it what you will, but there’s no doubting it played a role in the turn of events that culminated with a Dunwoody native chronicling the story of woman who had a front row seat to some of the most iconic events in entertainment history.

Like the 60s-era rock group Steppenwolf, Dunwoody High School alum Robin Wertheim Tolochko and her husband, Jerry Tolochko, were “looking for adventure.” In August 2010, instead of taking Steppenwolf’s advice to “head out on the highway,” the couple boarded a jet plane to Bogotá, Colombia, i…

A wreath-laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery, parades and other tributes mark Veteran’s Day, the day set aside each year on Nov. 11 to honor and thank all who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

It’s a scenario most of us only get a glimpse of on television or in the movies. On Monday, Aug. 20, Peachtree Middle School seventh-grader Haley Matthews and her mother, Tracy, were right in the middle of the festivities when they attended the first Kids’ State Dinner at the White House hos…