Cobblestone Arts Center names Student of the Month

Kara Atkins, 32, of Newark, is the Student of the Month for September 2018 at Cobblestone Arts Center in Farmington.

Atkins started going to Cobblestone in 2007 after she graduated from Newark High School. She lives with her mother and three cats: Garfield, Odie and Sweet Pea. In her free time, Atkins said she likes walking in her neighborhood to visit local shops, movies, coloring books and shopping at the mall.

Atkins participates in the Without Walls program at Cobblestone. She and other students go shopping, and visit art galleries, museums, parks and libraries.


SUNY Cobleskill recognizes Newark graduate

Dillon VanDemortel, of Newark, recently was named the Fighting Tiger Athlete of the Week at SUNY Cobleskill. VanDemortel is a member of the men’s cross country team.

The freshman led the Tigers to the championship in its season-opening 2018 Fighting Tiger Short Run Invite at SUNY Cobleskill.

VanDemortel led the team to a perfect score of 15 points to outdistance the field of three teams by placing first overall covering the 2.14-mile loop in a course record time of 10 minutes, 34 seconds.