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COURIER Gallery 10.17.12

  • Debra and Bill Mendelsohn bow their heads during the invocation at the 2012 Veterans Day service on Sunday in Claremont. They were recognized as the AUSA Family of the Year in part because of Ms. Mendelsohn’s Claremont Heroes banner program.

    Debra and Bill Mendelsohn bow their heads during the invocation ...

  • Pearl Harbor survivor James Lee poses for a photograph with a troop of local boy scouts on Sunday following the local observance of Veterans Day at Memorial Park. Mr. Lee was 18 during the attack, which began the war between Japan.

    Pearl Harbor survivor James Lee poses for a photograph with a tr...

  • Retired Major General, US Army Paul Mock gives the keynote address on Sunday during Veterans Day observance at Memorial Park. General Mock recommended the Mendelsohn family for the AUSA award.

    Retired Major General, US Army Paul Mock gives the keynote addre...

  • Captain Bill Mendelsohn is silhouetted by a display of memorabilia about Claremont World War I veteran Keith Powell on Sunday during the Veterans Day observance. The local post of the American Legion is named for Keith Powell.

    Captain Bill Mendelsohn is silhouetted by a display of memorabil...

  • Eagle Scout Doug Mendelsohn plays “Taps” at the end of the Veterans Day observance on Sunday in Claremont. The annual event honored the men and women who have served in the United States military with a special acknowledgement of those who died in combat.

    Eagle Scout Doug Mendelsohn plays “Taps” at the end of the V...

  • Debra and Bill Mendelsohn are recognized for being named the 2012 Association of the United States Army, Family of the Year during the Veterans Day service on Sunday in Claremont. They were given the award during a ceremony on October 22 in Washington D.C

    Debra and Bill Mendelsohn are recognized for being named the 201...

  • Isabella Jakini smiles as she is presented with a certificate and shirt honoring her perfect score on the state standardized math test. According to principal Stacey Stewart 5 Oakmont students got perfect scores in math during this year’s testing.

    Isabella Jakini smiles as she is presented with a certificate an...

  • Teachers Natalie Taylor, left, Cynthia Wiedefeld and Leigh Anne Distaso proudly hold aloft the school’s combined API score during a recent celebration of their achievement at Oakmont Outdoor School. Oakmont students raised their score 86 points

    Teachers Natalie Taylor, left, Cynthia Wiedefeld and Leigh Anne ...

  • Chasen Greene, 6th grade, takes aim at the dunk tank target recently during the celebration of Oakmont Outdoor School’s huge gain in the state standardized tests.

    Chasen Greene, 6th grade, takes aim at the dunk tank target rece...

  • Oakmont Outdoor School principal Stacey Stewart emerges from the dunk tank after one lucky participant hit the tank’s target recently during the school’s celebration.

    Oakmont Outdoor School principal Stacey Stewart emerges from the...

  • Alliah Santana, left, Karyn Lathom and Aleena Velasco laugh as they watch the celebration of Oakmont Outdoor School’s gains in the state standardized tests recently at the school.

    Alliah Santana, left, Karyn Lathom and Aleena Velasco laugh as t...

  • Keith Wyrostek does his best to fit a large chair into the backseat of his friend’s car on Friday during the Pilgrim Place Festival. After some maneuvering, he managed to get the chair in through the front passenger door.

    Keith Wyrostek does his best to fit a large chair into the backs...

  • Chair of the Pilgrim Place Festival, Bob Wallace surveys the scene during the festival’s first day on Friday.

    Chair of the Pilgrim Place Festival, Bob Wallace surveys the sce...

  • Dominic Piraino, 12, shows off the castle he created with his niece Stephanie Cruz on Friday during the 2012 Pilgrim Place Festival. The 2 Covina residents made created the tower, which looks like it has speakers all over it, at the popular glue in booth.

    Dominic Piraino, 12, shows off the castle he created with his ni...

  • Rancho Cucamonga resident Barbara Nalbach shops at the international bazaar on Friday during the 2012 Pilgrim Place Festival. According to workers at the bazaar the crowds were steady and sales were good on Friday.

    Rancho Cucamonga resident Barbara Nalbach shops at the internati...

  • The crowds were rather light late Friday afternoon during the 2012 Pilgrim Place Festival however according to organizers the attendance was quite good. Reports of rain for the weekend did not materialize so the festival had clear, but cool conditions.

    The crowds were rather light late Friday afternoon during the 20...

  • A group of teenage students from Riverside greet visitors riding the Mayflower on Friday during the Pilgrim Place Festival in Claremont. The Mayflower is among the many traditions that make the festival unique.

    A group of teenage students from Riverside greet visitors riding...

  • Items for sale at the Pilgrim Place Festival’s international bazaar include a wide range of table decorations, candlesticks and small dishes.

    Items for sale at the Pilgrim Place Festival’s international b...

  • A set of finely decorated Russian pottery were among the items that Ranch Cucamonga resident Barbara Nalbach purchased on Friday at the Pilgrim Place Festival.

    A set of finely decorated Russian pottery were among the items t...

  • Chair of the Pilgrim Place Festival, Bob Wallace chats with a friend on Friday during the festival’s first day. Among the many features of the 2-day festival are games, craft booths, a giant yard sale and The Festival Play.

    Chair of the Pilgrim Place Festival, Bob Wallace chats with a fr...

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