Staff photo by Sarah Pastrana
September 6, 2011
AT LAST, BACK TO SCHOOL: Isabella Kartuz walks her son, Alex Kartuz, to Riderwood Elementary School for his first day of kindergarten on Sept. 5. Riderwood was one of many area schools that did not open last week due to power outages caused by Hurricane Irene. On Tuesday, the school system experienced its first day with all schools open for business.