Friday, May 26, 2017

UNIONVILLE: A science fair winner, and crazy drivers

Lew Kinter of Unionville was kind enough to pass along two interesting bits of news.
The first is that UHS senior Sagar Maheshwari, age 18, received the Grand Award, Third Place (which carries a $1,000 prize) at this year's Intel International Science Fair in Los Angeles on May 19. Sagar's project, in the Computational Biology and Bioinformatics division, was entitled "SiteKey: A Novel Binding Site Predictor for Ordered Proteins Interacting with Intrinsically Disordered Proteins."
"Congratulations to Sagar and Unionville HS!" writes Lew, who is a member of the Board of Directors and a long-time science fair judge of Delaware Valley Science Fairs. 
Second, he issued a warning to motorists and bicyclists about the intersection in the middle of Unionville where Route 162 and Wollaston Road cross Route 82.
He writes, "The most unusual numbers of drivers that I’ve observed in my 66 years do not even slow down, let alone stop before crossing this intersection! ‘California Roll' is California Run, and many are obviously preoccupied with their hand-held devices. Be super careful at this intersection and do not assume that opposing drivers will stop!"
Excellent advice, and I am happy to share it. I know that Chief Robert "Clarkie" Clarke and the entire East Marlborough police force are well aware of this situation.

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