Telly Halkias

VTDigger contributor Telly Halkias now Vermont’s second ATCA member

Vermont Digger contributor Telly Halkias has attained membership in the American Theatre Critics Association (ATCA).

Boy Scout group maintains conservation legacy in Stratton

Since the 1950s, Snowald has been used primarily as a gathering place for Boy Scout troops to experience nature. But its neighbors know it as a place open to hikers, hunters and skiers.

Telly Halkias: Red Sox Nation should stand and cheer Derek Jeter

It’s only fitting that Jeter takes his final swing not in the Bronx, but in Boston.

Bennington Museum widens scope, adds taste of Vermont modernism

Robert Wolterstorff, who was hired as the museum’s new director in 2012, was seeking a new challenge, and Vermont seemed the perfect place to realize it.

Telly Halkias: Citizen blogs – a chasm of standards

While some have anointed the casual blogger a citizen journalist, there still remains a chasm of standards between the two, most notably in the framework and the rigor with which information is presented to the public.

At Hildene, focus turns to ecological stewardship

Along with a museum, the 400-plus acre property that was once home to Robert Todd Lincoln offers footpaths, farming and cheesemaking.

Telly Halkias: Bergdahl affair is far from over

Finally, after weeks of Beltway political theater, and my telling anyone who would listen that the Bergdahl affair is a long, long way from being over, the Pentagon announced that it has opened a formal investigation into the case.

Telly Halkias: A grand(father’s) legacy

I was blessed to have known two of my grandparents, my maternal grandmother Stamatina, or Yiayia, and my paternal grandfather George, or Pappou. … This week, in honor of Father’s Day, I’ll remember Pappou.

Telly Halkias: Building an electoral bridge?

Recently, I read a report on several states tinkering with how to allot their votes in the Electoral College, and I’m convinced the way we elect our presidents needs reform.

Telly Halkias: My unending Memorial Day

Eleven years ago this month, my world became an emptier place. On May 19, 2003, my friend Dominic was killed in Iraq.

Telly Halkias: Add up the math, part 2

But how to teach math in the Digital Age, and just as importantly, how to learn it? It turns out the best new method is really the oldest.

Telly Halkias: Add up the math

The longtime national debate on improving mathematics performance in our schools has drifted away from some of the truths of teaching and learning this subject.

Telly Halkias: How Robert Frost saved my life

I was 13 when I first read Robert Frost’s “Mending Wall,” and it changed me forever.

Telly Halkias: RIP, Joel Brinkley

When Pulitzer Prize-winner Joel Brinkley died of an acute illness on March 11 at age 61, the American news media lost one of its top journalists, and finest human beings.