Archive for August, 2009

In Memoriam: Father Joseph Hirsch

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

[caption id="attachment_127" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Father Joseph Hirsch (1944-2009) attending to a gravesite in the Orthodox section at Riverside (photo from the Denver Post)"][/caption] It is with great sadness that we received the news of the death of Father Joseph Hirsch, the Dean of the Holy Transfiguration of Christ Cathedral in Globeville. ...

Henry Carver Memorial Dedication on August 22nd

Friday, August 21st, 2009

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="250" caption="Professor Henry Carver"][/caption]Among the many historic figures who are buried at Riverside Cemetery is Henry Carver who, among other accomplishments, was the first president of Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania. Bloomsburg University Archivist and Historian Robert Dunkelberger has extensively researched Professor Carver's life; a short summary of ...

Doc-A-Block Training – August 15th

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="180" caption="Sandstone at Riverside"][/caption]We're excited to announce that we are currently training volunteers for our "Doc-A-Block" program. The next training session will be on Saturday, August 15th 2009 from 10 am to noon. To register for this program please send an email to our Doc-A-Block guru, Kate ...