Passing, shooting, laughing at regional hoops program

Zach Ongley was one of the high school students who volunteered to help with a regional basketball program at Housatonic Valley Regional High School. Here Ongley leads a stretching drill on Saturday, Feb. 23. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Excited shouts filled the air — and the gym — at Housatonic Valley Regional High School on Saturday morning, Feb. 23, as the final session of a basketball program for first- and second-graders commenced.

Lisa McAuliffe and Matt Mette, the recreation directors in Salisbury and Sharon, respectively, designed the program, which began Jan. 5.

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