Futaba school ceremonies restarted

Apr 7, 2014

Futaba school ceremonies restarted

For the first time since the nuclear crisis began, the evacuated town of Futaba, Fukushima Prefecture, like elsewhere around the country, held opening ceremonies for schools and kindergartens on Monday — albeit at a new location in the neighboring city of Iwaki. Until Monday, ...

Tohoku schools, businesses welcome new faces

Apr 1, 2014

Tohoku schools, businesses welcome new faces

With the start of the new fiscal year Tuesday, schools and companies in the areas hit by the March 2011 disasters welcomed newcomers as a breath of fresh air in the region’s efforts to rebuild. At Ryori Elementary School in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, which ...