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Still Going Strong

Still Going Strong

Robert Spino, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016

Tripp Halstead, a 2-year old boy, was struck by a 10 foot tree limb on October 29th 2012 during Hurricane Sandy at Cribs to Crayons daycare in Jefferson, Georgia. Tripp was playing outside when a big gust of wind came out of nowhere and knocked over the branch and hit Tripp on the head causing sever...

The Hero of Amy Beverland Elementary

The Hero of Amy Beverland Elementary

Glorianese Ortiz, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016

Susan Jordan was a long time principal at Amy Beverland Elementary School. She tragically died on Tuesday January 26 when she was hit by a bus that for some reason drove onto the curb.  Two 10-year-olds that almost got hit by the bus were sent to the hospital with serious but non life-threatening injuri...

Only marked on the outside

Only marked on the outside

Pedro DeSouza, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016

With everything against him and despite all of the odds, Jonathan Pitre refuses to be discouraged or to be stopped from spreading knowledge about his rare and fatal disease Epidermolysis Bullosa, otherwise known as just EB. Epidermolysis Bullosa is a very rare disease where only twenty out of one million ne...

What cancer taught her

What cancer taught her

Brianna Durante, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016

Alyssa Casson is currently a senior in the culinary program at Kaynor Technical High School in Waterbury.  Alyssa is only seventeen years old, but she has experienced more than most teenagers her age. Alyssa was only nine years old when she was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma; a form of muscle cancer.  This...

Elephants in the Circus

Elephants in the Circus

Gabrielle Levesque, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016

    “Having worked with actors for many years it’s hard for me to believe that anyone would have to be dragged kicking and screaming into show business. But for the elephants in Ringling Brothers and other circuses, that’s exactly what happens.” These are Alec Baldwin’s word...

Layoffs at ESPN

Layoffs at ESPN

Brianna Durante, Staff Writer

December 23, 2015

Towards the end of October and into early November, the well-known sports network ESPN laid off approximately 300 employees from locations across the nation.  These cuts were made to brace for changes that are coming to the cable television business, as well as to recover from changes that have already ...

The first Naugatuck Candidate Forum

Allison Tortorici, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2015

On November 3, 2015, Naugatuck will be segued into a new era under the leadership of newly elected town officials. On election day, when we’re in bed sleeping late, the adults in the community will be off to the polls voting for a new mayor and Board of Education members, among others. On Wednesday ...

A new twist on an old favorite

A new twist on an old favorite

Brianna Durante, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015

New York Bestselling author, Stephanie Meyer, is at it again.  In honor of the 10th anniversary of the release of her first Twilight book in 2005, Meyer has decided to mix things up by releasing a reimagined Twilight, leaving fans in shock. In this new version of Twilight titled Life and Death, the m...

Baltimore officers on trial

Baltimore officers on trial

Gabby Levesque, Staff Writer

September 21, 2015

Freddie Gray, a twenty-five year old African American, was living in Baltimore, Maryland at the time of his death. He was in a coma in the Shock Trauma, for five days before passing away after a fatal encounter with Baltimore’s Police Department. His death was ruled a homicide. Subsequently six po...

Kanye in 2020?

Kanye in 2020?

Robert Spino, Staff Writer

September 21, 2015

On August 30th at the 2015 VMAs at the Microsoft Theater Kanye West won the award for the Best Music Video and during an acceptance speech, he surprisingly announced that he was running for president in 2020. This was the pinnacle of his speech about his changing attitude. "I don't know what I gonna lose after this. ...

A memorial for the courageous

A memorial for the courageous

Brianna Durante, Staff Writer

September 13, 2015

On Thursday September 10th, 2015, the Flight 93 Memorial was opened to the public.  Flight 93 was the only plane that did not reach its intended target on September 11th, 2001.  Presumably, the flight was headed towards either the U.S. Capitol or the White House.  However, a handful of courageous...

Fasten your seat belts…or not?

Fasten your seat belts…or not?

Veronica Rangel and Tricia Nolan, Staff Writers

September 10, 2015

On February 12th, 2015, Thursday afternoon, a Montgomery County Public School Bus was involved in an accident at Silver Spring Intersection where four students were injured.        The question that remains is, would the number of injured students be diminished if there had been seatbelts p...

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