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A loyal pet awaits her evacuated owner’s return

A loyal pet awaits her evacuated owner’s return

Aferdita Emini, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

Weeks after the Campfire that tore through Paradise, CA, a loyal Anatolian Shepherd stayed and guarded his home that was burned to the ground. She was reunited with 75-year-old Andrea Gaylord once she was permitted to return to her land in Paradise. Right after her evacuation in early November, Gaylord reached ou...

Substitute teacher tries to ruin Christmas

Substitute teacher tries to ruin Christmas

Hailey Deitelbaum, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

Last week a class of first graders at Cedar Hill Elementary School in New Jersey had their childhood shattered when their substitute teacher told them that Santa wasn’t real. Michael Raj, principal of Cedar Hill, sent a letter home that day, explaining what had happened in the class and offering ...

Iconic kangaroo passes away

Iconic kangaroo passes away

Kevin Day, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018

On December 10th, 2018 Roger the Kangaroo died at age 12, Roger was a red kangaroo who was known for his physique and being the face of Australia. His remarkable muscle mass was not just for looks; he was taught how to kickbox and build up his mass. Roger was rescued as an orphaned joey; he wa...

The hot new toys for Christmas

The hot new toys for Christmas

Mis Normand, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018

Many toy companies are releasing a lot of new products for children this year just in time for Christmas. Hatchimals are making another comeback this year. Hatchimals Hatchibabies came out this year and they sell for $69.00 at walmart.com. The surprise with these ones are that children don’t kn...

Sully remains in service of late President George H.W. Bush

Sully remains in service of late President George H.W. Bush

Evelyn Diaz, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

George H.W Bush's faithful service dog Sully remains by his side, after the former president peacefully passed away in his Houston home on the evening of November 30 at age 94. In many touching photos, Sully is laying by Bush's flag draped coffin as he says his final goodbyes and keeps guard over ...

Serial killer confesses for a better deal

Serial killer confesses for a better deal

Jessica Maguire, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

Seventy-eight year old prisoner, Samuel Little, confessed to 90 murders through the years of 1970-2005 during an interview last Friday. Little, who is in jail for the killings of Carol Alford, Audrey Nelson, and Guadalupe Adopa between 1987 and 1989, confessed in an attempt to switch prisons. ...

Bus accident injures youth football players

Bus accident injures youth football players

Shannon Burns, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

A charter bus transporting a youth football team crashed early Monday morning in Arkansas while traveling from Texas to Memphis, Tennessee and killed one child and injured more than 40 other passengers, many being children. The team was playing in Dallas for a tournament over the weekend and it wa...

Amateur soccer team falsely reports death of player

Amateur soccer team falsely reports death of player

Hailey Deitelbaum, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

Last Thursday, Ballybrack FC, an amateur soccer team of Ireland, reported that Fernando Nuno La Fuente, a former player, had died. Come to find out, it was all a lie. The team had a game scheduled for Saturday. However, early Friday morning, they sent out reports that La Fuente had died in a car...

Man strangles girlfriend at local nursing home

Man strangles girlfriend at local nursing home

Faith Arcuri, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

On Saturday November 24, 81 year old John Jensen was charged with murder after strangling 76 year old Patricia Way at a Waterbury nursing home. Waterbury Police say that they arrived at the scene of the crime at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Bucks Hills in Waterbury at around 6 p.m. Way had a scarf wrapp...

Breastfeeding woman shamed at Texas Roadhouse

Breastfeeding woman shamed at Texas Roadhouse

Aubrey Lyons, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

Sadie Durbin, a Louisville, Kentucky resident and mother, was told to cover up while breastfeeding her seven week old child at a Texas Roadhouse restaurant on November 16, 2018. Sadie Durbin was feeding her child quietly when a manager approached her. “David Mitchell, a manager at the Texas R...

Depending on your birth month, you may be more likely to have ADHD

Depending on your birth month, you may be more likely to have ADHD

Jillian Potter, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

In a recent study published November 28th 2018, the New England Journal of Medicine has conducted research and concluded that if children are born in August, the month of leos and virgos, they are more likely to develop ADHD (Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder) in states which have Kindergarten ...

Adenovirus outbreak sickens many children

Adenovirus outbreak sickens many children

Justin Dinis, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

On Monday, November 5, 2018, New Jersey’s Department of Health announced that a total of thirty-four children have become sick, including eleven deaths, which is connected to an adenovirus type 7 outbreak at Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. Adenovirus type 7 is “most commonly associ...

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