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Organic tilapia project begins second year

Organic tilapia project begins second year

by Ben Solomon, Staff Writer
October 13 • 121 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, Nature, Showcase

Environmental teacher Mrs. Heather McDermott continues to raise  tilapia fish in a more organic environment in effort to raise healthier fish  The project is in its second year and along with comparing on tilapia raised in an organic environment and tilapia raised on a fish farm, the fish will ...

Why did the chickens cross into the courtyard?

Why did the chickens cross into the courtyard?

by Michelle DeMaria
September 27 • 168 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Nature, Showcase, Student Life

An empty courtyard will be put to good use once it is transformed by the students of Environmental Science. After housing chickens in a smaller, cramped courtyard only accessible through Principal John Arlotta’s office, as has been done in previous years, the chickens raised by Mrs. Heather McDer...

Glen Rock reporter anchors Emmy-nominated program

Glen Rock reporter anchors Emmy-nominated program

by Lilia Wood, Editor-in-Chief
May 4 • 911 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, In-Depth, Showcase, World

The Japanese government doesn’t want anyone to know the story that Glen Rock resident Minnie Roh has told in her Emmy-nominated story.   It has denied its involvement, claimed that the women were ‘volunteers,’ and attempted to remove passages from American textbooks. The Japanese governm...

A Day In Strasbourg

A Day In Strasbourg

by Josh Lesser, Staff Writer
February 9 • 270 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Showcase, World

Throughout its history, the city of Strasbourg has switched hands between Germany and France many times. This has had an enormous impact on the city’s culture, food and architecture, making it one of the most interesting cities in France. The historic part of the city is on an island surrounded...

24 Hours In Mexico City

24 Hours In Mexico City

by Josh Lesser, Staff Writer
January 22 • 323 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, World

Since Mexico lunched its war on drugs in 2006, much of Mexico has been deemed unsafe to travel to by the US State Department; however, one city in particular has managed to dodge the violence staying off the State department warnings and becoming an ideal vacation for all of those wishing to see the...

City Tour: A day in Hoboken

City Tour: A day in Hoboken

by Josh Lesser, Staff Writer
December 22 • 314 views
Filed under Features, World

It is where baseball was invented and Frank Sinatra was born, some can argue that Hoboken is the very pulse of New Jersey. Home to some of New Jersey’s oldest Irish, German and Italian communities, Hoboken has undergone a major change from the industrial warehouse dominated city Frank Sinatra once...

Glen Rock gifts back with Operation Christmas Child

Glen Rock gifts back with Operation Christmas Child

by Michelle DeMaria, Staff Writer
December 18 • 271 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Student Life, World

On the morning of Dec. 25, a young girl will wake up especially early in her warm bed. Right away she is up and her eyes shoot open, knowing what is awaiting her. She races toward the stairs, climbing down as fast as she can. In a matter of seconds she is in her living room and finds the dozens of...

24 Hours In New Orleans

24 Hours In New Orleans

by Josh Lesser, Writter
November 18 • 308 views
Filed under World

The city of New Orleans has undergone many changes since hurricane Katrina. It’s now been 10 years since Katrina hit New Orleans killing thousands of the cities inhabitants. Throughout much of the city scares still remain, for example the ninth ward which seems like it will never truly make a rebound....

24 Hours In Washington D.C.

24 Hours In Washington D.C.

November 18 • 310 views
Filed under World

Gridlock, corruption and partisan politics are just some of the negative adjectives Americans use when they want to talk about Washington DC. However, politics aside Washington DC can be a pretty trendy and unique vacation spot. Being the capitol of the United States the city embodies all the great characteristics...

A Day In The Bronx

A Day In The Bronx

by Josh Lesser, Writer
November 12 • 275 views
Filed under World

The Bronx has come a long way since its time of urban decay and extreme poverty of the 70’s. The Bronx County is the third most densely populated county in the country and is often viewed as the most overlooked Borough in New York City. Besides from the Cross Bronx Expressway, Yankee Stadium and The...