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Canada: Toronto

by Prottusha Sarkar, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

The only reason almost fifty Canadian dollars had been shelled out was standing-or rather lying-in front of me. Black and white and cuddly as ever, Da Mao chomped down on some bamboo. His large paws that lacked opposable thumbs grasped tightly to the stalk of his favorite food. A crunch resonated through...

Anti-Idling April

Anti-Idling April

by Prottusha Sarkar

May 21, 2015

Idling is a common practice among New Jersey drivers. But did you know that idling for longer than ten seconds uses more fuel than restarting your car? Or that there is a Glen Rock Ordinance outlawing idling for more than three minutes? Sylvia Rabacchi at the Glen Rock Environmental Commission (GREC)...

The Great Halloween Debate

The Great Halloween Debate

by Prottusha Sarkar, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014

Trick or treat, trick or treat, give me something good to eat! most kids in Glen Rock can certainly remember that halloween-y tune that sung on the edge of doorsteps; dressed up as mostly witches or Supermans and out on the streets with orange, plastic pumpkin baskets to hold the golden load: candy....

Mary Kom is One Person You Just Can’t Stop

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by Prottusha Sarkar, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

The name Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom is a name that few people know, and it certainly holds little meaning to a great majority of Glen Rock residents. Known by her boxing title MC Mary Kom, Kom has inspired an entire generation of aspiring boxers all over Asia and India to fight against all odds....


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