The Glen Echo

The unforgotten journey

The unforgotten journey

by Carter Stansel May 24, 2016

Paul Thornwall's days of retirement are now spent with his wife in Essex, Connecticut. Many days he finds himself in his living room, circling the photos that sometimes seem to blur into the...

About Team Red, White and Blue

May 19, 2016

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental disorder that causes feelings of fear and helplessness after one experiences a traumatic event, such as...

A transition home

A transition home

May 19, 2016

Overseas, soldiers have a sense of purpose -- to defeat the enemy -- and everyone shares that same goal. They deal with the fear and hardships of war with people who are going through the exact same thing....

How Team RWB helps

How Team RWB helps

May 19, 2016

Team Red, White & Blue’s mission is “to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.” In other words, the organization’s...

Jonathan Algor and his oldest son, Jack, run with the flag at the Detroit Marathon. Jack was born when Algor was still serving in Iraq and they didn’t meet until he was three months old (Photo Credit: Jonathan Algor)

Soldiering on: Glen Rock resident aids returning veterans

by Kate Casey, Advertising and Business Manager May 19, 2016

The former soldier moved cautiously among the unknown operatives. He was deep in unforeseen territory now, and he could distinctly make out the chatter of those nearby. A thick stench lay in the air, pungent...

The spirit of giving

The spirit of giving

May 13, 2016

The colorful budding heads of daisies and chrysanthemums and the warm sweep of crisp air broke the glum winter. For many local students, the signs of spring prompted a joy and excitement for the summer...

Wyckoff Economy Shop gives back to local schools

Wyckoff Economy Shop gives back to local schools

by Kaitlin Stansel, Social Media Editor May 13, 2016

As the butterfly pin was removed from a thick bed of plastic beads, tarnished metals, and dulled jewels, its glistening gems reflected the light in such a way that caught even a distracted eye. The alluring...

Compassionate Consignors

Compassionate Consignors

May 13, 2016

The Wyckoff PTO (Parent-Teacher Organization) Economy Shop is a non-profit consignment store that functions on the generosity of its surrounding community and volunteers.   The modest shop began in...

Kristin Mitchell with her brother, David, and her parents, Michele and Bill Mitchell at her college graduation, St. Joseph's University, May 14, 2005.

Mahoney raises awareness for dating violence

by Kaitlin Stansel, Social Media Editor April 6, 2016

Teachers at Glen Rock High School will be encouraged to donate five dollars to wear jeans on Friday April 8th. All the money collected from this event, orchestrated by Patricia Mahoney, will be donated...

The Chinese lanterns envelop the streets.

Chinese New Year beckons new adventures

by Kaitlin Stansel, Social Media Editor February 10, 2016

The red of the spherical lanterns fills the cobblestone streets of Chinatown as the curious eyes of students gaze across the streets. The New Year festivities were in full swing and the excitement could...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
Since 1956