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District water lead test levels spark remediation efforts, retesting

District water lead test levels spark remediation efforts, retesting

by Githmie Goonatilleke, Copy Editor
June 1, 2017 • 109 views
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The Glen Rock Board of Education conducted drinking water tests during the past spring break and recently published the results. According to the Department of Education, the state of New Jersey adopted regulations regarding testing for lead in drinking water in public schools on July 13, 2016. The tests were conduct...

Eons Greek fast food restaurant opens with healthy options

Eons Greek fast food restaurant opens with healthy options

by Christine Nappi, Staff Writer
June 1, 2017 • 82 views
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A new Greek fast food place aiming to spread health in the food industry opened May 26 in Paramus, NJ. Owner George Georgiades, former executive chef of the high end Greek seafood eatery, Varka, intended for a quieter opening of his restaurant ‘Eons’ to prevent overwhelming aspects that come...

Successful baseball team poised for next round

Successful baseball team poised for next round

May 25, 2017 • 50 views
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Glen Rock baseball's 2017 season has been nothing but a success. Currently with an 18-5 record and in the second round of the state playoffs. The team also finished with a 14-2 league record and tied with Rutherford to share a league title win for this season. An experienced roster has helped...

Students attend annual Teen Arts trip

Students attend annual Teen Arts trip

by David Viggiano, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017 • 30 views
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The time spent outside with peers and being able to explore a college campus were just some of the many benefits of the field trip on Friday, May 19 to Bergen Community College’s Teen Arts festival. The exposure to the masterpieces of several other teens of Bergen County highlighted the trip...

Glen Rock and Ridgewood to raise pride flags for LGBT Pride Month

Glen Rock and Ridgewood to raise pride flags for LGBT Pride Month

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017 • 271 views
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Glen Rock and Ridgewood will raise rainbow pride flags on June 1 in Wilde Memorial Park and Van Neste Park respectively in acknowledgement of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month after a small controversy in Ridgewood regarding the raising of the flag. The rainbow pride flag, designed...

Concert choir hits climax with spring concert

Concert choir hits climax with spring concert

by David Viggiano, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017 • 27 views
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While in school, they are just students of an academic class. However, the concert choir proved to be able to blow away a crowd during Wednesday, May 17, 2016 spring concert. In the high school auditorium from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., the concert choir displayed the several months of preparation for...

Farmers market succeeds in trial runs, will run June to October

Farmers market succeeds in trial runs, will run June to October

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer
May 24, 2017 • 41 views
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The farmers market that ran three successful trial runs will return for the summer from June 4 to October 15 every Sunday. The market will be located at the Borough Hall parking lot next to Kilroys. The project is led by Alison Bloomfield who decided that she wanted to keep the market going aft...

Examining claims and myths of detox water

Examining claims and myths of detox water

by Olivia Traphagen, Senior Staff Writer
May 24, 2017 • 38 views
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Detox water is all the talk, or is it all talk? Detox water claims to cleanse the body and rid it from the toxic chemicals consumed in everyday lives. Not only does it taste great, but it supposedly makes the consumer feel great too. Some nutritionists are supportive of detox waters and teas, yet others...

St. Catharine’s longtime Youth Minister retires

St. Catharine’s longtime Youth Minister retires

by Christine Nappi, Staff Writer
May 23, 2017 • 381 views
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Once Roe Miller’s children became involved in St. Catharine’s Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) so did she. She began volunteering with program, immersing herself in the rewarding and faithful aspects the program possesses. She eventually feel in love with the program, oblivious to the impact it’d...

Comarato to retire after 33 years of teaching

Comarato to retire after 33 years of teaching

by Colin Morrow, Editor-in-Chief
May 22, 2017 • 271 views
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For the past 16 years, Ann Comarato has brought a positive attitude and creative teaching style to Glen Rock students. However, at the end of the 2016-2017 school year, Glen Rock will say goodbye to the English teacher as she prepares for retirement. Comarato says that this decision was difficult...

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