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Bulger Abuses Power; Connolly Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder

March 19, 2018 by


John Joseph Connolly, Jr., was one of Boston’s former FBI agents, who grew up in the Old Harbor housing project of South Boston with former Winter Hill Gang mob boss, James ‘Whitey’ Bulger. He was born 1 August 1940. During his time growing up in the projects, he became friends with William ‘Billy’ Bulger, the […]

McCarthyism a Stain on American History

February 1, 2018 by


Joseph McCarthy came into power as Senator in 1946. On 9 February 1950, at the Republican Women’s Club of Wheeling, West Virginia, he made the following comment. “I have here in my hand a list of 205 names that were made known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party and […]

Government Abuse of Power an Established Routine

January 30, 2018 by


What is power? Depending on the situation, one can compile many interpretations of the matter. What initially comes to mind when one hears the word ‘power’ varies. It all depends on what the responding person thinks. “Electricity,” English teacher Mr. Andy Good said. “Strength,” history teacher Mr. Paul Kochanasz said. “What initially comes to mind […]

Fleetwood is First School In Berks County to Start a Rho Kappa Chapter

December 6, 2017 by


Fleetwood Area High School is the first school in Berks County, Pennsylvania, to join Rho Kappa, the Social Studies Honor Society. The induction ceremony will be held at the Reading Public Museum on 11 December 2017. “The Social Studies Honor Society recognizes juniors and seniors who excel in social studies,” economics teacher Dina Heffner said. […]

Fleetwood Senior Qualifies for National Orchestra

December 1, 2017 by


Fleetwood Area High School senior Marisalley George made National Orchestra. George was “honestly really surprised” when she found out that she qualified,  given there were many other people who auditioned for the orchestra. She has been playing the viola since she was in fourth grade because the viola caught her attention the most when her […]

Safe Trick-or-Treat a Family Hit

November 17, 2017 by


Do you want your kids to have a fun and secure experience when trick-or-treating? If your answer is yes, then your kids should attend next year’s Safe Trick-or-Treat event at the Fleetwood Area High School. Every year, the Relay for Life team conducts major activities like the haunted house, trick-or-treating, cookie decorating, pumpkin decorating, and […]

History Repeats Repeating Itself

November 3, 2017 by


History repeats itself. While it may not repeat itself down to names and  dates, there are some cases of history repeating itself over the course of time. One example of history repeating itself is Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812 and Hitler’s invasion of Russia in 1941. After gaining control over the surrounding countries in […]