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Manson’s Last Remains Claimed By Grandson

April 27, 2018 by

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On 19 November 2017, notorious mastermind Charles Manson died of natural causes at a hospital in Bakersfield, California. Manson was known for being the head of the Manson Family cult in the late 1960s, who are “thought to have carried out some 35 killings, but most of them were never tried because of lack of […]

Notorious Murderer Charles Manson Dies

December 21, 2017 by

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Charles Manson was born on 12 November 1934. Mason was an American cult leader whose followers were mass murders in the 1960s. Manson’s leaders were called The Manson Family. The Manson Family, including Charles himself, was a group of approximately 100 followers who shared his passion for an unconventional lifestyle and habitual use of hallucinogenic […]

California Teen Ends Life from Bullying

December 20, 2017 by

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Rosalie Avila was a thirteen-year-old girl who lost her life because of bullying. Rosalie’s bullying led to her loss of innocence. She attempted to commit suicide on 27 November 2017. She was declared brain dead on 1 December 2017 and was taken off life support on 4 December 2017. Avila was found unconscious in her […]

Beloved Harry Potter Actor Alan Rickman Dead at 69

March 30, 2016 by

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Beloved Harry Potter star Alan Rickman died of pancreatic cancer on 15 January 2016. He was surrounded by family and friends. Rickman was famous for his role as Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter movies, as well as his role in Die Hard as Hans Gruber, although his career began at Britain’s Royal Shakespeare […]

In Memoriam: Sarah Earnest

February 19, 2015 by

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Fleetwood Area High School lost a very special friend over Christmas Break, Sarah Earnest. The Life Skills class is creating a memory quilt in her honor. Each student will fill out a patch on the quilt with whatever they want and help sew the patches together. They will be holding a memorial quilt hanging ceremony, and […]

Reporter Stuart Scott Dies of Cancer

January 20, 2015 by

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Stuart Scott was born on 19 July 1965, in Chicago, Illinois. Scott is highly regarded as one of the best sports reporters in history. He was most widely known as an anchor for ESPN. In 2007, he received an appendectomy.  He later found out his appendix was cancerous. After remission, he was diagnosed again in 2011 and […]

Lacy Death a Suicide or Lynching?

January 6, 2015 by

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Lennon Lacy, a seventeen-year-old from North Carolina, was found dead at a neighborhood park. He was found hung from the frame of a playground swing. Reporters and investigators originally suspected suicide but eventually changed their minds. Lacy’s mom disagreed with the prospect of suicide, saying her son would never do such a thing. She believes […]

Joan Rivers Leaves a Lifelong Legacy

October 7, 2014 by

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On 4 September 2014, comedian Joan Rivers died. Rivers was born on 8 June 1933 in New York. Her career started as a stand-up comic in the 60s. People loved Joan and her sense of humor. Rivers was always interested in performing. In 1965, she premiered on The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson. “You’re going […]

Family Remembers Stephanie Steiner

May 30, 2014 by

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Back In December, I shared my heartbroken story about my stepmom, Stephanie Steiner, who was diagnosed with stage-four melanoma. Many of you have been supporting her and buying the green bracelets. I had planned to give my father, Jeffery Steiner, the bracelet money for his birthday on 26 May and surprise the both of them. My […]

JoePa Remembered

April 11, 2012 by

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Joseph Vincent Paterno was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He went on to be an English major at Brown University, where he played quarterback and cornerback. In 1966, Paterno took over the head coaching job at Penn State. He was an incredible football coach. Even though he only won two National Championships, he […]

Houston Legacy Marred by Early End

March 19, 2012 by

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Whitney Houston died on Saturday, 11 February, 2012 at the age of 48. She was born in New Jersey, and she knew from a very young age she wanted to become a professional singer. At age 15, she became a model and was one of the first African-Americans who appeared on the cover of Seventeen magazine. […]

Skier Sarah Burke Remembered

March 5, 2012 by

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On 10 January 2012, reports of a serious injury sustained by Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke shook the foundations of the action sports community. The days that followed the tragic accident saw many prayers and overwhelming support for the Burke family, who awaited the outcome of extensive neurosurgery to repair a vertebral artery tear sustained […]

In Memoriam: Steve Jobs

November 10, 2011 by

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On 5 October 2011, the world lost one of the most intelligent and creative people in recent memory; Steve Jobs passed away of cancer at the age of 56. Jobs will forever be remembered for his innovative Apple computer products and how they made people’s lives easier. But how did his inventions change the way […]

NHS Remembers Fleetwood’s Kathy Price

June 9, 2011 by

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On Friday, May 13th, Fleetwood Area High School’s National Honor Society chapter held a walk-a-thon in memory of Kathy Price. Kathy Price was a community member who tragically lost her three-year battle with breast cancer on May 6, 2011. Kathy left behind Keith, her husband of ten years, as well as a young daughter, Kristin, and […]

Ides of March Not Always Caesarian

March 14, 2011 by

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“I really don’t know anything about The Ides of March,” said Dan Hawkins. This was a common response from Fleetwood Area High School Students. But here’s the lowdown: The Ides of March is the Roman New year and also the day on which Julius Caesar died.  The term “Ides” signifies the end of the Roman […]

Remembering “The Day the Music Died”

February 14, 2011 by

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February 3rd will long be remembered as “The Day the Music Died.” In 1959, a private plane took off from Clear Lake, Iowa, transporting Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. Richardson (known as “The Big Bopper”), and the pilot to Moorhead, Minnesota. These artists were made famous by some of the most well-known songs of that […]

Michael O’Pake (1940-2010): Pennsylvania Senator

February 2, 2011 by

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Hundreds of people gathered Monday, January 3rd, 2011, to celebrate the life and mourn the death of Senator Michael O’Pake.  O’Pake was the longest serving member in the Pennsylvania General Assembly. He was born in Reading on February 2, 1940, and he graduated from Reading Central Catholic High School in the year 1957. He then […]

King’s Holiday Continues to Grow

January 14, 2011 by

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Every year on the third Monday in January, Americans celebrate the life of a very remarkable man, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior. ”Like all great influential figures in history, some stand above the rest,” says history teacher Craig Ghessi. “People have to judge the long-term effects that these individuals had on History. King’s impact on […]

In Memoriam: Ronnie James Dio

November 18, 2010 by

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In the world of metal music, many fans were sadly shocked by the recent death of Ronnie James Dio. For those not familiar with his work, he was an Italian-American heavy-metal vocalist and songwriter. Throughout his life, he established a name for himself, but he is most popularly remembered for his signature devil horns and […]