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Shooting at Christmas Parade Proves Deadly

On November 21, a Christmas parade in Wisconsin turned deadly. Authorities in Wisconsin have identified the motive force of a red SUV who they say deliberately drove his SUV via barricades and into a crowd celebrating the Waukesha Christmas parade. Darrell E. Brooks Jr., 39, is believed to have acted alone. Brooks faces five counts of first-diploma intentional murder.

 

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The Brightest Celebration

The town's annual Tree Lighting took place in the Nutley Park Oval and was held on Sunday, December 5 at 4:30pm. It is always a big celebration and Nutley is known to always be very festive in the winter -- from the school celebrations to the decorations, and, of course, the tree lighting.

 

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A Thanksgiving and Christmas for Those in Need

This past Thanksgiving, the Salvation Army gave out free meals for people all over America. Covid-19 and numerous circumstances have caused many families to struggle financially. In order to help, The Salvation Army annually collects donations and provides Thanksgiving dinners for those in need. Across the country, over 3,330 pounds of turkey and 700 pumpkin pies were served this year alone.

 

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Crisis on the Polish Border

On November 24, a large build up of migrants coming from Belarus attempted to enter the EU from Poland. They were stopped, however, by Polish border troops and the oncoming winter. This has caused what some are calling a “humanitarian crisis” as thousands of the migrants were left without shelter and with little food and water as winter approaches. 

 

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Salvatore Balsamo Speaks All About The Board Of Education And The New Term That Is Approaching

On December 7, 2021, Salvatore Balsamo spoke to the Maroon & Gray and the new term that is approaching. Mr. Balsamo has lived in Nutley for his whole life; he grew up on Beach St. Mr.Balsamo feels as Nutley has helped him grow into the man he is today, “There are so many people that have helped me in both big and small ways. Most of them were friends, neighbors, and teachers here in Nutley,” 

 

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Woman Gets Stabbed in Belleville, NJ

On November 20, 2021, there was a stabbing in Bellville, NJ at 5:06 pm. While a woman was walking home from her job, she was stabbed multiple times by an unknown person. The Belleville police were notified that there was an injured woman in the area of 22 Howard Place in Belleville, NJ. They responded to the report, and found a woman with multiple stab wounds.

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Children Ages 5 through 11 are Eligible to get the COVID-19 Vaccine

On October 29, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 through 11-years old to further mitigate the spread of the virus. The emergency authorization was issued following the FDA’s detailed and transparent evaluation of the data that included input from independent advisory committee experts who voted largely in favor of making the vaccine available for younger Americans.

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Afghan Female Judges in Hiding

More than 200 female judges remain in Afghanistan, many of them under threat and in hiding, according to the International Association of Women Judges. Taliban officials have recovered their personal information from court records, several former judges said, and some have had their bank accounts frozen.

 

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Sam Pesin Working Hard To Keep The Liberty State Park From Becoming Another Golf Course.

On October 27, 2021, Sam Pesin, the current president of Liberty State Park (LSP) spoke on behalf of the park and the privatization plans he is trying to fight. Sam’s father founded the popular Liberty State Park, Sam has spent most of his life in the park either helping his father, enjoying the scenery, or fighting for the park. “My father, Morris Pesin spent 18 years leading the movement to create the Liberty State Park, and I will spend my life making sure it stays open for the people just like he intended no matter what,” said Pesin. 

 

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Canary Islands' Never-ending Eruption

The Canary Islands' volcano eruption was a horrible thing and affected thousands of people.

 

The Canary Island volcanic eruption affected the whole island and engulfed it in ash.  It went on for hours and and the residents were scared it was never going stop. To this day, it's still going and there seems to be no end.

 

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The Spotted Lanternfly: Why You Need to “Stomp it Out”

In September of 2014, the spotted lanternfly (SLF) was discovered in Berks County, Pennsylvania. It has since then spread to other counties and states such as New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, New York, and Connecticut. It is approximately one inch long and looks relatively similar to a moth. Its top wings are a beige color with black spots, and its bottom wings are half red with black spots and half black with white splotches.

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Scientists Attached a Pig Kidney to a Human and It Worked

On October 20, 2021, there were multiple articles released about an outstanding medical success. For the first time ever, surgeons attached a pig kidney to a human and it worked successfully. The pig kidney was put onto the human at The New York University. These articles share just how amazing this experiment will be for the world, moving forward.

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European Gas Prices Soar Amid Post Pandemic Recovery

As European countries recover from COVID and lockdown restrictions are being lifted, European countries now face a new problem: a shortage of natural gas. Due to climate change, many countries around the world are moving towards cleaner energy sources such as natural gas. However as countries come out of lockdown, they are faced with the fact that there is not enough natural gas for the post pandemic recovery. 

 

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Russia Suspends NATO Diplomatic Mission

On Monday, October 18th, Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov announced Russia will suspend diplomatic ties with NATO. This also includes the information office in Moscow. According to RT News, “Lavrov said that, after that date (November 1st) NATO should turn to the Russian ambassador in Belgium for any contact.”

 

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A Summary of Afghanistan

The United States pulling its troops from Afghanistan after more than 19 years is a major news story globally. There have been mixed responses, some celebrating the troops coming home, while some protesting, saying that they need to stay. 

 

A collective emotion however, is a sense of foreboding.

 

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New Russian Stealth Fighter Revealed at MAKS Air Show

Over the summer, starting on July 20, 2021 and ending July 25th, the International Aviation and Space Show, otherwise known as MAKS, was held in Moscow Russia at Zhukovsky International Airport. The show allows for Russian aerospace companies to showcase their new designs and then negotiate export contracts to foreign nations looking to buy the new designs. During the 2021 MAKS, a new Russian light multirole stealth fighter, the SU-75 Checkmate, was revealed.

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2021 Olympics' Ban Black Lives Matter Apparel

The death of George Floyd in 2020, brought a tremendous uprising in the black community. the movement, Black Lives Matter, was shown in a protest. Even some athletes take a knee, or a fist, to protest against racism. Also wearing shirts that read, “Black Lives Matter”, but now those shirts, have been banned if worn in the Olympics.