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Woodcliff Lake Mayor and Council Honors Robotics Team

Woodcliff Lake Mayor and Council Honors Robotics Team

Hanna Kimball
June 25, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

On Monday June 19, FRC Team 1676, the Pascack Pi-oneers, was honored by the Woodcliff Lake Mayor and Council. The team’s CEOs were presented certificates from the Council acknowledging the team’s successful season. Junior Ella Hofstetter says, “It felt nice that the borough of Woodcliff La...

Comey Testifies Before the Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey Testifies Before the Senate Intelligence Committee

Kyle Hammalian
June 13, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday in regards to the ongoing probe into Russian interference into the 2016 Presidential Election and possible collusion with the campaign of President Donald J. Trump. In the highly anticipated public hearing, Com...

Park Ridge office receives bomb threat

Park Ridge office receives bomb threat

Hanna Kimball
May 30, 2017
Filed under Current Events, News, Top Stories

On Tues. May 30 a Park Ridge office building was sent a bomb threat in the early afternoon. This caused the building itself and Park Ave to be shut down. A Park Ridge Police dispatcher told The Trailblazer that the Police Chief or Lieutenant were unavailable to comment at the time. Bergen Count...

Chipotle Transitions Towards a Preservative-Free Menu

Chipotle Transitions Towards a Preservative-Free Menu

Suha Niyas
April 27, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Chipotle, an American chain of restaurants that specializes in tacos and Mission-style burritos, is now selling preservative-free food with no added flavors, colors, and non-GMO. Chipotle is also using 51 real ingredients that they claim are responsibly raised, pasture-raised dairy, local produce, and organ...

As Board Approves $55.8 Million Budget, Woodcliff Lake Seeks to Withdraw From District

As Board Approves $55.8 Million Budget, Woodcliff Lake Seeks to Withdraw From District

Kyle Hammalian
April 25, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

A New Jersey Appellate court heard arguments from attorneys representing Hillsdale and River Vale on April 5 regarding a petition from the Borough of Woodcliff Lake to withdraw from the Pascack Valley Regional High School District and instead participate in a send-receive relationship with the district,...

ObamaCare: How the Repealment of the Affordable Care Act Will Affect New Jersey Citizens

ObamaCare: How the Repealment of the Affordable Care Act Will Affect New Jersey Citizens

Skylar Bachman and Melanie Meisner
April 4, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

In 2010, the advent of affordable health insurance was announced during Barack Obama’s first presidential term under the name Obamacare. After President Donald Trump was elected into office, he sought to repeal Obamacare and replace it with a new health insurance law within his first 100 days in office. Eleven...

Banning Electronics to Muslim Airports

Banning Electronics to Muslim Airports

Suha Niyas
April 3, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

As spring break comes closer, Americans are looking forward to spend their one week vacation traveling to another country. Middle-eastern destinations like Dubai are known for their popular tourists spots like the Burj Khalifa, so it is a perfect place to stay at during spring break. However, people...

How to protect your mobile devices and online privacy

How to protect your mobile devices and online privacy

Kyle Hammalian
March 22, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Wikileaks, an online nonprofit that publishes secret and classified materials, leaked thousands of documents associated with the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) hacking program and its far-reaching capabilities on March 7. The release, named Vault 7, detailed the agency’s ability to hack Andro...

New Bill May Block the PARCC Graduation Requirement

New Bill May Block the PARCC Graduation Requirement

Kyle Hammalian
February 27, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

A new bill that would remove PARCC from the list of graduation requirement has been advanced through the New Jersey Assembly Education Committee. The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, is a graduation requirement for the Class of 2021, students currently in eig...

A New Addition to the Roads of New Jersey

A New Addition to the Roads of New Jersey

Allison Murphy
January 23, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

The roads of Montvale, Park Ridge, or Woodcliff Lake, Might not be paved in gold, but they are newly painted in white. Recently, these towns have added a line between the double yellow line running on main roads, even on county roads. This concept has become increasingly frequent in the towns of B...

Delli Bovi Rides Off Into Retirement

Delli Bovi Rides Off Into Retirement

Matthew Wikfors
December 12, 2016
Filed under Current Events, Features, News, School News, Top Stories

It was her first day of school in Glen Rock and Barbara Delli Bovi was nervous:  “What if the students don’t like me?  What will the school be like?  How are the other teachers?” Like any young adult, these questions raced around in her mind. She made sure she had all that she needed:  Supp...

10 Best Red Carpet Looks at the AMAs

10 Best Red Carpet Looks at the AMAs

Alyson Cohen
November 30, 2016
Filed under A&E, Music, News, Top Stories

The American Music Awards were on ABC on November 20. Several celebrities showed off some of their best looks on the red carpet. Here’s a few of the best looks from that night: (all photos found on theamas.com) Ariana Grande “Artist of the Year” winner Ariana Grande stepped out in a lace br...

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