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7 Tips to Become a Spectacular Camp Counselor

7 Tips to Become a Spectacular Camp Counselor

Allison Murphy
July 24, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion, Top Stories

Editor’s Note: Allison Murphy has worked at Montvale Recreation Camp, a local day camp, during the month of July for one year. As a counselor, Allison has learned how to interact with the campers as well as how to make their camp experience memorable. The following are seven tips that Allison has re...

Six ideas to kick off your summer staycation

Six ideas to kick off your summer staycation

June 27, 2016
Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, Top Stories

Many dislike sitting around and doing nothing. After all, we are endlessly told to be as productive as possible; therefore when the time comes when there is nothing left on the agenda, something seems out of place. However, summer is the time to finally enjoy the things around you without stressing over...

LikeSo: the app that can, like, make you speak better

LikeSo: the app that can, like, make you speak better

June 16, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Top Stories

If you pay close attention to your own voice when giving a presentation, you will be sure to notice yourself using a host of filler words such as, “like,” or “um.” While this is not uncommon, it can take away from what you’re trying to say and sound unprofessional. When asked, many Pascack Hills ...

All About Mother’s Day

All About Mother’s Day

May 6, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Top Stories

This Sunday, May 8, Mother’s Day will be celebrated worldwide. Mother’s Day has been celebrated on the second Sunday of May every year since it became an official US holiday in 1914. Anna Jarvis, the founder of Mother’s Day, campaigned for the day’s recognition. The first Mother’s Day was...

How to Get a Beach Body

How to Get a Beach Body

Olivia Bulzomi
April 19, 2016
Filed under Health/Fitness, Lifestyle, Opinion, Top Stories

Editor’s Note: The following is an opinion piece.   With summer quickly approaching, the age old question presents itself: “How do I achieve the perfect beach body?”   Step 1: Have a body. Step 2: Go to the beach.   The social pressure to “get in shape” is...

Get That Beach Body Ready: Fitness Routine

Get That Beach Body Ready: Fitness Routine

Alexandra Truszkowska
April 18, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Top Stories

With spring, summer, and general warm weather right around the corner, many teens want that improved beach body for their next summer vacation. Getting in shape for the summer takes a lot of time and commitment, but it will all be worth it when you can enjoy those cold ice creams on the beach. Here...

The Remedy for Spring Fever: New Fashion Trends

The Remedy for Spring Fever: New Fashion Trends

April 13, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Top Stories

Don’t be fooled by the recent 30 degrees Fahrenheit temperatures; spring is in full swing and so are the latest trends. It’s out with the old and in with the new—or in this case, out with the boots and in with the sandals. The world of fashion has pinpointed staple pieces that every teen girl should...

Smorgasburg: The Best Things In Life Aren’t Free

Smorgasburg: The Best Things In Life Aren’t Free

Jackson Cianciulli
March 30, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion, Top Stories

Editor’s Note: This is a food review by Jackson Cianciulli:   With the temperatures rising and the UGGS transforming to flip flops, it’s around that time of year where you and your friends will start planning a day in New York, arguably the best during a beautiful Spring afternoon. Between ...

5 Tips & Tricks to Get Fit for Spring Break!

5 Tips & Tricks to Get Fit for Spring Break!

Ashley Olsen
March 29, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Top Stories

Metabolism-Boosting Drinks: First thing in the morning, have a glass of water with about half of a lemon and even a little bit more for flavor. The secret is to add a dash of apple cider vinegar, a dash of cinnamon that’s good for your blood sugar and apple slices for sweetness. Put this drink...

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