Category: National/World

Letters: Soon to be a thing of the past?

Everyone knows about the  mail carriers dressed in blue from the postal service.Well, after their amazing efforts to deliver even in the worst of conditions, such as the giant snowstorm that downed more trees in Montclair than Hurricane Irene, they are…

Bonnaroo 2011 Lineup Has Some Surprises

Festivals like Bonnaroo are one of the best things about music. When dozens of bands from dozens of different genres come together and rock away the weekend, good times are had by all. In the past few years, Bonnaroo has…

Kerry Bishe, MKA Alumna and TV Star

We all know Mr. Bishe, the great seventh and eighth grade social studies teacher.  However, you may not know about his daughter, Kerry Bishe.  Kerry Bishe was a lifer at MKA and graduated in 2002.  She was recently cast as…

Partners In Health Needs YOU to Help Haiti

Partners in Health is an organization that helps poor countries by bringing medical care to them. They have establishments in nine countries already. PIH has three main goals: to care for patients, to eliminate the causes of life-threading diseases and…

Dear Cougars

Dear Cougars, Last Tuesday night, Haiti, a poverty-stricken country in the Caribbean, was struck by disaster. A level-7 earthquake shook the capitol of Haiti, collapsing buildings of all types. School, government and international buildings such as the UN and Red…

Mechanics of Death

Ohio has preformed the world’s first, one-drug lethal injection. The state, one of the 36 that currently practices the death penalty, is the first to execute a man with one drug, instead of the usual three. The drug of choice…

Top Ten Ways You Can Help During the Holidays

1. Donate Toys to Toys for Tots. Locations to drop off your toys: E.C.R.B Towing, 329 Broad St (Rear), Bloomfield, New Jersey. Or, Century 21 Cedarcrest Realty, 460 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, N.J. For more information visit: www.toysfortots.org. 2.  Help The…