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Clowning Around: IT returns to the theaters

MOVIE REVIEW: Grade: B  The storyline was very good, as it included the usual ups and downs of a classic horror film, paired with frequent pop-up scares. The group of protagonist kids in the “Losers Club” attempt to to defeat the scary Pennywise the clown in a battle to potentially save the younger brother of one member of their club. While this film was not scary overall, it had its moments. Director Andy ...

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Two D’s for Irvington Students

This school year, Irvington welcomed Mr. Anthony DiBenedetto as a new algebra teacher and you may recognize that last name because his brother, Mr. Patrick DiBenedetto, is an art teacher and varsity coach at Irvington. While Anthony was looking for a job Patrick didn't feel the need to step in. “I didn’t get involved,” said Patrick, “but when opportunities in Irvington came up, I always let my brother know ...

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Student Vaping Increasing Nationwide

By Ben Yeh and Brian Clinton High school students around the country are engaging in a new, and unhealthy, habit -- JUULing, also known as vaping. JUULing, the most modern form of e-cigarettes on the market are increasingly popular among teenagers and young adults. The growth in the new small compact e-cig can be attributed to its stealthy and concealable design—whilst delivering a fix of nicotine to users. ...

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PSU’s Barkley Turning Heads

Penn State running back Saquon Barley has sparked interest from many NFL scouts. He has been known to showcases his skills on the field but has a secret passion -- the weight room.  “The 4.33 40-yard dash Barkley ran during spring testing would have made him the fastest running back at the 2017 NFL combine. His 32 bench-press reps of 225 pounds would have ranked fourth . . . among defensive linemen—and tied ...

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New Asian Fusion Restaurant in Irvington

50 South Buckhout street is abuzz with some new local flare, a new family-friendly Asian fusion restaurant. .Recently  Since February of this year  GoSū has been serving numerous Asian-inspired dishes with an American twist. From the various small, shareable appetizers to the delicious ramen and cooked meats, GoSu brings some never been seen before flavors to our small town of Irvington. The renovated, mode ...

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Facebook Group Offers Local Color

All of Irvington High School is buzzing with the daily gossip and news on our small humble town coming from the 10533 Facebook group. With a whooping 2,440 members, some former and current Irvington students, this closed group is the talk of the town currently. Melissa Brown, a resident in Irvington and the Facebook administrator for the 10533 Facebook group, started the group in 2014 as a way to connect Ir ...

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Google Classroom replaces Edline

Formerly, teachers and students used website Edline as an online classroom: posting assignments, PowerPoints, and test dates. This year, however, it has all changed as teachers switch to Google Classroom. Google Classroom is a online blogging tool that allows teachers to post assignments, notes, and remind students of upcoming exams. This eco-friendly option removes the need for paper, connects to Google Dr ...

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New Players Give Irvington Football Team Hope in New Season

The varsity football team is off to a 3-3 start and optimism is high, thanks to the addition of three seniors who are playing in their first year of high school football but are already making an impact. Despite the transfer of key player Anthony Bonavita, who is now attending Iona Prep, the team is hopeful this season with the additions of Nick Lambiase, Christian Ishoo, and Nestor Ortiz. Usually seniors t ...

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Parking Policy Irks Seniors

One of the biggest concerns of high school seniors here on campus, aside from college applications, is how to get to school every morning. For seniors, the long awaited privilege of parking on campus has finally arrived, but not without drawbacks. With alternating A and B day parking passes, students are only able to park every other day, leaving a method of transportation for half the year up in the air. W ...

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Fantasy Football changes how we watch

Sports Column Fantasy Football and technology are changing the way we watch football. Every Sunday during the National Football League season, from 1:00 pm to about 7:30 pm, my Dad and I watch NFL RedZone. Other than rooting for the New York Giants, I am rooting for players on my three fantasy football teams.   Many fantasy footballers find NFL RedZone to be a great way to watch football and to keep track o ...

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