Category: Featured

Teen Depression on the Rise

Diagnosed depression rates in teenagers, ages 12-17, have jumped 63 percent since 2017—males are up to 47 percent and females up to 65 percent. Why? People are scratching their heads. School districts are struggling with this epidemic as much as…

Calling all poets!

The annual Hopatcong High School poetry contest has begun! The HHS literary magazine, Reflections, is hosting a competition for aspiring poets and writers who want to show off their creativity! First prize winner will receive a prize of $25.00, and…

Genetically Modified Futures

In America’s developing years we flourished through farming. The sprouting agricultural world was honest and good as small farms were run and cared for by hardworking families, trying to live well and take pride in what they sold. Much like…

College Cost: Out of Control

From 1995 to 2015, average college tuition fees to an out-of-state public university rose 226 percent, and in-state tuition rose an overwhelming 296 percent. College is place for learning, partying and having intellectual fun as an adult, but with adulthood…