28 people dead, 20 of them victims are Children.

Newtown, Ct. Children being brought to safety.

Hearing this story is truly heartbreaking. The school that held about 600 students, faced a horrific scene that no children ever needs to go through. An elementary school from k-4 grades, of kids ages 5 to 10 has been going through the most traumatic event. Parents are still shocked of what their child had just endured, and for their child to witness such event. 20 of those parents never thought today will be the last day they sent their child to school, and getting the news of them never returning back home. It’s still unbelievable such heartless people are still in this world.

The gunman who was found dead, had shot himself inside the school, after his shooting spree which also included his mother, Nancy Lanza, and her students as well. Nancy Lanza was a

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December 14th, 2012 by Sabreena

Post storm brings in NEW storm?

UPDATE:

(Nov, 2, 2012. 7:30 pm)

 

New Storm? And that too, during Election week!

Not even a week has passed since Hurricane Sandy, the East Coast has been warned for NEW butlesser” storm that is expected to hit the same areas Sandy affected, for Wednesday, Nov, 7, 2012. But this will not be as deadly. Prepare for heavier rainfall, high winds, snow, and beach erosion. It is still too early to make any accurate predictions, but meteorologist cannot risk that chance.

SO..

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November 2nd, 2012 by Sabreena

Superstorm ; Frankenstorm ; Hurricane Sandy

UPDATES:

(updated: Nov. 2,2012 6:45 pm)
  • 102 reported deaths. (41 in NY)
  • ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN  NYC RESUME MONDAY NOVEMBER 5, 2012.
  • NYC MARATHON CANCELLED FOR SUNDAY for 40,000 runners 
  • 13-foot surge of seawater at New York City, flooding: tunnels, subway stations and the electrical system that powers Wall Street.
  • Bus Services will reopen on Oct, 30, at 5 pm as a SUNDAY schedule.
  • NYC subways flooded. Power will be RESTORED on NOV 1, 2012, but stops will be LIMITED
    • Subway lines are expected to resume on Nov, 11, 2012. (for more info CLICK HERE)
  • High tide went up to 13 feet in Battery Park, New York.
  • 170 firefighters fought fire that destroyed more than 100 homes.
  • 3.2 Millions residents are out still of power.
  • Over 10 million were affected.
    • Will take days for power to be fully restored.
  • Over 10,000 Flights cancelled. LGA still closed. JFK will resume flights on Oct 31.
  • Over 200 patients, including 20 infants (in intensive care) were transferred from NYU hospital due to backup generator fail.
  • Over 700 calls of tree downfall.
  • Heavy snowfall in Virginia.
  • Landfall in Atlantic City washed away a 50 foot piece boardwalk.
  • 29 year old man dies in Queens when tree falls in his home. Flushing, New York.
  • Chelsea Building partially collapses on 14th st.
  • NY High Rise building’s crane collapses.


  • October 28th, 2012 by Sabreena

    Queens Woman Killed While Crossing the Street

    Image taken from NY1 news

     

    On Saturday evening, girl was walking with her mother on Hillside Ave, Jamaica. The girl walked ahead of her mom and left her behind while they were crossing the street. The daughter made it to the other side, while her mom was still walking behind. And just in a few seconds, a Nassau-County bus made a sharp turn and hit her mom before she walked all the way through. The daughter didn’t realize till after. Her mom died at the scene. Always be careful when crossing the street. One second can change your whole life. Although I don’t know who they are, my prayers go to the Bengali girl and her family. It hurts to even hear a story of anyone’s death. As they say in Islamic religion after someone’s death: Inna lillahi Wa inna ilaihi Rajioon.

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    October 16th, 2012 by Sabreena

    Stop the Cyber bullying!

    Have you ever been a victim of cyber bullying? Whether someone has taken your name, pics, and personal information and let it out to the world without your consent? Well if you have, what are you doing about it?

    Screenshot of Amanda’s youtube video.

    The most recent cyber bullying was Amanda Todd, 15, of Canada. She was bullied everyday of her life because of one mistake she made. She was chatting online with a stranger who suggested her to take her top off and expose herself. Amanda gave into the stranger’s request. A photo was taken, and her life went downhill from there.

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    October 15th, 2012 by Sabreena
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