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The Playground is the Place to Be: On a clear day, parents take their children to play at the playground.

Sunday Mornings: Streets of Elmhurst, Queens, New York

Cynthia Pan, Staff Writer | March 31, 2022

     On a Sunday morning, people are out and about on the streets of Queens, New York.  At every turn and corner, there is never a moment in time where something is stopping.      On a Sunday morning, children are riding their scooters along the sidewalks while their parents tag along.  Their...

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Foran Ensemble: The Foran strings players practice pieces for their upcoming concert.

Getting to Know Foran Strings

Fiani Lin, Staff Writer | March 29, 2022

      The Foran strings orchestra has been a part of the Foran community since 2014. Although the ensemble started off with only eight members, Foran strings has since expanded to become a much larger ensemble with members from each grade that are united with their love for music.       Different...

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City Hall 9/11 Memorial: A Triangular plaque behind City Hall commemorates those who lost their lives on September 11th highlights in particular former Milford residents Seth Morris, Michael Miller, and Avnish Patel.

Monumental Milford

Remembering a Town's Fallen Heroes
Joseph DeFreitas, Staff Writer | March 29, 2022

     Milford, Connecticut is known for its stunning downtown and luscious Green. With hosts of lively shops and exquisite restaurants, downtown Milford can become an even more bustling place to be when the warm weather comes around. With the more commercial atmosphere the Green and downtown Milford...

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Line Em’ Up: During the spring and summer, classic cars are frequently seen lined up at Gulf Beach for car shows.

Cars of Milford

Victoria Koenig, Staff Writer | March 25, 2022

     With spring approaching fast, many Milford residents are getting their classic cars ready for the season. The temperature is rising, making everyone eager to roll their windows down and cruise through the streets.       Senior Leighton Whaley is looking forward to driving his family’s...

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St. Mary’s Church: A Catholic Church near downtown Milford. Taken on March 15, 2022.

Milford’s Holy Houses

A Showcase of the Religious Buildings in Milford
Ronan Smith, Staff Writer | March 25, 2022

     Milford is a city made up of many faiths. Many different religions, with origins dating back centuries and spanning much of the globe, have taken root within the city’s boundaries. These buildings, while centered on worship, can often go unnoticed, especially with those that are not churches.  ...

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Stay Connected: Milford residents are encouraged to read e-books and digital magazines from the library.

The Aspects of Eisenhower Park

Connor Nieman, Content Editor | March 25, 2022

     This Milford Public Library advertisement encourages Milford residents to read e-books and digitals magazines and even allows them to scan a QR code to register for a free library card. The graffiti written on this light pole not only represents patriotism but is also physical proof of the teenagers...

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On the Same Page

On the Same Page

A Look at the Milford Public Library
Julia Poffenberger, Staff Writer | March 24, 2022

     The Milford Public Library, located in downtown Milford on New Haven Ave, is often looked over as both a resource to utilize and a study location.      Not only does the library allow people to borrow books, music, movies, audiobooks, or passes to museums and attractions--it also has different...

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Fire Headquarters: Station 1 is located on 72 New Haven Avenue in Milford, CT.

Milford Fire Stations Shine

Jessica Chamberlain, Staff Writer | March 22, 2022

     The Milford Fire Department currently has four active fire departments. These four consist of Fire Headquarters (Station 1), East Side Fire Station (Station 5), North Side Fire Station (Station 7), and West Side Fire Station (Station 8).       Headquarters is located on 72 New Haven Avenue...

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Ada is Here: Mrs. Lockhart´s baby girl. Photo courtesy: Mrs. Lockhart, January 10, 2022.

The Return of Mrs. Lockhart

Motherhood, Molecules, and More
Anthony Giordano and Luca Ubaldi | February 11, 2022

     Mrs. Emily Lockhart has been teaching in the science department at Foran for years. This fall, she took maternity leave as she was scheduled to have her first child, though she will be returning on February 24. Lockhart’s baby is named Ada, and her hobbies include, “playing, drooling, and...

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Out With the Old, In With the New: Inspirational quotes replace the familiar lions outside the Lit Center.

Mural, Mural, On the Wall

Olivia Salai, Content Editor | February 3, 2022

      After returning from winter break, many students were surprised to find the age-old lions had vanished from Foran’s walls. The school logo, accompanied by motivational quotes from Ralph Waldo Emerson and Maya Angelou, have taken the lions’ place outside the Literacy Center. Additionally,...

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Lunar New Year Decorations: Lanterns hung in a shop in New York.

Sharing Culture: Lunar New Year

Cynthia Pan and Fiani Lin | February 1, 2022

     As the month of February approaches, many people are looking forward to celebrating Lunar New Year, a major holiday that originated in China. This year, the tradition-packed holiday lands on February 1.       Lunar New Year is based on the ancient Chinese lunar calendar, which is set according...

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Hitting the Slopes: Junior Luciana Cappello enjoys the day snowboarding at Powder Ridge Mountain in Connecticut. Photo Courtesy: Mallory Janik, February 26, 2021.

Warming Winters

The Effects of Climate Change on Winter Weather
Ginger Schmidt and Julia DeEll | January 28, 2022

     As the winter months arrive, many notice a change in weather compared to previous winters. Not only are we experiencing warmer temperatures throughout winter, but also "weather whiplash", or rapid weather shifts. These changes can be linked to climate change.       Climate change is caused...

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