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Arts & Entertainment

Nintendo announces new gaming console

Nintendo announces new gaming console

Dominique Basil, Bucky's Editor

Finally, the wait is over. There have been rumors about a new Nintendo console since last year, which had lead to much speculation. But now those rumors can be put to rest....  Read More »

February 10

“La La Land” lifts spirits

“La La Land” lifts spirits

February 3

Compared to the archetypal summer blockbuster, the next best season to go to the movie theater is in the winter.  You’ll fi...  Read More »

Popping rappers you need to check out

Popping rappers you need to check out

February 2

Swipey Swipey (Douglas Brooks) murdered at the age of 18, was a rapper from the D.C., Maryland, Virginia (DMV) area. He...  Read More »

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Bucky's Backyard

Sweets for your Sweetie

Sweets for your Sweetie

Olivia Dell’Olio, Staff Writer

Ingredients for bottom: 1 ½ regular batch of rice krispie treats 2 sticks melted butter (1 cup) 2 ½ cup powdered sugar 1 ½ creamy peanut butter Ingredients for topping: 2...  Read More »

February 10

Social media affecting society

Social media affecting society

Shana Bigley, Out and About Editor

Despite social media’s growing popularity, it remains a major influencer on the general public. Social media is an interactive outlet where multiple opinions can be heard and contr...  Read More »

February 1

12 Days of gifts  for a special someone

12 Days of gifts for a special someone

December 23

For the gals: 12 Pair of Socks 11 Chocolate Bars 10 Months of Netflix 9 Pretty Scarves 8 Sets of Mac eyeshadow 7...  Read More »

Post holiday sales benefit shoppers

December 22

Although the best sales are arguably on Black Friday, don't put your wallet away once the holiday is over! After-Christmas...  Read More »

Celebrating Christmas around the world

Celebrating Christmas around the world

December 22

Over 160 countries celebrate Christmas. Of those 160 countries, many vary in traditions and celebrations. The United States...  Read More »

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Sports

Clemson captures NCAA championship

Clemson captures NCAA championship

Jimmy Patton, Sports Editor

The thrilling college football season finally closed out with a bang as the Alabama Crimson Tide square off against the Clemson Tigers in a rematch from last season’s championship. The rematch...  Read More »

February 3

Cubs clinch the World Series!

December 20

The Chicago Cubs had not won a World Series in over a century-up until November 2. The fans of the Cubs had been dying for...  Read More »

Wrestling Team ready to hit the mats!

Wrestling Team ready to hit the mats!

December 20

This year the West Milford Wrestling Team has 17 returning wrestlers and 13 new members looking to become a part of the family...  Read More »

Academic Life

“How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” coming soon!

“How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” coming soon!

Eliana Gargiulo, Editor-in-Chief

! The West Milford High School Theatre Club’s next production is well underway, and it’s shaping up to be another hit. This time around, the musical is “How to Succeed...  Read More »

February 10

Getting Jazzy with the West Milford Jazz Band

Getting Jazzy with the West Milford Jazz Band

Amanda Roth, Staff Writer

After their performance at the Senior Choice Awards, we all know the West Milford Jazz Ensemble is an amazing group. Their music will leave you with your jaw-dropped. After...  Read More »

February 10

Moments with Murph Cat

Moments with Murph Cat

Rob Shaeffer, Academic Life Editor

What was the best experience you’ve ever had? Going to Antarctica. What is your dream car? A BMW convertible like the one I used to own. What’s your favorite hobby?...  Read More »

February 1

Highlander Band supports NJ Devils

Dominique Basil, Bucky's Backyard Editor

Our Highlander Band is the embodiment of achievement at our high school. They always accomplish feats of which most other high schools never even dream. The New Jersey Devils,...  Read More »

December 20

Opinion

Why I stand with Standing Rock: Op-Ed

Why I stand with Standing Rock: Op-Ed

Emerson Figueroa, News Editor

“NoDAPL” is a movement opposing the construction of the planned Dakota Access Pipeline, which would pass through Lake Oahe near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Many are concerned that the potential pipeline...  Read More »

February 10

Disney Princesses get a makeover

Disney Princesses get a makeover

Mackenzie Fuller, Opinion Editor

Disney princesses have brought people magical and happy endings since 1938, and continue to spread joy around the world to this day. They also have spread the nearly unattainable fantasy of having a “perfect body”,...  Read More »

February 10

Editorial: The holidays aren’t happy for everyone

Editorial: The holidays aren’t happy for everyone

December 22

The Happiest Time of the Year isn’t a particularly happy time for everyone. Sadness is mixed in with the first snows, and...  Read More »

“Access Hollywood” Video reveals Trump’s misogyny

“Access Hollywood” Video reveals Trump’s misogyny

October 28

Just two days before the second presidential debate took place, “The Washington Post” released a video captured on tape...  Read More »

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Out and About

Tree Lighting shines

Tree Lighting shines

Shana Bigley, Out and About Editor

Christmas is coming -- and the West Milford Township Tree Lighting was the perfect way to kick off the holidays! On December 5, the town came together in order to celebrate the happiest season of the year! It was truly a...  Read More »

December 20

Shoprite Renovations underway

Shoprite Renovations underway

Patrick Gallager, Staff Writer

ShopRite has been in town for decades now, and has stood the test of time. It has beat out its competitor A&P, and now remains as the only supermarket in all of West Milford. This is all well and good, except for the...  Read More »

December 20

Jimmy Geez provides great entertainment  (and wings!)

Jimmy Geez provides great entertainment (and wings!)

Jimmy Patton, Sports Editor

Need a vibrant and exciting atmosphere? A great sports bar or grill? Then go to Jimmy Geez North. The friendly and energetic atmosphere during football season is a blast. Jimmy Geez is often crowded with many smiling faces...  Read More »

October 27

TJ Maxx celebrates Grand Opening in WM

TJ Maxx celebrates Grand Opening in WM

October 27

News

Trump inaugurated as 45th President

Trump inaugurated as 45th President

Kalleen Rose Ozanic, Arts and Entertainment Editor

President Donald J. Trump’s recent inauguration on January 20, 2017, was met with mixed reviews. Supporters of the new president rejoiced.The event was centered on President Trump’s new goals for the...  Read More »

February 10

Plane crash kills seventy-one

Plane crash kills seventy-one

Jimmy Patto, Sports Editor

A horrible tragedy affected the soccer world on November 28. The Brazilian National Soccer team’s plane crashed just outside of Medellin, Columbia. Seventy-one lives were lost in the crash, supposedly...  Read More »

December 20

Chattanooga bus driver kills six children in crash

Chattanooga bus driver kills six children in crash

Dominique Basil, Bucky's Editor

Tragedy struck the town of Chattanooga, Tennessee due to the carelessness of bus driver Johnthony Walker. In Mid-November, after school at approximately 3:30 in the afternoon, Walker, a Woodmore Elementary...  Read More »

December 20

Video-sharing platform Vine to shut down

Dominique Basil, Bucky's Editor

Recently Internet viewers experienced an event defined by tragedy. On October 27, it was announced that Vine is soon being discontinued for several different reasons. One cause is the company that owns...  Read More »

December 20

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