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The Impact of Covid-19 on Hair Salons and Barber Shops

The Impact of Covid-19 on Hair Salons and Barber Shops

Renae Morgan, Impact Writer December 20, 2020

When Rosa Delito started her hair salon, she was quite enthusiastic about pursuing her dream, but with the rapid spread of COVID-19, things have certainly changed for the worst. Delito is the owner...

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Losing Loved Ones From COVID

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff December 20, 2020

Within less than 48 hours, she had lost them both. Her two grandparents passed away from COVID. The family was devasted. On April 12, Emily Conlan, from Rockland County New York, lost her beloved grandfather,...

Salvation Army Aids All During COVID-19

Salvation Army Aids All During COVID-19

Gino Alva and Daniela Baptista Haros December 20, 2020

While the familiar sound of Salvation Army bells playing outside every store is familiar, there is nothing familiar about 2020. It is a year of worriedness and not knowing what is going to happen tomorrow....

Remote Learning Proves to be Challenging For All

Remote Learning Proves to be Challenging For All

Alex Wendling, Jadeen Mercado, and Nicole Alarcon December 20, 2020

Empty schools and empty chairs. The pandemic has shifted everything in the world, making this year’s learning experience one of the most challenging obstacles in the history of American education.  “Time...

Midnight Run Battles To Help the Needy During Pandemic

Midnight Run Battles To Help the Needy During Pandemic

James Tiedemann, Staff Writer December 17, 2020

When the Executive Director of Midnight Run first encountered the organization, he was in the same position many of the people he now helps find themselves in.  “I ended up homeless in New York City...

PodHeads: Vape Users Not Going Down Without A Fight

PodHeads: Vape Users Not Going Down Without A Fight

Once viewed as a healthy alternative to quitting smoking, the electronic e-cigarette Juul is now being viewed as a youth epidemic and health risk. The company holds between a third to three-quarter market...

Forgotten Pets: The World Of Adopt Don't Shop

Forgotten Pets: The World Of Adopt Don’t Shop

Britney Guzman, Impact Staff Writer December 4, 2020

Dog feces covered floor. Most of it has been there for months for all to see. The defecation that was once splattered along the crates had turned into black mold and raw the miasma that releases...

And The Winner of The 2020 Presidential Election Is . . .

And The Winner of The 2020 Presidential Election Is . . .

Francesca Simone and Michael Cohen December 1, 2020

Well, that's still up in the air.  On Saturday, Nov. 7, former Vice President Joe Biden was prematurely declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election, which would, essentially, make him the...

The Race For A Coronavirus Vaccine

The Race For A Coronavirus Vaccine

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff May 19, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has put the world in a crisis and it has affected millions of people. In order to fully control this virus a vaccine is needed to protect everyone. Companies like Mayo Clinic,...

NCAA Grants Eligibility For Spring Athletes

NCAA Grants Eligibility For Spring Athletes

Dan Rebain, Michael Panteleo, and Ellis Joshua May 18, 2020

The NCAA Division I Council Coordination Committee voted to grant spring athletes an extra year of eligibility after the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic shut down spring college sports in 2020. Student-athletes...

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