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Franklin Square protest set for Tuesday afternoon

As previously reported, a protest has been planned for Tuesday afternoon in response to MedStar Franklin Square’s decision to abruptly shut down its pediatric services. The protest will reportedly take place on Tuesday, May 8, at 1:30 p.m. along Franklin Square Drive. On Tuesday, the protest’s organizers issued a press release outlining what they hope to accomplish with the planned …


Business, Events

Protest planned after Franklin Square cuts pediatric services

UPDATE: The rally organizers have issued a press release outlining what they hope to accomplish with Tuesday’s protest – details here. Original story below… —— A protest is being planned after MedStar Franklin Square abruptly decided to close down its pediatric services last month. “This week, we begin the process of consolidating our pediatric emergency services into our main emergency …


Perry Hall High School students plan to join March 14 National Walkout

Students at Perry Hall High School are planning to join in the national walkout being planned for Wednesday, March 14. According to The Action Network, “Women’s March Youth EMPOWER is calling for students, teachers, school administrators, parents and allies to take part in a #NationalSchoolWalkout for 17 minutes at 10am across every time zone on March 14, 2018.” Advertisement The …

Eastern Tech students protest classmate’s social media pic with racial slur [PHOTO]

Students at an Essex in high school up in arms over a photo featuring a racial slur that was shared on social media this week. The photo showed a student posing on a baseball diamond with a racial slur written in the dirt.  The photo was captioned, “Baseball is a white mans (sic) sport.” The photo was posted the Snapchat, …