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The world’s first human head transplant

The world’s first human head transplant

Madelyn Bugdonovitch

January 18, 2018


Filed under News

Throughout the 20th century we have made dramatic developments in medical technology, some of which include the discovery of penicillin, the invention of the artificial heart and the pacemaker, and the development of CPR. Recently, according to Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero, we have made enough...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Destiny Geahr (Written By), Student Writer

January 15, 2018


Filed under National & World News

This year Martin Luther King Day is on Monday, January 15th. On this day, we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr is one of the most favored motivational speakers. We have no school this day because of it being a federal holiday. Even though, some school's choose...

Nanticoke cold case solved

Nanticoke cold case solved

Kimberly Smith, Student writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under Community News

In November 2013, 97 year old Gertrude Price was apparently beaten or bludgeoned to death in her home on Thanksgiving night. When neighbors on East Grand Street in Nanticoke noticed the lights in the house were on past 11, they worried something was wrong. Price, who lived inside, never stayed up...

Texting and driving

Texting and driving

Haileigh Hendricks, Student Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under National & World News

Texting and driving falls under a safety risk called distracted driving. Over the last seven years most states have banned texting and driving. On average, more than 1.6 million crashes each year are caused by texting and driving, or better known as distracted driving. A study found that everyday...

The holidays in NEPA

The holidays in NEPA

Taylor Zabrenski, Student Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under Community News

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and nothing is better than spending quality time with family, friends and loved ones. The festivities featured in this article are the perfect way to celebrate the holidays in NEPA. Activities Koziar’s Christmas Village (Bernville, PA): Driving th...

Homecoming court shows holiday spirit

Homecoming court shows holiday spirit

Dawson Hughes, Student Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Community News

On December 9th, the entire community came together for its annual Christmas parade. The parade went through the streets of Nanticoke bringing cheer to all those in attendance. The parade also brought the news that Santa has officially come to town! Here are some pictures from the parade: ...

Spreading some holiday cheer… one blanket at a time

Spreading some holiday cheer… one blanket at a time

The GNA Insider Staff

December 11, 2017


Filed under Community News, Football

On Thursday, December 7th, 2017 the Greater Nanticoke Area Trojan Football team spread some holiday cheer to the residents at the Guardian Elder Center in Newport. Each resident was given the gift of a fleece blanket.  The blankets were donated by the 12th Man Booster Club.  ...

James Gavin: a coach and a hero

James Gavin: a coach and a hero

Haileigh Hendricks, Student Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Community News, Girls Volleyball

Sergeant First Class James Gavin (Jim) was an extremely dedicated member of the military from July of 1967, when he started basic training, until December of 1987, when he retired. Today, Jim is a proud military Veteran who served in the Vietnam War. When Jim began his journey in the summer of 1967,...

Sorry, cat lovers, there’s scientific proof that dogs are smarter

Sorry, cat lovers, there’s scientific proof that dogs are smarter

CNN : David Blank and Destiny Geahr (Uploaded by)

December 8, 2017


Filed under National & World News

http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/01/health/dogs-smarter-than-cats-study-trnd/index.html ...

The dress code quarrel

The dress code quarrel

Allison Williams, Student Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Editorials, National & World News

Many students across the nation are finding complications in school dress codes. Dress codes are a hot topic in the media, even claimed one of the most controversial in history. They vary school to school, depending on climate and social morals across the board. Students are fighting back, saying that ...

World news week of 12/4/17

World news week of 12/4/17

Liam Carcieri, Student Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under National & World News

Southern California has befallen an explosive wildfire, which has engulfed an estimated 90,000 acres. The fire started 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles in a canyon. At 4:00 AM that morning (December 5th), the fire had spread within the limits of the city of Ventura, which has a population which reaches...

Coal in your stocking? It may have come from Nanticoke

Elias Miller, Student Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Community News

Have you ever awoken on Christmas morning with coal in your stocking? Well, there is a good chance that the coal came from your backyard. That's right! Right here in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania. Years ago, in the Hanover Section of Nanticoke, there used to be Breaker #7. In 1892, it had a production o...

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