What track athletes are doing in quarantine

What track athletes are doing in quarantine

Jason Kincaid, Sports editor

April 13, 2020

With each passing day it grows more and more likely that I won’t be able to have my senior track season. While this is one of the most disappointing things I have to come to terms with, I know I’m more lucky than other seniors with spring seasons cancelled. I was still able to get two seasons of runn...

CoVid-19 Outbreak and its effect on families and teachers

CoVid-19 Outbreak and its effect on families and teachers

Grace Taggart, Staff reporter

March 31, 2020

The past week and a half have been hectic for all of the United States because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Sporting events, businesses, and schools have been shut down. Orchard Park Central School District is closed until at least April 19, 2020. Mrs. Mapps, a mathematics teacher at Orchard Park High Sc...

Leah Pasqualetti on Her Pole Vaulting Success and Plans for the Future

Leah Pasqualetti on Her Pole Vaulting Success and Plans for the Future

Madeline Roberts, Staff reporter

March 31, 2020

Leah Pasqualetti is an Orchard Park senior bound for Kent State University in the fall. She is not the average high school senior, however, because she holds the national record for the highest high school girls' pole vault for this season. Leah is making a name for Orchard Park through her success. She h...

Melinda Lisowski on work places shutting down as a result of the coronavirus

Melinda Lisowski on work places shutting down as a result of the coronavirus

Lauren Lisowski, Staff reporter

March 31, 2020

Melinda Lisowski  is a massage therapist at Blu Spa and Salon in Orchard Park, New York.  She has been temporarily unemployed because the COVID-19 outbreak has caused her business to shut down.  She must wait until the virus is more contained in order to go back to work. Due to the nature of her ...

Matthew King on the CoVid-19 Outbreak and its Influence on his Company.

Matthew King on the CoVid-19 Outbreak and its Influence on his Company.

Julia King, Staff reporter

March 31, 2020

Elior North America is a food service management and catering services company that provides food for things like cultural attractions, senior living, and independent schools. Matthew King is an employee at the company, as he is the President of Business Dining and Attractions. Recently, along with the rest o...

Wegmans Takes on COVID-19

Wegmans Takes on COVID-19

Megan Keane, Staff reporter

March 31, 2020

Jenna Joslyn is a cashier at Wegmans and has been working there since this past December. Wegmans has been affected in many ways by COVID-19, and they are doing as much as they can to ensure the safety of their employees as well as of their customers. Joslyn’s job has also been altered as a result o...

David Joslyn, PA on COVID-19 and its Impacts

David Joslyn, PA on COVID-19 and its Impacts

Jessica Joslyn, Staff reporter

March 31, 2020

David Joslyn is a physician’s assistant (PA) for an orthopedic surgeon at Pinnacle Orthopedic and Spine Specialists.  He has been at this position for ten years and has been a practicing PA for 23 years. No one has gone unaffected by the coronavirus currently named COVID-19, and he is no exceptio...

Essential Employee, Laura Joslyn, and Covid-19

Essential Employee, Laura Joslyn, and Covid-19

Jenna Joslyn, Staff reporter

March 31, 2020

Laura Joslyn is a Physician’s Assistant (PA) at the Buffalo Veterans Administration Hospital.  She has been working at this particular hospital for nine years and has been a PA for 21 years.  She specializes in cardiology and works with devices such as pacemakers that assist the heart. Due to COVID-...

 Jack Kinsman-Junior Sabres

Aiden Jones, Staff reporter

March 31, 2020

Jack Kinsman has been playing hockey for the majority of his life.  Both of his parents played Division I hockey for Colgate and Clarkson.  Jack just completed his first season on the Buffalo Junior Sabres and has future plans for hockey.  He will share what he got out of this past season playing...

Hockey Star Finds Ways To Look Past What He Lost Due To CoVid-19 And Celebrate His Future

Hockey Star Finds Ways To Look Past What He Lost Due To CoVid-19 And Celebrate His Future

Hannah Flynn, Staff reporter

March 31, 2020

Bryson Miller began his hockey career at the young age of four. He has been playing travel hockey for as long as he can remember. He has also been playing hockey for Orchard Park for six years. Miller was recently getting ready for the New York State Championship tournament with his travel team, the Cheek...

Megan Giese On How the CoVid-19 Pandemic Has Affected Her as a Student-Athlete

Megan Giese at Last Year’s Sectional Final

Lily Flannery, Staff reporter

March 31, 2020

Megan Giese is an Orchard Park senior who, similar to many student-athletes, has had to deal with her spring sport being postponed due to the recent CoVid-19 outbreak. She has played and loved the game of softball for nearly half her life and was looking forward to a great senior season before graduating...

COVID-19 and How This Pandemic Has Affected the People We Care About the Most

COVID-19 and How This Pandemic Has Affected the People We Care About the Most

Lauren Basile, Staff reporter

March 31, 2020

My dad falls under the selection of people that need to be extremely careful with the widespread virus. As a person with lymphoma, his immune system is certainly weak, and if he did happen to contract such a virus, his life would be in danger. My dad, Carmen Basile, agreed to be interviewed regarding the...

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