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Juul Isn’t Cuul

Juul Isn’t Cuul

Taylor Wittig, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018

Juuling is a teen epidemic that has grown considerably throughout the last decade. JUUL is an e-cigarette company that has created a product that teens find easy to hide or disguise as USB drives. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declared on Sept. 12 that they will be cracking down on Juul usage ...

Smoke Rise Farms Closes After 55 Years of Operations

Smoke Rise Farms Closes After 55 Years of Operations

Camille Balo, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018

Smoke Rise Farms, on Sep. 18, released an announcement that after 55 years of continuous operation, they will be closing as of Nov. 1. The closing was shocking to many; however, the harsh winters and lack of an indoor riding ring made riding in the winter months nearly impossible, preventing the farm...

Highlands Council Approves of Kinnelon’s Community Center

Highlands Council Approves of Kinnelon’s Community Center

Sarah Dougherty, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2018

A new community center has recently been approved by the New Jersey Highlands Council to be built off of Boonton Avenue. The proposal includes a sports field, a concession stand, and a rain garden.   The Highlands Council has the final say in any disturbances within the Highland Preservation...

Top 10 Things to Know About the New Governor of New Jersey

Top 10 Things to Know About the New Governor of New Jersey

Julia Hackney, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2018

Although politics continue to stay relevant in media, nationwide turmoil can distract from state and local government.  On Jan. 16, Phil Murphy was sworn in as Governor of New Jersey. The previous governor, Chris Christie, notably ran in the 2016 presidential election.  Murphy, however, has stayed u...

The Epidemic of Sexual Harassment

The Epidemic of Sexual Harassment

Unsigned Editorial Staff

February 21, 2018

Editor’s Note: The following is an opinion-editorial. The views expressed in this article do not reflect the views of the Colt Chronicle staff, Kinnelon High School or the Kinnelon community. Celebrities in previous years may have worn blue, red, or purple, but this year, the red carpet at the Gol...

Super Blood Moon Comes to Kinnelon

Super Blood Moon Comes to Kinnelon

Jacob Prescott, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018

Kinnelon is lucky to have seen the blood moon on Jan. 31. This event was an astronomical phenomenon called a Super Blue Blood Moon. That is a unique title for a really rare phenomenon. A blue moon is when two full moons occur in the same month. A supermoon occurs when the moon looks magnified and th...

Top 5 Local Winter Activities

Top 5 Local Winter Activities

Zainab Kabir

January 22, 2018

  Some of us may wish that we were hanging out underneath the hot summer sun with friends and family during June, July, and August, or picnicking in March, April and May. You might even miss apple picking and decorating pumpkins during September, October, and November. Although we may not be in summe...

5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW: A WORLD NEWS WRAP-UP

5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW: A WORLD NEWS WRAP-UP

Jacob Prescott, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2018

Last month, Somalia’s deadliest recorded terrorist attack killed at least 276 citizens and wounded 300. The bomb has been said to be delivered by truck. In an article by The Guardian, the U.S. mission to Somalia said, “Such cowardly attacks reinvigo...

K-FEST: WHAT TO EXPECT

K-FEST: WHAT TO EXPECT

GAVIN HURTADO, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2017

K-Fest is an annual celebration of the town of Kinnelon and is open to all students and residents who want to celebrate with the local community. K-Fest will be held on Oct 14, from 1-6 p.m., there will be a variety of vendors, including crafts, food, drinks, and flea-market vendors, as well as a bat...

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