Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Tears, fears and too few answers
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Like every other parent in the country -- or maybe even the world -- I've spent the last week reevaluating. Crying. Praying. Holding my children close. Breathing them in. Thanking God that they are still here with me. In moments when I am alone, I find myself with unbidden tears streaming down my face. I don't even realize they are there until they start dripping onto my shirt and then I remember. I can't stop thinking about it. Even when I don't think that I'm thinking about it, it's still there, niggling away at my subconscious. Those names. Those faces. Those ages. The same age as my sweet Josie. I ache for those mommies and daddies. Those brothers and sisters and grandmas and grandpas and aunts and uncles and cousins and friends. I …
Friday, December 21, 2012
According to WKYC, the man could face a $1,000 fine and 30 days in jail.
After the tragic school shooting in Newtown, CT, last week, a Medina man updated his Facebook status in favor of the gunman, according to WKYC. Joseph Resovsky's status read, "I'm so happy somebody shot up all those little (expletive). Viva la School Shootings!!!!" WKYC reported. Resovsky, 20, said he was trying to make a point, but that point could get him a $1,000 fine and 30 days in jail. Read more of WKYC's story here. In another incident, 33-year-old Virginia man Christopher Johnson wrote "High Powered Rifle" on a wood plank and walked into Sandy Hook Elementary in Shenandoah County, VA, News Channel 5 reports. The man was detained and no one was hurt, Channel 5 reports. What do you think of these incidents? Take our poll and tell us…
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
In wake of Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, the sporting goods retailer also has removed all guns from the store closest to Newtown, Conn.
In wake of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary, one of the largest sporting goods retailers in the world has suspended sales of certain kinds of semi-automatic rifles from its stores nationwide. PA-based Dick’s Sporting Goods also has removed all guns from its chain closest to Newtown, Conn. Also today, Walmart announced it no longer will sell the Bushmaster Patrolman's Carbine M4A3 Rifle through its online store. A military-style assault rifle, the Bushmaster is in the same family of guns as the one Lanza reportedly used in the massacre, the Huffington Post reports. The move by Dick's was made in respect to the victims and families of Newtown, the sporting goods chain said in a statement. Friday’s shooting left 20 children, all between…
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Tweets, Facebook posts on what people are talking about in regards to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
For more updates, check Newtown Patch on Facebook and the Newtown Patch website. Tweet things about the shooting to @NEOPatch and they could be included in this feed. Also, leave comments about the situation on this story. Does this tragic event make you worry about sending your child to school here in Ohio?
Friday, December 14, 2012
Recent news updates reported that the gunman believed to have shot and killed 27 people was targeting his mother who taught at the school.
The tragic shooting spree that took place in a Patch town school in Connecticut Friday morning was triggered by the suspects intentions of killing his mother, who was a kindergarden teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School, according the local Connecticut NBC news station. The total number of fatalities is unconfirmed. However, the Associated Press is reporting that 27 people are dead, including 18 children, Newtown Patch reports. Visit Newtown Patch for the full story and for the latest updates.