An unidentified man robbed and sexually assaulted a Blair senior at knifepoint as she drove home on Mar 13 from a White Oak fitness center, police said. Authorities believe that this incident might be linked to a recent series of attacks in the area.
When the series of sniper attacks began on Oct 2, many Blazers shared similar feelings of fear, according to an informal Silver Chips poll of 100 students on Oct 14. Fifty-six percent reported feeling more anxious about their safety due to the shootings, and 32 percent said they altered their daily routines in response to the attacks.
Pop quiz: What do celebrities Elizabeth Taylor, Ronald Reagan, Walter Matthau, Cher and Goldie Hawn all have in common? The answer: The Heimlich Maneuver has saved each person from choking to death, according to the Heimlich Institute's website.
As summer's sunny days yield to winter's frigid force, about 25 percent of Americans experience various levels of a depression known as Seasonal Affect Disorder (SAD), according to the National Mental Health Association (NMHA).
Two before first period. Another on the walk home. A few more throughout the evening, and by the time she goes to bed, junior Kimberly Montgomery will finish a half pack of cigarettes. "I am an addict,” she admits with a shrug. "It's as simple as that. I need to smoke.”