The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

Stories from Shaler Area High School
Artist uses comics to highlight Holocaust “superheroes”
Arts & Entertainment

Addison Kania | March 14, 2022

“There are three things I always want people to remember about comics especially when we are doing this kind of work: comics have always been for everyone, comics are literature, and comics foster communication…

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Positive Painting Project promotes teen mental health
Features

Alyssa Hillwig | March 9, 2022

In association with the Positive Painting Project, the LIGHT Education Initiative hosted an all-day painting session in the LIGHT classroom on Thursday, January 6. A project that aims to encourage positive…

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Famous horror movie special effects artist creates program to share his story and secrets
Arts & Entertainment

Sarah Naccarato | March 4, 2022

“From Dusk Til Dawn,” “Friday the 13th,” “Creepshow,” and “The Burning” are all movies that the famous special effects makeup artist Tom Savini has contributed to. Savini is not only an artist but also…

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Shaler Area grad’s artwork going to baseball Hall of Fame
Features

Dominic DiTommaso | March 19, 2021

Nestled away on Main St. in Cooperstown, New York, sits the famed Baseball Hall of Fame, which has been in existence since 1939. Home to some of the greats of the sport, it houses artifacts and plaques…

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Photographer shares stories from inside the US Capitol on January 6
Features

Alyssa Hillwig | March 4, 2021

“The entire building had been breached. It was just chaos. It was mayhem. There were people streaming through the building, and there were a lot of very incongruent things happening…rioters were beating…

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Greg Brown still excited after more than 25 years of Pirates play by play
Sports

Anthony Cugini | March 4, 2021

Greg Brown has been in the Pirates organization since 1979. He is currently a play by play announcer for Pittsburgh and is regarded as one of the best in the league.

Brown got a quick start to his career…

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Teachers bearing the burdens of ever-changing school year
News

Maggie Rea | February 11, 2021

The 2020-21 school year has been hectic. The start of school was pushed back. Students and teachers began the year staring at iPads. The district switched to hybrid, and students could actually go into…

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Holtz completes journey from WPIAL to NFL
Sports

by Dominic DiTommaso | May 21, 2020

With the Dallas Cowboys up 7-0, on Thursday Night Football, the Chicago Bears had the ball, first-and-ten, at Dallas’ 39-yard line at the start of the second quarter. The Bears threw a screen pass to…

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War reporter Ben Anderson shares stories from around the world
Features

 by James Engel | May 20, 2020

“Most trips, in the few days before I’m about to leave, I don’t sleep, I don’t eat, and I imagine everything that could possibly go wrong. I’ve had some real close shaves with IEDs, and snipers,…

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