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Standing in the hall of fame

Hall of fame inductees Robert Taglieri, Dave Giordano, Nick Sabol and John Buerkle pose for photo before banquet dinner began.

Matthew Levenson, Asst. Sports Editor
October 9, 2018
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Each year, several Freedom alumni are inducted into the Freedom Area Hall of Fame. Prior inductees include a NFL super bowl winner, a pro sports agent, lawyers, CEO’s, international labor leaders and former Freedom administration among others. This year’s class of 2018 was just as exceptional. N...

Hall of Fame

Emily Francis
October 14, 2010
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The Hall of Fame is a fairly new program, created by the Freedom Area Educational Foundation in order to honor the former alumni or faculty from the Freedom school district that have demonstrated many different achievements in their careers. Four new inductees are chosen by the 10 members of the Foundation...

Gaining popularity in a click: Is Internet fame real fame?

Devin Daley and Hannah Shumsky
February 28, 2015
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For: The evolution of the Internet has led to many people gaining a following and even making their living off of doing various things on the Internet. Social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Vine and YouTube have aided this growth by offering a place for these people to express themselves....

Halloweeney Horror

Nolan Rider
October 13, 2009
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A much needed renovation

Over the summer, the Freedom Football Alumni Association redid the sign at the bottom of Harvey Run Road leading up to the school.

Madison Snavely, Asst. Features Editor
September 28, 2018
Filed under News

The crowd goes wild, touchdown! It was opening day on a cool Friday night and Freedom’s football team took on rival Hopewell at home. Fans were lined up waiting to buy tickets from the newly painted ticket booth. Fireworks bursted in the air as the team scored another touchdown. The newly redone sco...

Fred Rogers, star of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” inspires nation, documentary

The U.S. Postal Service plans released a postage stamp featuring Fred Rogers and his King Friday XIII puppet from “Mister Rogers' Neighborhood,” a children’s TV series on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).

Jessica Palakovich, Editor-in-Chief (FHS-Press.com)
May 23, 2018
Filed under Features

Fred Rogers is a name that people all over the nation know as their neighbor. Despite not going into television for the fame, Rogers inspired millions just through actions as simple as lending a helping hand, using polite manners and speaking about controversial topics like racism, disabilities, deat...

Puck beats ball

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby skates across the playoffs logo.

Sam Romutis, Staff Writer
May 22, 2018
Filed under Sports

 There’s no doubt that for a sports fan, April to June is the most exciting time of the year: playoffs. The National Hockey League (NHL) and National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs take place during this time every year and produce large amounts of income from the consumers. Both playoffs ar...

Down but not out

Devin Daley
January 12, 2016
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The Pittsburgh Steelers are miraculously on to the second round of the NFL playoffs after Vontaze Burfict’s hit, that falls just short of an assassination attempt on Steelers’ wide receiver Antonio Brown, proved to be extremely costly to the Bengals. Despite the play setting up Chris Boswell’s ga...

A legend’s legacy

November 24, 2015
Filed under Sports

In over 100 years of the University of Pittsburgh playing football, only ten players have played to a level deemed high enough for their numbers to be retired. One of which is Jim Covert, who grew up in Conway and played football for Freedom from 1974-1977. In his career Covert played on the Freedom...

In Memoriam 2009

Karla Knauff
January 25, 2010
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As 2010 approaches, we mourn the loss of the many celebrities that passed in 2009. We lost many class acts, such as “The King of Pop," “The Most Trusted Man in America," a member of The Brat Pack, a guitar legend, “the Sexiest Man Alive,” one of Charlie’s Angels and a man who could...