The news of Friday's shooting rampage has left parents all over the country reeling. In this week's Moms Talk, we're asking parents and caregivers to share what their instincts were when they heard the news and if they followed through on those instincts.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Friday, December 14, 2012
Newtown, Conn., officials say they're trying to reunite parents with children who remain under lockdown at Sandy Hook Elementary School following confirmed shootings Friday morning.
NEWTOWN, CONN. - Officials in Newtown say they're trying to reunite parents with their children in the wake of a shocking multiple shooting at a K-4 elementary school in the town’s Sandy Hook neighborhood. Newtown (Conn.) Patch is covering this unfolding news story. First Selectman Pat Llodra told Newtown Patch that there is no information being released about the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting — only confirming that there was a shooting. "I'm horrified, saddened and shocked that this happened in Newtown," Llodra said. "Our priorities right now are making sure everyone safe and reuniting parents with their children." A reverse 911 call went out to all Newtown public school parents, NBC is reporting. Parents are …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
After a deadly shooting at a Wisconsin Sikh Temple Sunday morning, the greater Philadelphia Sikh community calls for more gun control and cultural understanding.
This weekend, over 2,000 members of the Sikh community from the Philadelphia area and beyond came to Monsignor Bonner High School in Drexel Hill to participate in the Philadelphia Sikh Society’s (PSS) 12th annual Sikh Games of Philadelphia. According to Narinder Singh, secretary of the PSS, which is located in Millbourne, Delaware County, the festive two-day event draws members of the Sikh community from as far away as New York and Maryland. The Aug. 5 event at Bonner had participants of all ages playing volleyball, soccer, wrestling, races and the traditional "Kabbaddee," a tag-game similar to Jailbreak. "Our reason is to memorialize the Sikh martyrs," Dharam Singh Khalsa, a PSS founding member, said. He explained that the annual sporting…
Saturday, July 21, 2012
"They had hopes for the future and dreams that were not yet fulfilled, and if there’s anything to take away from this tragedy, it’s a reminder that life is fragile."
President Barack Obama dedicated his weekly address to remembering the tragedy of the shooting in Aurora, Colo., at a midnight showing of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises." "While we will never know fully what causes someone to take the life of another, we do know what makes that life worth living," Obama said. See our video above for the president's full remarks. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney also issued a statement in response to the incident. According to the Huffington Post, Romney called for citizens to focus on loving each other and those affected by what he called "a few moments of evil." You can watch the video of Romney's remarks here.
Sunday, September 4, 2011
Police are investigating Friday night shooting in Emmaus area
Police are investigating a case in which an Emmaus area man was apparently shot in the leg and drove himself to Lehigh Valley Hospital in Salisbury Township on Friday night, according to this Morning Call report.