The Independence Day fireworks at Cocoa Beach though they were actually on the 5th of July…
Two weeks after students in Central Florida and around the world walked out of class in solidarity with Parkland survivors, another walkout, this time in favor of gun rights, occurred at Rockledge High School.
Some of the students who participated in the walkout said when the movement to honor the victims and survivors of the shooting in Parkland became political, they felt silenced.
“I’m pro-Second Amendment. I wouldn’t mind deeper background checks, of course, but the Second Amendment will not be infringed upon,” said student Anna Delaney.
“I’m just saying that we should not let our rights be taken because someone else does something wrong,” said Deaton.
This is a little late but better late than never…
Every year Meg O’Malley’s, our local Irish Pub puts on a multi-day celebration around St. Patrick’s Day. This year was no different with various festivities on St. Patrick’s Day itself and a parade and more celebrating on Saturday. Below are some pics from the parade:
What would a Saint Patrick’s Day parade be with out Saint Patrick himself? For those that don’t know, Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland and lived in Ireland in the 5th century. He is regarded as the founder of Christianity in Ireland. March 17th is the supposed day of his death.
Next up are members of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. This organization is the oldest and largest Irish-Catholic Organization in the United States. Members must be Ca