Pirate News Desk 12/10/16

Date: December 10, 2016

Here is the recap of the stories covered in this week's Pirate News Desk:

-- The first man to orbit around the Earth, John Glenn, died at the age of 95. 

-- Man accused of killing Pedals the Bear filed a defamation lawsuit.

-- Children's toys with internet connection are suspected of data collection and are potentially vulnerable to hacking. 

-- Essex County College student charged with the murder of a New Jersey City University student whose body was discovered at Eagle Rock Reservation.

-- Fraternity, Zeta Psi, is suspended for five years from Seton Hall University.

-- Seton Hall University announced it supports its undocumented students.

-- South Orange is scheduled to change water suppliers on January 1, 2017. The new supplier will be New Jersey American Water. 

-- A holiday celebration will take place in South Orange starting at 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 10. The tree lighting at 76 South Orange Ave. starts at 5:15 p.m.

-- Maplewood will have its fourth annual holiday celebration at the Springfield Avenue Gazebo. The event is scheduled from 3-5 p.m. 

The Pirate News Desk is produced by the WSOU news department. The "Setonian Soundbites" segment is produced in partnership with Seton Hall University's official undergraduate newspaper, The Setonian. Any questions regarding the topics covered or suggestions for local coverage can be directed to wsounews@gmail.com.

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