Category Archives: Portfolio of my writing

The Best of Josh Sorensen

Insight-Following Hurricane Sandy in October 2012, I started working on putting together a story that would document the struggle Staten Island and it;s residents would have to go though in order to recover from such a devastating storm.  

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Tennessee Titan found dead in front of old high school

Tennessee Titans wide receiver O.J. Murdock was found dead Monday morning in front of the Tampa high school he graduated from, according to the Tampa Police Department. He was 25 years old.According to a news release distributed by the Tampa police, Orenthal James … Continue reading

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New York Jets All Pro Nick Mangold ready to go after attending London Olympics

Staten Island N.Y.–No bond is closer than the one that is between a person and their siblings. So imagine how New York Jets all pro center Nick Mangold felt when he was able to attend this years Olympics in London … Continue reading

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Miniature reindeer flying out of teen woodworker’s shop

A 13-year-old boy has brought joy to the hearts of many of his Tottenville neighbors this holiday season. Joseph Lauro of Totten Intermediate School has spent most of his days recently crafting wooden reindeer alongside his father, Harry, for friends, family, … Continue reading

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Wind turbine stands tall on N.J. horizon

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — New things are popping up on the horizon, in the form of a fossil fuel-busting wind turbine in Bayonne, which is visible from Richmond Terrace and several hilly areas of the Island. Standing at a mind … Continue reading

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Generosity prevails as Staten Islanders embrace holiday spirit

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The holiday spirit filled the auditorium of PS 31, New Brighton, yesterday, as grade-school children waited for a turn on stage with Santa and the chance to pick out a gift – for some, it would … Continue reading

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As Giants’ roll continues, Staten Island business owners eye Super bowl windfall

  Big Blue’s march toward Super Bowl XLVI — fingers crossed — has Staten Island merchants seeing green. And that’s good news for an economy struggling to regain its feet. With each game being win or go home, Giants fans’ … Continue reading

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