"Blackout" will take place at 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Patch will be participating in an AOL-wide "blackout" Friday (today) at 9:30 a.m. to remember the shooting victims in Newtown, Conn. A number of companies are also participating. To share: https://www.facebook.com/Patch/posts/10151141313292541 To retweet: https://twitter.com/PatchTweet/status/281881850690031618
Hoboken man learns his brother allegedly killed 27 people, including their mother.
Ryan Lanza was at his job in Manhattan on Friday when news outlets began to report that he allegedly had massacred 20 school children in a sleepy Connecticut town. The reports said Lanza, a 24-year-old Quinnipiac University graduate, had murdered someone in his Hoboken apartment and then drove to Newtown, Conn., where he used a .223 caliber rifle to kill 27 people before turning the gun on himself. The dead included his mother, Nancy, a kindergarten teacher. Lanza's thoughts quickly went to his developmentally disabled younger brother, Adam, whom he began to fear was connected to the violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School, friends said. As media reports continued to connect Ryan Lanza to the shooting and plastered his face across world, …