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My Girl Scout Adventures-Food Pantry

My Girl Scout Adventures-Food Pantry

Eliana Decker, 10, Middletown

August 15, 2018


Filed under Articles, Hudson Valley, Showcase

The Food Pantry is an important activity to me because we package food for people in need. The lady in charge of this activity is Mrs. Millie. Last week my fellow Girl Scouts and I celebrated Mrs. Millie's 25th anniversary of working at St. Paul's Church. We meet at the church every Tuesday and Thursday...

Valley Stream’s Memorial Day Parade

Valley Stream’s Memorial Day Parade

Patrick Biondolillo, 11, Valley Stream

June 12, 2018


Filed under Articles, Long Island

On Memorial Day, I not only had a day off, (like most, if not all of you did) but I participated in the Memorial Day Parade. It was in my town, Valley Stream, and I played the clarinet with District 24’s band. We played “The Marines Hymn” continuously, about 8-10 times. The march was not tiring...

Taking Care of Your Pet

Taking Care of Your Pet

Alexa Joy Kosinski, 10, Valley Stream

May 15, 2018


Filed under Articles, Long Island

There are many responsibilities to owning a pet. My mom is a veterinarian. Until last week I had 9 pets. Now I have 8 pets. I have 1 dog, Zena, 2 cats, Calvin and Summer Cupcake, 2 fish, Goldy and Geo Sparkles, 2 doves, Rainbow and Snowflake, and I had 1 frog, Sunny Mecheil. The first thing to...

Macy’s Flower Show

Macy’s Flower Show

Shalini Manbodh, 11, Valley Stream

April 24, 2018


Filed under Articles, Long Island

I recently went to Manhattan to see the Macy’s Flower Show. The ride and the show were really fascinating. On the ride I saw the Statue of Liberty and the Twin Towers. We drove on the Brooklyn Bridge to get there. The Flower Show was awesome. The theme was Once Upon a Springtime. They had beautifu...

Visiting Mystic, Connecticut

Visiting Mystic, Connecticut

Patrick Biondolillo, 10, Valley Stream

January 23, 2018


Filed under Articles, Long Island

This summer, I traveled to Mystic, an area in Connecticut. In Mystic, I went to Mystic Seaport and Aquarium with my mom, dad, aunt, uncle, and three cousins. First, we visited the seaport. We went to a little rooms with facts and a tour guide. There were a couple of houses that explained things ...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Egyptian Art Exhibit

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Egyptian Art Exhibit

Bahrija Radoncic, 10, Valley Stream

January 23, 2018


Filed under Articles, Long Island, Showcase

 The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a great place for families to bond together. At the Metropolitan Museum of Art there is pretty much something for everyone but, my favorite art exhibit is the Egyptian Art exhibit. At the Egyptian Art exhibit there were sculptures, paintings, pieces of stone with hie...

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Shalini Manbodh, 10, Valley Stream

January 6, 2018


Filed under Articles, Long Island

Last weekend, I went to a wonderful place called Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum in Manhattan.   Madame Tussauds Wax Museum is an amazing experience. It has a lot of creative wax people and characters. There was a famous (singer, dancer, etc.) exhibit, a monster exhibit, a fictional character exhibit, a...

Winter Con!

Winter Con!

Sanjeev Singh, 9, Valley Stream

December 12, 2017


Filed under Articles, Long Island

On Sunday, December 2, I went to Winter Con in the Resorts World Casino in Queens, with my brother and my uncle. I was surprised when I reached there. There were a lot of booths with comic books and toys for sale,  some of these were rare, old collectibles . They also had stands for  people who wr...

The Queens Zoo

The Queens Zoo

Alex Genao, 10, Valley Stream

December 5, 2017


Filed under Articles, Long Island, Showcase

During the Rosh Hashanah holiday break this fall, I went to the Queens Zoo. When I was there I saw lots of cool animals. One exhibit was the Andean bear. It was very energetic with its playmate! There was a little waterfall and a little boat and boy can they jump! Sadly, this is the last bear of i...

Don’t Shop! Adopt!

Don’t Shop! Adopt!

Hannah Wallach, 10, Valley Stream

November 28, 2017


Filed under Articles, Long Island

Do you love animals? Would you love to have a pet of your own? Do not go to a pet store to buy a pet. Go to a shelter. Pet stores and pet shelters may seem like just a place to buy a dog. But they are more than that. When you buy a dog from a store, you are supporting puppy mills. Puppy mills ar...

President Chester A. Arthur’s Gravesite

President Chester A. Arthur’s Gravesite

Makensie Freeman, 9, Lowville

August 15, 2017


Filed under Articles, Northern New York

President Chester Arthur's grave is in the Albany Rural Cemetery, Colonie. His wife and son are buried there, too. President Arthur was the 21st President. I wanted to visit his grave because I like learning about presidents. On his grave you will see the Presidential Seal. There are rocks,...

Fun at the Rochester Lilac Festival

Fun at the Rochester Lilac Festival

Kristina Fisher, 10, Webster

June 13, 2017


Filed under Articles, Western New York

  One of Rochester’s most fun festivals is the Lilac festival, which occurs every year in May! The Lilac festival is a festival that showcases A bunch of lilac bushes that are in a park called Highland Park! It is amazing to see so many lilacs in person. There are 1200 lilac bushes in Highland ...

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