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Stokoe Farms

Stokoe Farms

Christina Wolkonowski, 10, Rochester

November 22, 2014


Filed under Articles, Western New York

Stokoe Farms in Scottsville is a very fun farm!  There are a lot of fun activities there!  They have a great big pumpkin patch.  The "Stokoe family'' has had this farm since 1812. There are many fall snacks like cider donuts, cider slushies and fall cookies. They have a great big slide that...

Strong Learning

Strong Learning

Amarie Walker, 10, Rochester

November 6, 2014


Filed under Articles, Showcase, Western New York

If you have ever walked in a museum you might notice its very quite and isolated. But not at the Strong Museum of Play. There is also lots of interactive learning too.

10 Years of Cheese

10 Years of Cheese

Elizabeth Western, 13, Lowville

November 3, 2014


Filed under Articles, Northern New York, Showcase

This year people from Lowville in upstate New York celebrated 10 years of cream cheese goodness. You might be thinking, “Why do they celebrate cream cheese?” but if you lived here you would know why it is such a big deal. Lowville is home to the largest just cream cheese producing plant in the wo...

Welcome to Becker Farms

Welcome to Becker Farms

Karis Wynings, 10, Rochester

November 3, 2014


Filed under Articles, Other Stuff, Western New York

  Welcome to Becker Farms! Becker Farms is in the middle of the Niagara Wine Trail. There are many animals at Becker Farms. Two of the animals there are sheep. The one that I petted was friendly. His coat was so soft and cuddly. "Bahhhhhh.'' That scared me. I have never heard that up...

All Aboard New Yorkers

All Aboard New Yorkers

Chloe Antonia Rose, 8, Manhattan

October 10, 2014


Filed under Articles, Entertainment, New York City

Come ride the ferry to Governors Island where you will have breath taking views of the harbor and the Statue of Liberty.{It’s the only way to get there}. Plan ahead, because the island will reopen to the public in May 2015. The 2014 season recently ended and was the first time in history that Governors...

Who Needs a Time Machine When You Can Visit the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum

Who Needs a Time Machine When You Can Visit the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum

Chloe Antonia Rose, 8, Manhattan

September 17, 2014


Filed under Articles, Entertainment, New York City

The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden 421 East 61st Street, New York City In the stones outside the building the year 1799 is written in bricks.  The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden is on the upper east side of Manhattan in New York City. It is a place where kids and adults get to learn what life was like in New York City in the early 1800’s.   J...

How does YVNY work?

How does YVNY work?

Mike Peterson, Editor

June 8, 2014


Filed under Articles

First, click here to bring up a parental permission/registration form . You have to be a resident of New York State and under 14, and, of course, you should enjoy writing! When we get your application, we'll send you a welcome email to help you finish your registration. It's easy, it's free and our ...

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