Young Voices of New York

Astrology

Astrology

Maja Papandrea, 10, Valley Stream

April 7, 2020

I became interested in astrology when I saw an astrology book at the store. My interest developed as I began to research astrology and read an astrology book of my own. I am delighted to write this for you to read so I can share what I've learned about astrology with you.  Astrology is a field of study, but it’s al...

My trip to the Great Wolf Lodge

My trip to the Great Wolf Lodge

Shreya Sharath, 11, Cohoes

March 16, 2020

I recently went on a trip to the Great Wolf Lodge for my birthday and it was truly amazing! There was swimming, water rides, lots of fun activities, games and a few wolves:)! It’s one of the best places to go during winter. By now, you probably would have guessed what this place is. Yes, it is an indoor...

Never Letting Go

Never Letting Go

Shreya Sharath, 10, Cohoes

February 27, 2020

Poem – KINDNESS

Poem – KINDNESS

Shreya Sharath, 10, Cohoes

February 12, 2020

My All-County Experience

My All-County Experience

Gabriela Gonzalez, 10, Valley Stream NY

February 11, 2020

Do you play an instrument?  This year I was accepted into the 2020 All County Music Festival for playing the violin.  In order to participate your music teacher must recommend you or you had to have a high New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) score. It was an amazing experience and I even made som...

My Hanukkah Traditions

My Hanukkah Traditions

Nina Munafo, 10, Lynbrook

January 7, 2020

My family is both Jewish and Catholic so I celebrate two sets of holidays. I want to share a little about Hanukkah because most people I know only celebrate Christmas. Hanukkah is a celebration of the re-dedication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem during the second century B.C. The Jewish people had rise...

My Holiday Traditions

My Holiday Traditions

Gabriela Gonzalez, 10, Valley Stream

December 24, 2019

Everyone celebrates the holidays differently.  My family has some traditions that are unique. Before Christmas, my family goes to Macy’s SantaLand and we tell Santa what we want for Christmas. (We have to wait on a CRAZY long line but it's totally worth it.) After that, we look for the perfect dress...

Croatia and Germany

Croatia and Germany

Casey Morton, 10, Valley Stream

December 18, 2018

 Europe is a beautiful place filled with amazing sites to see and alluring places to visit. I went to Europe over the summer with my family. We went to Croatia and Germany. In Germany we went to about seven parks and to castles. One castle was owned by the Sun King. He was a very wealthy man and he...

Cake Boss

November 13, 2018

Cake Boss is an American reality show airing on the television network TLC. The show gives an inside look on Carlo’s Bakery in Hoboken NJ. The Bakery was founded by Carlo Guastaferro in 1964 then purchased by Buddy Valastro Sr. but is run by Valastro’s son Buddy Valastro Jr. with the help of his...

Home Depot

Home Depot

Patrick Biondolillo, 11, Valley Stream

September 4, 2018

Do you like creating things? Do you enjoy using wood, nails, screws, and paint? If you do, I would 100% recommend signing up for a Home Depot Kids’ DIY Workshop activity. Your parent is able to register you for a workshop online. At these activities, they give you materials and instructions. You are...

Don’t Litter, Save the Critters!

Samantha Freeman, 11, Lowville

August 14, 2018

  Do you remember that piece of trash you dropped today? Or, did you see someone drop some trash? Well, chances are, it might be harming an animal right now! I was coming home from my local fair, and I saw some kids my age eating food and littering. I wanted to research and write about how...

Cake Boss

Cake Boss

Mya Miller, 11, Valley Stream

August 14, 2018

Cake Boss is an American reality show airing on the television network TLC. The show gives an inside look on Carlo’s Bakery in Hoboken NJ. The Bakery was founded by Carlo Guastaferro in 1964 then purchased by Buddy Valastro Sr. but is run by Valastro’s son Buddy Valastro Jr. with the help of his...

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