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Croatia and Germany

Croatia and Germany

Casey Morton, 10, Valley Stream

December 18, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

 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


Filed under Blogs

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


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

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


Filed under Blogs, Northern New York

  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


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

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...

Sky Zone

Sky Zone

Alex Genao, 11, Valley Stream

May 1, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

Recently I went to Sky Zone in Deer Park. It was terrific! I went there for my little sister’s birthday. I had fun jumping for 3 hours. My favorite activity was the foam pit. I loved flipping and diving into the soft foam. Another attraction was the basketball hoops. I loved to do stylish d...

6th grade social

6th grade social

Mysha Moses, 11, Rochester

May 1, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Western New York

Our sixth grade social was a very fun summer night that started at 7:30pm. Everyone was so excited it was one of our first dances without the 7th graders.  At this event, we had an ice cream truck and popcorn. Over in the gym, half was basketball and the other half is inflatables like a basketbal...

Swimming With Manatees

Swimming With Manatees

Alexa Joy Kosinski, 9, Valley Stream

February 13, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

On my birthday I got to swim with manatees at Crystal River in Florida.! It was was a life changing experience! I wanted to stay there forever because the manatees were so cute!  I had to wake up at 6:00 a.m. There was a parade of manatees! They were so cute!! We saw a baby manatee. The manatees i...

Adventures in Hawaii

Adventures in Hawaii

Kristina Fisher, 10, Webster

August 29, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Showcase, Western New York

To start off the summer this year I went to Maui   Hawaii! In Hawaii we went on many adventures and saw some amazing things! And now I’m going to tell you some things about my awesome trip to Hawaii, because I think that even if not everybody can actually go and see Hawaii in person, everybody s...

Fun at Beaver Camp

Fun at Beaver Camp

Makensie Freeman, 9, Lowville

July 25, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Northern New York

Beaver Camp is a Christian camp.  It is located outside of Lowville in the Adirondacks. You can go there in the summer and winter. I have been to Beaver Camp three years in a row. My first time I went to camp I was seven, and that is the youngest you can be to go there. My first and second time I went...

Active Kids

Active Kids

Gabriella Badolato, 10, Lynbrook

June 6, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

Everybody has their times when they get bored, but not anymore! Try out the place called Active Kids. They have many different things to do. Active Kids is an amazing place that helps you stay fit. Some games test how fast you are, other games see how well you can avoid obstacles and some are games just...

Woman as Gamers!

Woman as Gamers!

Dash Alschuler-Pierce, 11, Valley Stream

June 2, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

Do you like games? Video Games specifically. Yes? A bit? Well let's pretend you are a hardcore gamer. When you're trying to find video games you go down the boys aisle of Target because the people who put them there think boys will enjoy them more than girls. Well, that's not true! Forty-eight percent o...

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