Young Voices of New York

South Sudan

Alyssa Hackett, 11, Rochester

November 16, 2015


Filed under Blogs

BOOM! BOOM! Do you hear that? That is the sound of bombs in South Sudan. There is a huge battle between the Dinka and Nuer tribes in Africa. On top of all of that fighting to the second Sudanese civil war is still going on! The Dinka The Dinka tribe is a tribe that comes from South Sudan. They have...

Lake Placid Horse Show!!

Lake Placid Horse Show!!

Evan Brenner, 12, Lake Placid

August 26, 2015


Filed under Articles, Blogs, Northern New York

I visited the Lake Placid Horse Show on June 28, 2015. While I was there, I had the opportunity to speak with Marty Bauman who has worked with the Horse Show for 35 years. He said the Horse Show has been running since 1970. He also said that there are 2 types of jumpers, hunters and jumpers. Jumpers are ...

I’m Eating What?? Chicken Farm Cruelty.

Ariana Rivers, 11, Gates

August 17, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Western New York

Do you eat this chicken?

cows and llamas

cows and llamas

Christina Wolkonowski and Alyssa Hackett

July 19, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Western New York

Do you like llamas and cows? Cows are very domestic animals and so are llamas, but they have both differences and similarities. Location Llamas and cow live closer than you think. Llamas live mostly in North America, South America, and Europe. Cows live in North America, Europe, and Australia. Th...

Allegany Mountain Resort

Allegany Mountain Resort

Angelina Klimbach-Monti, 11, Rochester

July 12, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Western New York

If you love camping, nature, and having fun then I know the place for you… its called Allegany Mountain Resort. Me, my mom, and my mom's boyfriend all go camping there every other weekend and it is one of my favorite places to go!! There are many things to do at Allegany Mountain Resort!! One of...

5 Wits

5 Wits

Jonny Miller, 12, Woodmere

May 11, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

5 Wits in Syracuse, NY is a great place to go while visiting Syracuse University. 5 Wits is a hands-on adventure where you have the opportunity to save the world, battle a Pharaoh, or come face to face with a dragon. You need to use your wits in order to come out alive. 5 Wits is located in Destiny Mall,...

Holidays Around The World

Holidays Around The World

Alyssa Hackett, 10, Rochester

January 7, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Western New York

Over November and December, and other times as well, a lot of holidays and special days are celebrated, like Christmas, Eid, Hanukah, Kwanzaa, and Ramadan. I surveyed some students in the Walt Disney Elementary School. Eid Eid is celebrated July 28. Sarah said “I celebrate Eid and one special...

Young Social Media

Young Social Media

Amarie Walker, 10, Rochester

January 7, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Western New York

Do you have a Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account? Are you to young or irresponsible for a social media account? I asked two children and one adult what they think about kids having social media pages. I think you’ll be surprised about the results. I asked Rhonda Walker, mother of two girls,...

The Night of Horror

Karina Cabrera, 10, Rochester

November 22, 2014


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It was the best night when I went to a Haunted Hay Ride with my friend and her family. The first thing we did was we went on the wagon and everyone had to have their feet dangleing from the edge. My friend and I both had to be behind people because there was no room on the end. There was a guy that wa...

The Books For Animal Lovers

Ariana Rivers, 10, Rochester

October 18, 2014


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The past few years, I believe I had found the perfect author for animal books. That wonderful author writes about owls, wolves, bears and horses. This author of many great chapter books is Kathryn Lasky. I also have to mention these books, as said on the cover, are for age 9 and up. I would rate these...

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