Young Voices of New York

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...

The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild

Shreya Sharath, 11, Cohoes NY

March 5, 2020

I recently watched a movie called “The Call of the Wild.” The movie starts out with a dog named Buck who is respected by everyone, but he is not exactly the most obedient dog. One day, his rich master is having a party, and Buck eats and messes up all the food. His master tells him to sleep on the...

Never Letting Go

Never Letting Go

Shreya Sharath, 10, Cohoes

February 27, 2020

Poem – KINDNESS

Poem – KINDNESS

Shreya Sharath, 10, Cohoes

February 12, 2020

Fun Snowy Day

Sean Michalek, 11, Clifton Park

February 14, 2017

I LOVE SNOW DAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!! When my mom came into my room and told me it was a snow day. the first thing I asked is "can I go sledding today! " and then I went back to sleep for 1 hour and played video games.  When I went sledding I took some videos and I'm going to upload them some time. Go check...

Star Wars graphic stories collected

Star Wars graphic stories collected

Sean Michalek, 11, Clifton Park

February 14, 2017

I just finished reading "Star Wars Vol .1 by Jason Aaron Illustrated by John Cassaday, Simone Bianchi, and Stuart Immonen," a great graphic novel about Star Wars. It is collection of 12 issues put out by Marvel comics monthly during 2015. Written by Jason Aaron a popular author who has written for Marv...

I Even Funnier by James Patterson

I Even Funnier by James Patterson

Sean Michalek, 10, Clifton Park

December 13, 2016

Have you read the book I Funny?  I Even Funnier is the 2nd book in the series. I thought it was written really well  and is very funny.  I have two reasons why I liked it: It's funny  because of the jokes like this one  " I think Godzilla would be a great garbage collector because he can just ea...

Big Nate Flips Out

Big Nate Flips Out

Sean Michalek, 10, Capital District

October 18, 2016

Big Nate Flips Out By Lincoln Peirce is a very funny book.  Nate is very sloppy and when it comes to losing a very expensive camera. Nate gets in some hot water with his friendship with Francis. In order to save his friendship, Nate has to go neat. Five things I did like:  Nate makes funny drawings...

Court Case

Court Case

Bill Gannon, 13, Albany

March 8, 2016

I attended a criminal trial at NYS Supreme Court in Albany, and boy, was it awesome. The defendant was charged with seven crimes, including Identity Theft and Grand Larceny. In criminal court there are two sides - the prosecutor, who represents the government, and the defendant, the person accused of wrongd...

The Quebec Aquarium

The Quebec Aquarium

Bill Gannon, Albany, 13

February 29, 2016

The Quebec Aquarium is an entirely different from the ones I've seen here in New York. It is entirely more arctic, more boreal. About 40% of all the exhibit space was outside. However, even though the name is clearly “Aquarium,” and you wouldn't expect to find a land animal there, there was an e...

WARNING: Do Not Recycle Rocket Launchers!

WARNING: Do Not Recycle Rocket Launchers!

Bill Gannon, 13, Albany

February 29, 2016

 I took a tour of the County Waste and Recycling plant in Albany, and it was really interesting. About 90% of what people normally put in the trash can be recycled. Only 54.3% of all that humans throw away actually goes into the landfill, 34% is recycled, and 11.7% of it is burned to create ener...

Winter Carnival in Quebec

Winter Carnival in Quebec

Beth Gannon, 12, Albany

February 23, 2016

Carnival de Québec (in Québec City, Canada) is a winter festival where there is fun everywhere. They have everything from a super long slide made entirely out of ice to giant inflatable gerbil balls you get into and try and run down a hill and knock over a giant bowling pin. The Winter Carnival has got...

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