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“Planet Jupiter”

“Planet Jupiter”

Samantha Freeman, 11, Lowville

October 31, 2017


Filed under Books, Northern New York

“Planet Jupiter” by Jane Kurtz is a book about adventure! If you love adventure then you’ll love this book! The main characters are Jupiter, Edith, and Jupiter’s mom. Jupiter has a brother named Orion. Orion goes to work at a café and mails the family money since they are poor. Originally, it...

Mrs. Master is a Disaster! by Dan Gutman

Mrs. Master is a Disaster! by Dan Gutman

Makensie Freeman, 9, Lowville

August 15, 2017


Filed under Books, Northern New York

"Mrs. Master is a Disaster!" by Dan Gutman sounds like the book might be a disaster but it is a great book. This book is number eight in a series about "My Weirdest School." It is about a whole class that wants to try to make a lot of money. They just want to be billionaires. So, they create a toilet...

President Chester A. Arthur’s Gravesite

President Chester A. Arthur’s Gravesite

Makensie Freeman, 9, Lowville

August 15, 2017


Filed under Articles, Northern New York

President Chester Arthur's grave is in the Albany Rural Cemetery, Colonie. His wife and son are buried there, too. President Arthur was the 21st President. I wanted to visit his grave because I like learning about presidents. On his grave you will see the Presidential Seal. There are rocks,...

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...

John Brown’s Farm

John Brown’s Farm

Evan Brenner, 12, Lake Placid

November 30, 2015


Filed under Articles, Northern New York

When I arrived at John Brown's farm, I visited the statue of John Brown where there is a quote on the statue which says "His Soul Goes Marching On." The statue was dedicated on May 9th, 1935 by the John Brown Assn. I next learned about John Brown on informational plaques posted around the farm. John...

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 ...

Wild Walk- A Trail Along the Treetops

Wild Walk- A Trail Along the Treetops

Jonas Petro, 11, Peru

August 10, 2015


Filed under Articles, Northern New York, Showcase

What better way to get reconnected with nature than to visit Tupper Lake’s Wild Center? With lots of exhibits and live animals inside and wilderness trails outside, the Wild Center is a great place for outdoor fun! Since its official opening in 2006, the Wild Center in Northern New York has been ...

Redpath Museum

Redpath Museum

Jonas Petro, 11, Peru

March 17, 2015


Filed under Articles, Northern New York

Looking for something to do in this cold winter weather? How about going to McGill University’s Redpath Museum in Montreal, Canada.  With three floors, including the entrance hall, the mineralology floor, and the world cultures floor, this is the ideal spot for an interesting trip! Redpath Museum...

Evan Brenner

Evan Brenner

January 10, 2015


Filed under Northern New York, Staff Profile

Evan Brenner, Contributor, Northern New York

Makensie Freeman

Makensie Freeman

December 19, 2014


Filed under Northern New York

Makensie Freeman, Contributor, Northern New York

Samantha Freeman

Samantha Freeman

December 19, 2014


Filed under Northern New York, Staff Profile

Samantha Freeman, Contributor, Northern New York

Jonas Petro

Jonas Petro

November 6, 2014


Filed under Northern New York, Staff Profile

Jonas Petro, Contributor, Northern New York

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