By Marissa Ammon In my opinion, the Palisades Center in West Nyack, NY is one of the best malls in this region. Not only because of its size and stores, but because I have many memories at this mall. This four floor mall opened in 1998 and I’ve been going there since I was a … Continue reading Palisades: A Personal Paradise
November 22- December 21
By Morgan Hughes Where Is It? Schenectady NY Describe It Schenectady is a city in upstate, New York. Once called “the city that lights and hauls the world”, also called “the electric city” (yes I know Scranton, PA is too), Schenectady is the birthplace of Thomas Edison’s General Electric company. It’s also known for Proctors … Continue reading Where Do You Call Home?
February 19- March 19
By Megan Tomasic It can be hard to find a purpose in our daily lives. We all need something to drive us, something to motivate us to get out of bed in the morning and start our day. Days can be long and dreary at times, but setting goals and creating checkpoints for yourself internally … Continue reading The Power of Goal Setting
December 22- January 19
By Judy Anne Capiral I always found discomfort in distant family parties. I hardly ever saw this side of the family, visiting them only on specific occasions or holidays. Although I value family above all else, it becomes difficult when both sides of the family are so different. I am half-Filipina and half-Peruvian. Some years … Continue reading Navigating Two Cultural Identities
January 20- February 18
By Jessica Barr “Lucky! Louie! Get out!” “Oh sh*t, that’s a good name…” Admittedly, that probably wasn’t the extent of the conversation between the band members in Lucky Louie Blues Co. after deciding to name the band after the two dogs ran into their practice, but it’s pretty close to the actual fact. Between playing … Continue reading Lucky Louie Blues Co.
By Gabriella Rivera Over the break I was experimenting with family meals and rarely do I get the chance to cook meat, so I picked a large cut of pork. The pork loin is tender, flavorful and some of the juiciest cuts of pork when it is cooked well. For me, a good marinade can … Continue reading Simple and Comforting: Pork Loin with Pan Sauce