Rockaway Beach, NY- Life sometimes throws us curveballs and we have to be ready to handle them. On July 11, 2012 twin brother and sister Derek and Jonna were born to parents Donna Cornett and John Burgess. Jonna was diagnosed with Hirschsprung disease, and later developed cerebral palsy along with other health issues. This little … Continue reading Jonna Burgess, 6 years old, doesn’t let her physical disability take away from enjoying life
Brooklyn, New York - Samaya Clark-Gabriel a nine-year-old athletic phenom who can dribble two basketballs and do a full split while blindfolded. Most adults can’t even dribble two basketballs at the same time. Samaya is a fun, loving and humble little girl who loves helping people. Aside from her athletic ability, acing her academics in … Continue reading Samaya Clark-Gabriel is Taking Basketball to a New Level
Jamaica, NY – Sometimes in life you look for the influence of superstars, but in reality, you can look right in your own backyard. Henry Gray known as Distinguish is an entrepreneur, writer, poet, and advocate for today’s youth. Henry Gray takes a lot of pride by showcasing an upcoming artist who might not get … Continue reading Spoken Word Artist, Distinguish, Helps to Educate Youth
Brooklyn, NY – When you meet Keith Stroud, you meet a friendly coach who is all about mentoring young athletes to better themselves. Keith Stroud, offensive coordinator for Erasmus Hall HS took some of his skilled position players to a football camp at the University of Maryland this weekend, on Saturday, June 1, 2019. It … Continue reading Coach Stroud takes Erasmus HS football players to Maryland Football Camp
Rockaway Beach, NY - During the Memorial Day Weekend Far Rockaway’s local cafe is opening its doors to a second location; Cuisine by Claudette on 167-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd. Cuisine by Claudette was opened since 2012 in the Rockaways. This café is a health-conscious type of food with a family-friendly environment. You can enjoy a … Continue reading Cuisine by Claudette opens up second location during Memorial Day Weekend.
Brooklyn, NY – Student-athletes have the opportunity to showcase their talents on the field at various football combines. On May 19, 2019, the Future Phenom Showcase was back at the Erasmus High School Football Field. The purpose of this showcase is to gather all the talented young high school football athletes to give them the … Continue reading High School Football Athletes and the Coaches that Mentor them
Bronx, NY – On May 11, 2019, three organizations; Harlem Jets, About UNYC and IMPCT solutions came together to for H.Y.P.E 2019 NYC HBCU Combine Football. HYPE is the acronym for Honing Your Potential and Excellence. The HYPE was founded by Walter Brock and Courtney Morgan. The philosophy of HYPE is to show young athletes … Continue reading NYC are you ready for the H.Y.P.E. Combine?