We knew Wednesday was going to be filled with action, but it didn’t become a reality until we put on those green(e) shirts at 7:00 a.m. The morning was filled with preparations for afternoon activities, and after packing our camera bags we were off to Newsday’s official headquarters. We enjoyed a tour of the printing rooms, … Continue reading “Desks and Duckbills”
Since my last post so much has gone on. During the day on Tuesday, we had another photography lesson. We learned a lot of tips and tricks for interesting, beautiful portraits. The pictures came out great and my models were perfect. I am loving the fact that I can understand my camera 100 times better … Continue reading “Focus on photography”
By Brianne Ledda and Alicia Renda
Miller Place High School and Division Avenue High School
The pace of baseball games has been dragging so significantly that the Atlantic League introduced a new Pace of Play policy, meant to shave off unneeded minutes. At Bathpage Ballpark, there have been noticeable drops in the length of nine-inning Ducks games.
By Jon Cerini
Salesian High School
With three Atlantic League Championship titles under its bill, the Long Island Ducks baseball team at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip is on the brink of breaking a record — visits to the stadium are nearing 7 million since the franchise was hatched 16 years ago.
By Colin Capece and Alex Gelabert
Chaminade High School and Oyster Bay High School
From the upbeat music that blares from the scoreboard to the friendliness of Ducks mascot QuackerJack, there are countless things at the park that appeal to locals. Each game provides a fun-filled experience for kids and adults as well as fans that can’t get enough of the team.