The Charles Street Times

2021-2022 Staff

Joseph Gambino
Staff Writer

Joseph Gambino

Joseph Gambino is a 15 year old sophomore at Lindenhurst High School. He has written for The Charles Street Times in a previous school year. Joseph enjoys relaxing at home, playing games, reading, and watching films. Joseph’s fa...

Jack Hughes
Staff Writer

Jack Hughes

Jack Hughes is a junior attending Lindenhurst High School. This will be his first year attending, as well as writing articles for The Charles Street Times. He loves to write and is excited to have the opportunity to write for the school newspap...

Nalini Mahabir
Staff Writer

Nalini Mahabir

Nalini Mahabir is a Freshman at Lindenhurst High School. She spends most of her time sleeping, drawing, or playing video games. She has lots of interests such as art, history, true crime and anime/manga. Despite being very lazy, she ac...

Nicolina Bilella
Staff Writer

Nicolina Bilella

Nicolina Bilella is a sophomore at Lindenhurst High School.  This is her second year writing for the Charles Street Times.  She is most specifically attracted to sports, including: running, fencing, and badminton.  She plays on a...

Erika Hendrickson
Staff Writer

Erika Hendrickson

Erika Hendrickson is a 14 year old freshman attending Lindenhurst High School. This is her first year writing for The Charles Street Times. She enjoys acting, swimming, listening to music, watching movies and hanging out with fr...

Angela Solorzano
Staff Writer

Angela Solorzano

Angela Solorzano is a freshman attending Lindenhurst High School. She enjoys playing video games, painting, listening to music, watching tennis and hanging out with friends. She is also on the JV tennis team. She is looking for...

Evelyn Bickmeyer
Staff Writer

Evelyn Bickmeyer

Evelyn Bickmeyer is a sophomore at Lindenhurst High School. This is her first year writing for the CST. She plays field hockey,basketball and lacrosse for the school. Evelyn loves astrology, sports and music. Her favorite sports ...

Brian Loughlin
Staff Writer

Brian Loughlin

Brian Loughlin is a 16 year old junior at Lindenhurst High School. This is his 1st year writing for the Charles Street Times. Writing has always been one of things he was better at in school. He loves music a lot and playing basketb...

Cassidy Botsch
Staff Writer

Cassidy Botsch

Cassidy Botsch is a 14 year old freshman at Lindenhurst High School. She has known that she wants to major in journalism in college since she was 10 years old and dreams to be a future Columbia alumni. Cassidy is a runner for...

Gemma Knowd
Staff Writer

Gemma Knowd

Gemma Knowd is a 14 year old Freshman at Lindenhurst High School. This is her first year writing for the Charles Street Times. She loves to bake and read in her free time. Gemma is originally from Queens, NY and loves going to Manha...

Brooke Elliott
Staff Writer

Brooke Elliott

Brooke Elliott, a junior at Lindenhurst High School, is a newcomer to the Charles Street Times staff. With a passion for writing and literature, she plans on pursuing a career in the journalism field. She takes part in multiple clubs ...

Emilie Smith
Staff Writer

Emilie Smith

Emilie is a freshman at Lindenhurst High School. In her free time she enjoys drawing, playing video games, jewelry, and hanging out with friends. This is her first year writing for The Charles Street Times. She loves to write an...

Julie Leon
Staff Writer

Julie Leon

Julie Leon is a junior at Lindenhurst High School. She enjoys dancing and has been a competitive dancer for almost 10 years. Most of her time is spent at dance, but she makes sure to leave time for her family and friends, whi...

Michelle Estevez
Staff Writer

Michelle Estevez

Michelle Estevez is a freshman at Lindenhurst High School, and it’s her first year writing for The Charles Street Times. She is 13 years old, and is an only child. She enjoys reading dystopian/fantasy novels, writing, swimming, a...

Sheyla Santos
Staff Writer

Sheyla Santos

Sheyla Santos is a 14 year old freshman. Born on April Fools Day, she has a few tricks up her sleeve that she will incorporate into the school paper. Santos runs cross country and track, with more of a skill in distance. She enj...

Lilijana Lembo
Staff Writer

Lilijana Lembo

Lilijana Lembo is a 14 year old freshman at Lindenhurst Senior Highschool and this is her first year writing for the Charles Street Times. She enjoys reading, sleeping, Marvel, watching Netflix, and going to the beach. ...

Anya Pawa
Staff Writer

Anya Pawa

Anya Pawa is a freshman at Lindenhurst High School. This is her first year writing at The Charles Street Times. Both her parents are Indian. She is very proud of her culture and ethnicity. She loves to travel, play basketball an...

Aiden Mercado
Staff Writer

Aiden Mercado

Aiden Mercado is a 14 year old freshman attending Lindenhurst High School. He moved into Lindenhurst, coming from Manhattan in 4th grade and has lived in the town of Lindenhurst for 5 years now. In his free time, Aiden enjoys pl...

Michelle Kurianowicz
Staff Writer

Michelle Kurianowicz

Michelle Kurianowicz is a senior at Lindenhurst High School, and this is her second year writing for the Charles Street Times. Along with being captain of the Lindenhurst Varsity Tennis Team, Michelle is Secretary General of Lindenhurs...

Madison Cohen
Staff Writer

Madison Cohen

Madison Cohen is a freshman at Lindenhurst High  School and it is her first year of writing for the Charles Street Times. She enjoys boxing, playing basketball, reading, hanging out with her friends and watching lots of Netflix. S...

Giuliana Barberio
Staff Writer

Giuliana Barberio

Giuliana Barberio is a junior at Lindenhurst High School. This is her second year writing for the Charles Street Times. She is also involved in the newspaper club, where she was able to influence some interested students to joi...

Margaret Stavrinadis
Staff Writer

Margaret Stavrinadis

Maggie is a freshman at Lindenhurst High School. This is her first year writing for The Charles Street Times and it's also the first year that she has decided to pursue writing. She fell in love with the idea of journalism and wr...

Damien Callaghan
Staff Writer

Damien Callaghan

Damien Callaghan is a junior at Lindenhurst High School and this is his first year writing for the Charles Street Times. In school, his favorite subject is English, and he is taking 5 English classes because of it. He has been in t...

Alyssa Michaels
Staff Writer

Alyssa Michaels

Alyssa Michaels is a 17 year old senior in Lindenhurst High School. She was born July 10th, 2004. Alyssa enjoys writing, sleeping, playing video games, watching crime documentaries, going shopping, hanging out with her friends, a...

Sara Morello
Staff Writer

Sara Morello

Sara Morello is a senior at Lindenhurst High School. This is her first year writing for The Charles Street Times. Sara is a member of both the Girls Varsity Soccer and Varsity Track teams. She looks forward to writing about sport...

Samantha Nuss
Staff Writer

Samantha Nuss

Samantha Nuss is a freshman at Lindenhurst High School. This is her first year writing for the Charles Street Times. Samantha has played softball for the past couple of years.  When outside of school, she enjoys going out wi...

Erin Holzwarth
Staff Writer

Erin Holzwarth

Erin Holzwarth is a Junior in Lindenhurst High School. After moving to Lindenhurst last year, Erin is excited to get more involved with things like The Charles Street Times. An average day in her life includes lots of music, ...

Lara Sinkus
Staff Writer

Lara Sinkus

Lara Sinkus is a sophomore at Lindenhurst High School and this is her second year writing for the Charles Street Times. Lara does competitive dance and trains in various styles, six days a week, for over twenty-five hours a we...

Joseph Rippo
Staff Writer

Joseph Rippo

Joseph Victor Rippo is a fifteen-year-old Sophomore at Lindenhurst High School. He took broadcasting in his Freshman year, and decided to take journalism this year. His favorite classes include biology, ASL, journalism, and c...

Ritika Singh
Staff Writer

Ritika Singh

Ritika Singh is a freshman at Lindenhurst High School, she’s a 14 year old girl who enjoys art, drawing, and playing sports such as basketball and volleyball.  This is her first year writing for The Charles Street Times. S...

Tyler Faber
Staff Writer

Tyler Faber

Tyler Faber is a sophomore in Lindenhurst High School and it is his second year writing for the Charles Street Times. He is enthusiastic about writing and finds it as a good way to express himself and his opinion. Besides writing...

Ethan LaStella
Advisor

Ethan LaStella

Mr. LaStella has been teaching in the Lindenhurst School District for 17 years.  This is his first year teaching journalism and being involved with The Charles Street Times. He is a movie buff,  music lover, and an avid Jets...

Jennifer Kelly
Advisor

Jennifer Kelly

Mrs. Kelly has been teaching at LHS for 22 years and this is her seventh year advising for the Charles Street Times.  She believes the CST has really grown these past few years.  Her goal is to help journalists reach new heig...

Anthony Vasseur
Broadcaster

Anthony Vasseur

Anthony Vasseur is a Senior in the Lindenhurst High School. He is also a captain of the Copiague Junior Fire Company. Anthony has been a member of the department for 4 years as of August 2021. Anthony also competes nationally in the...

Angelina Rudy
Broadcaster

Angelina Rudy

Angelina is a 14 year old freshman at Lindenhurst High School, and this is her first year in the broadcasting program. She has made Principal’s List all throughout middle school. When she’s not thinking about school, Angelina is...

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