Josh Stiefel

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Josh Stiefel lives in New Jersey and was born in 2005.

  • Josh plays soccer, baseball, basketball, and flag football.
  • He also writes book reviews for his local newspaper.
  • His favorite book is To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

“I would love the opportunity to learn about how people of other backgrounds live.”

Josh Stiefel

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After Primaries, New Jersey Looks to November Elections

Josh Stiefel

July 30th, 2020

In the wake of the pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests, many people are taking their right to vote more seriously than ever. 

Understanding the Coronavirus

Josh Stiefel

June 18th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with scientists at the CDC about confronting the pandemic, which has hit the U.S. particularly hard. 

The Novel Coronavirus: My Quarantine Diary

Josh Stiefel

March 13th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter provides an update on COVID-19 and shares his family’s experiences in quarantine.

Toys Are Not Just for Kids

Josh Stiefel

March 1st, 2019

The 2019 New York Toy Fair had something for everyone—“foodie” toys, escape puzzles, and a new take on the yo-yo.

Tackle Kids Cancer

Josh Stiefel

December 4th, 2018

Off the field, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has made it his mission to help children battling cancer.

Virginia Jacko

Helping Others See the Light

Josh Stiefel

June 22nd, 2018

Virginia Jacko may have lost her eyesight, but the president and CEO of Miami Lighthouse has plenty of vision.


Stephen Hawking at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.

Changing the World, One (Quantum) Step at a Time

Josh Stiefel

April 12th, 2018

Stephen Hawking, who died in March at the age of 76, will be remembered as one of the world's greatest physicists.

A still from the animated film Zombillenium

A Film Festival for All

Josh Stiefel

March 8th, 2018

A children’s film festival in New York City showcases movies from around the world.

Left to right: Jacqueline Woodson, Debbie Ridpath Ohi, Judy Blume, Rachel Vail, and Soman Chainani celebrate Blume’s life at Symphony Space in New York City.

“Judy Blumesday”

Josh Stiefel

February 9th, 2018

Fans gather at Symphony Space in New York City to celebrate the 80th birthday of beloved author Judy Blume.

Loaded barbell (Photo by Lance Goyke)What does it take to be the best? Powerlifter Naomi Kutin found out.


Josh Stiefel

December 15th, 2017

A new documentary profiles 16-year-old Naomi Kutin, an international powerlifting star.