7-Year-Old From York Up For Kindest Kid Award

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting York County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting York County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

York PA – A second-grader’s passion for cleaning up York landed him a spot as one of four candidates for the Sprout channel’s “Kindest Kid” award.

Mateo Maldonado, 7, was chosen from applicants across the country to compete for the award, sponsored by the channel that airs children’s programming. Voting takes place on the Sprout website, and the winner will travel to Sprout’s studios for an interview Dec. 21.

Mateo’s mother, Meranda Rodenhaber, said she and Mateo’s father, Chris Maldonado, nominated their son after seeing an advertisement on Sprout for the award that talked about children who go out of their way to care for others.

“Right away it just clicked, and it was like, ‘That’s Mateo,'” Rodenhaber said.

Read more: http://www.yorkdispatch.com/breaking/ci_24676665/7-year-old-from-york-up-kindest-kid

Jersey Shore Cast Minus Ronnie Does The Today Show

Very interesting interview (Meredith Viera) with six of the major players from MTV’s Jersey Shore on the Today Show.  Yes, they are young, like to party and have fun.  However, JWOWW, has two bachelor’s degrees and Vinnie graduated from college and is getting ready to take his LSTAT (Law School Administration Test)…

The may have gel in their hair and a fake tan, but don’t jump to the conclusion they have empty heads.  Love ’em or hate ’em… Jersey Shore returns for season two and filming starts in the next month!