11-year-old makes 3-D printed face shield and mask straps to help healthcare workers

first_imgAndrew made about 100 of those pieces and on Thursday, he donated every single one to UHS Hospital. He says each piece took about an hour to make and says he was doing what he could to help our local hospital workers. VESTAL (WBNG) — Andrew Herceg has been using his 3-D printer for about a year and decided he wanted to put it to good use. “Because it hurts people’s ears when they have the masks on them and this helps that,” said Andrew. Andrew is 11 years old, but his heart is beyond his years. With the help of a new design, he was able to use his 3-D printer to make straps that attach to face shields and masks, common things healthcare workers are wearing over the course of several hours. “I think it’s great to get involved in the community during this time when we don’t know what’s happening every day to have a goal to do something that’s helpful,” said Caryn. Meanwhile, his father who is in the healthcare industry, and his mother, Caryn, are proud of their son for combining his hard work with his generosity. Andrew says he doesn’t plan on stopping any time yet. He says he looks forward to making more to help people in his community.last_img read more

Billy Ocean, Taylor Dane to rock Pompano Beach

first_imgBilly Ocean The Pompano Beach Amphitheater will host two platinum selling artists in one phenomenal show. Billy Ocean and special guest, Taylor Dayne, on Friday March 17.Billy Ocean has collected a pile of Gold and Platinum records across the world and hit the number one spot worldwide on pop charts including the USA, Australia, Germany, Holland, and the UK.Taylor DaneOcean got his first break when he signed to GTO records, for whom his second single was the Motown-ish “Love Really Hurts Without You,” which reached No. 2 in the UK charts and No. 12 in the US.Two top twenty singles followed; “Love on Delivery” and “Stop Me,” then “Red Light Spells Danger” became a smash in both the UK and the US. Soon after that came the million selling American number one single “Caribbean Queen” (for which Billy won a Grammy for best R&B Vocal), followed by “Loverboy” and “Suddenly,” which became the first of Billy’s killer ballads. More hits followed including “When the Going Gets Tough,” “They’ll be Sad Songs,” and “Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car.”Taylor Dayne also racked up an impressive list of hits and will be singing all of her top songs including her number one singles “Tell It to My Heart,” “Love Will Lead You Back” and “Prove Your Love to Me.” In addition to her famous ballads, Taylor will be shaking things up with her classic dance songs including her Billboard Hot Dance hits including “Floor on Fire” and “Beautiful.”last_img read more