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Local Doctors Open Urgent Care Center in Mamaroneck

Local Doctors Open Urgent Care Center in Mamaroneck

Five local doctors recently opened MDxpress, an urgent care center in Mamaroneck. Similar to an emergency room, the doctors at the MDxpress treat ailments such as stomachaches, sore throats, and lacerations needing stitches without the long wait.

Mathnasium Opens in Scarsdale, Prepares for Summer Programs

Mathnasium Opens in Scarsdale, Prepares for Summer Programs

Math-only learning center Mathnasium of Scarsdale is set to open in April. The center offers math tutoring, homework help, and test prep including SAT test prep for high school students. Workbooks and tutoring sessions are tailored to each individual student.

Indoor Ropes Course Opens at Palisades Center in West Nyack

Indoor Ropes Course Opens at Palisades Center in West Nyack

The "world's tallest indoor ropes course," with 75 challenges and various difficulties for all athletic abilities and ages, is now open in West Nyack. Palisades Climb Adventure offers special rates for birthday parties and summer camp outings.

Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester Meet New York Rangers

Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester Meet New York Rangers

The New York Rangers visited The Boys and Girls Club members of Northern Westchester to teach them about teamwork, commitment, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Westchester Camp Caters to Gluten Intolerant Campers

Westchester Camp Caters to Gluten Intolerant Campers

Camp Eagle Hill, a sleepaway camp for children located in Elizaville, NY, recently introduced its gluten-free kitchen. The new kitchen, which serves all the same foods as the regular kitchen only gluten-free, was implemented to keep campers from feeling separated.

Westchester Teen Honored for Work in Third World Countries

Westchester Teen Honored for Work in Third World Countries

Sixteen-year-old Mary Grace Henry of Harrison in Westchester, New York wins the Kids Who Give contest for her founding of Reverse the Course, a nonprofit that helps improve the lives of girls in Third World countries.

Sports Academy Offers After-School Program, Birthday Parties

Sports Academy Offers After-School Program, Birthday Parties

4D Sports Baseball Academy, a facility that trains high school, college, and professional baseball players, now offers an after-school baseball program, as well as sports birthday parties tailored to your child's sporting interests.

Cardio Class Introduces Hip-Hop Moves to Moms

Cardio Class Introduces Hip-Hop Moves to Moms

Looking for a Zumba-like cardio dance class? Applause Westchester is now offering a hip-hop cardio class for adults to its schedule, teaching fun dance moves while getting your heart rate going.

Lego Lovers Rejoice: Legoland Opens in Yonkers

Lego Lovers Rejoice: Legoland Opens in Yonkers

Legoland, a popular Lego-themed attraction, is set to open in Yonkers. The location offers birthday parties for children in Westchester County and features a 4-D theater, two Lego-themed rides, and a café.

Applause Performing Arts School Celebrates 5 Years in Westchester

Applause Performing Arts School Celebrates 5 Years in Westchester

Applause, performing arts for all ages, celebrates five years in Westchester with the Village of Mamaroneck Mayor Norm Rosenblum and trustee Andres Bermudez Hallstrom.

Contest Asks Kids to Create Positive Change in Westchester

Contest Asks Kids to Create Positive Change in Westchester

G-tec Kids, an after-school enrichment program for gifted and talented children of Westchester County and advocacy group Synergy Westchester have partnered to sponsor a competition for kids in the community, challenging them to think critically about creating positive change in Westchester.

Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program Accepting Nominations for Outstanding Young Volunteers

Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program Accepting Nominations for Outstanding Young Volunteers

The Kohl's Cares Scholarship program will honor more than 2,300 youth, ages 6-18, who have made a positive impact on their communities with more than $425,000 in scholarships and prizes. Nominations for outstanding young volunteers are being accepted Feb. 1 - March 15.

Volunteers Needed for United Way of Westchester and Putnam

Volunteers Needed for United Way of Westchester and Putnam

United Way of Westchester and Putnam helps guide important work in the community with focuses on education, income, and health by administering a survey every four years that helps the nonprofit organization prioritize these top concerns. Volunteers are needed to help spread the word about the education survey.

Construction Industry Council Accepting Applications for Fall 2013 Scholarships

Construction Industry Council Accepting Applications for Fall 2013 Scholarships

The Construction Industry Council of Westchester & Hudson Valley is accepting applications for fall 2013 scholarships. Last year, a total of $45,000 in scholarships was awarded to 15 students pursuing degrees in math, science, or engineering.

Children Develop Social Skills with Group Activities

Children Develop Social Skills with Group Activities

Confident Kid Club offers social skills development for Pelham children in a group setting. The program is for kids who are anxious, shy, have low self-esteem, and other issues. Confident Kid Club also offers teacher workshops, private special education itinerant teacher work, and consultations for teachers and schools.

Intergenerational Mom-and-Me Music Class at Andrus on Hudson

Intergenerational Mom-and-Me Music Class at Andrus on Hudson

Babies & Grands, a new mom-and-me music class for children ages 6 months to 6 years, teaches the fundamentals of music to kids in Hastings-on-Hudson. The intergenerational classes are held at Andrus on Hudson.

Sarah Lawrence College Campus Hosts New Summer Camp

Sarah Lawrence College Campus Hosts New Summer Camp

Rush Day Camp, a summer camp for children in Westchester, will be offered in week-long sessions on the Sarah Lawrence College campus from June 24-Aug. 16. With flexible scheduling for parents and two program lengths to choose from, Rush Day Camp makes fitting camp into a busy summer schedule easy.

Updated Eastchester Center Enhances Students’ Musical Opportunity

Updated Eastchester Center Enhances Students’ Musical Opportunity

Crestwood Music Education Center, a school that offers music classes for children in Eastchester, recently expanded and renovated its education, concert, and showcase center to cater the more than 800 enrolled students. The music school seeks to accommodate all children who wish to study music.

Become a Puppy Foster in Westchester for Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Become a Puppy Foster in Westchester for Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Guiding Eyes for the Blind is accepting new puppy raisers and foster volunteers in Westchester County to help raise a future guide dog or become a permanent foster to one of the Guiding Eyes' breeding dogs.

Ossining High School Receives Top Honors at Intel Awards

Ossining High School Receives Top Honors at Intel Awards

Ossining High School was awarded the Star Innovator Award at the Intel Schools of Distinction Awards in Washington, D.C., in September for having successful math and science programs for students.

Legoland Breaks Ground in Westchester

Legoland Breaks Ground in Westchester

October 17 marked the start of construction on Legoland in Westchester, an exciting new entertainment, educational center, and party place for kids and families that will house more than three million Lego bricks.

Tuckahoe Dance Studio Offers Kids' Classes for All Ages

Tuckahoe Dance Studio Offers Kids' Classes for All Ages

Stephanie Urbina recently opened The Dance Gallery, a dance studio in Tuckahoe that offers dance classes for kids, including creative movement dance classes for preschoolers and five levels—based on age—of ballet classes for kids of all ages.

Mamaroneck Social Skills Center Adds Preschool, Teen Classes

Mamaroneck Social Skills Center Adds Preschool, Teen Classes

Sociable Kidz, a center that offers socialization classes in Mamaroneck, now teaches preschoolers and teenagers social skills necessary to be successful adults. Preschoolers learn good sportsmanship and how to develop conversation and listening skills. Teenagers learn to take a stand against bullying and how to deal with stress related to school.

WeeZee World of Westchester Launches Nonprofit for Kids with Sensory Integration Disorders

WeeZee World of "Yes I Can!" is an athletic, academic, and social gym for kids of Westchester and it has launched a nonprofit to fund research of how to reduce the effects of Sensory Integration Disorders in children through clinical and therapeutic play.

Prasanthi Studio in Pelham Offers Free Yoga for Kids During Storm Recovery

Prasanthi Studio in Pelham Offers Free Yoga for Kids During Storm Recovery

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Prasanthi Studio in Pelham, NY, hosts free yoga workshops for local kids left without power and with a week of no school.




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