Greenburgh Nature Center Welcomes New Executive Director

Greenburgh Nature Center Welcomes New Executive Director

The Greenburgh Nature Center in Scarsdale, NY appointed a new executive director, Margaret Tjimos Goldberg, a long-time resident of the Edgemont area of Greenburgh. Goldberg has been board president and has also served on the center's board of directors from 2004-2009.

Tennis Pros Introduce the Sport to Hundreds of Kids

Tennis Pros Introduce the Sport to Hundreds of Kids

Young members of the Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester learned how to play tennis from local tennis professionals at "Bounce" Tennis Play Day.

Annual Golf Raises $30,000 for Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester

Annual Golf Raises $30,000 for Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester

The 18th annual golf tournament for the Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester raised $30,000 to go directly toward the club's programs and services.

Healthy Lifestyle Pilot Program Has Kids Bouncing Off the Walls

Healthy Lifestyle Pilot Program Has Kids Bouncing Off the Walls

This fall, kids in Rockland and Westchester counties will be able to get fit and learn about a healthy lifestyle by participating in a pilot program at Bounce! Trampoline Sports. The kids who participate in the pilot program will help develop a fitness program for kids in the future.

Murals by Patrick McCarthy for Mom, Dad, and Baby

Murals by Patrick McCarthy for Mom, Dad, and Baby

Patrick McCarthy used to only paint murals in the homes of friends and family, well, until they persuaded them to start his own mural painting business. Now McCarthy meets with clients and collaborates on murals for rooms in their homes, businesses, or doctor's offices.

Sportime's New Eastchester Location Features 8 Clay Courts

Sportime's New Eastchester Location Features 8 Clay Courts

Sportime's new Eastchester location is located on the grounds of the Lake Isle Country Club and will offer the John McEnroe Tennis Academy. The new location will also play host to United States Tennis Association adult competitions and USTA junior tournaments.

The Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester Helps Raise Noteworthy Sum for Youth Programs

The Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester Helps Raise Noteworthy Sum for Youth Programs

The Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester honored its Humanitarian of the Year and raised a noteworthy sum for "Positive Place for Kids," a program that serves more than 2,000 youth members, at its annual Humanitarian Award Dinner.

Reigning 'Masters' of Blind Golf Champion Takes Home Trophy for 24th Time

Reigning 'Masters' of Blind Golf Champion Takes Home Trophy for 24th Time

Taking home the trophy for the 24th time, Patrick Browne Jr., a longtime mentor of the New York Giants' Eli Manning, wins the "Masters" of blind golf for the 24th time on June 22, 2012 at the 35th annual Golf Classic.

New Horse Riding Summer Camp Offered in Westchester County

New Horse Riding Summer Camp Offered in Westchester County

Runabout Farms, located in Bedford, now offers a summer camp where children learn to care for and ride horses, as well as riding safety. The farm will also introduce an after-school program in the fall.

Westchester Children's Museum Honors Local Educator at Annual Benefit

Westchester Children's Museum Honors Local Educator at Annual Benefit

The Westchester Children's Museum's annual spring benefit raised more than $100,000 toward the construction of the museum and honored local educator and Greenburgh resident Janett Grose.

Twenty Local Schools Receive New Books

Twenty Local Schools Receive New Books

Parents, faculty, and PTA members from across the New York City area worked together to win new books from the "Books 4 Our School" campaign co-sponsored by the Brooke Jackman Foundation and NYMetroParents.

Fusion Academy Opens Three New Locations in NY Metro Area

Fusion Academy Opens Three New Locations in NY Metro Area

Fusion Academy, a school for children who feel anxious about or are having trouble in school, opens three new locations in Manhattan, Westchester, and Long Island. The school features one-on-one style classrooms, individualized learning plans, and support for the student and their family.

WeeZee World Ribbon-Cutting Hosted By News 12's Shannon White

WeeZee World Ribbon-Cutting Hosted By News 12's Shannon White

300-plus people attended the official ribbon-cutting/opening event for Westchester's WeeZee World of "Yes I Can!" on April 24th in its new home of Chappaqua, NY, including emcee Shannon White, President Bill Clinton, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senator Chuck Schumer, and State Senator Susi Oppenheimer.

The Play Place Offers Sports Instruction To Young Kids in Elmsford

The Play Place Offers Sports Instruction To Young Kids in Elmsford

The Play Place, an indoor space attached to Bright Horizon Treetops Schools, boasts small fields, short nets, and light rackets to facilitate learning, all perfect for kids ages 10 and younger.

Lego-Based Program For Kids Opens In Rye Brook

Lego-Based Program For Kids Opens In Rye Brook

Bricks and Motors opened on March 1 and offers a curriculum that encourages hands-on projects that allow the students to design, think critically, and communicate with one another.

Mount Kisco Pediatric Dentistry: Kid Friendly and Comfortable

Mount Kisco Pediatric Dentistry: Kid Friendly and Comfortable

Mount Kisco Pediatric Dentistry caters specifically to children, from infancy to early adulthood, and aims to give everyone a smile that will produce confidence. The practice places an emphasis on prevention, education, and diet with the hopes of getting kids to develop good oral habits that can last a lifetime.

Soundview Sports Camp Adds Program For Toddlers

Soundview Sports Camp Adds Program For Toddlers

On June 25, Soundview Sports Camp will add Mini Day Camp, a movement-based fitness program for toddlers to summer options. The Mini Day Camp at Soundview Sports Camp is open for registration now.

Roles Guaranteed at Performance Arts Summer Camp in Westchester

Roles Guaranteed at Performance Arts Summer Camp in Westchester

Rising Stars Performing Arts Company is enrolling students ages 8-18 for its summer musical theater workshop until June 16. Everyone who enrolls will get a part in a show and each session of cast members will perform the productions twice.

New Recycling Center Opens in Westchester

New Recycling Center Opens in Westchester

The new Household Materials Recovery Center, or H-MRF, opened its doors in Valhalla, NY as a place for Westchester County residents to dispose of household chemicals and electronic waste.

Eli Manning Honored by Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Eli Manning Honored by Guiding Eyes for the Blind

NFL quarterback Eli Manning stopped by Mulino's of Westchester, in White Plains, NY, where the Guiding Eyes for the Blind foundation introduced him as returning host of its annual summer Golf Classic fundraiser.

Special Needs Caregiver Course in Westchester

Special Needs Caregiver Course in Westchester

Teens in the Westchester area can learn how to care for kids with special needs in a babysitting course being offered in White Plains.

Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester Names 2012 Youth of the Year

Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester Names 2012 Youth of the Year

Michelle Imbaquingo, a Mount Kisco teen, was named 2012 Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester, the highest honor a club member can receive.

Scarsdale Library Offers Free Programming for Kids with Special Needs

Scarsdale Library Offers Free Programming for Kids with Special Needs

The Scarsdale Library partners with a parent-teacher committee to add more free programming for families of children with special needs, including reading to therapy dogs and creating an accepting atmosphere.

Homegrown Heroes: The Heart of an Advocate

Homegrown Heroes: The Heart of an Advocate

Westchester County teen Nick Lombardi has spent the past eight years advocating for autism awareness, his efforts reaching local and national families alike and benefiting Autism Speaks. And it all started with a trip to the mall.

Thousands of Parents Rally to Support Their Child's School

Thousands of Parents Rally to Support Their Child's School

From public and private schools in Queens and the Bronx to those in Westchester, Long Island, Rockland County, and beyond, parents stand up to help stock dwindling school libraries with new books by voting for their child's school in the Books 4 Our School challenge.




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