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Rockland County Offers Residents Free Portion Control Tool

Rockland County Offers Residents Free Portion Control Tool

In honor of National Nutrition Month this March, the Rockland County Department of Health is offering Rockland residents a free tool to help keep plate portions in perspective, encouraging families to commit to healthy eating.

'What Are You Doing for Others?'

Hundreds of community members took the late Dr. King’s words to heart during an MLK-inspired Day of Service in January.

Building a New Academy in Rockland

Building a New Academy in Rockland

The impending closing of Reuben Gittleman Hebrew Day School in New City, a long-standing local school, has become the driving force behind the building of a new school in the community, Rockland Jewish Academy.

A New Resource for New Moms

A New Resource for New Moms

Patricia Reilly started Growing Up Babies, a newborn care consulting company, in November 2011 because she saw a need for support for new mothers when they return home from the hospital with their newborns.

Life Coaching With a Focus on Infertility, Pregnancy, and Motherhood

Life Coaching With a Focus on Infertility, Pregnancy, and Motherhood

Sabrina Roffman, owner of Just for Women Life Coaching, wants to offer women support and guidance as they transition and take on different life events.

New City Kumon Awards Scholarship to Local Student

A six-year-old boy of Pomona was awarded a $2,000 scholarship from Kumon Math and Reading Center of New City as part of the Kumon Fall Scholarship Sweepstakes.

Good Friends, Good Deeds

Good Friends, Good Deeds

Friends since pre-K, two boys from New Jersey get together to co-author a book on how friends can help heal hearts.

Veterans Visit South Orange Middle School

Veterans Visit South Orange Middle School

In observance of Veteran's Day, schools throughout the nation participated in Take a Veteran to School program where students are linked to veterans who shed light on their experiences in service.

A Passion for Education

A Passion for Education

The 11th Annual Catholic School Administrators Association presents the 2011 Lighting the Fire for Catholic Education Award to St. Paul School's principal.

Music For The Kids

Music For The Kids

Candy Chiu and Thomas Bergeron, musicians and teachers who studied at Yale University, have opened The Greenwich Music Lessons, a teaching studio in their Greenwich basement offering piano, percussion, and trumpet instruction.

Sweet Outfits, Sweet Store

Sweet Outfits, Sweet Store

For parents who feel like cute clothing options for baby boys are limited, My Sweet Pea, which opened on November 21, is a welcome relief.

Magic For All Ages

Magic For All Ages

MagiQuest, a popular live-action fantasy game, made its New York debut this past August at Fun City NY at the Palasides Center. Through January 28, those who have yet to try it out can enter to win 4 free passes to Fun City by entering a contest on their Facebook page.

Community Works Together To Brighten Holidays

Community Works Together To Brighten Holidays

Holidays can be especially rough on kids and families who have lost a loved one, but thanks to collaborative efforts by two community establishments, more than 75 kids and adults of all ages from Rockland and Bergen counties joined together for a fun night of bouncing in huge inflatables and riding a thrilling virtual rollercoaster.

Family Treasures

Family Treasures

Mimi's Treasures, a new children's boutique that opened in Pearl River on October 1, offers "a little bit of everything," according to owner Kelly Maris.

Party Like a Roxxtar

Party Like a Roxxtar

Matt Krass, also known as Matty Roxx, now offers guitar lessons for kids and birthday entertainment for kids parties throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.

Bounce! for Charity

Bounce! for Charity

Bounce! Trampoline Sports in Valley Cottage raised $3,500 for four local charities during the business's Grand Opening celebration, which was attended by Disney star Jake T. Austin of Clarkstown.

IMAX Theatre at Palisades Center Now Offers Customer Loyalty Card

IMAX Theatre at Palisades Center Now Offers Customer Loyalty Card

Frequent visitors to the IMAX Theatre at Palisades Center in West Nyack can now get discounts on tickets, snacks, and more with a new club card.

Bounce Grand Opening in Valley Cottage Benefits 4 Charities

Bounce Grand Opening in Valley Cottage Benefits 4 Charities

Bounce Trampoline Sports opens in Valley Cottage with a grand opening that benefits four local charities.

Blauvelt Lions Leos Lend a Hand in Rockland and Manhattan

Blauvelt Lions Leos Lend a Hand in Rockland and Manhattan

From Spring Valley, NY to the streets of Manhattan, a pack of youth volunteers from Tappan Zee High School assembled on a sunny Saturday to help those in need.

Indoor Play Space The Playroom Opens in Nyack

Indoor Play Space The Playroom Opens in Nyack

New in Nyack, The Playroom offers indoor fun for kids and a parents' lounge with comfy couches, bar stools, magazines and coffee.

Tumble-Bee Gymnastics in Nanuet Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Tumble-Bee Gymnastics in Nanuet Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Tumble-Bee Gymnastics, a gymnastics and fitness center for kids in Nanuet, NY, celebrated its 25th anniversary with a full day of family fun and activities.

Rockland Parent-Child Center Moves Family Connections Program

Rockland Parent-Child Center Moves Family Connections Program

The Rockland Parent-Child Center, an organization dedicated to fostering the relationships between local parents and their children, has moved to a new office space in Nyack, relocating its Family Connections Program.

Bounce! Rockland's Grand Opening Will Benefit Four Local Charities

Bounce! Trampoline Sports, a new sports facility in Rockland County, has planned a Grand Opening Celebration from which it will donate 100 percent of proceeds to four local charities.

West Rock's New Turf Ready for More Sports and Parties than Ever Before

West Rock's New Turf Ready for More Sports and Parties than Ever Before

West Rock Indoor Sports and Entertainment Complex has installed a new SpinTurf that will allow the facility to host even more sports events and parties, including lacross and football birthday parties.

Bright Beginnings Daycare Opens in New City NY

Bright Beginnings Daycare Opens in New City NY

Bright Beginnings daycare center opened its doors in a private cul-de-sac in New City, providing a structured curriculum for kids in a home-like environment (including a big backyard!).




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