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Mania Training Facility Moves to Rockland County

Mania Training Facility Moves to Rockland County

Mania Training Facility recently moved to a new location in Rockland County. Along with their cheer and dance teams—taught by certified staff—and birthday parties, Mania now offers adult fitness classes.

Waldorf School Welcomes Charles Andrade for Painting Workshop

Waldorf School Welcomes Charles Andrade for Painting Workshop

Master Lazurist Charles Andrade will be hosting his second workshop at Green Meadow Waldorf School in Chestnut Ridge. In this six-day workshop, participants will learn how to paint in the Lazure technique and help put the finishing touches on Rose Hall in the school's new Arts Building.

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.

10 Rockland Students Win Scholarship for Artistic Curiosity

10 Rockland Students Win Scholarship for Artistic Curiosity

The Edward Hopper House Art Center in Nyack, NY awarded 10 Rockland County juniors with a scholarship honoring their artistic curiosity.

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.

A Summer Camp Helps Kids Cope with Loss

A Summer Camp Helps Kids Cope with Loss

Hearts and Crafts Grief Counseling hosted its 15th annual Camp Grief Busters in June where bereaved kids and parents spent the weekend participating in fun games, relaxing, and being reminded of the importance of enjoying life amid tragedy.

Sanctuary Yoga Studios Now Offers Teen Yoga Camp

Sanctuary Yoga Studios Now Offers Teen Yoga Camp

Sanctuary Yoga Studios, located in New City, now offers a Teen Yoga Camp—a five-day workshops that includes breath work, meditation, journaling, and yoga poses.

300 Rockland Teens Do Good on Mitzvah Day

300 Rockland Teens Do Good on Mitzvah Day

Hundreds of kids and teens volunteered during Mitzvah Day in Rockland County, tackling more than two dozen community service projects in honor of the International Day of Jewish Youth Service.

Rockland Names Two Favorite Teachers

Rockland Names Two Favorite Teachers

Two teachers from Rockland County were awarded the "My Favorite Teacher" title in a ceremony at Barnes & Noble at Palisades Center.

A ‘Toyriffic’ Birthday Party

A ‘Toyriffic’ Birthday Party

Toyriffic, a toy store in Pomona, now offers birthday parties.

Rockland Youth Theatre Brings Creative Opportunities

Rockland Youth Theatre Brings Creative Opportunities

Rockland Youth Theatre encourages kids to create, team-build, and be inspired through theater they create from the ground up.

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.

The Summer Spot Relocates to Congers

The Summer Spot Relocates to Congers

The Summer Spot, a nonprofit summer program that provides kids with a high quality summer experience, is relocating to Congers from Spring Valley. The program, known for its affiliation with parent organization Rockland Afterschool Program, aims to provide social, emotional, and cognitive development for children ages 5 through 14 this summer.

Lucky Ducky Child Care Arrives in Nanuet

Lucky Ducky Child Care in Nanuet offers full-day services to children from 6 weeks to 5 years old and also has an after-school program. Children in the full-day program participate in educational and social activities such as reading and writing development, potty training, numbers and shapes, and music time.

Youth for Hospice Awarded on Philanthropy Day

Youth for Hospice Awarded on Philanthropy Day

United Hospice of Rockland's Youth for Hospice members were recognized among other local do-gooders at Rockland County's annual Philanthropy Day awards ceremony.

Spotlight on a Local Bigtop

An internationally acclaimed new documentary features Rockland’s own Amazing Grace Circus.

Matisse Chocolatier Arrives in Rockland

Matisse Chocolatier Arrives in Rockland

New kid on the block Matisse Chocolatier has arrived to give Rockland anything and everything chocolate.

Online Parental Controls Available from Delaney Computer Services

Online Parental Controls Available from Delaney Computer Services

It’s impossible to constantly stand over children’s shoulders and monitor what sites they’re curious about or what they’re searching for on Google. For Rockland families, Rich Delaney and the team at Delaney Computer Services have alleviated the pressure.

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.




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