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, 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 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.
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.
An internationally acclaimed new documentary features Rockland’s own Amazing Grace Circus.
New kid on the block Matisse Chocolatier has arrived to give Rockland anything and everything chocolate.
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.
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.
Hundreds of community members took the late Dr. King’s words to heart during an MLK-inspired Day of Service in January.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friends since pre-K, two boys from New Jersey get together to co-author a book on how friends can help heal hearts.
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.
The 11th Annual Catholic School Administrators Association presents the 2011 Lighting the Fire for Catholic Education Award to St. Paul School's principal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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! 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.
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 Trampoline Sports opens in Valley Cottage with a grand opening that benefits four local charities.