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.
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.
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, a gymnastics and fitness center for kids in Nanuet, NY, celebrated its 25th anniversary with a full day of family fun and activities.
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! 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 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 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!).
Four Rockland County little league softball all-star teams became New York state champions this year, and several of the teams went on to achieve success beyond the state level. Read about these extraordinary teams from South Orangetown, Stony Point, New City, and Pearl River.
Participants in Rockland County's first-ever Swim for Hospice charity event raised thousands of dollars for United Hospice of Rockland. Several local teens took the opportunity to honor the late swim coach Keith Furey.
Residents should add the free and confidential Hudson Valley Region 2-1-1 helpline to their list of critical phone numbers in anticipation of the pending weekend storm.
Delaney Acosta, DDS, opened Dr. Delaney Pediatric Dentistry, bringing the only pediatric dentistry office to Mahopac, New York.
When elementary students return to New Jersey's Saddle River Day School this September, they'll be able to claim a new wing of the school all to themselves.
College students from Rockland County, New York, met with area officials, including Senator David Carlucci and Rockland County Legislature Chairwoman Harriet Cornell, at a roundtable to discuss plans to better engage Rockland's youth and young adults on issues of health, education, and civic engagement.
Rachel Broudy of West Nyack, a member of Pearl River Troop 40578 Girl Scouts Heart of Hudson, earned the Girl Scout Gold Award for her creative community service at The Breast Center at Nyack Hospital.