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Counseling Facility in Fairfield Helps Struggling Teens

Counseling Facility in Fairfield Helps Struggling Teens

When Carol Passmore and Lisa LaReau worked in schools, they saw a need for a facility that helps the preteens and teens who are slipping through the cracks at school. Connect To Care addresses issues surrounding anxiety, depression, and social and emotional challenges, among others.

Down the Yellow Brick Road

Down the Yellow Brick Road

Children with special needs of the DramaRama program performed a 30-minute show of' The Wizard of Oz" at New Canaan's Summer Theater Festival, memorizing lines and cues and achieving great milestones.

Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital Opens in Fairfield County

Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital Opens in Fairfield County

Yale-New Haven Children's Specialty Hospital recently opened a new location in Norwalk that employs world-class experts covering a wide range of medical specialties. Residents no longer have to leave Fairfield County to seek specialty medical services.

New Parkour and Freerunning Gym Opens in Fairfield

New Parkour and Freerunning Gym Opens in Fairfield

GCA Parkour & Freerunning is a new gym that recently opened in Fairfield. At this gym, kids can learn how to walk up and flip off walls, jumping, and swinging on bars. The gym is full of trampolines, wooden boxes, steel structures, and spring floors, as well as all the necessary safety equipment.

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.

Chelsea Piers Offers Summer Camp and Day Care to Stamford

Chelsea Piers Offers Summer Camp and Day Care to Stamford

Chelsea Piers of Manhattan opens a new location called Chelsea Piers Connecticut in Stamford. This complex has three levels, including a mezzanine level, and offers activities and fitness programs for the whole family.

New Wilton Candy Store Offers Parties, Buffets, Baked Goods

New Wilton Candy Store Offers Parties, Buffets, Baked Goods

The Candy Bin opened its first location in Wilton, CT. This one-stop candy shop offeres birthday parties, candy buffets, Cookie Camp, and edible arrangements. If you just want to stop by to buy candy, they offer that, too!

Free Screenings for Kids Keep Lice Out of Camps, Schools

Free Screenings for Kids Keep Lice Out of Camps, Schools

The new Keep Lice Out of Camp program at three Licenders locations provides free lice screening for kids who are headed to camp this summer. By using this service, kids won't have to go through the public screening at the camp infirmary, and lice won't end up in schools in the fall.

Hamden Hall Country Day School Hosts Engineering is Elementary

Hamden Hall Country Day School Hosts Engineering is Elementary

Hamden Hall Country Day School in Hamden, CT hosted a training workshop for local elementary teachers on science, technology, engineering, and math education.

Make and Mingle Design Studio Moves to Westport, CT

Make and Mingle Design Studio Moves to Westport, CT

Make and Mingle, a studio where you can design your own fabric creations, moved to Westport, CT. The new space is "very glammed up" and is stocked with a variety of supplies.

Camp SoundWaters in Stamford Now Offered to All Ages

Camp SoundWaters in Stamford Now Offered to All Ages

The popular Anything That Floats program at Camp SoundWaters in Stamford, CT is now offered to campers of all ages. This program focuses on learning about boat building, building a boat out of recycled materials, and racing the boats.

Tutoring Center in Wilton, CT Offers New Summer Camp

Tutoring Center in Wilton, CT Offers New Summer Camp

The Tutoring Center located in Wilton, CT now offers an educational summer camp, Camp D.A.S.H. This program encourages students to learn, exercise, and communicate, all while working on material from the grade they'll be entering in the fall.

Stamford Garden Club Awards Local Educator

Stamford Garden Club Awards Local Educator

The Stamford Garden Club recognized the founder of the G.I.V.E. Program as a local leader in environmental education.

Westchester's Dr. Pete Publishes New Book

Westchester's Dr. Pete Publishes New Book

Dr. Pete Richel of Northern Westchester Hospital has published a new book all about baby's first year, adding author to his list of titles that also includes pediatrician and singer/songwriter.

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.

Tales of a Third-Grade Blogger

Tales of a Third-Grade Blogger

At just 8 years old, Harrison Bernstein of Westport, CT, is an entrepreneur and philanthropist with a passion for the hospitality industry. Harrison got a chance to go behind-the-scenes at the newly renovated Westport Inn, where he spent a full day learning about the hotel business and doing some of his favorite things -- like folding napkins.

Family Matters Helps Overcome Obstacles

Family Matters Helps Overcome Obstacles

Family Therapeutic Counseling Matters is a professional counseling center that opened its doors to the Westport community on January 2.

The Hair Fairies Difference

The Hair Fairies Difference

Hair Fairies opened a new location in Fairfield, its seventh nationwide, on March 1.

Teddy the Puppy Helps Kids Cope with Moving

Teddy the Puppy Helps Kids Cope with Moving

Ridgefield native, Anna Parille, authors a children’s book, A New Home for the Honeypies, that features a fluffy puppy and his magical paw that helps kids see the brighter side to moving into a new home.

All in the Family

All in the Family

Camp Playland in New Canaan welcomes its third generation of family management to the 18-acre summer camp.

Family Treks 13,000 Miles to Shed Light on Natural Medicine

Family Treks 13,000 Miles to Shed Light on Natural Medicine

From San Francisco to Bridgeport, Dr. Dennis Godby, along with his sons and nephew, ran coast to coast to educate Americans about natural health care options.

Learning To Excel

Learning To Excel

In late September E.Nopi Learning Center, an international supplemental education franchise, opened in Westport, making it the fourth one in Connecticut.

McKinley School PTA Receives Grant  to Boost Family Engagement

McKinley School PTA Receives Grant to Boost Family Engagement

Handfuls of PTAs across the country received a grant of $1,000 this week from the National PTA as part of their seventh annual Take Your Family to School Week, which occurs in February to help promote family engagement and support student achievement.

New York Rangers and USA Hockey Invite Kids to Try Hockey for Free

New York Rangers and USA Hockey Invite Kids to Try Hockey for Free

The New York Rangers and USA Hockey teams up with community ice rinks throughout the tri-state area to host the first-ever "Try Hockey for Free" day, introducing kids to hockey with free skating and hockey lessons.

Kumon Opens Second Location in Fairfield

Kumon Opens Second Location in Fairfield

Kumon, an after-school learning center, opens its newest location in Fairfield on Post Road.




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