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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 childrenā€™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.

Stamford Gets New Fertility Center

Stamford Gets New Fertility Center

Stamford families can take advantage of the town's new center dedicated to providing resources for a healthy pregnancy.

Child Psychologist Dr. Lynne Goldstein Opens Private Practice in Westport

Child Psychologist Dr. Lynne Goldstein Opens Private Practice in Westport

Seasoned clinical-school child psychologist Dr. Lynne Goldstein, a specialist in issues related to bullying and self-esteem, opened her own practice in Westport, CT, offering individual therapy, therapy for children and families experiencing divorce, psycho-educational evaluations, and therapy for gifted children and their families.

Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County Finds Its Own Space

Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County Finds Its Own Space

Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County has finally moved to its own space in Bridgeport, CT after more than 30 years in the community and will expand its arts programs through a generous grant.

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities Honors Three Outstanding Teens from the New York City Area

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities Honors Three Outstanding Teens from the New York City Area

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities honored seven teens from across the country this year with youth achievement awards, including three outstanding individuals from our area.

The Giggling Pig Opens in Shelton CT

The Giggling Pig Opens in Shelton CT

Artist Hannah Perry offers an array of art classes and activities at her new children's art studio, The Giggling Pig, in Shelton, Connecticut.

The Law Office of Lawrence W. Berliner Opens in Westport CT

The Law Office of Lawrence W. Berliner Opens in Westport CT

The Law Office of Lawrence W. Berliner opens in Wesport, Connecticut, offering children and young adults representation in the areas of special education law and disability law.

CLAP for Children to Offer More Chinese Language Classes in Norwalk CT

CLAP for Children to Offer More Chinese Language Classes in Norwalk CT

CLAP for Children will open at the Chinese School of Norwalk to offer more Chinese language classes to kids and adults.

The Learning Garden Preschool Opens in Bridgeport CT

The Learning Garden Preschool Opens in Bridgeport CT

The Learning Garden Preschool, a play-based preschool, will open its doors in Bridgeport this September.

The Splatter Box Art Studio Opens in Westport CT

The Splatter Box Art Studio Opens in Westport CT

The Splatter Box art studio opened June 5 in Westport, offering art classes and workshops, art camps, birthday parties, and pottery painting.

Fairfield, CT Dentist Helps Haitian Children Find Their Smiles

Fairfield, CT Dentist Helps Haitian Children Find Their Smiles

Dr. Gregory Mokotoff of Kids First Dentistry in Fairfield, CT visited Haiti to provide dental care to underprivileged children.

Connecticut Father and Daughter Receive Patent for New TagsMania Toy

Connecticut Father and Daughter Receive Patent for New TagsMania Toy

The founder of TagsMania, a Connecticut-based toy company, and his teen daughter received a patent for their newest toy creation, the TagsdaleĀ®.

Whole Foods Opens in Fairfield

Whole Foods Opens in Fairfield

For foodies in Fairfield, the search for fresh, local, and certified organic produce is about to get a whole lot easer. On June 3 at 8:30am, Whole Foods Market will open its eighth Connecticut location in Fairfield at 350 Grasmere Avenue.

Fresh Air Fund's 'Host a Child' Program Looking for Volunteers in NYC Suburbs and on Long Island

Fresh Air Fund's 'Host a Child' Program Looking for Volunteers in NYC Suburbs and on Long Island

Consider hosting a child from a disadvantaged neighborhood in New York City for a week or two this summer.

Yale Fertility Center Opens in Westport, CT

The Yale Fertility Center, a division of Yale University's School of Medicine, opened a new location in Westport, Connecticut.




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