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The Long Island Children's Choir: Hitting All the Right Notes

The Long Island Children's Choir: Hitting All the Right Notes

A new children's choir on Long Island, founded by local parents, strives to help fill the gap in children's arts education and give back to the community.

Summer Adventure Camp Expands Activities

Summer Adventure Camp Expands Activities

The Knox School Summer Adventure, a summer day camp at The Knox School in St. James, will offer stand up paddle boarding, a marine science program, and Lego robotics this summer.

Program Offers Children a Creative Way to Learn

Program Offers Children a Creative Way to Learn

Challenge Island, an academic enrichment program, recently opened in Syosset. The program, which offers after-school programs, in-school field trips, summer camps, and birthday parties, helps children build problem-solving skills and engages imagination through creative lessons and activities.

Indoor Trampoline Center Opens Deer Park Facility

Indoor Trampoline Center Opens Deer Park Facility

Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline center, recently opened a Deer Park location. The trampoline center hosts birthday parties and fitness classes, and houses 21,000 square feet of trampolines.

Ross School Introduces New Marine Science Program for Innovation Lab

Ross School Introduces New Marine Science Program for Innovation Lab

The Ross School in East Hampton now offers a marine science program for its high school students. The marine science program offers courses and independent studies in marine biology, oceanography, and environmental science.

Orthodontist Opens Practice in Commack

Orthodontist Opens Practice in Commack

Scott Mateer, D.D.S., recently opened his practice Mateer Orthodontics in Commack. Dr. Mateer provides a full range of services, including Invisalign, braces, and pallet expanders for ages 6 and older. The practice features state-of-the-art equipment for accurate diagnosis and better results.

Easter Seals' Inclusive Preschool Opens in Sayville

Easter Seals' Inclusive Preschool Opens in Sayville

Easter Seals Child Development Center recently opened an inclusive preschool for children with and without special needs on Long Island. The preschool’s lesson plans are designed to fit the unique needs of the students, and the creative curriculum meets children where they are at developmentally.

Music Together® Class for Children with Special Needs

Music Together® Class for Children with Special Needs

Lyrical Children’s Pre-School now offers a Music Together program in Calverton for children with special needs. The music class for children with special needs on Long Island helps bring out each child’s musicality.

Undercover Santa

Undercover Santa

Every year, thousands of kids go without presents. One local organization is rallying against that. The jolly figure behind Jocelyn’s Operation Holiday Spirit has a lot in common with Old St. Nick.

Ronkonkoma Play Space Fosters Children’s Imaginations

Ronkonkoma Play Space Fosters Children’s Imaginations

A new play space on Long Island features separate themed play spaces that foster pretend play and encourage children to use their imaginations.

Adelberg Montalvan Opens Third Location

Adelberg Montalvan Opens Third Location

Adelberg Montalvan Pediatric Dental, a Long Island-based pediatric dental and orthodontic practice, recently opened its third location in West Islip. The practice offers general oral health care for children, dental care for patients with special needs and fearful patients, and orthodontic services for children and teens.

Active Kidz Long Island Adds Bowling Lanes

Active Kidz Long Island Adds Bowling Lanes

Active Kidz Long Island, a family entertainment center on Long Island, recently added bowling lanes and new blasters for its Cannonball Blast game. The birthday party location in Jericho also offers laser tag, inflatables, rock climbing, an arcade, and a virtual game center.

Long Island JCC Plans to Expand Its Golf Program for Those with Disabilities

Long Island JCC Plans to Expand Its Golf Program for Those with Disabilities

The JCC of the Greater Five Towns on Long Island is planning to expand its Play Golf program, which helps kids and young adults with disabilities learn the sport of golf as they get physical exercise and develop socialization skills.

Straight-Up Support

Straight-Up Support

Curvy Girls, a network of scoliosis support groups, empowers girls who have scoliosis from Long Island to Australia. The groups, founded by a Long Island-based mother-daughter duo, offers support and information for both girls and parents.

ER-DOX Opens Third Long Island Location

ER-DOX Opens Third Long Island Location

ER-DOX, an urgent care facility, recently opened its Hewlett-Five Towns location. The urgent care center is an emergency room alternative that can treat coughs, sore throats, injuries requiring stitches, and broken bones.

Jump to Get Fit at Ronkonkoma Facility

Jump to Get Fit at Ronkonkoma Facility

Ronkonkoma’s indoor trampoline center Air Trampoline Sports recently opened. The Long Island trampoline fitness center offers open jump, basketball, dodge ball, and birthday parties.

Elite Fencing Center Focuses on Fundamentals

Elite Fencing Center Focuses on Fundamentals

Mission Fencing Center, located in Rocky Point, offers fencing classes for children of all ages. The Long Island center’s Squire fencing lessons focus on children ages 6-10 learning the fundamentals of fencing.

Car Seat Installation Lessons at Your Home

Car Seat Installation Lessons at Your Home

Strapped In Car Seat Safety recently started offering its car seat installation services in the New York metro area. The service also offers child passenger safety lessons, car seat checks, and car seat installation at your home.

Safari Adventure Offers Mommy and Me Art Class

Safari Adventure Offers Mommy and Me Art Class

Suffolk County children’s entertainment center Safari Adventure now offers a Mommy and Me art class, ART SMARTS. Children and their caregivers learn about painting, sculpture, mask making, and drawing, as well as experience different mediums including collage.

National Tutoring Center Opens Commack Location

National Tutoring Center Opens Commack Location

National tutoring company C2 Education recently opened a center in Commack. The Suffolk County tutoring service creates an individualized curriculum for each student and offers SAT, ACT, and IB exam prep.

Etiquette and Manners Lessons Offered in Coram

Etiquette and Manners Lessons Offered in Coram

The Metropolitan Center for Etiquette and Protocol recently opened its location in Coram. Children enrolled at the center learn proper etiquette, such as dining room etiquette, and manners. The Suffolk County center also offers French academic and tutoring programs for area children to take French lessons.

Bounce! Trampoline Sports Opens Syosset Location

Bounce! Trampoline Sports Opens Syosset Location

Bounce! Trampoline Sports recently opened its Syosset location. The indoor trampoline center on Long Island offers birthday parties, trampoline fitness classes, and open bounce time.

A Community Garden in Huntington Flourishes Beyond Its Soil

A Community Garden in Huntington Flourishes Beyond Its Soil

The Gateway Park Community Organic Garden in the heart of Huntington Station is a multi-generational, multi-ethnic community project that brings the area's residents together and teaches children to garden, exposing them to fresh, locally grown produce.

Boomers! Medford Replaces Old Go-Karts

Boomers! Medford Replaces Old Go-Karts

Boomers!, a family adventure center in Medford, recently purchased new, faster go-karts that are easier to control. The family amusement park also offers miniature golf, an arcade, batting cages, and birthday parties.

Hauppauge Pediatrics Offers Prenatal Counseling Services

Hauppauge Pediatrics Offers Prenatal Counseling Services

Hauppauge Pediatrics began offering prenatal counseling services to expecting mothers in Suffolk County. The pediatrician office in Suffolk offers care to children, newborn through college age, as well as advice for mothers on natal care. Owner Trisha Tsay, M.D., will also meet with patients whenever the need arises.




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