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Women Who Smoke During Pregnancy Alter Baby’s DNA

Women Who Smoke During Pregnancy Alter Baby’s DNA

Smoking during pregnancy may cause alterations to the baby’s DNA, according to a new study.

Thomas Land Set to Reopen with New Attraction

Thomas Land Set to Reopen with New Attraction

Thomas the Train fans will surely be excited to know that Thomas Land, the largest permanent Thomas & Friends attraction in North America, is set to reopen for its second season on May 28th.

What Pet Should Your Family Get

What Pet Should Your Family Get

Nine great animals for families and tips on which one might be best for your family pet.

Gerber Issues Recall of Organic Food Pouches

Gerber Issues Recall of Organic Food Pouches

Gerber issued a voluntary recall for certain organic pouches due to product spoilage during transport and handling.

New York's Zika Plan - What You Need to Know

New York's Zika Plan - What You Need to Know

New York developed a Zika Plan should the virus make its way to the region.

Disney's Frozen Coming to Broadway in 2018

Disney's Frozen Coming to Broadway in 2018

Disney announced a live production of its hit musical film Frozen will hit Broadway in spring 2018.

See ‘Dinosaurs Among Us’ at the American Museum of Natural History

See ‘Dinosaurs Among Us’ at the American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is opening a new exhibit called “Dinosaurs Among Us” on March 21 that will compare dinosaurs to modern-day birds.

The New-York Historical Society Opens an Exhibit Dedicated to Children’s Author Mo Willems

The New-York Historical Society Opens an Exhibit Dedicated to Children’s Author Mo Willems

Beloved children’s author and illustrator Mo Willems now has an exhibit all about his work at the New-York Historical Society.

Survey Ranks New York’s Healthiest Counties

Survey Ranks New York’s Healthiest Counties

An annual health report released this week gives a detailed picture of the health of New York City and its surrounding areas, with Manhattan named the healthiest of the five boroughs, according to amNewYork.

South Street Seaport Museum Is Reopening For the First Time Since Hurricane Sandy

South Street Seaport Museum Is Reopening For the First Time Since Hurricane Sandy

After being closed for over three years, the South Street Seaport Museum is finally reopening its doors with a new exhibit called “Street of Ships: The Port and Its People.”

Take a Free Music Lesson During Teach Music America Week

Take a Free Music Lesson During Teach Music America Week

Keep Music Alive, an organization that advocates music education, is celebrating Teach Music America Week by offering one free, 30-minute lesson.

President Obama Announces New Community Diaper Program

President Obama Announces New Community Diaper Program

President Obama announced the new Community Diaper Program for families in need and Huggies is donating 22 million diapers.

It’s Cherry Blossom Season in NYC – 5 Great Spots to Check Them Out

It’s Cherry Blossom Season in NYC – 5 Great Spots to Check Them Out

Springtime, particularly April and May is the time for the beautiful cherry blossoms to bloom in the NYC area. Here's where you can see them!

Seeds of Change Grant to Award $300,000 to School and Community Gardens

Seeds of Change Grant to Award $300,000 to School and Community Gardens

The Seeds of Change Grant Program, which will award a total of $300,000 to school and community gardens, is accepting applications through March 28.

Celebrate 'Free Cone Day' at Dairy Queen

Celebrate 'Free Cone Day' at Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen is celebrating its 76th anniversary by giving away free cones on Tuesday March 15, 2016.

Common Sense Media Rolls Out New Character Ratings System

Common Sense Media Rolls Out New Character Ratings System

Common Sense Media launches a new ratings system evaluating character strengths and values in youth media at South by Southwest media conference in Austin this week.

American Youth Soccer Organization Bans Heading for Young Players

American Youth Soccer Organization Bans Heading for Young Players

The American Youth Soccer Organization recently announced a change to its rules regarding heading the soccer ball in under-11 and under-12 divisions.

Why Your Child Should Be A Camp Counselor

Why Your Child Should Be A Camp Counselor

Is your child looking for his first summer job? Has she aged out of camp, but doesn't want to give it up? Here's why young adults should consider being a camp counselor.

NYC Pre-K Receives Rave Reviews

NYC Pre-K Receives Rave Reviews

A significant number of New York families are more than satisfied with their experience with universal Pre-K, a survey reported by the New York Daily News revealed.

The NYC Autism Charter School Hopes to Open Second Location

The NYC Autism Charter School Hopes to Open Second Location

Educators behind a charter school for autistic students in East Harlem hope to open up another location in the South Bronx in time for the 2017-18 school year.

New Search Engine Aims to Make Web Browsing Safe for Kids

New Search Engine Aims to Make Web Browsing Safe for Kids

Kiddle, a new Internet search engine, aims to make web browsing safe for kids.

The Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden is Open

The Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden is Open

The 14th Annual Orchid Show, Orchidelirium, is open at the New York Botanical Garden.

New App Keeps Parents and Teachers In Touch

New App Keeps Parents and Teachers In Touch

A new app is making it easier than ever for parents and teachers to communicate about students.

Teachers Use New Hudson River Bridge to Spark Interest in STEM

Teachers Use New Hudson River Bridge to Spark Interest in STEM

As the area's first new bridge in more than 50 years arises across the Hudson River, local educators are seizing the opportunity to spark students' interest in STEM learning.

Education Panel Signs off on De Blasio's First School Closures

Education Panel Signs off on De Blasio's First School Closures

The Panel for Educational Policy approved the closing of three schools in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, the first three of 22 schools Mayor Bill de Blasio has moved to close.




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