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Autistic Teen Saves Choking Classmate Using Method He Learned on Cartoon

Autistic Teen Saves Choking Classmate Using Method He Learned on Cartoon

Brandon Williams, an autistic teen, saved his classmate with the Heimlich Maneuver.

Hershey Lodge Announces New Pool Complex

Hershey Lodge Announces New Pool Complex

Hershey Park announced this week that it will open Hershey’s Water Works at Hershey Lodge, an innovative indoor pool complex, next spring.

City Education Department Launches NYC Reads 365 Initiative

City Education Department Launches NYC Reads 365 Initiative

The NYC Reads 365 initiative will bring books to classrooms in the hopes of inspiring children to read.

Common Sense Media Study Reveals Adolescents' Media Usage

Common Sense Media Study Reveals Adolescents' Media Usage

Common Sense Media's new study Common Sense Censes: Media Use by Tweens and Teens, reveals how much time adolescents are using various entertainment media each day.

Disney’s New Polynesian Princess Adventure, 'Moana', Hits Theaters Next November

Disney’s New Polynesian Princess Adventure, 'Moana', Hits Theaters Next November

Excitement mounts as new details emerge about 'Moana', Disney's upcoming Polynesian princess adventure, slated to release next November 2016.

New Study Claims Cutting Out Sugar Can Improve a Child’s Health in 10 Days

New Study Claims Cutting Out Sugar Can Improve a Child’s Health in 10 Days

The National Institutes of Health published a study claiming that in as little as 10 days, kids's overall health will improve with cutting sugar from their diets.

8 NYC Schools Named Top Innovative Schools in U.S.

8 NYC Schools Named Top Innovative Schools in U.S.

Eight New York schools named to the Top Innovative Schools list in a country-wide round-up of boundary breaking educational institutions.

Should You Still Be Eating Processed Meat? Experts Weigh In.

Should You Still Be Eating Processed Meat? Experts Weigh In.

Several experts weigh in on the World Health Organization's announcement that processed meat causes cancer.

Fall TV Roundup for Kids and a November Theater Release

Fall TV Roundup for Kids and a November Theater Release

Common Sense Media shares ratings for three new fall shows for kids and families, plus what to anticipate in the November release of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2'.

Dentists Who Buy Back Halloween Candy

Dentists Who Buy Back Halloween Candy

These local dentists will buy your kids uneaten candy this Halloween. Spare cavities, make some money, and feel charitable knowing that most of the candy is then donated to troops overseas.

The State of the Kid: 2015 Survey Results

The State of the Kid: 2015 Survey Results

Highlights magazine released its annual “State of the Kid” report for 2015, focusing on three main areas: discipline, indulgence, and competition.

Sesame Street Introduces a New Character Who Has Autism

Sesame Street Introduces a New Character Who Has Autism

As part of a new initiative to destigmatize autism, Sesame Street is introducing Julia, a new character who has autism, and with it resources for parents to use.

NY Cosmos in Playoff Contention

NY Cosmos in Playoff Contention

The New York Cosmos, part of the North American Soccer League, is headed into Championship Semifinals in early November. But don't miss the chance to see the last two home games of the 2015 season!

Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center 2015 Season Info

Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center 2015 Season Info

The Rink at Rockefeller Center opens its ice to the public on Tuesday, October 13. Read on to find out about opening day activities, the 2015 season schedule, and fun extras that Rockefeller Center has in store for visitors this winter.

The Top Holiday Toys for Kids 2015

The Top Holiday Toys for Kids 2015

The Toy Insider gives us the scoop on the holiday toys for kids that will be flying off the shelves this year. Time to get your shopping list together!

The Joys of the Mom-and-Pop Toy Store

The Joys of the Mom-and-Pop Toy Store

In the age of big box stores that have everything you need in one place, mom-and-pop toy stores are thriving. Find out why, and the benefits of buying from your neighborhood toy store.

The Uni: Pop-Up Reading and Art in Public Spaces

The Uni: Pop-Up Reading and Art in Public Spaces

A pop-up reading room and drawing cart is bringing arts, inspiration, and learning to public spaces across NYC for free. Learn more about The Uni!

Halloween Movies for Kids and Families

Halloween Movies for Kids and Families

If your kids like a little spookiness along with their tricks and treats, this list of scary (but not too scary!) Halloween movies for kids and families compiled by Common Sense Media is sure to hit just the right note.

October DVD, Streaming, and Theater Releases

October DVD, Streaming, and Theater Releases

Common Sense Media shares what you need to know about the movies available in October on DVD and streaming, plus a preview of "Pan".

WATCH: 3rd and 4th Graders in NYC Share the Questions They’ll Ask Pope Francis on Friday

WATCH: 3rd and 4th Graders in NYC Share the Questions They’ll Ask Pope Francis on Friday

Local NYC school children spoke with The Seventy Four about what they might ask Pope Francis when visits Our Lady Queen of Angels school in East Harlem during his visit to the United States.

Local Teen Awarded for His Charity Work to Save Elephants

Local Teen Awarded for His Charity Work to Save Elephants

Josh Kauderer of Englewood, NJ, has been awarded the 2015 Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes for his work to save elephants through his nonprofit organization Elephant Highway.

Fall TV Preview: 5 Top Shows for Families

Fall TV Preview: 5 Top Shows for Families

Superheroes, puppets, and a family-friendly variety show highlight this season's roster.

NYC 10-Year-Old Gives 400 Kids Care Bears

NYC 10-Year-Old Gives 400 Kids Care Bears

Ten-year-old Zachary Kaplan partnered with Care Bears to give 400 at-risk children teddy bears as part of Care Bears National #ShareYourCare Day on Sept. 9.

SpongeBob SquarePants Broadway Production in the Works

SpongeBob SquarePants Broadway Production in the Works

Everyone's favorite porous pineapple dweller is bringing all of Bikini Bottom to the stage. With a world premiere set for 2016 in Chicago, fans can expect a Spongebob Squarepants musical on Broadway in NYC for the 2016-2017 season.

Meet the Winner and Finalists of Our 2015 Cover Contest

Meet the Winner and Finalists of Our 2015 Cover Contest

Presenting the winner of our 2015 cover contest, plus a peek behind the scenes at our photo shoot with all eight awesome finalists, photographed at PhotoOp NYC, and sponsorship provided by Appaman, Pear Tree Greetings, and CityPass.




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