Brandon Williams, an autistic teen, saved his classmate with the Heimlich Maneuver.
Hershey Park announced this week that it will open Hershey’s Water Works at Hershey Lodge, an innovative indoor pool complex, next spring.
The NYC Reads 365 initiative will bring books to classrooms in the hopes of inspiring children to read.
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.
Excitement mounts as new details emerge about 'Moana', Disney's upcoming Polynesian princess adventure, slated to release next November 2016.
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.
Eight New York schools named to the Top Innovative Schools list in a country-wide round-up of boundary breaking educational institutions.
Several experts weigh in on the World Health Organization's announcement that processed meat causes cancer.
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'.
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.
Highlights magazine released its annual “State of the Kid” report for 2015, focusing on three main areas: discipline, indulgence, and competition.
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.
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!
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 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!
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.
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!
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.
Common Sense Media shares what you need to know about the movies available in October on DVD and streaming, plus a preview of "Pan".
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.
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.
Superheroes, puppets, and a family-friendly variety show highlight this season's roster.
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.
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.
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.