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2010-11 ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY, FAMILY RESOURCE GUIDE - SECTION 2

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Rockland County, NY, 2010 Family Resource Guide; 2010 source book

ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY

Check out our comprehensive 2010 guide to services and resources for kids and families in Rockland County, NY. You'll find information on schools, camps, after school and sports programs, family activities, birthday party venues and entertainers, and much more, all in your area!

 

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HEALTH: DENTAL/ORTHODONTISTS

CLEMENTE ORTHODONTICS
603 S. Route 304, New City; (845) 638-6646
60 W. Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ; (201) 447-2888
www.clementeorthodontics.com

At Clemente Orthodontics our patients receive the benefit of experience, quality and energy that comes with a multigenerational team. Dr. Michael Clemente and his daughters, Dr. Nicole Clemente and Dr. Marissa Clemente work together seamlessly to care for your orthodontic needs. We run a state of the art practice with digital x-rays, private treatment rooms, and a highly experienced staff along with all the features you want in an orthodontic practice. We are an Invisalign Preferred Premier provider offering Invisalign and Invisalign Teen as treatment options. Consultations are complimentary.

 

COHEN, DR. GWEN
156 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, NJ
(201) 828-9188
www.cohenortho.com

Dr. Gwen Cohen, in private practice for 11 years, provides both children and adults a friendly, modern approach to orthodontics. The office is minutes from downtown Suffern. She is a Board Certified Orthodontist, one of a few in our area and is proud of her highly qualified staff. Dr. Cohen's background and education present her patients with the latest in orthodontic technology: digital x-rays, Invisalign and Lingual braces in a relaxed, comfortable and state of the art setting.

 

DENTAL WELLNESS OF SUFFERN
2 Executive Blvd, Ste. 307, Suffern
(845) 918-1801
www.dentalwellnessofsuffern.com

We believe in stress-free preventive dental care. This enables the body to heal more effectively, and tolerate procedures sometimes accompanied by fear or pain. We take pride in making children's dental visits a fun and friendly experience with balloon sculptures, magic, and Wii games. Dr. Alpert is the author of "Cassandra Gets Her Smile Back" (available now on Amazon.com-published by Small Horizon Press) and "Attack of the Sugar Bugs," books that help children relax when they visit the dentist. Adults can enjoy the spa-like atmosphere including aromatherapy and reflexology.

 

FISHER, DR. EDWARD S. AND REDDY, DR. VARSHA
6 Independence Ave, Tappan
(845) 359-8080
www.dredwardfisher.com

The pediatric dental office of Dr. Edward Fisher and Dr. Varsha Reddy provides exceptional treatment and management of your child's dental needs. As specialists in pediatric dentistry, Dr. Fisher and Dr. Reddy use their extensive training with children to provide dental treatment in a calm, caring and child-friendly atmosphere. Their goal is to have an office with a positive environment for families to come and grow with them and their highly-experienced staff.

 

PETERS, SCOTT C., D.M.D.
156 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, NJ
(201) 529-9000
www.sunnysmiles.us

Dr. Scott Peters' pediatric dental office features state of the art dental care for the children of Rockland and Bergen counties. Dr. Peters is especially skilled at treating all children in a caring and professional environment. The staff at Dr. Peters' office are caring and devoted to making the dental experience positive for a lifetime of good dental health. The office features drill-less and shot-less dentistry with a laser, as well a comprehensive dental care.

 

ROCKLAND PEDIATRIC DENTAL, PC
238 N. Main St, New City
(845) 634-8900
www.rocklandpediatricdental.com

The teams at Rockland Pediatric Dental, PC and Ralph L. Berk, DDS, PC, are dedicated to providing dental care for all children infancy through adolescence, children with special needs, and orthodontics for children and adults in a safe, compassionate and stress-free environment. We offer meticulous, uncompromising, state-of-the-art dentistry with a commitment to the health and welfare of the whole being and an emphasis on prevention through lifelong dental education. Financing is available.

 

 

HEALTH: MEDICAL

ROCKLAND CHIROPRACTIC, P.C.
1 Executive Blvd., Suite 205, Montebello
(845) 357-0699
www.rocklandchiropractic.net

Dr. Kenneth Blank is the founder and director of Rockland Chiropractic, a family practice in Montebello. We believe a spinal checkup could be one of the most important of your child's life. In addition to the stress of childbirth, the constant jumping, falling, running and bumping of normal childhood often cause spinal misalignments, with serious health consequences if uncorrected. Our mission is to enhance your child's natural defenses so they can better deal with sore throats, ear infections, stomachaches, fevers, measles, mumps and other health problems that often make up young life.

 

BERKOWITZ, BENNETT J., M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
12-A North Airmont Rd, Suffern
(845) 368-3429
www.drberkowitzobgyn.com

Dr. Berkowitz has been practicing Obstetrics and Gynecology in Rockland County for twenty years. His conveniently located office and courteous and friendly staff make your visit as easy and comfortable as possible. Dr. Berkowitz specializes in in-office procedures to treat menstrual disorders and abnormal pap smears. He also performs tubal sterilization in the office. Dr. Berkowitz is affiliated with Good Samaritan hospital where he delivers his obstetrical patients and performs laparoscopic, hysteroscopic and major gynecologic surgery. He uses an individualized, holistic approach with his patients.

 

COMMUNITY AND MEDICAL DENTAL CARE, INC. (CMADC)
Monsey Medical & Dental Center| 40 Robert Pitt Dr, Monsey; (845) 352-6800
Ben Gilman Spring Valley Center for Health, 175 Route 59, Spring Valley; (845) 426-5800

Since 1993, CMADC's mission is to enhance the lives of the residents of Rockland by delivering the highest quality comprehensive and preventive medical, dental and mental health services regardless of the client's ability to pay, while always being sensitive to the social and cultural mores of the county's diverse ethnic population. Medicaid, Medicare, managed care, commercial plans, and self-pay patients are welcome. Multilingual staff. Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 8am-9pm, Friday 8am-4pm, Saturday night hours November-March. Our mobile dental service, Dental Care on Wheels, provides services at senior and group homes, educational institutions, and offices.

 

DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS
40 Robert Pitt Dr, Monsey
(845) 352-6800
Website to be available shortly

Dr. Esther Bekritsky, Dr. Gerson Gluck, and Dr. Howard J. Fisher offer outstanding, personalized primary pediatric care. Together, these pediatricians have a combined track record of over 50 years of providing quality service. We are open Sunday-Friday, 9am-9pm, and Saturday night to see walk-ins and emergency cases, as well as routine sick and well check visits. Lab on premises. Multilingual staff. Medicaid, managed care, commercially insured and self pay patients are welcome. The medical center's mandate is to provide treatment to all who require it, including the county's uninsured, underinsured, and underserved residents.

 

FIDELIS CARE
(888) FIDELIS (888-343-3547)
www.fideliscare.org

Need health insurance? Fidelis Care can help. Fidelis Care, the New York State Catholic Health Plan, can help New Yorkers who find themselves without health insurance. Fidelis Care is the largest government programs-based health insurance company in New York State, offering free or low-cost health insurance through New York State's Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid Managed Care programs. Regular checkups, preventive care, well-child visits, immunizations, lab tests, x-rays, hospitalization, emergency treatment, and more are covered. For more information, call toll-free or visit the website.

 

HUDSON HEALTH PLAN
303 S. Broadway, Tarrytown
(800) 339-4557
www.hudsonhealthplan.org

Good news! No family earns too much to qualify for New York State's Child Health Plus insurance. Call Hudson Health Plan to enroll in free and low-cost insurance programs for children and adults. Hudson Health Plan offers comprehensive medical and dental care from the area's leading doctors and hospitals, and has received the highest ratings in customer satisfaction in the Hudson Valley since 2003. Visit the website for more information. Your health matters!

 

JOHNSON, DR. WILLIAM R.
Advance Chiropractic, P.C.
Holistic Allergy Center
221 S. Middletown Rd, Nanuet
(845) 623-0026
www.doctorwilliamjohnson.com

Dr. Johnson specializes in holistic non-drug therapies to treat injuries, illness and pain. He specializes in Chiropractic Bio-Physics to help correct posture and scoliosis and uses a state of the art technology called BAX 3000 laser to help eliminate children's allergies. He writes a weekly column for the Rockland Review Newspaper. Watch our video allergy testimonials.

 

LAWRENCE HOSPITAL
55 Palmer Ave, Bronxville
www.lawrencehealth.org

Lawrence Hospital Center in Bronxville is the only hospital in Westchester County and southern Connecticut now offering CT imaging that exposes patients to less radiation. The hospital has acquired the GE Healthcare LightSpeed VCT XTe system which reduces up to 40 percent of the radiation emitted during a scan. In addition to being safer, the device also gets better images faster. It also provides peace of mind to parents whose children may require a scan or to those adults who have chronic illnesses and need repeated imaging.

 

LOTUS PHYSICAL THERAPY FOR WOMEN, PLLC
974 Route 45, Suite 1100, Pomona
(845) 517-5100
www.lotusptny.com

Lotus Physical Therapy for Women offers specialized physical therapy care for women with prenatal/postpartum conditions, pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic pain, incontinence, pelvic prolapse, osteoporosis and various orthopedic conditions. All treatment sessions are private, individualized and one-on-one. Luba Starostiak, physical therapist, director has been practicing physical therapy for nearly two decades. She is a board certified orthopedic specialist and has served on staff at several New York teaching hospitals including Hospital for Special Surgery, Hospital for Joint Diseases and Helen Hayes Hospital. For information, call or visit our website.

 

OLDENHAGE, DAVE
180 Phillips Hill Rd, Bldg 1, New City
(845) 634-8822
www.daveomassage.com

Our New York State licensed massage therapists present massage therapy sessions from disciplines in Swedish, deep tissue, trigger point and active/passive stretching philosophies. Our licensed therapists also have advanced certifications as massage practitioners in pregnancy massage, traditional Thai and Shiatsu massage, hot stone, sports massage and reflexology. Aesthetic and acupuncture services are also available. We accept assignment for worker's compensation and no fault auto. Gift certificates available, convenient hours and SpaFinder gift cards accepted.

 

PM PEDIATRICS - ROCKLAND
27 Indian Rock Plaza, Rte. 59, Suffern
(845) 357-KIDS (5437)
www.pmpediatrics.com

PM Pediatrics is open 365 days a year until midnight, treating a broad array of illnesses and injuries that until now, required children-and their parents-to brave the long waits and intimidating atmosphere of a hospital emergency room, or suffer until the morning. Our doctors and nurses are specially trained to handle pediatric emergencies and are experts in managing pediatric illness and injury. We have digital x-rays and a lab on site. Most commercial insurances accepted. *We have moved to a new, larger location in the Plaza.

 

 

HEALTH: NUTRITIONISTS

KORNGOLD, ROBIN L.C.S.W.
125 South Main St, New City
(845) 638-2822
www.LifestyleRecontructionChat.com

Robin Korngold is the co-founder of Lifestyle Reconstruction Weight Control Center and specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and childhood obesity. She is a nutrition specialist, psychotherapist and personal trainer, certified by the American Council on Exercise. She is at the forefront of helping overweight children lose weight and get fit without feeling deprived. She has appeared as an eating behavior expert and child obesity consultant on Fox News, WRCR Radio, Rivertown Magazine and Cablevision. She provides children with a roadmap that includes: behavior modification, nutrition counseling, and individualized exercise programs.

 

THE NUTRITION THERAPY CENTER?
971 Route 45, Suite 106, Pomona
(845) 499-0420
www.thenutritiontherapycenter.com

Carl Germano, RD, CNS, CDN is a registered, certified NY State Board Nutrition expert with over 30 years experience. Whether focusing on using diet and nutritional supplements as an adjunct to medical care to treat disease or utilizing the science of nutrition to optimize athletic performance, The Nutrition Therapy Center? offers a new approach to health and prevention of illness. Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment to monitor body composition, metabolic rate, nutrient deficiencies/excesses or monitoring for genetic influences of illness, The Nutrition Therapy Center? provides the most comprehensive and progressive nutritional care.

 

 

HEALTH: PREGNANCY/CHILDBIRTH/WOMEN'S HEALTH

BERKOWITZ, BENNETT J., M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
12-A North Airmont Rd, Suffern
(845) 368-3429
www.drberkowitzobgyn.com

Dr. Berkowitz has been practicing Obstetrics and Gynecology in Rockland County for twenty years. His conveniently located office and courteous and friendly staff make your visit as easy and comfortable as possible. Dr. Berkowitz specializes in in-office procedures to treat menstrual disorders and abnormal pap smears. He also performs tubal sterilization in the office. Dr. Berkowitz is affiliated with Good Samaritan hospital where he delivers his obstetrical patients and performs laparoscopic, hysteroscopic and major gynecologic surgery. He uses an individualized, holistic approach with his patients.

 

LEVY, FAYE MS,OTR/L,CEIM
(845) 596-6763
Email levyfaye@ymail.com

Faye is a licensed occupational therapist and certified educator of infant massage. She has been working with infants and children for 30 years. Her practice includes teaching parents how to massage their infants in a 5-session course, as well as running a handwriting camp for grade school children. The camp is based on the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum as well as innovative craft projects designed to improve hand dexterity, perceptual motor skills and self esteem.

 

LOTUS PHYSICAL THERAPY FOR WOMEN, PLLC
974 Route 45, Suite 1100, Pomona
(845) 517-5100
www.lotusptny.com

Lotus Physical Therapy for Women offers specialized physical therapy care for women with prenatal/postpartum conditions, pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic pain, incontinence, pelvic prolapse, osteoporosis and various orthopedic conditions. All treatment sessions are private, individualized and one-on-one. Luba Starostiak, physical therapist, director has been practicing physical therapy for nearly two decades. She is a board certified orthopedic specialist and has served on staff at several New York teaching hospitals including Hospital for Special Surgery, Hospital for Joint Diseases and Helen Hayes Hospital. For information, call or visit our website.

 

OLDENHAGE, DAVE
180 Phillips Hill Rd, Bldg 1, New City
(845) 634-8822
www.daveomassage.com

Our New York State licensed massage therapists present massage therapy sessions from disciplines in Swedish, deep tissue, trigger point and active/passive stretching philosophies. Our licensed therapists also have advanced certifications as massage practitioners in pregnancy massage, traditional Thai and Shiatsu massage, hot stone, sports massage and reflexology. Aesthetic and acupuncture services are also available. We accept assignment for worker's compensation and no fault auto. Gift certificates available, convenient hours and SpaFinder gift cards accepted.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES: CLEANING/HOME IMPROVEMENT

A&J RELIABLE
(877) 492-9014
www.ajreliable.com

A&J Reliable specializes in residential and commercial roofing, copper works, and seemless or copper gutters. We also have years of expertise with leaf protection, gutter cleaning, window installation, siding, and the installation of deck bottoms. Our newest service is a safe and affordable process to rid your roof of ugly black streaks and stains. Power washing and pressure cleaning can damage your roof and will not kill whatever is growing there. It can also cause your roof to start leaking. Our new, non-pressurized procedure not only cleans, but kills algea, lichen and moss.

 

ALLURE CARPET & FLOORING
174 S. Main St, New City
(845) 709-6479

In business for over 28 years-family owned and operated, we specialize in all types of broadloom and hard surface flooring for both residential and commercial space. Offering exceptional selection of carpet, area rugs, remnants, wood and laminates, ceramic and natural stone, luxury vinyl tile and much more including custom installation at great prices. We also specialize in re-finishing wood floors. Come to our beautiful showroom in the heart of New City for a custom consultation-we will help you find a look you will love.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES: FINANCIAL PLANNING/LAW SERVICES/INSURANCE

FIDELIS CARE
(888) FIDELIS (888-343-3547)
www.fideliscare.org

Need health insurance? Fidelis Care can help. Fidelis Care, the New York State Catholic Health Plan, can help New Yorkers who find themselves without health insurance. Fidelis Care is the largest government programs-based health insurance company in New York State, offering free or low-cost health insurance through New York State's Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid Managed Care programs. Regular checkups, preventive care, well-child visits, immunizations, lab tests, x-rays, hospitalization, emergency treatment, and more are covered. For more information, call toll-free or visit the website.

 

HUDSON HEALTH PLAN
303 S. Broadway, Tarrytown
(800) 339-4557
www.hudsonhealthplan.org

Good news! No family earns too much to qualify for New York State's Child Health Plus insurance. Call Hudson Health Plan to enroll in free and low-cost insurance programs for children and adults. Hudson Health Plan offers comprehensive medical and dental care from the area's leading doctors and hospitals, and has received the highest ratings in customer satisfaction in the Hudson Valley since 2003. Visit the website for more information. Your health matters!

 

PALISADES FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
244 S. Main St, New City
240 E. Rte 59, Nanuet
(800) 518-4819
www.palisadesfcu.org

At Palisades Federal Credit Union, our goal is building valued relationships through a lifetime of financial solutions. We've been serving Rockland County for over 69 years and in 2002, we became the first federal community chartered credit union in Rockland County to serve all persons who live, work, worship, or attend school in Rockland. We provide a full service banking experience for all of our members. Stop in to experience the credit union difference.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES: MISCELLANEOUS

CAMP BOW WOW ROCKLAND
101 Route 304, Nanuet
(845) 353-WOOF (9663)
www.campbowwow.com/rockland

Why not send your "furry kids" to Camp Bow Wow, Rockland County's premier doggy day and overnight camp. Day camp is a dog gone fun way to give your pup exercise, mental stimulation and socialization with both dogs and people. Our certified camp counselors are trained in dog behavior, pet first aid and dog CPR. Under the supervision of camp director David Oberman, and his expert staff, your pup will enjoy romping in our spacious indoor and outdoor play areas, and you can view them at any time on our Camper Cams.

 

R. DANA PEST CONTROL
2 Samsondale Ave, West Haverstraw
(845) 786-5224
www.danapestcontrol.com

We take the safety and health of your family seriously. We use a green certified pest management program that uses the least toxic strategies first and pesticides only when necessary. This is our joint effort with you, our client, to protect families and the environment we live in. Whether you travel or have kids in camp, our canine pest detection team can sniff out bed bugs before they become an issue in your home. We also offer a full line of do it yourself products including Natural Mosquito Barrier and insect repellents.

 

 

SCHOOLS

SAINT PAUL SCHOOL (K-8 ELEMENTARY)
365 Kings Highway, Valley Cottage
(845) 268-6506
info.saintpaulschoolvc@gmail.com

Saint Paul School has been providing academic excellence for 50 years . Since 1961 we have offered a Catholic School education that provides a Christian based curriculum with an emphasis on basic skills, enrichment offerings and technology enhanced learning. Small class sizes, a nurturing environment, science, math, and computer labs, art and music rooms, an educational resource center, a musical theater program and interactive classroom technology. We also offer extended care (until 5:30pm) and affordable tuition ($3,000-$5,400). Our campus boasts beautiful clean and air conditioned facilities with safe and secure outdoor play areas.

 

CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
384 New Hempstead Rd, New City
(845) 634-7977
www.ccsny.org

We are an independent, evangelical, elementary school (K-6th grade) serving the local Christian community since 1984. We want our students to have the awareness that they're very significant individuals, each one very special to God, each one marked by Our Lord for His purpose. Our certified teachers integrate a biblical worldview throughout the curriculum, thereby impacting every aspect of knowledge and learning. The small class size allows for more individualized academic instruction. Our kindergarten program is full day. Bus transportation available throughout Rockland. We're a ministry of Gracepoint Gospel Fellowship.

 

DWIGHT ENGLEWOOD SCHOOL
315 E. Palisade Ave, Englewood, NJ
(201) 569-9500 x3500
www.d-e.org

Dwight-Englewood School is an independent college preparatory day school for students in preschool through grade 12. Located on a 40+ acre green campus within minutes of the George Washington Bridge, the school enrolls approximately 950 students from 90 communities in Bergen and Hudson counties in New Jersey and Rockland County and Manhattan in New York. "Challenging minds for a changing world," Dwight-Englewood fosters independent thinking; the ability to solve problems; and the skills, tolerance, and integrity it takes to thrive in the 21st century.

 

GREEN MEADOW WALDORF SCHOOL
307 Hungry Hollow Rd, Chestnut Ridge
(845) 356-9715
www.gmws.org

Green Meadow Waldorf School is an independent school offering parent/child classes, an early childhood program, and grades one through twelve. Founded in 1950, we are one of America's oldest and largest Waldorf schools. From the young child's imaginative experiences of discovery and play in our early childhood program to the intellectual challenges presented in the high school, learning at Green Meadow is pursued with genuine desire and curiosity. Visit the website to learn more about this education for a lifetime.

 

JAWONIO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CENTER
155 Phillips Hill Rd, New City
(845) 708-2000 x 3256
Contact: Jerry Staller
www.jawonio.org

Playing and Learning Together at Jawonio is a fully integrated early childhood center for all children 18 months-5 years (with and without special needs). Our NY State licensed program provides children with a developmentally appropriate education in a nurturing, stimulating environment. Daily activities include math and reading readiness, science, art, music, computers, outdoor play, and dramatic play within a theme-based curriculum. We provide a full time nurse and hot lunch daily at our state of the art facility in New City. Flexible schedules and extended hours available.

 

KINDERNORTH PRESCHOOL AT CLARKSTOWN NORTH HIGH SCHOOL
151 Congers Road, New City
(845) 639-6563
Email aborrelli@ccsd.edu

Now in our 14th year, we offer a unique pre-school program, supervised by a teacher, where high school students enrolled in a college credit child development course will plan and carry out the activities. The one-to-one high school student to preschooler ratio allows for maximum personal attention. The students plan and prepare crafts, stories, games, lessons, and other developmentally appropriate activities. Only $125 per session with no registration fee for 3 days per week (Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9:15am-11:15am). Now accepting applications for 2010-2011 school year-limited spots available.

 

KREATIVE KIDS & VICKI'S STUDIO
61 Maple Ave, New CIty
(845) 634-2202
www.vickistudio.com

Kreative Kids is a toddler/nursery program for 16 months to 4-year-old boys and girls (diapers welcomed!). Classes are divided by age. We offer arts and crafts, music with instruments, singing, creative movement, tumbling, story time, snack time, early learning skills and lots more. Our professional staff balances active and quiet activities as they provide comfort and love to each child, making separating easy. Classes are kept small to provide individualized attention.

 

NANUET HEBREW CENTER
411 South Little Tor Rd, New City
(845) 708-9181
www.nanuethc.org

Our religious school fosters Jewish education on many levels, empowering our students with tools that enable participation in synagogue life. Our instructional menu includes offerings from free mommy and me holiday classes to kindergarten-7th grade religious school and a post bar/bat mitzvah program. Contact NHC for more information on membership, non-member holiday tickets, tot Shabbat, our youth group, and adult education programs.

 

ROBIN HILL SCHOOL
70 Wesley Chapel Rd, Suffern
(845) 354-3366
www.robinhillschoolandcamp.com

Since 1965, Robin Hill has been offering the most innovative, quality educational programs for nursery and pre-school. They have always encouraged children to discover themselves and the world around them as they grow socially, emotionally and intellectually to their fullest potential. Classrooms are large, sunny and invite creativity. Outdoor play areas include 3 separate, fully equipped playgrounds. They provide a well rounded and enriched curriculum that includes academic and creative areas designed to stimulate your child's interest in learning, while enhancing their social skills. Afternoon enrichment program also offered.

 

ROCKLAND COUNTY YMCA
18 Parkside Drive, Suffern
Janey McCarthy: (845) 357-3223
www.rocklandymca.org

Our YMCA program is conveniently located 1-mile form Mahwah, New Jersey and provides a loving place in a beautiful woodland setting for your children 18 months to 5-years-old to grow and learn. Classes run two, three or five days a week. There are am or pm sessions offered. A special Mom/Tot Program is held on Fridays. We are a New York State Universal Pre-Kindergarten site. We also offer a satellite program in Sloatsburg, NY for 3- and 4-year-olds. Limited space is available in all classes.

 

SADDLE RIVER DAY SCHOOL
147 Chestnut Ridge Rd, Saddle River
(201) 327-4050
www.saddleriverday.org

Founded in 1957, Saddle River Day School is a K-12 co-educational, college-preparatory independent day school accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. We offer a rigorous curriculum, small classes and outstanding faculty. Students are drawn from Bergen, Essex, and Passaic Counties in New Jersey and Orange and Rockland Counties in New York. Saddle River Day School is a member of the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools. Transportation available throughout Rockland County. Call about financial aid or to arrange a tour.

 

SAINT PAUL PRESCHOOL (3 AND 4 YEAR OLD PROGRAMS)
365 Kings Highway, Valley Cottage
(845) 268-6506
Email info.saintpaulschoolvc@gmail.com

Saint Paul Preschool offers comprehensive programs for 3- and 4-year-olds. Customize your curriculum to include 3 day, 5 day, half day and full day. Extend your program to include after hour care until 5:30pm. Our programs include academic and spiritual formation with an emphasis on Christian principles and core values. The preschool's director has her master's degree in teaching, a certificate in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd and is a published children's author and composer. We embrace each child's individuality while encouraging socialization and creativity. Come join our family.

 

ST. CATHARINE EARLY EDUCATION CENTER
517 Western Highway, Blauvelt
(845) 359-4330
Email st.cprek@yahoo.com

Our program provides an opportunity for young children to join together in a loving, nurturing, educational and fun environment. Each child is introduced to a full curriculum of early learning in a center base setting. Hands on activities and participation in all areas of learning provides the perfect setting for young children to come together to develop and grow. Each child is recognized as a unique individual with many special talents and abilities. Phonemic awareness skills, social, cognitive, fine and gross motor skills are introduced through a creative curriculum.

 

 

SHOPPING

CONGERS BIKE SHOP
107 E. Lake Rd, Congers
(845) 268-3315
www.congersbikeshop.com

In business for over 30 years, we are your local biking experts. Not sure what type of bike you or your kids need? Come see us for a large selection of both new (and used) bikes for all ages and skill levels as well as for bike accessories and racks. All new bikes come with two years of free adjustments and used bikes come with one year of free adjustments. We also offer bike rentals both daily and weekly- please call for availability and pricing.

 

EZ BUY
14 Orangetown Shopping Center (CVS Plaza), Orangeburg
(845) 359-4060

EZ Buy helps shoppers find great products at lower prices! A majority of our items are from $1 to $3, making shopping inexpensive. We offer a large selection of items including kitchen supplies, household supplies, party supplies, beauty supplies, office supplies, hardware supplies, cleaning supplies, pet supplies and snacks. There are a variety of toys, books, and arts and crafts materials for children of all ages. We now offer seasonal products such as gardening tools, seeds and summer items to help make this summer bright, enjoyable and most importantly a bargain.

 

HYUNDAI OF NANUET
140 Rte 59, Nanuet; (845) 627-1300
73-75 N. Highland Ave (Rte 9W), Nyack; (845) 358-9200
www.hyundaiofnanuet.com

Located just across the street from the Nanuet Mall, we are committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction offering. "The Best Warranty in America + The Hyundai Assurance Plus Guarantee." We are one of the largest Hyundai dealerships in the Hudson Valley, carrying a full line of new Hyundai vehicles along with a complete selection of quality pre-owned economy cars, luxury cars, and SUV's. Thanks to our knowledgeable and courteous advisers and factory trained technicians, our service department is among the top three in the district for customer satisfaction.

 

THE LOLLIPOP TREE
273 Westwood Ave, Westwood, NJ
(201) 358-1550
www.thelollipoptreenj.com

The Lollipop Tree is a unique boutique for children located just minutes from Rockland County. In service for over 23 years, we offer unique gifts, the largest selection of christening outfits and accessories and a wide range of children's wear. We carry boys 0-7 and girls 0-10. Our services also include gift baskets, personalized pillows, blankets and furniture. We ship across the USA. Our friendly staff is dedicated to helping you with all your shopping needs. We also carry on season first Communion dresses and we order special occasion dresses.

 

LUCKY DUCKIES
51 Layfayette Ave, Suffern
(845) 504-0760
www.lucky-duckies.com

Small prices! Big savings. At Lucky Duckies, we consign new, nearly-new and gently-used, name-brand items for a fraction of retail. It's an affordable alternative for finding quality children's clothing, toys, books, gear and accessories at unbelievable prices. Whether you are on a tight budget or just looking for a great find, Lucky Duckies is the perfect place to get a real bargain. Try us before you head to the mall; we might just have what you are looking for. Kids are expensive; their stuff doesn't have to be.

 

PALISADES CENTER
1000 Palisades Center Dr, West Nyack
(845) 348-1000
www.palisadescenter.com

We offer an impressive selection of retail stores, family activities, services and restaurants to make your shopping experience a truly exceptional one! Pick up a Palisades Center gift card today. Regular hours are Monday-Saturdays, 10am-9:30pm and Sundays, 11am-7pm. Restaurants and theaters are open later; please check with them separately. Check our website for holiday hours and special events.

 

ROCKLAND MUSIC
234 Rt. 59 (Kohl's Shopping Plaza), Nanuet
(845) 624-5470

Rockland's most complete music store offers private music lessons. Our instructors are prestigious, industry professionals with years of experience. In group lessons, children frequently become bored waiting for slower students. At Rockland Music, your child will learn and excel at his or her own pace - increasing their skills and enjoyment. Learn guitar, bass, drums, woodwind/brass, strings, piano, voice and multitrack recording/editing. The store also offers a huge selection of instruments, equipment and accessories along with the most comprehensive band and orchestra investment rental program in the Northeast.

 

TILLY...A DEER'S TALE
www.tillyadeerstale.com

Tilly... A Deer's Tale, is about a real deer who lives in upstate New York and faces challenges after an accident. This powerful story is meant to inspire children living with physical challenges or limitations. This book makes a great birthday gift!

 

THE TOY BOX
44 E. Central Ave, Pearl River
(845) 732-9711
www.thetoyboxinpearlriver.com

Locally owned and conveniently located on Central Avenue in Pearl River, The Toy Box is a wonderful alternative to big box toy stores. We carry a variety of toys for children of all ages-some not available anywhere else in the county. Toys by Erector, Thomas the Tank Engine, Playmobil, dolls by Madame Alexander, stuffed animals by Schleich and more. Tween jewelry, Klutz activity books along with a complete line of Webkinz, and accessories. Great for baby shower gifts too. Gift-wrapping and gift certificates always available. Friendly, hometown service!

 

 

SPECIAL NEEDS: ADD/ADHD

FAMILY VISION & LEARNING CENTER
1 Executive Blvd, Suite 105A, Suffern
(845) 369-3235
www.optometrists.org/DrLuchins

Is your child smart in everything but school? Does he or she have ADD or ADHD, read slowly, avoid reading, skip words/lines when reading, have frequent headaches or is sleepy with reading? One in four children struggle with reading and learning because of hidden vision problems. Adults who use computers may suffer from Computer Vision Syndrome. Evaluation and treatment of these vision problems are among the unique services we offer at our full-service eye care practice. For details, attend our free seminars/check our website.

 

JOHNSON, DR. WILLIAM R.
Advance Chiropractic, P.C.
Holistic Allergy Center
221 S. Middletown Rd, Nanuet
(845) 623-0026
www.doctorwilliamjohnson.com

Dr. Johnson specializes in holistic non-drug therapies to treat injuries, illness and pain. He specializes in Chiropractic Bio-Physics to help correct posture and scoliosis and uses a state of the art technology called BAX 3000 laser to help children who suffer from allergies, allergy related autism and ADD/ADHD. He writes a weekly column for the Rockland Review newspaper. Watch our video allergy testimonials.

 

 

SPECIAL NEEDS: LEARNING DISABILITIES

LEVY, FAYE MS,OTR/L,CEIM
(845) 596-6763
Email levyfaye@ymail.com

Faye is a licensed occupational therapist and certified educator of infant massage. She has been working with infants and children for 30 years. Her practice includes teaching parents how to massage their infants in a 5-session course, as well as running a handwriting camp for grade school children. The camp is based on the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum as well as innovative craft projects designed to improve hand dexterity, perceptual motor skills and self esteem.


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