Hebrew Academy of Nassau County Partners with the Allied Foundation for Diaper Drop Box Charity

Hebrew Academy of Nassau County Partners with the Allied Foundation for Diaper Drop Box Charity

1-in-3 families struggle with diaper needs. Of those families, 3-in-5 miss work or school due to lack of sufficient diapers to send their child to childcare, daycare, or early childhood education programs. The Allied Foundation is combating this is...

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Friends Academy Introduces Hands-On STEM Class to Fifth Graders

Friends Academy Introduces Hands-On STEM Class to Fifth Graders

A team of Science, Math and Technology teachers are introducing Scratch coding to Friends Academy fifth graders through an educational program developed by NASA. Based on the premise of recreating their own Mars Rovers, the students at the Locust V...

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Advantage Care Health Center Extends Practice to Pediatric Patients

Advantage Care Health Center Extends Practice to Pediatric Patients

Mary Mulqueen, M.D., who started at Advantage Health Care in November of 2017, expanded her practice to pediatric patients at both the Freeport and Brookville locations this May. Dr. Mulqueen is a primary care physician of internal medicine and ped...

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PDM Family Dental Opens in Jericho

PDM Family Dental Opens in Jericho

In September, PDM Family Dental opened its doors in Jericho. The brand-new facility is family friendly and features televisions so patients, especially children, can watch something while they are being seen. Services include Invisalign, digital x-...

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Eye Level Learning Center Opens in New Hyde Park

Eye Level Learning Center Opens in New Hyde Park

On October 12, Eye Level New Hyde Park had it's official ribbon cutting ceremony after opening in September. The New Hyde Park location of this world-wide franchise will be open 3pm-8pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-2pm on Saturdays, and by appoi...

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Thanksgiving Activities for Kids on Long Island

Thanksgiving Activities for Kids on Long Island

Thanksgiving is all about spending time with loved ones and making memories and traditions that will last for years to come. We’ve rounded up a list of Thanksgiving activities for kids on Long Island's Nassau and Suffolk counties that the whole fam...

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Soccer Shots in Syosset Launches New Program for Kids with Special Needs

Soccer Shots in Syosset Launches New Program for Kids with Special Needs

Soccer Shots Long Island West has expanded its EMPOWER classes for kids with developmental and cognitive disabilities to a second location at the Variety Child Learning Center in Syosset. This class will only be available to students enrolled in th...

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East Woods School in Oyster Bay Opens Early Childhood Center

East Woods School in Oyster Bay Opens Early Childhood Center

East Woods School in Oyster Bay opened a new Early Childhood Center with newly renovated classrooms this September. This ECC in Nassau County offers pre-nursery, nursery, and pre-kindergarten programs from Monday-Thursday, 8am-12pm and Fridays, 8am...

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The Long Island Studio of Music to Offer Early Childhood Group Music Classes and At-Home Instruction

The Long Island Studio of Music to Offer Early Childhood Group Music Classes and At-Home Instruction

Music Play, the new early childhood group music class at The Long Island Studio of Music (LISM), is an innovative, fun music class for infants and children up to age five, taught by Katherine Vetter, an expert in early childhood music education. Th...

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Buckley Third Graders Attend Writers Workshop at Columbia Teachers College

Buckley Third Graders Attend Writers Workshop at Columbia Teachers College

On September 25, Buckley Country Day School’s third graders were off to college! As part of Buckley’s affiliation with Columbia University Teachers College, third grade students were invited to attend a workshop with Newbery Award winning author, J...

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My Gym Adds Three New Classes to Stony Brook and Huntington Station Locations

My Gym Adds Three New Classes to Stony Brook and Huntington Station Locations

With more than 550 facilities worldwide, My Gym offers a variety of fun fitness programs for children ages newborn and older. Each class is tailored to a specific age group, including mommy-and-me style sessions, karate classes at three different l...

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Joyous Music School to Offer Beginner Music Classes at new Hicksville Location

Joyous Music School to Offer Beginner Music Classes at new Hicksville Location

Starting on November 1, Joyous Music School will offer its beginning level music classes for children ages 3 to 6 at its new Hicksville location. This non-committal program is geared to prepare young musicians for next level individualized training...

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Buckley Country Day School Students Sing National Anthem at Citi Field

Buckley Country Day School Students Sing National Anthem at Citi Field

On September 25, a group of students from Buckley Country Day School in Roslyn sang the National Anthem at Citi Field prior to the game between the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves. More than 50 sixth, seventh, and eighth graders would not let the ...

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Holy Angels Regional School Offers New Programs Centered Around This Year's Kindness Matters Theme

Holy Angels Regional School Offers New Programs Centered Around This Year's Kindness Matters Theme

The Holy Angels Regional School started a Father's Club with the first meeting on September 27. The club aims to support family engagement. The Father's Club relates to this year's kindness matters theme: "One Body, One Spirit, One Community... Uni...

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Elementary Schools Under the Diocese of Rockville Centre Integrate STREAM Learning into Curriculum

Elementary Schools Under the Diocese of Rockville Centre Integrate STREAM Learning into Curriculum

Saint John Paul II Regional School, one of the 41 elementary schools under the Diocese of Rockville Centre, will be the first Catholic school in the New York Metropolitan Area to integrate STREAM learning into the curriculum when it opens its doors...

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Rolling River to Host 22nd Annual Fall Festival for Kids & Families

Rolling River to Host 22nd Annual Fall Festival for Kids & Families

Fall is the perfect time of year for festive events and the Rolling River Fall Festival plans to deliver another kid-focused, outdoor extravaganza! The 22nd Annual Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, October 20 from 12:00-4:00pm (raindate Sunda...

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Adventure Park at Long Island Introduces New Loyalty Program

Adventure Park at Long Island Introduces New Loyalty Program

The Adventure Park at Long Island, a ropes course in Wheatley Heights, announced a special new membership program called "The Adventure Club." The program open to the public, offers members significant ticket savings, plus a host of other benefits ...

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Buckley Country Day School's 2019-2020 School Year Open Houses Are This October and November

Buckley Country Day School's 2019-2020 School Year Open Houses Are This October and November

The new school year is approaching, and it is never too early to start thinking about the 2019-2020 school year! Join Buckley Country Day School on Sunday, October 14 at 2 pm or Tuesday, November 27 at 9 am for one of the fall Open Houses. At the O...

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Hofstra University Continuing Education Adds a New Course

Hofstra University Continuing Education Adds a New Course

This fall, Hofstra University Continuing Education is introducing a new course, Internet Hardware Hacks: IoT (Internet of Things), for middle and high school students.

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Meet the Winners and Finalists of the 2018 NYMetroParents Cover Contest!

Meet the Winners and Finalists of the 2018 NYMetroParents Cover Contest!

Earlier this spring, we held our 2018 NYMetroParents Kids Cover Contest, and the submissions were overwhelming—who doesn't want the chance to feature their kid on the covers of NYMP's magazines?! We narrowed down the 1,300 photos of your cute kids ...

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Girl Scouts of Nassau County Kicks off 'Back to Troop' Season with New Programs

Girl Scouts of Nassau County Kicks off 'Back to Troop' Season with New Programs

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Adventure Park at Long Island Introduces New Loyalty Program

Adventure Park at Long Island Introduces New Loyalty Program

The Adventure Park at Long Island, a ropes course in Wheatley Heights, announced a special new membership program called “The Adventure Club.” The program, open to the public, offers members significant ticket savings, plus a host of other benefits...

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Code Ninjas Opened in Syosset This July

Code Ninjas Opened in Syosset This July

Code Ninjas, a computer coding and video game center part of a national franchise, has opened in Syosset on July 1. The center provides a place for children ages 7 to 14 to learn about computer technology. As part of the curriculum, children learn ...

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Usdan Responds to Fire on Campus with Launch of The Reimagine Fund

Usdan Responds to Fire on Campus with Launch of The Reimagine Fund

On Tuesday, August 14, a lightning strike sparked the blaze that damaged several buildings in the Visual Arts area of the Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts Wheatley Heights campus. No one was injured, and no students were affected as camp had conclude...

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The First Annual Good Shepherd Lutheran School Carnival in Plainview

The First Annual Good Shepherd Lutheran School Carnival in Plainview

The First Annual Good Shepherd Carnival will be Saturday, August 1h from 1pm to 4pm. Activity bracelets are $20 per child, which allows them to participate in bounce house fun, face painting, a petting zoo, a magic show and lots of other carnival g...

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M.A.T.S.S Kids' Gym and Early Childcare Education Center to Offer S.T.E.M. Classes

M.A.T.S.S Kids' Gym and Early Childcare Education Center to Offer S.T.E.M. Classes

M.A.T.S.S. Syosset Center is offering a new introductory level S.T.E.M. class in its after-school program this fall. This initial step provides structured inquiry-based and real world problem-based learning, creating an interdisciplinary approach t...

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Plaza Theatrical Brings Madagascar to The Long Island Children’s Museum

Plaza Theatrical Brings Madagascar to The Long Island Children’s Museum

This summer, Plaza Theatrical has brought the wonderful musical performances of Junie B. Jones and Mary Poppins to life on stage at the LICM. This August, it will be showing Madagascar! Come and join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Gi...

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Berkshire Farms Launches New Foster Care Programs

Berkshire Farms Launches New Foster Care Programs

Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth in White Plains now offers new Foster Parent Training services. The program ran from June 12 through July 14 and was a combination of a MAPP and Team Approach program. During “MAPP” training, parents lea...

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Two Long Island Students Win STEM Competition

Two Long Island Students Win STEM Competition

Women are traditionally underrepresented in STEM careers, but two Long Island female students are turning tradition on its head. On July 12, Audrey Shine of Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School, Plainview, New York and Danielle Kelly of Friends A...

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New Website Launches for Expectant Parents in NYC Area

New Website Launches for Expectant Parents in NYC Area

New parents have a lot to think about and choosing a place to give birth tops that list. There's so much to think about, but where do you even begin collecting the information you need to make an informed choice about where to give birth? A new web...

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Long Island Nets Host Open Tryouts for Kids Dance Team

Long Island Nets Host Open Tryouts for Kids Dance Team

The Long Island Nets will hold open auditions for the Long Island Nets Kids Dance Team at Yes We Can Community Center on Saturday, August 11. The Long Island Nets Kids Dance Team is a professional squad launched last year during the Nets’ inaugural...

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Hicksville Student Starts His Own Scholarship to Reward Kids With Tourettes Syndrome

Hicksville Student Starts His Own Scholarship to Reward Kids With Tourettes Syndrome

At Holy Family School in Hicksville their motto is ‘making a difference, one child at a time.’ For student Giovanni Kubanick, these words rang true. You see, Gio has Tourette’s Syndrome, ADHD, and OCD, and in the achievement culture of a Catholic E...

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LI Parents Day 2018: Fun for the Kids, Informative for You

LI Parents Day 2018: Fun for the Kids, Informative for You

Long Island Parents Day, a NYMetroParents event, is returning for another fun-filled day of information for you and activities for your kids. This year’s family-friendly event will be held Sunday, Sept. 16 in the Pratt Recreation Center at LIU Post...

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Congratulations to Holy Family School's Published Authors

Congratulations to Holy Family School's Published Authors

Fifth grade students Randi Bruckner, Mary DeMauro, Melissa, and Annabella Sottile had their work published in the newest American Adventures Series Crazy Creatures. The girls’ work was submitted by their teacher, Mrs. Adrianna Aceste. These four fi...

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Eye Level of Williston Park Now Offers Summer Program to Help Prevent the Summer Slide

Eye Level of Williston Park Now Offers Summer Program to Help Prevent the Summer Slide

Eye Level's Summer Program—which puts an emphasis on skills such as basic and critical thinking, problem solving, grammar, and vocabulary—consists of one hour of math instruction and one hour of reading comprehension and writing. Children are monit...

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Students at Buckley Country Day School Individually Donate to Social Justice Causes of Their Choice

Students at Buckley Country Day School Individually Donate to Social Justice Causes of Their Choice

Over 30 fifth grade students made individual donations to social justice causes of their choice after the Buckley Country Day School hosted its second annual Upper School Social Entrepreneur Expo this May. In total, students raised about $2,500 at ...

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Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Awards Graduating Eighth Grader

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Awards Graduating Eighth Grader

This year at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton's (SEAS) graduation ceremony, Brianne Z, an eighth grader, was chosen to be the recipient of the SEAS Father's Club award. Every year, the SEAS Father's Club Award asks students to write an essay about what Sa...

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Lutheran High School's 55th Commencement Ceremony

Lutheran High School's 55th Commencement Ceremony

The 55th Long Island Lutheran (LuHi) Commencement Ceremony took place on June 9 in the Visscher Gymnasium. Mr. John Buck, newly named head of school, along with faculty and staff welcomed family and friends of the 119 graduates. The Class of 2018 c...

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Vincent Smith School Senior Overcomes Learning Difficulties and Graduates

Vincent Smith School Senior Overcomes Learning Difficulties and Graduates

Upon meeting Mark Irving, a hard-working student who loves to put on a show, you’d be surprised to hear of the learning challenges he faced on the road to graduation. Mark entered Vincent Smith School in elementary school, when his parents realized...

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Congratulations to Florence Brownstein Preschool Class of 2018!

Congratulations to Florence Brownstein Preschool Class of 2018!

The students of the Florence Brownstein Preschool at the Chabad of Port Washington marked the end of the school year with a festive graduation ceremony and celebration. The children participated in a moving up ceremony, complete with gowns and caps...

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The Art Academy of Long Island Now Offering Open Studio Time

The Art Academy of Long Island Now Offering Open Studio Time

This spring, the Art Academy of Long Island in Merrick has expanded to include an "open studio" where artists can come and use the space to create their art or hang out and have a cup of coffee. For the month of June, the Art Academy is offering fr...

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Born with Eyes Wide Open: Common Characteristics of Gifted Babies and Toddlers

Born with Eyes Wide Open: Common Characteristics of Gifted Babies and Toddlers

Let’s first understand what’s “normal” for a one year old. Developmentally, by twelve months, a child can say a few words, imitate your voice, distinguish different sounds and understand simple instructions like, “Drink your juice”. Does that sound...

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Have an Inspiring Graduation Story to Share?

Have an Inspiring Graduation Story to Share?

It's finally the time of year where your children, nieces and nephews, and other loved ones are recognized for their academic accomplishments from the school year. Do you have an inspiring story to tell of a New York City graduate? Do you want to s...

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Green Vale School Rocketry Team Places 9th in the Nation

Green Vale School Rocketry Team Places 9th in the Nation

The Green Vale School’s Friday rocketry club had three teams of four 7th and 8th graders qulify for Nationals among 800 teams from 46 states, most of which are high school age. The rocketry club began building rockets in September with the goal of ...

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Champkids Brings the Art Community Together for an Evening of Creativity and Exploration

Champkids Brings the Art Community Together for an Evening of Creativity and Exploration

Last weekend, Champkids, an organization dedicated to providing student-artists opportunities to practice their skills and display their passion, hosted a live drawing and coloring competition for kids at the Long Island Children’s Museum. Almost 2...

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YMCA of Long Island & Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities Announce Water Wise Water Safety Kids Art Contest

YMCA of Long Island & Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities Announce Water Wise Water Safety Kids Art Contest

The YMCA of Long Island has partnered with Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities, Inc. to launch the inaugural Water Wise Water Safety Kids Art Contest to help make children more aware of the importance of water safety. Children age 12 and under ar...

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Grace Summer Camp in Massapequa is Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2018

Grace Summer Camp in Massapequa is Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2018

Grace Early Childhood Center in Massapequa is now accepting applications for the 2018 summer camp program. From July 9 to August 17, children age 2 through 6 are invited to attend for half days or full days.

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Once Upon a Child Seaford Comes Under New Ownership

Once Upon a Child Seaford Comes Under New Ownership

Once Upon A Child, the largest children’s resale franchise in North America, in Seaford is now under new ownership. Michael Teller stepped into the role of president on December 21.

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Key to My Art Studio Opening a Location in East Rockaway in June

Key to My Art Studio Opening a Location in East Rockaway in June

Key to My Art studio will open a location in East Rockaway in early to mid-June. The newly renovated studio will offer art classes in all mediums including drawing, painting, sculpture, and mixed media. It will also offer birthday paint parties as ...

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Vincent Smith School Creates Flag Field of Honor for Memorial Day

Vincent Smith School Creates Flag Field of Honor for Memorial Day

The Student Council of Vincent Smith School in Port Washington is proud to commemorate Armed Forces Day (May 19), Memorial Day (May 28) and Flag Day (June 14) by creating an American Flag Field of Honor on the school's front lawn, facing Port Washi...

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