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U.S. News & World Report Names Montefiore Nyack Hospital a High Performing Hospital for COPD

U.S. News & World Report Names Montefiore Nyack Hospital a High Performing Hospital for COPD

Montefiore Nyack Hospital has been recognized as a High Performing Hospital for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual Procedures & Conditions ratings, now in their 5th year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making info...

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Sherri Alpert, D.M.D. Receives Implant Certification

Sherri Alpert, D.M.D. Receives Implant Certification

Sherri Alpert, D.M.D., owner of Dental Wellness of Suffern, received official certification for dental implants in August. With this certification, Dr. Alpert can give dental implants to adults who need them. She also recently became a fellow in th...

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Primrose Schools for Kids Are Coming to Long Island

Primrose Schools for Kids Are Coming to Long Island

Primrose Schools, an accredited early education school for children from infancy through PreK with more than 400 locations across the country, has planted its flag on Long Island. Primrose Woodbury will be the first school to bring the school's Bal...

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Powerhouse Dance Center Moves to Accommodate More Students

Powerhouse Dance Center Moves to Accommodate More Students

Powerhouse Dance Center, previously located in West Haverstraw, moved to a new location in Stony Point in order to fit its roster of 350 students. The dance studio, which officially opened on Sept. 7, offers classes for children 2 years old to adul...

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Speech Therapy Clinic in Stony Point Expands Mommy and Me Classes

Speech Therapy Clinic in Stony Point Expands Mommy and Me Classes

Now You're Talking Speech Therapy Comprehensive Services is a practice launched in Stony Point by longtime certified speech language pathologist Sandra Gotthardt on June 24. Already, it is expanding its Mommy, Me and Speech Therapy classes. Now hel...

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Studio Jacked in Nanuet is Offering a Hip Hop Program for Students with Special Needs

Studio Jacked in Nanuet is Offering a Hip Hop Program for Students with Special Needs

Owner of Studio Jacked Dance Company in Nanuet Jackie Galgano created a hip hop dance program for students with special needs based on her experiences with her own 3-year-old son, who has autism. His love of dancing–and the lack of activities avail...

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Montefiore Nyack Hospital New Moms Circle Support Group Series Kicks Off This Month

Montefiore Nyack Hospital New Moms Circle Support Group Series Kicks Off This Month

Healthy moms, babies and families are the focus of Montefiore Nyack Hospital’s New Moms Circle Support Group, which kicks off its 2019-2020 season on Saturday, September 21 from 11am-1pm. “Maximizing Love and Managing Stress” will be presented by B...

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Montefiore Nyack Hospital Offers Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings For Underinsured or Uninsured Women in Rockland County

Montefiore Nyack Hospital Offers Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings For Underinsured or Uninsured Women in Rockland County

On Friday, October 25, The Breast Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital will offer free breast exams, mammographies, and if needed, pelvic exams with PAP tests for women ages 40 and above with no insurance or who are underinsured. You can head to the...

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Suffern and Warwick Hospitals Receive National Recognition in Women’s Care from Healthgrades®

Suffern and Warwick Hospitals Receive National Recognition in Women’s Care from Healthgrades®

The Birthing Centers of Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern and St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, both members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), are recipients of Healthgrades’ highest maternal care honors. Both ...

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St. Thomas Aquinas STEAM Summer Program Receives $50,000 Donation

St. Thomas Aquinas STEAM Summer Program Receives $50,000 Donation

Orange and Rockland Utilities Inc. (O&R) has donated $50,000 to St. Thomas Aquinas College to help fund its Summer STEAM camp program for middle school students for the next two years. Analyzing blood spatter, processing fingerprints, collecting ev...

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FIT4MOM Rockland Franchise Opened July 9 in Several Locations

FIT4MOM Rockland Franchise Opened July 9 in Several Locations

Fit4Moms is a national franchise that offers new moms the opportunity to exercise, bond with their children, and bond with each other. Amy Leon has brought Fit4Moms back to Rockland after a few year’s hiatus and debuted its signature Stroller Strid...

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Announcing the 2019 Cover Kids Grand-Prize Winners!

Announcing the 2019 Cover Kids Grand-Prize Winners!

It’s official: You, dear readers, have cute kids! We knew picking finalists wasn’t going to be easy. In fact, it wasn’t easy times 1,000—that’s how many children were entered. Well, 1,006 to be exact. Once our editors were done exclaiming, “I love ...

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75 New York Museums Will Offer Free Admission on Smithsonian’s Museum Day

75 New York Museums Will Offer Free Admission on Smithsonian’s Museum Day

Smithsonian Institutions in Washington, D.C. offer guests free admission year-round, and the Smithsonian invites other museums, zoos and cultural centers around the country to embody that same spirit every year on Museum Day. This year, Museum Day ...

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The Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital Recognizes World Breastfeeding Week by Hosting Global 'Big Latch On' Event

The Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital Recognizes World Breastfeeding Week by Hosting Global 'Big Latch On' Event

The Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital is hosting a “Big Latch On” community event on Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 9:30-11:30am in support of World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7, 2019). The Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital i...

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Teachers Get 15% Off at Target Nationwide Through July 20

Teachers Get 15% Off at Target Nationwide Through July 20

It’s never too early to start back to school shopping, and if you happen to be a teacher, you’re in luck! Target is offering 15% off select items for teachers nationwide in an effort to get them stocked up for the upcoming school year as part of th...

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Lipson Family Coaching Opens in New City and Bardonia

Lipson Family Coaching Opens in New City and Bardonia

Melissa Lipson has been a school counselor in Nanuet for over 20 years and she is expanding her services beyond the district with Lipson Family Coaching, Inc. this summer. Lipson says she is excited to bring three decades of experience in schools t...

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Montefiore Nyack Hospital Hosts Community Forum on the Hospital’s Care Transformation Project

Representatives from Montefiore Nyack Hospital will be hosting a public informational meeting about the Hospital’s Care Transformation Project on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at the Nyack Village Hall at 9 North Broadway in Nyack. The meeting begin...

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NYMetroParents 2019 Cover Kids Contest Finalists Announced

NYMetroParents 2019 Cover Kids Contest Finalists Announced

NYMetroParents is proud to announce the 10 finalists for the 2019 Cover Kids Contest, who will be photographed (decked out in clothing from Macy’s Backstage) at Sarah Merians Photography & Video Company in Midtown Manhattan later this month. More t...

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Ashley Hess Earns 2019 Angel Award at Academy of the Holy Angels

Ashley Hess Earns 2019 Angel Award at Academy of the Holy Angels

Just days after graduating Second in Merit from the Academy of the Holy Angels, scholar athlete Ashley Hess of Cedar Grove received the Angel Award, the most prestigious honor an AHA varsity athlete can attain. Hess received her award at the Parent...

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Pearl River Student Earns Metro Acting Award

Pearl River Student Earns Metro Acting Award

Rianna LeHane’s magnificent stage presence recently earned her a Metropolitan High School Theater (“Metro”) Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. LeHane, a recent graduate of the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, New Jersey, was honore...

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Northvale Classic Diner Adds New Wild Shakes to Menu

Northvale Classic Diner Adds New Wild Shakes to Menu

Northvale Classic Diner in Northvale, NJ, introduced a number of Wild Shakes, over-the-top, Instagram-ready milkshakes, to the menu this May. Among these new shakes is the Funfetti Shake, a favorite at the Orangeburg location. The Funfetti Shake fe...

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Academy of the Holy Angels Seniors Visit Columbia's Microsurgery Training Lab

Academy of the Holy Angels Seniors Visit Columbia's Microsurgery Training Lab

A few weeks before their graduation from the Academy of the Holy Angels, four seniors became the first AHA students to visit the micro lab at Columbia University. This venue is one of the world’s premier microsurgery training labs.

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A Bergen County Eighth Grader's Poem Won a National Gold Medal

A Bergen County Eighth Grader's Poem Won a National Gold Medal

Each year, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards invites students in grades seven through 12 to submit art and writing work in 29 different categories for a chance to be selected as regional and national winners. Out of 350,000 annual student parti...

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Helping Kids Pediatrics Moved to a New Location in October 2018

Helping Kids Pediatrics Moved to a New Location in October 2018

In October 2018, Helping Kids Pediatrics, a doctor’s office that serves children from the ages of newborn-adolescent, moved from 180 Philips Hill Road to 365 S. Main St. in New City. The new location allows for more space in examining rooms, a more...

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Local Businesses Celebrate Rockland Kids’ Birthdays with Free Gift Certificates

Local Businesses Celebrate Rockland Kids’ Birthdays with Free Gift Certificates

Rockland Parent teamed up with local family-friendly businesses to launch the Birthday Club to celebrate the birthdays of children ages 12 and younger in our community. Current partners of the Rockland Parent Birthday Club include Bounce Trampoline...

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Sylvan In-Home Tutoring Launches in Manhattan

Sylvan In-Home Tutoring Launches in Manhattan

Sylvan, one of the nation’s premier names in personalized tutoring and academic support, is launching its Sylvan In-Home program in Manhattan following its successful introduction in other major metros including Boston, MA and Washington, DC.

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The 2019 Cover Kids Contest is Now Open!

The 2019 Cover Kids Contest is Now Open!

Our 2019 Cover Kids Contest is now open! Enter your child, ages 2-16, for a chance to see him or her on a cover of our magazines—and to win amazing prizes.

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Mr. Ratburn Married a Man in Arthur's 22nd Season Premiere

Mr. Ratburn Married a Man in Arthur's 22nd Season Premiere

On May 13, the 22nd season of Arthur, a kids’ favorite, aired on CBS with a deceptively simple plot: Mr. Ratburn, Arthur and his pals’ teacher, was going to get married. The characters couldn’t believe their teacher was getting married–and audience...

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Academy of the Holy Angels Students Attend Tailor-Made Oxford University Course

Academy of the Holy Angels Students Attend Tailor-Made Oxford University Course

An adventurous group of students from the Academy of the Holy Angels recently spent a week at Oxford University’s Pembroke College and immersed themselves in a “bespoke” course— one tailor-made for them. This is the second spring the critical think...

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Academy of the Holy Angels Student Has Writing Published in Local Magazine

Academy of the Holy Angels Student Has Writing Published in Local Magazine

Discovering silverfish in the shower may not be pleasant, but Academy of the Holy Angels freshman Natasha Dhanrajani managed to turn the encounter on its ear by seeing the scene as a piece of live art. The result was “Silverfish,” an evocative nonf...

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Winston Preparatory Hosts Annual Spring Benefit

Winston Preparatory Hosts Annual Spring Benefit

Winston Preparatory School held its spectacular 2019 Annual Spring Benefit, 500 Reasons Why, on Saturday, March 23rd with families, friends, and professionals from all five campuses across the tri-state area at Cipriani 42nd Street in NYC. It was a...

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Students with Disabilities and Professional Dancers Will Share the Stage During “Superheroes” in New Jersey

Students with Disabilities and Professional Dancers Will Share the Stage During “Superheroes” in New Jersey

This May, students from the A. Harry Moore School will dance with professional Nai-Ni Chen company dancers in “Superheroes,” a performance inspired by the kids themselves. Nai-Ni has pioneered an innovative program for students with disabilities–ea...

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AHA Students Release Trout Raised in Classroom Into River

AHA Students Release Trout Raised in Classroom Into River

Ninety-five trout that were raised in a biology classroom at the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, New Jersey, are now swimming in the Saddle River. Environmental science teacher Erica Pritchard guided her class as they evaluated the river an...

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Academy of Holy the Angels Hosts Sustaining Excellence Colloquium

Academy of Holy the Angels Hosts Sustaining Excellence Colloquium

An intensive, five-year Middle States self-study at the Academy of the Holy Angels recently culminated in the successful Sustaining Excellence Colloquium. This event was so notable that Middle States Association President Henry Cram and Associate D...

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The Catskills’ Newest Indoor Park Will Open on April 19 for Summer Fun All Year Round

The Catskills’ Newest Indoor Park Will Open on April 19 for Summer Fun All Year Round

The Catskills’ biggest water park will splash into action on Friday, April 19, in Monticello. Kartrite will feature 80,000 square feet of waterpark space perfect for the whole family, all housed under an energy-efficient, Texlon transparent roofing...

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Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School Launches Summer Program

Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School Launches Summer Program

The Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School is making a splash this summer by offering rising 3- and 4-year-olds and kindergarteners the opportunity to experience the same great curriculum in a new summer format.

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Chapin Sisters Headline Otto Specht School Spring Farm Faire

Chapin Sisters Headline Otto Specht School Spring Farm Faire

On Saturday, April 13th, the Chapin Sisters, known for their "enchanting harmonies and lyrics that are infused with as much hope as they are longing," according to amazon.com, will be playing at the Otto Specht School Farm Faire! Last year, the sib...

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Montefiore Nyack Hospital Offers Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings

Montefiore Nyack Hospital Offers Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings

On Friday, May 10 from 8am-3:30pm, The Breast Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital will offer free breast exams, mammography, and, if needed, pelvic exams with PAP tests for women ages 40 and older who are either underinsured or have no insurance. R...

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Students of Academy of Holy Angels Inducted into Musical Honor Society

Students of Academy of Holy Angels Inducted into Musical Honor Society

Several of the finest vocalists and instrumental musicians from the Academy of the Holy Angels are now members of Tri-M, the Modern Music Masters Honor Society. In addition to their musical accomplishments, eligible Tri-M members must also demonstr...

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NCNW to Host 2nd Annual STEAM Summit

NCNW to Host 2nd Annual STEAM Summit

On Saturday, April 27, 2019 the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) will host the 2nd Annual Northeast STEAM Summit and HBCU Expo. NCNW is a national organization dedicated to lead, advocate for and empower women of African descent, their famili...

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Academy of Holy Angels Student is Ranked First Among NJ Ski Racers

Academy of Holy Angels Student is Ranked First Among NJ Ski Racers

For the third consecutive year, Mahwah resident Sydney Loverich has been ranked as New Jersey’s No. 1 ski racer in the United States Ski and Snowboard Association/New Jersey Ski Racing Association’s U19 division.

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14 Rockland County Girl Scouts Earn Gold Awards for Outstanding Achievements

14 Rockland County Girl Scouts Earn Gold Awards for Outstanding Achievements

This year, 85 Girl Scouts in the Hudson Valley have been recognized with Gold Awards, the highest national award Girl Scouts can earn—and 14 of the Scouts are from Rockland County. Earning a Gold Award is considered a remarkable achievement. Each G...

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The Jewish Education Project Partners with Music Together of Nyack for New Sing Shalom Classes

The Jewish Education Project Partners with Music Together of Nyack for New Sing Shalom Classes

The Jewish Education Project is partnering with Music Together LLC to create a Jewish version of its high-quality, renowned music education program called Music Together Sing Shalom. The class will incorporate Jewish music and songs into the regula...

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Owner and Director Palisades Country Day Schools and Camp is Selected as 2019 Woman of Distinction

Owner and Director Palisades Country Day Schools and Camp is Selected as 2019 Woman of Distinction

Mary Ann Hubschman, owner and director of Palisades Country Day School in Closter, NJ and Palisades Preschool in Fort Lee, NJ, has been selected as an honored member in the Trademark Women of Distinction 2019 Honors Edition for her exemplary contri...

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Academy of Holy Angels Students Volunteer at a Farm in Rural West Virginia

Academy of Holy Angels Students Volunteer at a Farm in Rural West Virginia

While the Academy of the Holy Angels (AHA) in Demarest, NJ, was closed for the winter break, AHA Director of Campus Ministry Kathleen Sylvester accompanied three students to Nazareth Farm in rural West Virginia for a volunteer trip. Angel volunteer...

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NYMetroParents and Staten Island Parent Receive 9 Awards at Annual Parenting Media Association Conference

NYMetroParents and Staten Island Parent Receive 9 Awards at Annual Parenting Media Association Conference

On March 1, Parenting Media Association presented NYMetroParents and Staten Island Parent, a division of Davler Media Group, with nine excellence awards at its 2018 Design and Editorial Awards reception, held in St. Petersburg, FL.

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Metrokids Preschool Opens in Bayside

Metrokids Preschool Opens in Bayside

Metrokids Preschool has opened a new location in Bayside. The school, which has locations throughout New York City, will officially open March 1 and is for children ages 3 months to 5 years old. The Queens preschool follows a creative curriculum th...

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Ramsey Indoor Winter Farmers' Market Open Through the End of March

Ramsey Indoor Winter Farmers' Market Open Through the End of March

Voted Best in Bergen, the non-profit Ramsey indoor winter Farmers' Market is open every Sunday through March 31, from 10am-2pm at the Eric Smith School in Ramsey. The market draws Rockland and Bergen families with over 30 local farmers and food pur...

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Vicki's Dance Studio Adds Two Specialty Classes to Summer Schedule

Vicki's Dance Studio Adds Two Specialty Classes to Summer Schedule

Vicki’s Dance Studio in New City is adding two new specialty classes to its roster this summer: Technique, Conditioning, and Strengthening, and Tumbling, Turns, and Tricks. Both classes are slated to be offered June 24-Aug. 23. Vicki's Dance Studio...

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Palisades Climb Adventure Adds Climbing Structures to Practice Balance and Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Palisades Climb Adventure Adds Climbing Structures to Practice Balance and Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Palisades Climb Adventure in West Nyack is on track to open two new climbing features to the public by President's Day. The family-friendly venue in Rockland County will be adding two "walk the plank" balance tests. One of the structures will be 90...

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