SUEZ Helps Homeowners Save Money and Conserve Water

SUEZ Helps Homeowners Save Money and Conserve Water

SUEZ, in collaboration with Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), is helping families save money on utility bills while receiving a substantial rebate on WaterSense products. The customer conservation program for Rockland County consumers strives to h...

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Green Meadow Waldorf School Announces Forest Preschool for 2018 School Year

Green Meadow Waldorf School Announces Forest Preschool for 2018 School Year

TreeAnne McEnery, administrator at Green Meadow Waldorf School (GMWS) announced that the nearly 70-year-old school is opening a forest preschool in September on its 11-acre wooded campus. The forest preschool will serve children from ages 2-5.

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CANDLE 'Safe Celebrations' Campaign Raises Awareness About Alcohol & Substance Abuse

CANDLE 'Safe Celebrations' Campaign Raises Awareness About Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Community Awareness Network for a Drug-Free Life and Environment, Inc. (CANDLE) of Rockland County, is sponsoring a parent awareness campaign for the third year in a row encouraging parents to talk to their teens about their plans and to remind the...

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Camp Sequoia Announces 'Aloha Adventure' Trip to Hawaii

Camp Sequoia Announces 'Aloha Adventure' Trip to Hawaii

Camp Sequoia, a premier summer destination for 2E young men, is pleased to announce Aloha Adventure for summer 2018. Designed specifically for our older campers, this program builds upon three and six week resident options for campers ages 7 to 17 ...

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The Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital Awarded for Excellence in Lactation Care

The Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital Awarded for Excellence in Lactation Care

The Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital has been awarded the 2018 IBCLC Care Award for excellence in lactation care by The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association® ...

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Land of Make Believe Hosts Season Opening Memorial Day Weekend

Land of Make Believe Hosts Season Opening Memorial Day Weekend

Land of Make Believe is simply screaming to invite everyone to its Hope amusement park for its Grand Opening Weekend over the Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday through Monday, May 26-28. This year's new ride, the Scream Machine 360, makes its debut th...

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Dental Wellness of Suffern Introduces Pain Free, Drill Free Dentistry

Dental Wellness of Suffern Introduces Pain Free, Drill Free Dentistry

Dental Wellness of Suffern is proud to announce that it has added the Solea Dental Laser to its practice. Solea's technology offers patients a reliably anesthesia free alternative to the traditional dental drill.

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8 Things to Do with Your Kids in Paramus, NJ

8 Things to Do with Your Kids in Paramus, NJ

Located in the heart of Bergen County, Paramus, NJ, is jam-packed full of family-friendly activities. Not sure where to start? Here is our list of activities to help you get started.

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iFLY Indoor Skydiving Opens in Paramus, NJ

iFLY Indoor Skydiving Opens in Paramus, NJ

iFLY Indoor Skydiving is scheduled to open its first New Jersey location in Paramus on Friday, April 13, according to officials. Located on Route 4 at the site of the now-demolished Forum Diner, iFLY will provide the full experience of a real skydi...

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Allied Physicians Group Offers at-Home 'Telehealth' System

Allied Physicians Group Offers at-Home 'Telehealth' System

Allied Physicians Group, a partnership of doctors in the greater New York area, is offering a new “telehealth” system that gives parents the convenience of a comprehensive medical exam for their children without leaving home.

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Wholeness Center of Rockland Adds Art Classes for Kids

Wholeness Center of Rockland Adds Art Classes for Kids

Starting in April the Wholeness Center of Rockland will be launching its Artist Discovery classes for kid’s ages 4-6 and 7-9. The classes will run for four weeks and cost $80 if you register for all four classes in advance. Walk-ins are welcome and...

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Sachdev Family Orthodontics Has Its Grand Opening

Sachdev Family Orthodontics Has Its Grand Opening

Sachdev Family Orthodontics had it’s grand opening on Jan. 20, and opened to patients on Feb. 8 of this year. The office is equipped with high tech features such as the high-tech iTero Intraoral Scanner.

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Dental Wellness of Suffern Adds New Dental Technology

Dental Wellness of Suffern Adds New Dental Technology

Dental Wellness of Suffern is now offering an alternative to traditional dentistry: Convergent Dental’s Solea Dental Laser. Introduced to the office in November 2017, the Solea Dental Laser is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved isotopic c...

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The Big Bounce America is Coming to New York City

The Big Bounce America is Coming to New York City

The largest bouncy house in the world, also known as The Big Bounce America, will be traveling across the country starting next month. The 20,000 square-foot inflatable house of bouncing joy will make a stop in the New York area this June.

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New York Area Kids Can Learn Golf with PGA Jr. League

New York Area Kids Can Learn Golf with PGA Jr. League

The PGA Jr. League team golf registration is now open for the 2018 season throughout the New York area. Children ages 13 and under of all skill-levels can learn how to play golf and enhance their skills in a supportive environment under the guidanc...

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Brilliant Minds Daycare and Learning Center to Open in New City

Brilliant Minds Daycare and Learning Center to Open in New City

Brilliant Minds Daycare and Learning Center, a Common Core-focused child care center in New City, is scheduled to host its grand opening in March. Children ages 6 weeks to 5 years will be taught using a curriculum that is approved by NYC teachers a...

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Coupé Theatre Studio Offers Dance Program for Children with Special Needs

Coupé Theatre Studio Offers Dance Program for Children with Special Needs

Coupé Theatre Studio, located in Nanuet, introduced an integrative dance program called Rhythm Works in the fall. Rhythm Works is an inclusive hip-hop dance program open to dancers, ages 7-14, of all levels and abilities. The class is specifically ...

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Healthbarn USA to Offer Gardening Summer Camp in Ridgewood, NJ

Healthbarn USA to Offer Gardening Summer Camp in Ridgewood, NJ

Two years ago, Healthbarn USA, which teaches kids and adults how to harvest and cook with produce they grew, moved to its current location in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Now that its garden is in full production, Healthbarn USA will offer summer camps a...

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The Academy For Martial Arts Opens Suffern Location

The Academy For Martial Arts Opens Suffern Location

The Academy For Martial Arts acquired a location in Suffern in mid-December. The academy’s second location offers a variety of martial arts programs for children and adults.

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Rockland #SnapShot 2017: Instagram Posts of Kids' Activities & Programs

Rockland #SnapShot 2017: Instagram Posts of Kids' Activities & Programs

Photos from Rockland County, NY, and Bergen County, NJ, after-school programs, performances, camps, and other child-focused businesses and venues.

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Pediatric Occupational Therapy Center Opens Orangeburg Location

Pediatric Occupational Therapy Center Opens Orangeburg Location

SPOTS, Special Programs in Occupational Therapy Services, opened a location in Orangeburg in September, which serves children ages 1½-16 and their families.

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Diplomat Health & Swim Club Expands Offerings for Kids

Diplomat Health & Swim Club Expands Offerings for Kids

At Diplomat Health & Swim Club in Piermont, children can enjoy fitness sessions, swim lessons, and an upcoming yoga workshop.

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Healthgrades Awards Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern 5 Stars

Healthgrades Awards Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern 5 Stars

Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern has been named a five-star recipient for Vaginal Delivery by Healthgrades.

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Therapist Gayle Sturmer, LCSW-R, Expands Practice in Nyack

Therapist Gayle Sturmer, LCSW-R, Expands Practice in Nyack

Therapist Gayle Sturmer, LCSW-R, now has full-time availability at her Nyack office, which expanded from a part-time location in March.

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Historic Schooner to Visit Rockland County

Historic Schooner to Visit Rockland County

South Street Seaport Museum announced that the historic schooner Pioneer will visit Rockland County from September 20-27, 2017.

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The Wholeness Center in Valley Cottage Expands Offerings

The Wholeness Center in Valley Cottage Expands Offerings

The Wholeness Center now offers kids' birthday parties and MommaArts, which provides maternity care and support for parents.

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Bach to Rock Opens in Nanuet

Bach to Rock Opens in Nanuet

Bach to Rock, a music education center for all ages, opened in Nanuet in April.

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Young Chefs Academy of New City Offers Summer Mini-Camps

Young Chefs Academy of New City Offers Summer Mini-Camps

Young Chefs Academy of New City, a cooking school for kids, launches Camp Can-I-Cook, a series of themed mini-camps.

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Rockland County Bricks 4 Kidz Launches Summer Camp

Rockland County Bricks 4 Kidz Launches Summer Camp

The STEM-enriched Lego building program has partnered with Bounce! Trampoline Sports to provide a weeklong summer camp in Valley Cottage.

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Golf Tournament to Benefit Nyack Hospital

Golf Tournament to Benefit Nyack Hospital

The 2017 Northeastern Anesthesia and Nyack Hospital Medical Staff 31st Annual Golf Classic will be held on Monday, May 15, at Rockland Country Club in Sparkill. Proceeds will support the Nyack Hospital Transformation Project.

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Mania Training Facility Adds Part Owners

Mania Training Facility Adds Part Owners

Gina and Michael Tedesco have joined John J. Gould, Jr. to become part owners in Mania Training Facility. Together, along with the Mania staff, they will help see late-owner Lauren Bunyan-Gould’s dream live on.

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Clarkstown Reformed Church Starts Support Group for Moms

Clarkstown Reformed Church Starts Support Group for Moms

Clarkstown Reformed Church in West Nyack now offers a Mothers of Preschoolers group, which provides support for moms of newborn to 5-year-old children.

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CANDLE Initiative Supports Rockland’s LGBTQ Community

CANDLE Initiative Supports Rockland’s LGBTQ Community

CANDLE’s Youth Pride Initiative will participate in Day of Silence and Give OUT Day in April to support the LGBTQ community in Rockland County.

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Nyack Hospital Offers Childbirth and Infant Education Classes

Nyack Hospital Offers Childbirth and Infant Education Classes

The Maternity Center at Nyack Hospital offers classes on Lamaze, breastfeeding, infant care, and more for expectant parents and caregivers.

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The Nyack Library Adds English Language Learning Collection

The Nyack Library Adds English Language Learning Collection

There's something new on The Nyack Library's third floor! In response to the community's changing needs, the library has recently created a dedicated English Language Learning (ELL) Collection.

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Organizational Skills-Focused Preschool Opens in Sparkill

Organizational Skills-Focused Preschool Opens in Sparkill

Red Owl Academy, a preschool that recently opened in Sparkill, emphasizes the importance of organizational skills, while focusing on STEAM education.

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Temple Beth Sholom Welcomes Adults with Special Needs for Havdalah Celebration

Temple Beth Sholom Welcomes Adults with Special Needs for Havdalah Celebration

On Thursday, April 27 at 7:30pm, Temple Beth Sholom in New City will welcome 80-plus adult guests from Rockland ARC, Camp Venture, HVDDSO, and Jawonio for a Havdalah celebration.

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Temple Beth Sholom Nursery School Registration Now Open

Temple Beth Sholom Nursery School Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for Temple Beth Sholom Nursery School's summer camp and 2017-2018 school program.

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Rockland Health Department Receives Grant for Breast-Feeding

Rockland Health Department Receives Grant for Breast-Feeding

The Rockland Health Department was awarded a $1.2 million grant to fund the Creating Breastfeeding Friendly Communities project.

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Rockland's Caring Kids

Rockland's Caring Kids

We asked how your family gives back, and here are your stories of amazing kids who make the Rockland County community better every day.

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Pediatric Dental Office Opens in Pomona

Pediatric Dental Office Opens in Pomona

Dr. Marita Smith has opened a new practice, Smith’s Little Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, in Pomona.

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Breast Milk Depot Opens in South Nyack

Breast Milk Depot Opens in South Nyack

Rockland County’s first breast milk depot opened at Kenneth H. Zatz, M.D., Pediatrics.

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Equestrian Center in Rockland Available for Birthday Parties Year-Round

Equestrian Center in Rockland Available for Birthday Parties Year-Round

Camp Venture Equestrian Center now offers birthday parties for the public year-round, utilizing the indoor riding center.

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Family Dental Business in Tappan Expands Practice

Family Dental Business in Tappan Expands Practice

Smile More Dentistry is expanding to include a new pediatric dental and orthodontics section on the second floor of their building.

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Crystal Run Healthcare Opens New Office

Crystal Run Healthcare Opens New Office

Crystal Run Healthcare, a physician owned and operated medical group, has opened a new multi-specialty building in West Nyack, NY.

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Confidence Coaching for Teens in Rockland County Offers Socialization and Support

Confidence Coaching for Teens in Rockland County Offers Socialization and Support

Confidence Coaching for Teens is a new coaching business that caters to the needs of shy, introverted, and self-conscious young adults in the Rockland area.

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Athletic Center Adds Party Room to Its Facilities

Athletic Center Adds Party Room to Its Facilities

The Ramapo Athletic Center opened the The Burgundy Party Room, where customers can hold a number of different events including birthday parties, bar/bat mitzvahs, and corporate meetings.

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New Offerings For Kids at Hurds Family Farm

New Offerings For Kids at Hurds Family Farm

Hurds Family Farm near New Paltz has new offerings for kids this fall.

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Indoor Multi-Sport Facility Now Offering Bubble Ball

Indoor Multi-Sport Facility Now Offering Bubble Ball

West Rock Indoor is a multi-sport indoor facility in Nanuet, complete with six tennis courts, a large turf field, and basketball courts.

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RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns Comes to Long Island & New Jersey

RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns Comes to Long Island & New Jersey

This fall, families can see amazing jack o’lantern displays when RISE of the Jack O'Lanterns makes its much-anticipated New Jersey debut and also returns to Long Island.

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