Westchester's A-Game Sports Welcomes New Director of Basketball Programming

Westchester's A-Game Sports Welcomes New Director of Basketball Programming

William Council, known as “Coach Billy,” joined the team this month as the Director of Basketball Programming and Operations. He plans to bring a broad spectrum of basketball programming, training and playing opportunities to children and athletes ...

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Westchester Jewish Center Welcomes New Director of Early Childhood Center and Launches Music and Movement Program

Westchester Jewish Center Welcomes New Director of Early Childhood Center and Launches Music and Movement Program

This October, Westchester Jewish Center launched a monthly music and movement program called ShaJam for preschoolers and younger. In September, it welcomed Ann Pardes as the new director of the Early Childhood Center.

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New York Rangers to Host Special Hockey Clinic for Kids

New York Rangers to Host Special Hockey Clinic for Kids

If your kids are glued to the television when the Rangers step on the ice, now’s their chance to get in on the action. On Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm, the New York Rangers will host 120 Junior Rangers youth hockey players for an instructional ...

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Larchmont Music Academy Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Special Programs

Larchmont Music Academy Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Special Programs

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the Larchmont Music Academy will host a special ceremony on October 9 at 3:30pm. The event, set to take place at the school in Larchmont, will feature a special ribbon cutting ceremony to honor the 20-year hi...

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Westchester Hospital Installs First Newborn Safety Digital Scanning System in NY State

Westchester Hospital Installs First Newborn Safety Digital Scanning System in NY State

As a new parent, you'll want to make sure that you have every aspect of your baby's safety taken care of. Whether that be finding the right car seat, babyproofing your home for the first time, or even learning how to speak to your baby a certain wa...

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Westchester Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Westchester Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Last week, more than 100 high school students from a number of Westchester schools were chosen as semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The students are part of a pool of 16,000 semifinalists throughout the country. F...

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Music Conservatory of Westchester Outdoor Mural Unveiling Party is This Sunday

Music Conservatory of Westchester Outdoor Mural Unveiling Party is This Sunday

The Music Conservatory of Westchester invites the entire Westchester County community for an outdoor Mural Unveiling Party on Sunday, September 30 from 1pm-4pm on the Conservatory’s grounds at 216 Central Avenue in White Plains! The nonprofit commu...

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Pediatric Speech and Language Therapy Practice Opening in Cross River

Pediatric Speech and Language Therapy Practice Opening in Cross River

On September 17, The Speech Studio opened the doors to its new office location in Cross River. The office is conveniently located at 892 Route 35, in the Old Post Road Professional Building.

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Free Halloween Events for Families in Westchester and Rockland Counties

Free Halloween Events for Families in Westchester and Rockland Counties

There are plenty of FREE events celebrating Halloween in Westchester and Rockland counties. Our guide includes family-friendly festivals, trick-or-treating events, corn mazes, museum parties, community celebrations, and more. Check out these free, ...

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First Hebrew Congregation in Northern Westchester Launches JKids Program This October

First Hebrew Congregation in Northern Westchester Launches JKids Program This October

Jkids, at First Hebrew Congregation, is Northern Westchester’s newest opportunity for Jewish and interfaith families with preschoolers to connect with each other through creative and social activities. It meets one Sunday morning each month, from ...

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Treetop Adventure Now Offers Special Late-Night Hours to Climb and Zipline

Treetop Adventure Now Offers Special Late-Night Hours to Climb and Zipline

For the months of September and October, Treetop Adventure of the Bronx Zoo is offering special late-night hours on Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 8:30pm. Participants can choose to zipline across the Bronx River and back, climb seven different...

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MSQUASH Academy to Hold After-School Program in New, State-of-the-Art Sports Center

MSQUASH Academy to Hold After-School Program in New, State-of-the-Art Sports Center

Starting on September 12, MSQUASH Academy will be holding its first-ever after-school program for kids eager to learn the exhilarating sport of squash. Hosted in its brand new MSQUASH Accelerator sports center in Port Chester, the first portion of ...

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Canticum Novum Youth Choir in South Salem is Seeking Members

Canticum Novum Youth Choir in South Salem is Seeking Members

Harold and Edie Rosenbaum are seeking new members for their Canticum Novum Youth Choir. Composed of girls from age 8 to 18, the youth choir has in recent years performed in Carnegie Hall, Radio City, The United Nations, and Symphony Space. This sea...

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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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Groove Family Music Opens Locations in Scarsdale, Larchmont, and Mamaroneck

Groove Family Music Opens Locations in Scarsdale, Larchmont, and Mamaroneck

Groove Family Music, a 14-year mainstay in the Westchester family music scene, is bringing its Music for Aardvarks classes to 3 new locations this Fall. Beginning on Tuesday, September 18, Music for Aardvarks’ classes for children ages 3 months thr...

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Westchester Arts Organizations Share the Stage to Discuss the ART of College Planning

Westchester Arts Organizations Share the Stage to Discuss the ART of College Planning

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, Rye-based college planning and academic achievement company Novella Prep will hold a free workshop and Q&A for parents looking to maximize their child’s potential through the arts and get a head start on college pla...

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Sew Happy is Offering a Free Sewing Machine Workshop At Bloomingdales in White Plains

Sew Happy is Offering a Free Sewing Machine Workshop At Bloomingdales in White Plains

Sew Happy, a Westchester company teaching kids the life skill of sewing, will be offering complimentary sewing machine workshops in Bloomingdales of White Plains. The workshops are free of charge and last 20 minutes but require registration.

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Fun Family Events for Kids in Westchester County this Weekend

Fun Family Events for Kids in Westchester County this Weekend

Weekends are the best to spend quality time with your kids, whether you are planning a huge outing or are staying close to home. There’s lots to do this weekend with your family, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts acti...

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Lil Chameleon Launches Imagination Station 'Themed Playdates'

Lil Chameleon Launches Imagination Station 'Themed Playdates'

Sometimes as a parent or caretaker, it’s hard coming up with fresh activities to keep your lil ones occupied and engaged. Lil Chameleon, an award-winning kid’s resale shop, a play cafe, and party service provider just unveiled a new program: Imagin...

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Evidence-Based Social Skills Group Launches in Greenwich

Evidence-Based Social Skills Group Launches in Greenwich

Karina G. Campos, Psy.D will be offering PEERS, an evidence-based social skills group, for teens ages 11-17 struggling to make and keep friends this September in Greenwich, CT. The PEERS curriculum is taught in a small group format using a variety ...

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Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic to Scarsdale

Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic to Scarsdale

Children in Scarsdale will have an opportunity to play with their favorite MLB players at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinic series on Saturday, August 4 according to a press release.

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Lice Clinics of America Opens in Scarsdale

Lice Clinics of America Opens in Scarsdale

Lice Clinics of America opened a Scarsdale location in mid-May, bringing its one-hour lice removal service to the area. The clinic’s staff is certified in using the AirAlle® FDA approved device, which just uses heated air to kill head lice and eggs...

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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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MSquash Port Chester Welcomes Interactive Squash Courts

MSquash Port Chester Welcomes Interactive Squash Courts

Athletes from all over the world are finding their way to Port Chester this summer to try out the MSquash Accelerator, the brand new High Performance Squash Training. MSquash features the very first InteractiveSQUASH courts in the US, as well as a ...

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One River School of Art + Design Opens Street Art Student Exhibition

One River School of Art + Design Opens Street Art Student Exhibition

One River School of Art + Design will exhibit artwork from two weeks of Street Art camp by its Westchester art students ages 8-18. The exhibition is in collaboration with The Westchester Mall in White Plains, NY. One River School of Art + Design ha...

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Luna Park Gifts More Than $50k to Support NY-Area Girl Scout Troop

Luna Park Gifts More Than $50k to Support NY-Area Girl Scout Troop

Early this week, Luna Park presented $51,233 to the Mayor’s Fund for the City of New York to support Girl Scouts of Greater New York (GSGNY) Troop 6000.

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How Martial Arts Helped This Peekskill Family Overcome Tragedy

How Martial Arts Helped This Peekskill Family Overcome Tragedy

During the summer of 2015, Ron Paul, a beloved husband and father, broke his ankle. What should have been a relatively minor injury instead lead to multiple surgeries and infections that eventually lead to Ron’s death.

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White Plains Student Chosen for International Language Program in China

White Plains Student Chosen for International Language Program in China

One local New York-area student better get his passport ready. Jacob Furry, a rising senior at White Plains High School in White Plains, New York, is heading to China this summer to participate in a language program through a U.S. State Department ...

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Help Construct 320-Pound LEGO Replica of the Brooklyn Bridge in Grand Central Station

Help Construct 320-Pound LEGO Replica of the Brooklyn Bridge in Grand Central Station

To commemorate the 135th Anniversary of the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester will reconstruct a replica in Grand Central Terminal on Tuesday, July 17. During the free event, which will take place in Vanderbil...

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The Keeler Library Now Offering Passes for Free or Discounted Admission to Museums

The Keeler Library Now Offering Passes for Free or Discounted Admission to Museums

Visiting museums is educational and engaging for even young children, but tickets can often be expensive. Luckily, The Friends of Keeler Library have purchased passes that grant you and your family free or discounted admission to a variety of museu...

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Ridge Hill Shopping Center Hosts Movie Series and Welcomes Community Garden

Ridge Hill Shopping Center Hosts Movie Series and Welcomes Community Garden

Ridge Hill opened the gates to its new community garden, located at the center's South Lawn, on April 26 this year. The South Lawn will also serve as the location for this year's Summer Movie Series. The lawn is located near the Whole Foods at the ...

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Westchester Increases Age to Buy Tobacco, Vaping Products to 21

Westchester Increases Age to Buy Tobacco, Vaping Products to 21

Legislators in Westchester county voted to raise the age to buy tobacco and vaping products from 18 to 21. Cigarettes, e-cigarettes, rolling papers, and other smoking paraphernalia will be affected by the new law.

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The Bruce Museum in Greenwich Exhibits Local High School Talent

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich Exhibits Local High School Talent

The Bruce Museum is showcasing art from students throughout New York and Connecticut in the iCreate 2018 exhibition. Now on view through August 12, this annual exhibit is in its 8th consecutive year and features 45 works of fine art selected from m...

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Westchester High School Students Win 'Colors of Music' Mural Contest

Westchester High School Students Win 'Colors of Music' Mural Contest

The Music Conservatory of Westchester is proud to announce that both Mya Madison Davis, 9th grader at Pelham Memorial High School, and Ciara Sergi, 9th grader at White Plains High School, are winners of the “Colors of Music” Student Mural Contest! ...

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The Chapel School Awards Two Fifth Graders with Scholarships

The Chapel School Awards Two Fifth Graders with Scholarships

On June 3rd, Sasha Thorne, a fifth grade student at The Chapel School was awarded the Carol and Christopher P. Kinghan Hearts of Giving Scholarship Award. Claire Story, another student at The Chapel School, was awarded the Librarian Sharon Peterso...

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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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Social-Emotional Learning Differences Program Launches at Congregation B'nai Yisrael of Armonk

Social-Emotional Learning Differences Program Launches at Congregation B'nai Yisrael of Armonk

Congregation B'nai Yisrael of Armonk is launching a new program for students with both social-emotional differences and special needs learning differences this upcoming fall. This Westchester program will help students with special needs in the New...

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New Website PRETZL Launches to Help Parents Schedule Children's Activities

New Website PRETZL Launches to Help Parents Schedule Children's Activities

Pretzl launched May 4 and serves as a resource for parents to search for unique children's activities in the area, register their kids and keep a schedule of important dates all in one spot. Created by Amanda Cole and Olivia Leon, the site helps fi...

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Lil Chameleon Resale Boutique to Offer Summer Drop-off Camp

Lil Chameleon Resale Boutique to Offer Summer Drop-off Camp

Lil Chameleon, a children's resale boutique located in Tuckahoe, is offering a new summer drop-off camp for children ages 3 to 6. Camp starts June 25 and is available for eight weeks throughout the summer. Each week-long session runs Monday throug...

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Whitby Commemorates 60th Anniversary with Student-Run Logo Contest

Whitby Commemorates 60th Anniversary with Student-Run Logo Contest

2018 marks Whitby School’s 60th anniversary, and to commemorate the occasion, Whitby’s marketing team and design department empowered this year’s 8th graders to run the 60th Anniversary Logo Contest. Based on their design knowledge, 8th graders col...

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White Plains Library Offers Teen Volunteer Opportunities

White Plains Library Offers Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Is your teen looking for something to do this summer? The White Plains Public Library is looking for teen volunteers for three popular programs:

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More Than Just a Mommy-and-Me Class, Local Business Celebrates First Year

More Than Just a Mommy-and-Me Class, Local Business Celebrates First Year

Music Together with Alexia opened its first location for Music Together® classes in Cold Spring in April of last year, and will be starting its second year with two locations, now including Peekskill. The next ten-week session of classes starts on ...

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A Winning Weekend for Tim Morehouse Fencing Club

A Winning Weekend for Tim Morehouse Fencing Club

Tim Morehouse Fencing Club youth champions brought home six medals at the New Jersey Division Denise O’Conner RYC regional 3 event of the New Jersey Fencing Alliance in Maplewood this past spring.

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Tim Morehouse Fencing Club Offering Discounted Rates for New Students

Tim Morehouse Fencing Club Offering Discounted Rates for New Students

Tim Morehouse Fencing Club, which opened this past fall in Port Chester, will offer 50 percent off the first week of its Youth Champions summer day camp for new students. Founded by U. S. Olympic Silver Medalist Tim Morehouse, the club is looking f...

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Lil Chameleon Resale Boutique Hosts 2018 Fashion Show

Lil Chameleon Resale Boutique Hosts 2018 Fashion Show

This past Saturday, children from the Westchester and the Lil Chameleon community participated in their first-ever fashion show, highlighting Lil Chameleon's Summer 2018 clothing and accessory trends.

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New Outdoor Forest Preschool Opens in Croton

New Outdoor Forest Preschool Opens in Croton

This fall, a new preschool is set to launch in Croton with the forest as its classroom. The Rewilding School announces the opening of its outdoor-based Forest Preschool program for the 2018 2019 school year for children ages 3 1/2 to 5. Based in...

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Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market (The TaSH) Kicks Off Fourth Season Memorial Day Weekend

Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market (The TaSH) Kicks Off Fourth Season Memorial Day Weekend

Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market (The TaSH) is opening for a fourth season Memorial Day Weekend. This season the market will welcome expanded variety of vendors, more global flavors, launch of “TaSH Cash,” and the debut of “TaSH to Table”...

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Music Conservatory of Westchester to Honor Broadway Stars and Veterans in Music Therapy Program

Music Conservatory of Westchester to Honor Broadway Stars and Veterans in Music Therapy Program

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'The Lit. Bar' Bookstore to Open in the Bronx

'The Lit. Bar' Bookstore to Open in the Bronx

The Lit. Bar bookstore is scheduled to open in the Bronx this summer, making it the borough's first bookstore since the Baychester Barnes & Noble closed in 2016

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New One Hour Lice Removal Clinic Opens in Scarsdale

New One Hour Lice Removal Clinic Opens in Scarsdale

To celebrate its grand opening in Scarsdale, Lice Clinics of America will be offering free head lice screenings for you and your children at its new clinic at 9 Freight Way in Scarsdale every Saturday and Sunday from May 19 through June 10.

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