National Art Project for Teen Students Honors Women with Breast Cancer

National Art Project for Teen Students Honors Women with Breast Cancer

Early this fall, teens enrolled in art programs through One River School of Art + Design, the first national network of contemporary art schools, created original artwork honoring women with breast cancer. The initiative, called the "Pink Art Proje...

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Brooklyn Councilman Announces Kosher and Halal Lunch Programs

Brooklyn Councilman Announces Kosher and Halal Lunch Programs

Though about 1.1 million New York City school students have access to free lunches in public schools, the menu hasn't always been quite as inclusive. But now, a Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn councilman announced a plan that would provide new Kosher and ...

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The Nurtury Montessori School Opens Day Care Center in Larchmont, Offers After-School Programs in New Rochelle

The Nurtury Montessori School Opens Day Care Center in Larchmont, Offers After-School Programs in New Rochelle

The Nurtury Montessori School opened a day care center in Larchmont this October and began offering new after-school programs at its New Rochelle location this September. The Larchmont location will offer full-day programs for children ages 3 month...

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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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The 2018 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting is Set for Wednesday, Nov. 28

The 2018 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting is Set for Wednesday, Nov. 28

This year's tree made it’s grand arrival to Manhattan this Saturday via flatbed truck, according to NBC New York. The two-day, 75 mile journey from Wallkill in the Town of Newburgh to Midtown, Manhattan will prove well worth it on Wednesday, Nov. 2...

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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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Thomas School of Horsemanship in Melville Debuts Intro to Horse Classes

Thomas School of Horsemanship in Melville Debuts Intro to Horse Classes

The Thomas School of Horsemanship in Melville is introducing a new class for children who are interested in horses but might not have had the opportunity to interact with them beforehand. Rather than teaching riding, this class aims to focus on pro...

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The Cathedral School Launches Sports Program With Basketball

The Cathedral School Launches Sports Program With Basketball

After joining the Confederation of New York Schools and Team Sports league in the spring, The Cathedral School will kick off its first basketball season in mid-November. The team is open to students in grade 6-8. Both girls and boys are invited to ...

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St. Agnes Academic High School is Expected to Launch a Certified Nursing Assistant Program

St. Agnes Academic High School is Expected to Launch a Certified Nursing Assistant Program

St. Agnes Academic High School in College Point is expected to begin its Certified Nursing Assistant Program next Spring, pending approval from New York State. Principal Susan Nicoletti says she decided to bring the program to St. Agnes because of ...

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Archbishop Molloy High School Welcomes New Admissions Team

Archbishop Molloy High School Welcomes New Admissions Team

Archbishop Molloy High School, a private Catholic school in Briarwood, has restructured their admissions team for the upcoming school year. With the addition of Edwidge Turenne, Heather Green-Wresch, and Jonathan DiDonato in September, the school a...

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Opening Date Set for Macy's Santaland at Herald Square

Opening Date Set for Macy's Santaland at Herald Square

It's the most wonderful time of the year—Santa is headed to Macy's Herald Square location. Beginning November 23, shoppers can visit Santaland on the eighth floor of Macy's flagship store in New York. The special 13,000-square-foot Christmas villag...

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Sky Zone Deer Park to Add 3-Laned Warped Wall in December

Sky Zone Deer Park to Add 3-Laned Warped Wall in December

Sky Zone Deer Park will be adding the Warped Wall in the middle of this upcoming December. The wall is the kind of attraction you see on Ninja Warrior competitions, except there are three lanes to accommodate all levels of ability, says Anthony Gra...

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Thanksgiving Activities for Kids In Westchester and Rockland

Thanksgiving Activities for Kids In Westchester and Rockland

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 kid-friendly Thanksgiving activities in Westchester County and Rockland County that the whole fa...

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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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Thanksgiving Activities for Kids in New York City

Thanksgiving Activities for Kids in New York City

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 in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Queens that the whol...

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Chatty Child Speech and Occupational Therapist is Now Offering Physical Therapy

Chatty Child Speech and Occupational Therapist is Now Offering Physical Therapy

Chatty Child Speech and Occupational Therapy, PLLC is now collaborating with two licensed Physical Therapists to provide pediatric services at its downtown Manhattan location throughout the 2018 school year. Treatment is available to kids ages 1 mo...

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Lighthouse Family Daycare Opens in Bay Ridge

Lighthouse Family Daycare Opens in Bay Ridge

After 18 years of experience in Chinatown, Lighthouse Family Daycare decided to close their Manhattan doors and reopen in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, in September. Lighthouse Family Daycare is interested in guiding children ages 2-5 through their early li...

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Our World Neighborhood Charter School Opens Howard Beach Location

Our World Neighborhood Charter School Opens Howard Beach Location

Our World Neighborhood Charter Schools, based in Astoria, recently opened a Howard Beach location. The school opened its doors on August 29 for grades K-2 in a brand new, 42,000-square foot building with 18 classrooms-all with smartboards- and eigh...

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Dental Wellness of Suffern Welcomes Jonathan Gellis, DDS

Dental Wellness of Suffern Welcomes Jonathan Gellis, DDS

Jonathan Gellis, DDS, joined Sherri Alpert, DDS, at Dental Wellness of Suffern this September. They believe in stress-free dental care for the entire family using the painless and noiseless Solea dental laser instead of a drill for cavities.

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Students of the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, NJ Awarded Scholarships

Students of the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, NJ Awarded Scholarships

Academy of the Holy Angels is no stranger to charity, from their students’ fundraising efforts for dental care on World Smile Day, to their ongoing project to provide support to victims of Hurricane Maria. This time however, the Academy is giving b...

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Brooklyn Student Honored for Service to Help Save Bee Population

Brooklyn Student Honored for Service to Help Save Bee Population

With all the hubbub lately about the disappearance and collapse of a number of bee colonies and the growing influence of organizations like Save The Bees, it’s nice to see one of New York’s own make a positive difference. A high school junior from ...

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Five Below Opens First Manhattan Location on Fifth Avenue This Weekend

Five Below Opens First Manhattan Location on Fifth Avenue This Weekend

Five Below, the family-friendly retail phenomenon will open its first Manhattan location at 530 Fifth Avenue, between 44th and 45th streets. Five Below offers a wide selection of products including toys, candy, fashion, beauty, smartphone accessori...

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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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Heijoshin Dojo Offers New 'Little Ninjas' Classes and Three-Class Trials

Heijoshin Dojo Offers New 'Little Ninjas' Classes and Three-Class Trials

Heijoshin Dojo in Bay Shore is splitting its Little Ninjas course into two classes for different age groups to better accommodate young learners' developing abilities. Starting mid-October, this Suffolk Martial Arts School will separate classes for...

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City Parks Offers Free Street Hockey Program in Brooklyn and Queens

City Parks Offers Free Street Hockey Program in Brooklyn and Queens

City Parks Foundation is offering a free, weekly instructional street hockey program for kids ages 8-12 in local neighborhood parks. Youth will learn basic hockey skills such as stickhandling, passing, shooting and core life skills, such as safety,...

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Youth Acting Program Now Offered at T. Schreiber Studio

Youth Acting Program Now Offered at T. Schreiber Studio

T. Schreiber Studio for Theatre and Film in Midtown paired up with celebrity acting coach Denise Simon in September to create a fun but effective Youth Acting Program for children ages 8-11 and 12-16.

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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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Find Out What's So Special About the Gillen Brewer School

Find Out What's So Special About the Gillen Brewer School

The Gillen Brewer School, an independent school that focuses on special needs education helps its students grow through individualized attention, remarkably low student to staff ratios, and a strong relationship with the families it serves. With st...

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New Singer-Songwriter Music Program Launches at Music Conservatory of Westchester

New Singer-Songwriter Music Program Launches at Music Conservatory of Westchester

Do you write lyrics and melodies in notebooks? Play an instrument and want to make your own music? You can learn how to successfully put those elements together with training from the new Singer-Songwriter Program at the Music Conservatory of Westc...

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Visit Huntington Center on Halloween and Enter a Raffle for Free Prizes

Visit Huntington Center on Halloween and Enter a Raffle for Free Prizes

Halloween is a special day in Huntington Village. Trick or Treaters are welcomed at many stores and restaurants in Huntington Village. This year, at the Huntington Center is welcoming children in costumes for candy as well as an opportunity to ente...

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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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Autism Speaks and Manhattan’s Blue Man Group Present an Autism-Friendly Performance on Nov. 3

Autism Speaks and Manhattan’s Blue Man Group Present an Autism-Friendly Performance on Nov. 3

The Blue Man Group, in conjunction with Autism Speaks, is hosting a sensory-friendly performance for children with sensitivity to stimulation or autism spectrum disorder. The sensory-friendly show, now in its fourth year, will feature amenities suc...

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Fun Fit Kids Opens on Upper West Side and Develops Program for Kids With Special Needs

Fun Fit Kids Opens on Upper West Side and Develops Program for Kids With Special Needs

On September 4, Fun Fit Kids opened its first physical location on the Upper West Side. With the establishment of this space, it also developed a new program that will allow children with developmental and cognitive disabilities to participate in a...

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Brooklyn Schools Named Finalists in Recycled Garden Giveaway

Brooklyn Schools Named Finalists in Recycled Garden Giveaway

Some things—desks, books, and pencils—are standard in schools, but how many schools can say they have their own garden? This year, one lucky school in Brooklyn will be the recipient of a brand new garden made completely from recycled waste.

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Eye Level Learning Center on the Upper East Side Learning Center Poised for Rebuild Under New Management

Eye Level Learning Center on the Upper East Side Learning Center Poised for Rebuild Under New Management

Entrepreneur and learning center owner Franco Verdino has acquired the FasTracKids and Eye Level Learning Center on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Driven by a passion for providing the world’s best supplemental enrichment programs to New York fa...

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Bear Brook Dental Care Opens in Montvale, NJ

Bear Brook Dental Care Opens in Montvale, NJ

Bear Brook Dental Care, owned by brothers Tommy Lee, D.M.D., and Kiwon Lee, D.D.S., officially opened on March 20. In addition to providing comprehensive dental care for the whole family, a variety of amenities are offered at the practice to help m...

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LinguaKids Larchmont Partners With Parents to Create Customized Foreign Language Courses for Kids

LinguaKids Larchmont Partners With Parents to Create Customized Foreign Language Courses for Kids

LinguaKids Larchmont now offers customized foreign language courses. Created in conjunction with parents who immigrated to New York from other countries, these courses are developed to help kids gain fluency in their family's native language and t...

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'Fairy Island' New Pop-up Exhibit Debuts in NYC

'Fairy Island' New Pop-up Exhibit Debuts in NYC

You go to work every day, you take the kids to soccer practice, maybe squeeze in a manicure or a workout class… but what do you really want? Fairy Island, a new and interactive pop up exhibit targeted at women, was created to help women explore the...

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Family-Friendly Martial Arts Studio Opens in Nolita

Family-Friendly Martial Arts Studio Opens in Nolita

The Martial Arts Family Studio opened in Nolita on September 12 and is a place for the entire family. Children’s classes will begin at 2:00pm, and are split into age groups of 3.5-4.5 years old, 4.5-6 years old, 6-10 years old, and 11-15 years old....

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What to Expect at Dinosaurs After Dark at Field Station: Dinosaurs in Leonia, NJ

What to Expect at Dinosaurs After Dark at Field Station: Dinosaurs in Leonia, NJ

Is your kid obsessed with all things dinosaur? Does she love dino crafts or never stops talking about the last exhibit on prehistoric creatures she saw? If so, you might want to check out Dinosaurs After Dark at Field Station: Dinosaurs in Leonia, ...

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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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Celebrate National Apple Day 2018 with a Day at Alstede Farms in Chester, NJ

Celebrate National Apple Day 2018 with a Day at Alstede Farms in Chester, NJ

National Apple Day falls on Sunday, Oct. 21 and can be celebrated at Alstede Farms in Chester, NJ. Enjoying Apple Day can be as easy as biting into your favorite variety of apple, curling up with a book while drinking hot cider, or baking an apple ...

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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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The Art League of Long Island Offering Fall Workshops for Kids and Teens

The Art League of Long Island Offering Fall Workshops for Kids and Teens

Among other fall highlights, the Art League of Long Island is offering a special one-day workshop in “Calligraphy with Howard Rose” on October 20 from 10am to 12pm, where kids ages 7-14 learn the art of beautiful lettering. In addition, the Portfol...

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Academy of Holy Angels Students Raise Money for Crucial Medical Care of World Smile Day

Academy of Holy Angels Students Raise Money for Crucial Medical Care of World Smile Day

A child's smile is one of the first milestones new parents have to look forward to, but for parents of children with a cleft lip or palate, that journey is a long and arduous one. To help these families students at The Academy of the Holy Angels ce...

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