Sarah Buckwald

Aviation-Themed Birthday Parties for Plane Enthusiasts

(Mar. 26, 2014) - Mid Island Flight School, part of Mid Island Air Services, now hosts airplane-themed birthday parties for kids of all ages. Aviation enthusiasts will have the chance to tour a plane and sit in a cockpit.


Will2Lose Opens Thornwood Location

(Mar. 11, 2014) - Scarsdale weight loss fitness club Will2Lose recently opened its second location in Thornwood. The center aims to help those who want a lifestyle change and are struggling with loosing weight. The center also offers a youth program for children ages 9-17 to help them gain a healthy lifestyle, as well as a nutritionist on staff.


Mid-Island Y JCC Receives Donation for Special Needs Center

(Dec. 20, 2013) - Mid-Island Y JCC’s center for special needs in Plainview has a new name—the Adler Center for Special Needs—due to a donation from Kenneth and Ann Dorman Adler. The center provides services for children and adults with special needs.


Music Conservatory Opens Second Location

(Dec. 18, 2013) - The Performing Arts Conservatory of New York, which was originally located in Jackson Heights, recently opened its second location in Elmhurst. The Performing Arts Conservatory of New York offers after-school classes to children in Queens, including drama, music, and dance. The conservatory also offers introduction to music classes for preschoolers, as well as Spanish classes.


Preschool Focuses on Exploration and Imagination

(Dec. 12, 2013) - A new preschool recently opened in Brooklyn Heights. Building Bridges at Congregation Mount Sinai, which offers morning and afternoon preschool programs, encourages exploration as a way of learning and focuses on physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development.


Fitness Camp for Overweight, Inactive Teens

(Dec. 11, 2013) - Mamaroneck’s UFC Gym will offer a fitness camp for teens this summer. Teens will learn workout routines, proper nutrition, and how to maintain a healthy lifestyle through activities and food.


Adelberg Montalvan Opens Third Location

(Nov. 22, 2013) - Adelberg Montalvan Pediatric Dental, a Long Island-based pediatric dental and orthodontic practice, recently opened its third location in West Islip. The practice offers general oral health care for children, dental care for patients with special needs and fearful patients, and orthodontic services for children and teens.


Active Kidz Long Island Adds Bowling Lanes

(Nov. 22, 2013) - Active Kidz Long Island, a family entertainment center on Long Island, recently added bowling lanes and new blasters for its Cannonball Blast game. The birthday party location in Jericho also offers laser tag, inflatables, rock climbing, an arcade, and a virtual game center.


Groups Help Children Gain Social Skills

(Nov. 21, 2013) - Upper West Side’s Team Esteem helps children who have social, emotional, and behavioral challenges through social skills groups, art therapy, and facilitated play dates. Children gain social skills, communication skills, self-esteem, problem-solving skills, and more.


Huntington Approach Available to Queens Students

(Nov. 18, 2013) - Supplemental education center for students in kindergarten through college, Huntington Learning Center, which has locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and on Long Island, recently opened its Flushing location. The center offers tutoring in core subjects, help in building academic skills for successful school learning, and exam prep.


Kings Bay Y's North Williamsburg Annex Opens Preschool

(Aug. 20, 2013) - Kings Bay Y’s new annex in North Williamsburg is opening its preschool this fall. The preschool’s curriculum focuses on Jewish culture and values due to the growing Jewish population in the area. The North Williamsburg annex will also offer Russian, Mandarin, and Hebrew lessons, as well as summer camps.


MILO Bear Helps Children Learn to Communicate

(Aug. 19, 2013) - MILO Bear, an educational toy for children with special needs that uses Gardner's eight intelligences, helps children build communication skills.


Premier Care Opens Four New Urgent Care Centers on Long Island

(Jul. 29, 2013) - Urgent care center Premier Care recently opened four new locations across Long Island: Carle Place, Commack, Great Neck, and Syosset. The urgent care centers treat all injuries, including colds and broken bones. All doctors at any of the Premier Care locations are board-certified emergency doctors.


Chelsea Preschool Appoints New Administrative Director

(Jul. 29, 2013) - Chelsea preschool, Kids Korner Preschool, recently named Jennifer Contrubis Denza as its new administrative director. The full-time preschool in NYC is a close-knit community. Children participate in activities such as music, dance, and Spanish. Kids Korner Preschool is currently accepting applications for the fall.


Merrick Pediatric Dentistry Moves to New Location

(Jul. 29, 2013) - Rania Elbaz, D.D.S., a pediatric dentist in Merrick, recently moved Merrick Pediatric Dentistry offices to a new location in Merrick. The new location is beach themed and child-friendly.


My Gym Fresh Meadows Now Has a Non-Competitive Tumbling Team

(Jul. 22, 2013) - MY Gym in Fresh Meadows now offers a non-competitive tumbling team for beginner gymnasts. Each child is taught gymnastics skills and participates in a show. My Gym Fresh Meadows also offers, gymnastics classes, birthday parties and summer camps in Queens.


Customize Your Dessert at iSwirl Frozen Yogurt in West Nyack

(Jul. 15, 2013) - iSwirl, the only frozen yogurt lounge in the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack, offers customized frozen yogurt desserts with various toppings. iSwirl also hosts birthday parties, karaoke evenings, and Wii tournaments.


1930s Suffolk Theater Reopens after Renovations

(Jun. 25, 2013) - The Suffolk Theater in Riverhead recently held its grand opening after being closed for renovations. The theater now has a restaurant and two bars inside for the complete dinner and a show experience on Long Island. The Suffolk Theater also has three children’s theater events on the schedule for the summer.


Brainy Academy Academic Enrichment Center Opens in Park Slope

(Jun. 17, 2013) - Brainy Academy, a Montessori preschool and academic enrichment center, recently opened a Park Slope location. Brainy Academy offers a Montessori preschool, a Pre-K Alternative Program, Summer Enrichment Program, Brainy Builders with Lego Education, one-on-one tutoring, and workshops including cooking and sewing.


Westport Children's Salon Prepares for Grand Opening

(Jun. 17, 2013) - Sharkey's Cuts for Kids, opening a new location in Westport, offers salon services for children in Fairfield County. The children's salon offers fun for all ages, from themed stations to a tween lounge and gaming stations.


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