The Retreat in Suffolk Receives Federal Grant
Victims of domestic abuse and violence now have access to new resources with support from a federal grant.
Couple Pledges to Get Rid of SCID
Vicki and Fred Modell, the NYC couple behind the Jeffrey Modell Foundation, have pledged to screen every newborn baby in the US for SCID, also known as "bubble boy disease."
Top 10 Summer Camp Movies (for Kids and for Grown-Ups!)
If your kid is having a hard time getting into the "summer camp spirit," maybe these classics (and modern classics) will help get them in the spirit. And once they've gone to bed, there are plenty of goofy (or scary!) camp flicks for adults, too!
Best and Worst Celebrity Baby Names of 2011
It's true celebrities may go over the top with unique and quirky names when it comes to naming their babies. Here are the best and worst celebrity baby names of 2011.
Benefits and Risks of Youth Wrestling
Youth wrestling isn’t just for innately athletic kids—the skills can be developed, and anyone can excel (even those who start as late as age 12, when children’s bodies are primed for the sport). Read about the benefits as well as the risk of injury from this physical sport.
X Games for Kids
If your kids catch "extreme sports" fever after watching the X Games, don't worry. Skateboarding and BMX racing can be fun, safe sports for children that teach valuable life skills.
July Events in Rockland County, NY
We've rounded up the best July family activities in Rockland County, NY. Our top picks include kid-friendly shows, fireworks for the Fourth of July, and more seasonal events you shouldn't miss.
Long Island Disability Awareness Night Honors Three Local Heroes
You may know that on May 18 the New York Mets trounced the Washington Nationals at Citi Field (shutting the Nats out 3-0). But for many in the stands that night, there was more to celebrate than a home team victory. It was also Long Island Disability Awareness Night, an event that honored the contributions of local individuals living with disabilities along with their families and caregivers.
Top Picks in Rockland County, NY: June Family Activities
Check out the best family events happening this June in Rockland County, New York, including the famous Greek Festival and a host of other fun things to do with the kids.
Four NYC Area School Teams Honored in 2011 National Science and Technology Awards Program
The 19th Annual Toshiba/National Science Teachers Association ExploraVision Awards Program, the world's largest student science and technology competition, announced eight winning teams, including four from the New York City area.