Summer Fun: How to Make Seed Grenades
Take a cue from guerrilla gardener Liz Christy and toss seed grenades in vacant lots in your neighborhood to plant wildflowers. This form of "Do-Nothing Farming" is the perfect way to get in on the greening act even if you don't have land to call your own.
Long Island Family Opens Home to Offer Summer Fun for Inner City Kids
A Long Island family opens up their home each summer to host a Fresh Air child through The Fresh Air Fund, a nonprofit that provides free summer experiences to more than 1.7 million NYC children from low-income communities.
Westchester County Recruits for Foster and Adoptive Homes
Westchester County's foster care system is in need of more than 50 additional foster homes for children and teenagers of all age groups.
How Will The Affordable Care Act Affect People with Disabilities?
With the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare," implemented under President Barack Obama, here is how these changes to the nation's health care plan will affect families and people with special needs and disabilities.
Passover Recipe: Eggplant-Wrapped Chicken
This original kosher recipe, from the cookbook "Passover Made Easy," calls for stuffed chicken thighs wrapped in oven-fried eggplant. It serves 4 to 6 people, making it a great meal for families during Passover.
What Families with Household Employees Need to Know Before Filing Taxes
This tax season, when filing your family's taxes, don't forget about the household employment tax if your family has hired help like a nanny or housekeeper.
Volunteers Needed for United Way of Westchester and Putnam
United Way of Westchester and Putnam helps guide important work in the community with focuses on education, income, and health by administering a survey every four years that helps the nonprofit organization prioritize these top concerns. Volunteers are needed to help spread the word about the education survey.
Recipe: Moroccan-Style Cod with Mango-Carrot Slaw
This cod recipe features Moroccan spices like saffron, cinnamon, and allspice, which pairs nicely with a refreshing mango-carrot slaw featuring flavors such as cilantro, lime, and honey. It's a healthy family dinner that's ready in about 35 minutes.
Recipe: Stir-Fried Ginger Beef and Broccoli
Looking for an easy recipe to make in your wok? Try this Asian-inspired beef and broccoli dish, which brings together the hearty flavors of ginger, soy sauce, and molasses. The recipe serves 4, making it a perfect weeknight family meal.
Recipe: Smoky Southwest Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
Try this easy weeknight recipe for smoky Southwest chicken and wild rice soup, a heart spin on the usual chicken-and-noodle duo. This recipe serves 6, so it's a perfect meal for a big family or a small family that appreciates leftovers.