How to Stay Safe in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
As Hurricane Sandy tracks north, dangers still remain in areas that have lost power due to the storm. These safety tips cover risks and best practices when using generators, charcoal grills and camp stoves, and candles.
New Recycling Center Opens in Westchester
The new Household Materials Recovery Center, or H-MRF, opened its doors in Valhalla, NY as a place for Westchester County residents to dispose of household chemicals and electronic waste.
How to Make This Halloween a Family Affair: Dress Up in Costumes with a Common Theme
Although most parents consider Halloween a holiday for kids, why not get in on the action and dress up in a costume too? Pick a theme and include everyone (even the family pet) in the festivities this October 31. Read on for tips on how to make Halloween 2011 a family affair.
How to Throw a Great BBQ
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, nothing spells family summer party quite like a great bbq and cookout. So grab the kids, buy the burgers and dogs, light up the grill, and prepare to start the summer off right. With so many tasty bbq recipes and fun party themes, you and your family just might be grilling all summer long.
Nominate Your Child’s Dentist for A Good Cause
FireFly toothbrush is holding a nationwide contest in search of pediatric dentists who go above and beyond when serving underprivileged children.
Family Day Trips and Destinations in NY, NJ, CT, MA, and PA
Indoors and out, from museums and parks to festivals and beaches, this list has something for everyone, all within easy traveling distance from the New York metro area. You'll find family attractions in New York state (including Long Island), New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania.
Suffolk County Mom Rebecca Lesser: Her New Lunchbox Keeps the Germs Away
Rebecca Lesser, the East Patchogue, NY, mom who founded The MatSack, Inc., was inspired to reinvent the lunchbox from real-life experiences with her daughter. Find out how she made her idea into a reality and how she now juggles business and family life.