Homegrown Heroes: Helping Kids Soar
A longtime volunteer of St. Mary's Hospital for Children in Queens raises money to buy a swing that accommodates children in wheelchairs.
Cyclists Will Ride 400 Miles to Capitol for Gun Safety in Honor of Sandy Hook
A team of 26 cyclists will set off to ride 400 miles in four days on March 9 from Newtown, Connecticut to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. to raise awareness about the need for gun safety legislation in light of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy.
Children With Egg Allergies Can Safely Receive Flu Vaccine
A University of Michigan study found that children with egg allergies had no adverse reactions to the influenza vaccine.
Construction Industry Council Accepting Applications for Fall 2013 Scholarships
The Construction Industry Council of Westchester & Hudson Valley is accepting applications for fall 2013 scholarships. Last year, a total of $45,000 in scholarships was awarded to 15 students pursuing degrees in math, science, or engineering.
Meet Kevin Del Aguila: Broadway Star and NYC Dad
Acclaimed actor, writer, and director Kevin Del Aguila talks about his alternating roles as Broadway star (in the Tony-winning "Peter and the Starcatcher") and Manhattan dad.
Most Popular Baby Names in New York in 2011
The Social Security Administration today announced the most popular baby names in New York state for the year 2011, with Michael and Sophia topping the list.
Rockland Names Two Favorite Teachers
Two teachers from Rockland County were awarded the "My Favorite Teacher" title in a ceremony at Barnes & Noble at Palisades Center.
'Huggable Heroes' Do Good in Community
In honor of Youth Leadership Month this February, Build-A-Bear Workshop is running its ninth annual nationwide search for Huggable Heroes, a program that recognizes inspiring kids ages 8-18 who are doing amazing acts of service in their community and beyond.
No More Molasses Classes
"America's Educator" Ron Clark, author of "The End of Molasses Classes," talks about how to banish boredom from the classroom, make teaching a desirable profession (again), and what to do when you don't like your kid's teacher.
Meet the Editor: Karen Demeter
Introducing Karen Demeter, Fairfield,Suffolk, and Special Parent Calendar Editor