December 2012
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Common Flu Myths

Health: Flu Season Myths:   Read more…

My Stuff Bags Foundation: A Message For Kids In Need

Finance: Imagine being a kid and having to leave home – and leaving all of your stuff behind. No toothbrush. No teddy bear. Maybe not even your shoes. Read more…

What’s New?

Breastfeeding

Feeding Your Family: Breast milk is the “food of life” and is considered the best nutrient source for babies born at any gestational age. It not only helps babies grow healthy and strong, it can protect them from many illnesses during and beyond the first year after birth. Read more…

Who Is That?

Applications for Entertainers Available

           State Agriculture Commissioner Darrel J. Aubertine today announced that applications are now available for entertainers, including jugglers, singers, dancers and more, to participate in the 2013 Great New York State Fair.  Read more…

WJCS Offers Hope to Victims of Hurricane Sandy

To Bee or Not to Bee

Education: To be held on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 7:30 P.M. in the Scarsdale High School Auditorium, the Spelling Bee, a Scarsdale institution in the making, is an important fund raising event for the Scarsdale Library.  Read more…

Resources to Help Children Cope with Tragedy

Elementary: With the pain, shock, and terrible sadness we all feel regarding the tragedy at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, we are  reaching out in response to requests for advice as to how to talk to our children. Read more…

School Vacation Camps

15 Money Saving Tips

Finance: A survey commissioned by Fidelity Investments found 46 percent of respondents said their highest priority was to save more money. Read more…

Gluten Free Holiday Recipes

Nutrition: Canyon Bakehouse Spinach Quinoa Salad with Caraway Croutons Read more…

The Christmas Tugboat

Holiday Open House

10 Cell Phone Safety Tips

Getting Serious About Cartooning & Comics

Education: Seventh grader Josh Miller, of Chappaqua, is working on perfecting facial proportions and shading on Danger Dan's Evil Twin, while sixth grader Macie Aronsky, of Armonk, is writing the backstory for her character, Nature Girl.   Someday, they might become famous comic book artists, or graphic novelists, or have their own animation series, but for now, it's all in a day's work at "Cartooning and Comics," a course at Irrelevant Elephant Art Studio in Mount Kisco.     Read more…

Make-A-Wish Benefit

Holidays: We Sing For The World is a new organization designed to present benefit concerts for non-profits such as AmeriCares, Roots of Development and FARA Alliance.   Read more…

Guiding Eyes Puppies

Pets: For someone without sight, a Guiding Eyes dog is a priceless, life-changing gift providing independence, companionship, and mobility. Puppy raisers and foster volunteers come from all walks of life and include couples, families with children, young adults, and senior citizens. They all share a common desire to be a part of something bigger than themselves.  Read more…

GNC Toy Drive

The Greenburgh Nature Center is working with Open Door Foundation to ensure that children from families of less fortunate means receive a brand new toy or gift this holiday season.  Read more…