October 2016
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6 Places to Celebrate a Bar or Bat Mitzvah in Style

Hot Topics: Choosing the venue for your bar or bat mitzvah is often one of the hardest parts of party planning. Luckily our local area has so many options from swanky nightclubs to scenic castles – there’s a party venue that’s sure to please even the pickiest teen. Below are fun-filled options to help you navigate your search. Read more…

New PBS Show: Splash and Bubbles

Entertainment: Stay tuned for the new PBS KIDS series, Splash and Bubbles, that debuts Wednesday, Nov. 23. Read more…

Doing Good in the Neighborhood

Hot Topics: The holiday season is upon us and many families choose to get involved in programs and projects that give back to their community. It’s a great way to teach your children the value of volunteering and to keep them grounded in a culture that often stresses excessive consumerism. Read more…

Peppermint Dandies Marshmallow Bark Recipe

Holidays: November heralds in the start of the holiday season, and with that comes gift-giving and delightful desserts. Make something new this year to serve or give away. Read more…

Food Trucks Add Excitement To Your Child’s Event

Parties: When it comes to planning children’s birthday parties, parents often look for a celebration that offers something different. In part, to help their event stand out from the crowd and also to make the day extra-special for their child. Read more…

Best Places for Indoor Play

Entertainment: This amusement center with more than 150 arcade games also boasts other fun activities such as laser tag, a rock climbing wall, bumper cars, billiard tables and a three level playground. In November Sportime USA offers Kid’s Drop Off Days on the 8th, 11th and 25th for kids ages 5 and up. Reservations required for these special days. Read more…

Sugar and What You Don't Know

Hot Topics: Sugar! Americans consume more than ten metric tons of it every year. Soda may appear the obvious culprit – sugary drinks are the main source of added sugar in children’s diets – but yogurt, granola, salad dressing, sports drinks – all of these “healthy” foods contain added sugar. At last check, sugar was an ingredient in fully 74% of packaged foods. Read more…

The Hudson River Museum

Travel: Part art museum with its rotating exhibits and permanent collection of Hudson River School paintings, and part exploration of the Hudson River through history and science exhibits, the Hudson River Museum located in Trevor Park in Yonkers, documents our ever-complicated and fascinating relationship to the Hudson River. Read more…

What Is 3D Mammography?

Hot Topics: Mammography is an important medical test for women. Here are the answers to commonly asked questions about mammography and information on 3D Mammography, a new testing method. Read more…

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