Youth and Children

Senator Klein announces a $152,000 grant for Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation

Senator Klein announces a $152,000 grant for Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation

Senator Klein announces a $152,000 grant for Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation The funding will support middle and high school summer programs in the Bronx Bronx, NY – July 14, 2017 – Senator Jeff Klein announced that he is […]

The murals were created to promote positive mental health in the Tremont neighborhood.--Photo by David Greene

Mural Arts Comes to C.S. 211

Mural Arts Comes to C.S. 211 by David Greene Parents, local officials and students gathered for an unveiling and ribbon cutting for a NYC Mural Arts Project unveiled at C.S. 211, on Tuesday, July 11. The two giant murals painted […]

by · July 17, 2017 · News, Youth and Children
Proud New York Institute for Special Education (NYISE) graduates celebrate with a group hug following the 2017 graduation ceremony for the school’s Schermerhorn and Van Cleve programs on June 21. (Photo Credit: James Rivera)

NEW YORK INSTITUTE FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION’S PROM AND GRADUATION CLOSES THE SCHOOL YEAR WITH ENDLESS SMILES AND CHEERS

NEW YORK INSTITUTE FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION’S PROM AND GRADUATION CLOSES THE SCHOOL YEAR WITH ENDLESS SMILES AND CHEERS The New York Institute for Special Education (NYISE) closed out another successful school year with a bang, providing endless smiles and cheers […]

TM Hanks Yanks Dominate on All-Star Tuesday

TM Hanks Yanks Dominate on All-Star Tuesday

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor At Randall’s Island Park Tuesday afternoon it was an all-star day win for the TM Baseball Training Academy Hanks Yanks 16u team as they dominated the Razorbacks with a 18-3 win.  Led by the  home run […]

by · July 12, 2017 · Sports, Youth and Children
City Parks Foundation Seeks Participants for Free “Family Adventure Race”

City Parks Foundation Seeks Participants for Free “Family Adventure Race”

Calling All Adventurous Families! CITY PARKS FOUNDATION SEEKS PARTICIPANTS FOR ITS FREE “FAMILY ADVENTURE RACE” Supported by New York Road Runners July 3, 2017 — New York, NY — City Parks Foundation’s “Family Adventure Race” is an exciting, parent-child race that incorporates […]

Battle for the Bronx 

Battle for the Bronx 

9th Annual River Avenue Skate Event, 7/1 from 11am to 5pm. Prizes

Klein Announces Education Partnership with Renowned Afro Latin Jazz Alliance & Mt. Vernon

Klein Announces Education Partnership with Renowned Afro Latin Jazz Alliance & Mt. Vernon

Klein Announces Education Partnership with Renowned Afro Latin Jazz Alliance & Mt. Vernon Senator Jeff Klein made history recently as he announced the one-year residency of the Afro Latin Jazz Academy of Music at Mount Vernon High School, marking the […]

Senator Klein Hails Passage of School Cafeteria Transparency Bill in State Legislature

Senator Klein Hails Passage of School Cafeteria Transparency Bill in State Legislature

Senator Klein Hails Passage of School Cafeteria Transparency Bill in State Legislature Coming on the heels of an alarming report released last year on the hidden dangers in New York City school cafeterias, Senator Jeff Klein announced the passage of […]

IDC releases School Food Facts: Providing Transparency for School Cafeteria Inspections

IDC releases School Food Facts: Providing Transparency for School Cafeteria Inspections

Senator Jeff Klein, NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña & IDC members unveil new transparency system for school cafeteria inspections  IDC releases School Food Facts: Providing Transparency for School Cafeteria Inspections New York, NY – Senator Jeff Klein, NYC Schools Chancellor […]

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Call For Updated Child Car Seat Laws

New York’s outdated child car seat laws put young children at risk because the statutes do not require that little ones to ride facing the rear of vehicles, AAA said last week. Safety experts strongly recommend that children ride in […]

Rudy Blanco: DreamYard Prep Teacher is leading a digital revolution in the Bronx

Rudy Blanco: DreamYard Prep Teacher is leading a digital revolution in the Bronx

MEET HONORED’S JUNE 2017 NATIONAL HONOREE, RUDY BLANCO! DreamYard Prep Teacher is leading a digital revolution in the Bronx Washington, D.C. –  A bold and inspiring high school digital learning teacher from the Bronx is Honored’s June 2017 national Honoree. […]

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Teens Convene in Chicago to Compete for $10,000 Prize

Teens present ideas for tackling problems such as bullying, hunger and poverty CHICAGO/PRNewswire/ — Ten youth teams from around the country with creative approaches to addressing societal issues like bullying, homelessness and community violence will compete for $10,000 to put their […]

by · June 11, 2017 · News, Youth and Children
Cognitive and Behavioral Consultants (CBC) Offers Techniques to Bolster Learning, Interpersonal Skills, and Confidence

Cognitive and Behavioral Consultants (CBC) Offers Techniques to Bolster Learning, Interpersonal Skills, and Confidence

SUMMER PROGRAMS WILL GIVE TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS TOOLS FOR SOCIAL AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS Cognitive and Behavioral Consultants (CBC) Offers Techniques to Bolster Learning, Interpersonal Skills, and Confidence  (WESTCHESTER/MANHATTAN, NY, May 23, 2017) — For most young people, summertime means a welcome relief […]

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Aquababies Learn to Swim at the New Settlement Community Center

By SusieQ Wong   “Swimming is awesome!” Swimming is fun.   Children, as young as 6 months old, are learning how to swim in the aquatics program at the New Settlement Community Center (NSCC) located on Jerome Avenue in the […]

Robert W. Patch's design for his toy truck.

A Precocious Patent Holder

Sunday, June 4 — Most little boys at the age of 5 are content to play with toy trucks without thinking about how they could be improved. This was not the case for Robert Patch. He designed a truck that could […]