Youth and Children

2,000 NYC Kids Competed in Track & Field Events… Javelin, Shot Put, Long Jump, Runs, Relays, Hurdles and more!

2,000 NYC Kids Competed in Track & Field Events… Javelin, Shot Put, Long Jump, Runs, Relays, Hurdles and more!

CITY PARKS FOUNDATION HOSTS 2017 TRACK & FIELD CITYWIDE CHAMPIONSHIPS AT ICAHN STADIUM 2,000 NYC Kids Competed in Track & Field Events… Javelin, Shot Put, Long Jump, Runs, Relays, Hurdles and more! New York, NY — On Wednesday, August 9, City Parks […]

Castle Hill LL Sponsor Appreciation Dinner, August 25

Castle Hill LL Sponsor Appreciation Dinner, August 25

Castle Hill Little League 1st annual sponsor “Dinner Under the Stars” event this Friday,  August 25, 6-9pm. Castle Hill Little League  Field, 1166 Zerega Avenue,  Bronx 10462. RSVP Christina, 917-564-7505

“Wash & Learn”: Creating Pop-Up Learning Spaces in Laundromats in the Bronx

“Wash & Learn”: Creating Pop-Up Learning Spaces in Laundromats in the Bronx

Senator Jeff Klein calls on AMTRAK and NYC DOT to replace hazardous fence outside Bronx school that’s been damaged since Hurricane Sandy

Senator Jeff Klein calls on AMTRAK and NYC DOT to replace hazardous fence outside Bronx school that’s been damaged since Hurricane Sandy

Senator Jeff Klein calls on AMTRAK and NYC DOT to replace hazardous fence outside Bronx school that’s been damaged since Hurricane Sandy Fence outside The Bronx Charter School for the Arts has been endangering the safety of students for four-and-a-half […]

City Parks Foundation Kicks-Off Free Summer Sports Programs for NYC Youth

City Parks Foundation Kicks-Off Free Summer Sports Programs for NYC Youth

CITY PARKS FOUNDATION KICKS-OFF FREE SUMMER SPORTS PROGRAMS FOR NYC YOUTH Programs include Tennis, Golf, Soccer, Track & Field and Multi-Sport/Fitness Instruction in NYC Parks Registration still open for programs in 11 Bronx Parks  New York, NY — City Parks 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

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 […]