Youth and Children

Hey Kids, 2016 NYPD Summer Youth Police Academy

Hey Kids, 2016 NYPD Summer Youth Police Academy

2016 SUMMER YOUTH POLICE ACADEMY (Ages 10-16) JOIN NYPD BRONX YOUTH SERVICES OFFICERS ON:  FRIDAY, FEBURARY 19, 2016  3:00 pm – 6:00 pm AT:    DAVIDSON COMMUNITY CENTER           2038 DAVIDSON AVENUE, BRONX, NY 10458   PRE-REGISTRATION EVENT FOR THE FOLLOWING BRONX SUMMER YOUTH POLICE […]

Food Network Chopped Junior Casting Call

Food Network Chopped Junior Casting Call

Chopped Junior is Now Casting Kids of All Ages Food Network is now casting the most talented kid chefs from around the country. DOES YOUR CHILD/TEEN COOK LIKE A PRO CHEF? The Food Network is in search of young culinary […]

Fordham University Hosts NY Liberty Youth Clinic

Fordham University Hosts NY Liberty Youth Clinic

    Over the weekend on Saturday February 13, Fordham University Athletics hosted the New York Liberty Youth Basketball Clinic.  Youth participated in agility drills, shooting practice, and ball handling skills among other activities.  Participants were also given a NY […]

by · February 15, 2016 · Sports, Women, Youth and Children
Steven Tyler Skittles portrait to be auctioned to benefit Janie’s Fund

Steven Tyler Skittles portrait to be auctioned to benefit Janie’s Fund

MEMPHIS, TN — Skittles® announced tonight an eBay auction of musician Steven Tyler’s Skittles portrait to support Tyler’s philanthropic initiative that helps girls who have been abused and neglected: Janie’s Fund.   Tyler and his Skittles portrait are featured in the Skittles […]

Kidney Stones Are on the Rise Among Youth, Especially in Women and African-Americans

Kidney Stones Are on the Rise Among Youth, Especially in Women and African-Americans

PHILADELPHIA /USNewswire/ — Kidney stones are increasing, particularly among adolescents, females, and African-Americans in the U.S., a striking change from the historic pattern in which middle-aged white men were at highest risk for the painful condition. “The emergence of kidney stones in […]

SBHS Festival Youth Choir at The Vatican
(courtesy of Saint Barnabas High School)

Saint Barnabas High School Students Return from Vatican – Mass with Pope Francis

Saint Barnabas High School students are back from their performance at the Vatican in Rome. Bronx, NY — After a seven day whirlwind adventure, Saint Barnabas High School students have returned from their invitation to sing at a special Vatican […]

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Health Groups Urge Gov. Christie to Sign Bill Raising Tobacco Sales Age to 21

Raising The Age Will Protect Kids and Save Lives WASHINGTON, DC — The following is a Statement of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association Founders Affiliate, American Lung Association in New Jersey and Global Advisors on Smokefree […]

Hip Hop Workshop for Teens

Hip Hop Workshop for Teens

Top Tips for ‘Baby Proofing’ Your Indoor Air

Top Tips for ‘Baby Proofing’ Your Indoor Air

MADISON, WI, Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — For new parents, ensuring a house is safe is a top priority. Outlets are covered, gates are installed near stairs – any visible hazard is addressed. Unfortunately, not all dangers can be seen with […]

by · January 5, 2016 · Environment, Youth and Children
Top 10 Baby Names of 2014 — Sophia and Ethan

Top 10 Baby Names of 2014 — Sophia and Ethan

Sophia holds fast as top name for girls; Ethan claims the number 1 spot for boys The NYC Health Department announced on Wednesday that Ethan and Sophia were the most popular baby names in New York City in 2014. Sophia […]

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Law Protecting Children From Tip Over Deaths Signed By Cuomo

New Law Inspired by Incidents in Upstate New York Where Children Were Killed by Falling Furniture, Television Just in time for the holiday season, legislation protecting children from tip over incidents involving heavy pieces of falling furniture or televisions has been signed […]

Project Mc2 - one of the six on demand New Year's Eve countdowns exclusively on Netflix.

Netflix Finds 9:00 p.m. is the New Midnight This New Year’s Eve

Netflix Wants You to Celebrate the Most Famous 10 Seconds of the Year Whether It’s Midnight or Not with Special Kid-Sized Countdowns  BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., /PRNewswire/ — This year you can celebrate as a family and still have time for […]

Suzanne McCabe (left), Scholastic Editor-at-Large and host of the new podcast, "Scholastic Reads," chats with Scholastic Editor, Cheryl Klein (right), about her harrowing experiences trying to keep the "Harry Potter" manuscripts top secret. "Scholastic Reads" is a new biweekly podcast all about children's books and the joy and power of reading, featuring in-depth interviews and behind-the-scenes stories from the world of children's publishing. Listen now: http://www.scholastic.com/scholasticreads (Credit: Scholastic) (PRNewsFoto/Scholastic Inc.)

New Podcast Series, “Scholastic Reads,” Launched on Monday, 12/14

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — “Scholastic Reads,” a new podcast about children’s books and the joy and power of reading launches today with a behind-the-scenes look at the Harry Potter series as told by Cheryl Klein, the continuity […]

by · December 14, 2015 · Education News, Youth and Children
Tony and his Mother, Sharon, enjoy a day at Coney Island, compliments of The Center for Family Support as part of ‘staycation’ package they provided for them this summer.

Center for Family Support Fundraising Drive To Assist A South Bronx Youngster

South Bronx Youth Needs Educational Supports to Succeed Bronx, NY  –  Tony J is a handsome, kind young man with intellectual disabilities, who lives with his mother, Sharon, in the South Bronx.  The Center for Family Support (CFS) has supported […]

by · December 14, 2015 · Education News, Youth and Children
Bronx Borough President’s Chess Challenge

Bronx Borough President’s Chess Challenge

          More than 250 Bronx Students To Compete in Bronx Chess Tournament On Tuesday, December 15, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will welcome more than 250 students, grades 3-8, from Bronx public schools to the […]

by · December 13, 2015 · Youth and Children