Rockland High School Students Awarded at History Conference
The Historical Society of Rockland County hosted a High School History Conference on April 9 and awarded Rockland honor students based on their presentations.
A Guide to Wheelchair Accessible Nature Trails in NYC
Enjoy the fresh air and nature around you at these nature trails in New York City, including parks in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island, that have been approved wheelchair accessible by the nonprofit Rails-To-Trails Conservancy.
The Benefit of Baseball
Manhattan Youth Baseball hosted an awards dinner in Manhattan on Feb. 6 to help raise money for the nonprofit's Grades to Play program for low-income and at-risk children.
5 Family-Approved Halloween Movies for Teens
Watching horror flicks with friends and family may be a staple activity for the Halloween season, but for those who are easily spooked, the holiday can still be enjoyed without giving into frightening films. Here are classic Halloween movies that are appropriate to watch with your teens.
Spotlight On Melissa Levis of Moey's Music Party
As the lead of Moey’s Music Party, Melissa Levis, a mom in New York City, is a kiddie rock sensation. Levis sits down with NYMetroParents to answer questions about parenting, marriage, and share her advice for other working parents.
Tales of a Third-Grade Blogger
At just 8 years old, Harrison Bernstein of Westport, CT, is an entrepreneur and philanthropist with a passion for the hospitality industry. Harrison got a chance to go behind-the-scenes at the newly renovated Westport Inn, where he spent a full day learning about the hotel business and doing some of his favorite things -- like folding napkins.
Boys & Girls Club Raises $5,000 at Annual Memorial Fundraiser
An annual memorial fundraiser hosted by the Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester raised $5,000 for the Chris Cutri Memorial Scholarship.
Cross-Country Ride Raises Awareness of Eating Disorders
A Long Island native bikes more than 3,900 miles and raises more than $10,000 for MentorCONNECT, an online recovery support community.
Best Events for Kids in Rockland County NY - October 2011
Find the best things to do with kids in Rockland County, NY this October, including a science fair in Palisades, a family camp out in Cornwall, an Italian festival in Congers, historical tours and demonstrations in Stony Point, pumpkin picking in Pomona, and a Scholastic book fair in West Nyack.
Family Outing: Van Cortlandt Manor
Though it may best be known for its Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze, one of the New York City area's biggest annual Halloween events, Westchester County's Van Cortlandt Manor on the Hudson River is full of Colonial charm all year round. Get the details on its historical mansion, plus annual favorites like Independence Day 1801, River Day, and Candlelight Tours.