Carousels on Long Island
This guide includes information on carousels and merry-go-rounds on Long Island, New York, including Farmingdale, Garden City, Greenport, Medford, and West Hempstead. We've included location, hours, price per ride, and a description for each carousel.
20 Earth Day 2013 Events in New York City
Our list of 20 fun kids' events for Earth Day 2013 in New York City includes Earth Day and Arbor Day festivals, outdoor programs and volunteering events, and shows about Earth Day in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.
Our Top 10 List of Current Kindie Rock and Family Music CDs
One local music-loving dad give us his list of top 10 current kindie albums that will be popular with the whole family.
How to Stay Safe in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
As Hurricane Sandy tracks north, dangers still remain in areas that have lost power due to the storm. These safety tips cover risks and best practices when using generators, charcoal grills and camp stoves, and candles.
Raising Autism Awareness on the Green
A Melville family affected by autism hosts "T Off 4 Autism" to increase awareness about autism and to raise money for research that will ultimately help find a cure.
Long Island Disability Awareness Night Honors Three Local Heroes
You may know that on May 18 the New York Mets trounced the Washington Nationals at Citi Field (shutting the Nats out 3-0). But for many in the stands that night, there was more to celebrate than a home team victory. It was also Long Island Disability Awareness Night, an event that honored the contributions of local individuals living with disabilities along with their families and caregivers.
2011 Jones Beach Air Show Welcomes Summer on Long Island
Break out the beach towels and welcome summer with the Air Show at Jones Beach. The eight annual Air Show will help celebrate America's Centennial of Naval Aviation.
LA Boxing in Mamaroneck, NY Now Offers Boxing Classes for Kids
LA Boxing, a boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts gym in Mamaroneck, will begin offering boxing classes for kids in May.
Stuttering in Children: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Finding Support
About 5 percent of kids stutter at some point in their young lives, and most (with early intervention) leave it behind for good. Our experts explain the disorder and how to manage it.
Summer Fun in the Parks and on the Water on Long Island
Check out our roundup of parks and outdoor activities for families in Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island.