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Vaccine

NJ Committee Rejects Vaccination Exemption Bill

Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee chairman Herb Conway said the bill was a “recipe for disaster.” The Burlington County Democrat, who also is a physician, said it could lead to outbreaks of preventable diseases.

03/08/2011

Generic School Photo (Credit: AP)

Briarcliff Manor Students, Parents Fight Schedule Changes

A longer school day, fewer elective courses, and teacher layoffs are among proposed changes that have the town of Briarcliff Manor up in arms Thursday.

02/24/2011

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Stories From Main Street: Upper Saddle River, NJ

As more and more baby boomers retire, they’re taking on a new full-time job – caring for an ailing parent.

01/24/2011

A child sits on the floor while his father votes - Hazel Green, WI - Nov 2, 2004 - Photo: Tim Boyle/Getty Images

Are You Taking Your Kids To The Voting Booth?

Democrats, Republicans, elephants, donkeys – what better day to talk to your kids about the importance of voting and our political system than today!

11/02/2010

Plastic Jack-o'-lantern full of candy (Credit: AP)

Parents Beware: Check Out Your Kids’ Halloween Haul

Kids love Halloween because they get a ton of candy, and they get it fast – but that can often be a cause of concern for parents. Parents should check their kids’ candy hauls as soon as they return from trick-or-treating.

10/31/2010

Jimmy McMillan participates in a debate held at Hoftstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 18, 2010.  (AP Photo/Audrey Tiernan, Pool)

‘Rent 2 Damn High’ Candidate Becomes Doll

The star of the New York Gubernatorial Debate is now an action figure.

10/28/2010

Teachers rally outside the office of Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano - Mineola, NY - Oct 18, 2010 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Parents, Teachers Rally Against Nassau County Executive

They are against his plan to end erroneous assessment refunds to home owners.

10/18/2010

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Man Sentenced In Triple Fatal Stabbing

Rakeem Gartrell of Irvington must serve 85 percent of his term before becoming eligible for parole under the sentence imposed.

09/19/2010

Governor David Paterson

Report: NYC Day Care Centers Sit Empty

Gov. David Paterson signed a measure in August requiring New York City to give parents six months notice anytime they wished to close a taxpayer funded day care center.

09/18/2010

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (file)

Christie Signs NJ School Choice Measure

The measure allows parents to move their children to schools across district lines, if space is available.

09/12/2010

A toddler, supported by her mother, lies on the surface of the water during a swimming class for babies

The Best Mommy & Me (Baby) Classes In New York

Moms are constantly looking for new and special ways to bond with their infants. Here are some of the top class picks for moms to enjoy with their little ones. Musica Para Mi http://www.musicaparami.com Multiple […]

08/24/2010

Little league rugby players

Best Sports Classes For Kids In New York City

Sports are a great way for kids to develop physical skills, get exercise, make friends, improve self-esteem and just have some fun. Here’s a showcase of some of the top sports class picks for kids. […]

CBS New York–08/21/2010

Students from the School of Rock perform

Best Music Classes For Kids In New York City

One of the benefits of raising children in New York City is that we can introduce them to a world full of many cultures within the five boroughs. Music allows us to experience American history […]

CBS New York–08/20/2010

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