Just how safe are the playgrounds and athletic fields our children use? Some say the answers we’re getting from the Environmental Protection Agency aren’t good enough and now lawmakers want something done.
Children at a New Jersey charter school are showing off the benefits of brushing and flossing their teeth.
At the Lafayette Street elementary school in the Ironbound section of Newark, CBS 2 found students running around between parked cars – some of them even leaning against them during recess.
It was a day to remember for dads everywhere Sunday – as they had their day in the spotlight.
The budget is tight in Albany, so the School for the Deaf is raising money at crowdrise.com. The school is aiming to raise $45,000 to fund a special rubber surface to accommodate children that use walkers or wheelchairs.
A bell dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was stolen from a playground on Long Island this weekend.
Newark police on Wednesday were investigating a shooting on a playground, which left a 24-year-old woman dead and a man wounded.
A New Jersey community hit hard by Superstorm Sandy is hoping for a passing grade just in time for the new school year.
Some like it hot! But apparently that doesn’t apply to parents who take their children to a New Jersey playground where direct sunlight may have created a dangerous situation.
A new effort was launched Saturday to remember one of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn.
The playgrounds are the fourth and fifth being built as part of the Sandy Ground Project: Where Angels Play, an effort spearheaded by the Firefighters’ Mutual Benevolent Association of New Jersey. Most are planned for communities in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut hit hard by Superstorm Sandy, linking the two tragedies that have a name in common.
Some residents have been up in arms, as some of their neighbors have taken to sunbathing in their bikinis just steps from children playing in the Stuy Town development.
The playground that opened Saturday in Sea Bright honors Newtown special education teacher Anne Marie Murphy. Groundbreaking for the Sea Bright playground was on March 1.
Members of New Jersey’s largest firefighter union will honor the memories of the 26 children and educators killed in the shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School by building a playground in 26 communities impacted by superstorm Sandy.
Authorities arrested the 15-year-old Thursday. He faces charges including attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon.