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10 Great NYC Family Events For September

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Maker-Faire-2 SEPTEMBER 9 SAVE A LIFE [All Ages] Brace yourself for puppy eyes from your little ones at Adoptapalooza, the city’s biggest pet adoption event of the year. Alongside 200+ vaccinated cats and dogs looking for homes, the gathering brings valuable resources to new and seasoned pet owners, featuring training sessions, vendor giveaways, and microchip stations. [&hellip
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Mastering the Maze: City Offers a Wealth of Free Services for Children With Special Needs

Written by New York Family on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town, Our Town Downtown

Happy children playing together.   By Cristina Dimen For city parents who suspect their child has a developmental delay, there’s good news: The city offers a wealth of free services for children with special needs, and there are also many experienced professionals in private practice in the city who work with children with special needs. But the bureaucracy around [&hellip
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10 Years of Blackboards

Written by New York Family on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Happy children playing together. Dear Reader, I’m writing to let you know that this year marks the 10th anniversary of the prestigious Blackboard Awards, which honor local schools, principals and teachers of excellence. Please let everyone in your school community—parents and educators alike—know that we are currently accepting nominations for the Awards for schools and principals, taking place on [&hellip
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Letter to Readers

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Dear Reader, I’m writing to let you know that this is the 10th Anniversary year of the prestigious Blackboard Awards, which honors local schools, principals, and teachers of excellence. Please let everyone in your school community—parents and educators alike—know that we are presently accepting nominations for the Awards for schools and principals, taking place on [&hellip
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How an 11-Year-Old Queens Native Became the New Voice Of “Dora The Explorer”

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Via New York Family Magazine By Maggie McNamara ¡Vámanos! (Let’s go!) Since 2000, Nickelodeon’s popular cartoon character Dora the Explorer has encouraged kids to join in on her adventures through an animated forest full of surprises. An eight-year-old bilingual Latina, the courageous youngster travels great distances with her monkey friend, Boots, while teaching little viewers Spanish phrases along the way. [&hellip
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