Posts Tagged ‘YMCA’

How Are Things at Camp?

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

MOST CAMPS TRY TO OFFER A LOW-TECH EXPERIENCE, WHILE ALLOWING PARENTS AND CHILDREN TO STAY IN TOUCH Besides traditional letter-writing, many camps offer families different forms of communication to stay connected to their children. ONE-WAY EMAILS Today’s parents are busy, and camps know that email is an easy and convenient way for them to keep [&hellip
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Swimming 101 for Adults

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Continuing Education, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

Healthy lifestyle By Laura Shin From stress relief to reducing the risk of heart disease, there are many reported benefits to swimming. And on a hot summer day in New York City, it’s also a great way to cool off. These are just a few reasons why some adults who never learned to swim are signing up [&hellip
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Notes From The Neighborhood

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

NeighborhoodChatter Compiled by Anam Baig, Megan Bungeroth & Sean Creamer WEST SIDE LAWMAKER PROTECTS PREGNANT WORKERS Last week, Upper West Side Rep. Jerrold Nadler joined three Democratic co-sponsors in introducing new federal legislation that would provide protections for pregnant woman against unfair job discrimination. Nadler joined fellow New York City Rep. Carolyn Maloney and two others [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, Notes from the Neighborhood

ribbon Compiled by Megan Bungeroth and Sean Creamer Today’ Host Raises Funds for Breast Cancer Last week, Today show co-host and breast cancer survivor Hoda Kotb delivered the keynote address at Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospital’s Breast Service Luncheon at the Pierre Hotel on the Upper East Side. Her speech was [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

STANLEY ISAACS RALLIES  Parents, children and local officials gathered to protest proposed cuts to the Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center’s Beacon Program on Tuesday. The mayor’s preliminary budget would defund the program entirely; the Department of Youth and Community Development has notified the Center that it would have to close the program July 1 if [&hellip
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Notes Form the Neighborhhod: A Slam Dunk For A Good Cause

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

Nathan Warszawski shoots for two points to raise funds for the Strong Kids Campaign during the Second annual Basketball Shootout Contest at the west side YMCA March 31st. Participants earned points be making baskets, with the most points winning a prize, as did the child who collected the most pledges
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Expert advice on finding the right camp for your child

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By Charlotte Eichna 1. Involve Your Child—to a Degree “Obviously, you maybe don’t let the child pick the exact camp, because they may pick it from the pretty picture in the brochure and not based on safety or some other issue,” said Jon Malinowski, Ph.D., camping author and expert. “But the worst thing a parent [&hellip
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