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Keeping Children Safe at the Beach or Pool

With swim season getting underway, parents may think that making sure their kids have swim lessons will make them water-safe. But experts say that’s not enough. In courses offered through the Red Cross or the YMCA, she said, children may be asked to practice swimming in their clothes, or putting on a life jacket and maneuvering in the water. Read more…

13th Annual Citi Global Community Day

More than 600 people headed out to riverbank state park for Citibank’s 13th Annual Global Community Day. Volunteers from several organizations took part in several service projects such as gardening and assembling bicycles. The more than 500 bicycles assembled will be distributed to disadvantaged kids from various city organizations such as the Harlem Children’s Zone and the YMCA. Read more…