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Girl raises funds for Seattle Children's, wins national award

Girl raises funds for Seattle Children's, wins national award
After undergoing 14 surgeries of her own, Makenna Schwab raised enough money in a campaign last October to buy 33 Radio Flyer wagons, 36 portable DVD players and more than 1,300 toys and other goods to donate to Seattle Children's… Continue reading

Guess the straw heroes and villains at Monkton Park this weekend

Guess the straw heroes and villains at Monkton Park this weekend
... school or the Tenth Hole tea room. The trail started in 2008 but took a break last year. Former themes have been nursery rhymes and children's television characters and the school has in the past used the proceeds… Continue reading

And all that Jazz…

And all that Jazz...
Karan Leonard, Festival and Events Officer with Derry City and Strabane District Council said the event was a great way to open the festival and showcase local talent as well as bring live music into the city centre for everyone to enjoy. “This year's ...
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Many hands help park take shape

Many hands help park take shape
Volunteers have been hard at work installing equipment at a new playground in Masterton's McJorrow Park. Work started after the Masterton District Council consulted the community and took on board many suggestions about the park's redevelopment.
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Park in Ikebukuro closed after hot spot detected in playground

Park in Ikebukuro closed after hot spot detected in playground
The name of the park is Ikebukuro Honcho Densha no Mieru Koen. On Thursday afternoon, a radiation level of up to 480 microsieverts per hour was recorded at a spot on the ground near playground equipment, the municipality said. That… Continue reading

Winston-Salem day care where alleged child neglect took place cited by state

Winston-Salem day care where alleged child neglect took place cited by state ...
Additional violations listed by the state in September 2014 include “indoor equipment and furnishings were not in good repair and in usable condition. The carpet in ... The activity center/gear component on the playground for toddlers was… Continue reading

Man Hangs Himself After Shooting Wife and Stepdaughter, Police Say

Man Hangs Himself After Shooting Wife and Stepdaughter, Police Say
The family was fighting in their Ridgewood home before the father shot them, police said. View Full Caption. DNAinfo/Sybile Penhirin. QUEENS — A man who told his wife that he was going to send her back to her native Romania… Continue reading

Schechter receives grant for early childhood expansion

Schechter receives grant for early childhood expansion
The indoor gross motor spaces will feature a variety of sensory experiences via highly interactive hands-on play delivered through collapsible equipment. The spaces will be modular in nature to allow Schechter to rotate various stations year round and ...
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Massena recreation officials working to get Creative Playground reopened

Massena recreation officials working to get Creative Playground reopened
The playground has been the subject of discussion over the years because of vandalism issues and the condition of the wooden equipment, which has gotten face-lifts in the past but is still showing its age. Former Mayor James F. Hidy suggested… Continue reading