September 2017 – Staten Island Parent
Month: September 2017

The Teal Pumpkin Project

Take the fear out of Halloween for thousands of children on Staten Island with food allergies. The Teal Pumpkin Project is an awareness initiative that will help identify homes and locations that offer safe alternatives for trick-or-treaters with food allergies.

Halloween Asthma & Allergies: Beware of Hidden Dangers

Witches, ghosts and goblins are supposed to haunt Halloween but the holiday can be even more frightful for the millions with asthma and allergies who may not be aware of hidden triggers in candy, makeup, and even the air. Every

Consumer Info: Fraud Alerts and Credit Freezes

Consumers are apprehensive about the security of their personal information and recent headlines about data breaches have moved the needle substantially on the -ometer that measures such things. Here are answers from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about two topics

Hurricane & Earthquake Relief: How You Can Help

It’s been a devastating month, to say the least. Millions of Americans and friends in neighboring countries have been impacted by horrific natural disasters. People have lost their homes, all of their belongings, and many have lost their lives. They

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Library Card Sign-up Month

“A library card,” says the American Library Association, “is the most important school supply of all.” September marks not only the start of a new school year. It is Library Card Sign-up Month, which began in 1987, when Secretary of

New York State Constitutional Convention…Yes or No?

On Tuesday, November 7th, New Yorkers will head to the polls and vote Yes or No to the following question, “Shall there be a convention to revise the Constitution and amend the same?” Every twenty years New York voters have

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