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Llama library invasion

The fuzzy mammal paid local children a visit at the Bethlehem Public Library

A fuzzy friend entertained children at the Bethlehem Public Library earlier this month as part of the facility’s youth literacy program.

Singing for peace

The Troy Children’s Chorus has quickly become an asset to the Collar City

The Troy Children’s Chorus will wrap up the school year with the final performance of the spring at the First United Presbyterian Church on Saturday, May 16 at 4 p.m.

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Sending books abroad

Local Girl Scout troop helps start library for African school

One local Girl Scout troop has embodied the advocacy role promoted by the national organization by starting a library for an African primary school.

New mom notes: Birthday twins

Baby Gallagher shares a birthday with his great-grandfather

Due dates are a little like the expiration dates on milk jugs.

The Family Chow: Lovin' the Llama

The Family Chow visits La Empanada Llama in Albany

More and more these days, the Family Chow is finding ideas for new culinary adventures from the increasingly independent, teenage-half of the family.

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Disconnect to reconnect

Summer camp is a time for kids to be kids again

Summer camp is one of the few places that allows kids to disconnect from technology and reconnect with nature.

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Printing a helping hand

Siena students print 3D superhero-themed hand for Ohio boy

Jack Carder, a 5-year-old Ohio boy, was born with only minimal use of a partially formed right hand, but a group of Siena College students have worked to change that.

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Howe you like caves?

Local attraction is re-opening founder’s original tour after more than 100 years

Guy Schiavone has been an employee of Howe Caverns for more than a dozen years, and even he got excited over the prospect of walking through the attraction’s newest tour.

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A saucy idea

Bethlehem High School students create own company for experience, charity

The aroma coming from the kitchen of Bethlehem Central High School just after the final bell rang was mouth watering. The smells were so good, nearly a dozen staff members poked their heads in to see how the cooking was coming along.

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Photo Galley: Bethlehem egg hunt

Cold weather did not dampen turnout for annual event

The Town of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation Department hosted its “Egg-stravaganza” event Saturday, April 11, at Elm Avenue Park. The main attraction, an egg hunt, featured more than 2,000 colorful plastic eggs placed across three areas at the park.

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Coming to Worlds

Triple Threat dance team prepares for Worlds competition in Orlando

The Dance Worlds championship is just a week away, and the Triple Threat All Stars’ dance team is working to perfect its routine.

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Grandma's Got Gigs: The best camp of all

The seed of an idea was planted several years ago when we were visiting with some old friends we hadn’t seen in years.

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Parent Pages' 2015 Summer Camp Listing

Making memories at summer camp throughout the Capital District.

Let's Cook: Rainbow smoothies

Secret veggies they'll enjoy

Rainbow Smoothies are magical. This is because they are a delicious blend of fruits, mixed with a bit of veggies that you can’t taste.

Triple Threat: Faking it like everyone else

As a mom, I am used to faking it. From parenting success to arts and crafts projects, being patient, and the biggest one — being happy all the time.

Acorn Advice: Flying solo with little ones

Can you talk to me about flying with a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old. Just me. Can I do this?

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Learning opportunity

Music studio catering to kids with special needs to perform at Schenectady bakery

In celebration of Puzzles Bakery and Café opening, Piano for Special Kidz Music Studio will return to Schenectady for a performance of contemporary and classical favorites.

New Mom Notes: The final stretch

The reality of what’s to come finally becomes clear

Last week, my son kicked his father in the face. Through the womb.

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Cooking with cookies

Local restaurants present original recipes using Girl Scout cookies as inspiration

As young Girl Scouts begin to appear outside of stores and in malls, offering boxes of cookies, local restaurants gathered to see who could come up with the best recipe using some of America’s favorite treats.

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Planting a seed for STEM to grow

Local resident donates funds to bolster educational opportunities at Bethlehem Central

A local man is hoping his monetary donation not only enhances STEM education at the school district, but also encourages other community members to open their wallets.

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