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Kidz Expo 2015: More than meets the eye

Annual event highlights child and parenting resources in the area

Has your child ever wanted to meet Captain America, Thor, R2D2, or Darth Vader? They can do that and much more at the Hannaford Kidz Expo Saturday, March 7, at the Empire State Plaza.

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Kidz Expo: 2015 vendor list

The following is an alphabetical listing of the organizations taking part in the Kidz Expo, which will be held Saturday, March 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Soccer dome complete

Community reception to be held Feb. 27

Standing in the unfinished clubhouse attached to the new indoor soccer dome, Afrim Nezaj seemed pleased with the project’s progression.

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Notes of Encouragement

BCMS students use Post-Its to spread cheer

Piper Lilley had no idea her afternoon television session would soon inspire her whole school to be more cheerful.

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Play ball!

New Albany Institute exhibits showcase America’s Pastime

What do Brian Sweeney and Babe Ruth have in common? Both of them are featured in a new, three-part baseball exhibit at the Albany Institute of History and Art.

Acorn Advice: Keeping calm

How can a one keep their patience while parenting?

"My New Year’s Resolution was to stop yelling at my kids. Any suggestions on how I can get a handle on the yelling?"

Triple Threat: Dinner table conversation

The Steuer family faces interesting dinner-time discussions

Do you remember the game called ‘Twenty Questions?' If you have ever been around young children, you know there's a phase where their favorite question is “why?”

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Achieving success

Local agency offers education resources for parents with special needs children

When Robyn Sanders began to notice that her son Dylan was having speech difficulties, she turned to her son’s pediatrician.

Acorn Advice: Helping kids focus

The mother of a first-grader asks how to help her child stay focused in school

Help! My child is really struggling in school this year with paying attention and getting his work completed.

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Triple Threat: Seven years in the making

Jennifer Steuer reminisces as her triplets turn seven

Being a mom has taken me on some pretty strange journeys. Being the mom of triplets has helped me take others on my journey.

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Grandma's Got Gigs: Give time, not money

Spending time with little ones is irreplaceable

Some grandparents are caregivers and see their grandchildren on a regular schedule. Others see their grandchildren when they can.

The Family Chow: A favorite dish is found again

A review of Namu Korean BBQ

The Family Chow finds a local restaurant serving one of Mom's favorite dishes enjoyed during pregnancy.

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More than meets the eye

Author and anti-bullying activist speaks to South Colonie parents and teachers about life with autism

In his campaign to raise awareness, Jesse Saperstein is always sure to make one point clear – having autism is not a weakness.

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Advocates urge Albany County to pass ‘Toxic-Free Toys Act’

Report: A dozen toxic toys sold in county, call for local legislation

The Albany County Legislature held a public hearing Tuesday, Nov. 25, on its proposed Toxic-Free Toys Act, which would allow the county health commissioner to inspect merchandise sold in stores and issue fines for toys found to have dangerous levels of, or banned, chemicals.

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Student takes a stand against bullying

Lisha Kill eighth-grader Jacob Haley wins anti-bullying competition

When Lisha Kill eighth-grader Jacob Haley decided to take a stand against bullying after years of enduring it at school, his voice was head throughout the Capital District.

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