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NY Winter Weather Awareness Week

News from Emergency Services posted on Tue, 10/23/2012 - 2:30pm

Don't be fooled by the sunshine and the 60+ degree temps today, this week is winter weather awareness week in New York...

The National Weather Service joins with the New York state office of emergency management in promoting winter weather safety to all new yorkers during winter weather awareness week October 21st to 27th.

October is National Bullying Awareness Month

News from Community Services posted on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 11:59am

October is National Bullying Awareness month. Here are some resources for kids, parents, educators, and community members. 

Community Awareness

Did you know?

Significant concern exists about the social interaction and behaviors of preschoolers. In New York State, nearly 70,000 young children will be expelled from preschool for behavioral reasons each year.

Emotional disturbances are very real and affect a staggering number of children. More children suffer from psychiatric illness than from autism, leukemia, diabetes, and AIDS combined. (1 out of 10 children has a serious emotional disturbance.) Read more

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