- Friday, March 13, 2015
After three back-to-back winter storms last week, it feels as if winter has released its grip on us, at last. I think I even saw some grassy areas peeking through, after the sunny days midweek. This hint of spring probably has gardeners itching to get their hands back into the soil — or at least get the garden prepped for planting. The Governor’s Horse Guard is ready to help.
- Friday, January 30, 2015 at 10:34 am
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation has awarded a $40,000 competitive grant to Newtown Youth & Family Services Inc (NYFS).
- Saturday, December 6, 2014
When the Newtown Holiday Festival returns to Main Street on Sunday, people of all ages looking for some holiday-themed fun should be able to find something that appeals to them.
- Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Newtown Youth & Family Services (NYFS) is joining together with the Town of Newtown, the school district, the interfaith community and municipal organizations in observance of the second anniversary of 12/14.
Something Old, Something New: Holiday Festival’s 29th Offering Will Have Favorites & ‘Frozen’ TreatsSaturday, November 15, 2014
When the Newtown Holiday Festival returns to Main Street on Sunday, December 7, people of all ages looking for some holiday-themed fun should be able to find something that appeals to them.
- Thursday, September 18, 2014
Newtown Youth & Family Services (NYFS) will hold its 30th anniversary celebration and awards breakfast on Tuesday, September 23, at 8 am, at Rock Ridge Country Club.
Tickets are $25 per person and registration can be done through newtownyouthandfamilyservices.org. Reservations are required.
- Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Parents can never be sure how their children will react to their first day of kindergarten. Some children hop on the bus without hesitation, and maybe slow down long enough to give a wave to their anxious parents before starting a new adventure with future friends. Others will cling, or cry, or worse, making the first day difficult for everyone involved.
- Wednesday, June 25, 2014Children in the 2013 Newtown Youth & Family Services Safety Town program learned about fire safety and toured a Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue Co. fire engine with Lieutenant and Deputy Fire Marshal Ryan Clark during one of the many presentations that were part of last year’s program.
- Monday, May 12, 2014
Newtown Youth & Family Services (NYFS), at 15 Berkshire Road in Sandy Hook, is developing a new curriculum for individuals and families who are looking for social recreational and educational programming for children with autism spectrum disorders.
The agency is working closely with the autism resources and services of Connecticut, and has recently hired a full-time recreational therapist who will lead these programs.
- Wednesday, January 15, 2014