Fall Interfaith Festival 2014 to Promote Children’s Literacy

Come Before Winter for the 7th Annual Fall Interfaith Festival on Oct. 18th, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Al Lopez Park. Join this interfaith celebration to pray for children, literacy, and peace. [PR.com]

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 9:29 am

Governor Jerry Brown Signs Bill to Screen Newborns for Terminal Disease

Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1559 into law today which will implement newborn screening in the state for a deadly genetic disease called adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) that affects approximately 1- 15,000 children. [PR.com]

Posted by on 27 September 2014 | 2:00 am

“Laugh for a Cause”-Youth Entrepreneurship Training

On October 17th at 7:30pm, local competition finalists A.Z, Faro Kane and Comedian Tie-Bo will join comic veterans Treetop of Showtime & Comic View & Eddie Brill formerly of the Late Show with Dave Letterman at Boca Raton's New Wick Theatre; where for one night only they will take to the stage to make attendees laugh out loud (LOL) for a great cause. [PR.com]

Posted by on 26 September 2014 | 8:54 am

"The Cemetery Sleeper" Will Keep YA Readers Under Their Covers with a Flashlight

Combining a quirky cast of characters set in a seemingly quite Southern town, author Susan Griner creates the perfect thriller along with supernatural suspense in her new novel, "The Cemetery Sleeper." "The Cemetery Sleeper" is set in a sleepy southern town called Mabry. Freddy is a pre-teen boy spending the summer with his librarian Aunt Teri and cousin Emily while his father is out of town. Aunt [PR.com]

Posted by on 26 September 2014 | 2:00 am

Drug-Free South Reaches Hispanic Community at El Protector Festival

The Drug-Free South community organization distributed booklets to the multicultural community who attended the El Protector Festival this past weekend. [PR.com]

Posted by on 24 September 2014 | 2:00 am

New Children’s Book Promises Fresh Spin on Muslim Holiday

Little Big Kids, an up and coming cultural lifestyle brand for young Muslim kids, is proud to announce the release of their newest storybook, "Ilyas & Duck and the Fantastic Festival of Eid Al-Fitr." It’s a delightful story about a boy named Ilyas and his best friend Duck as they explore the excitement of Eid, while learning about the holiday’s charitable nature. Like many great stories, this [PR.com]

Posted by on 23 September 2014 | 7:00 am

Connecticut Author Signed to Release Poignant Book with Major Publisher

Local author Michelle Williams recently teamed up with Tate Publishing to begin the publication process of her new book My Name is Ruth. A poignant book based on Williams’ life experiences, the author shares how she was delivered from her circumstances and how she can help other women come to their place of salvation. “As a child, I faced life changing circumstances that would mold, and shape my way of [PR.com]

Posted by on 23 September 2014 | 2:00 am

Colorado Author Signed to Publish New Book

Local author Matthew Vogan recently signed a contract with Tate Publishing to kick-off the publication process of his new book Nicholas and the Bullies. An imaginative book about a boy who possesses super powers, Nicholas and the Bullies explores the world of young Nicholas and how he teams up with a friend and her younger brother to use his powers to help a kid at school overcome an issue with a bully. When asked about [PR.com]

Posted by on 23 September 2014 | 2:00 am

Vigilant Personal Protection Systems Launches 130dB Personal Alarm to Benefit National Center for Missing and Exploited Children®

Vigilant Personal Protection Systems (Vigilant PPS, Inc.), in coordination with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children®, announces the launch of a brand new alarm designed to help protect the user in emergency situations. One dollar from each new Vigilant model PPS-8KID sold (MSRP $19.99) will be donated directly to NCMEC to help combat child abductions and sex trafficking. The alarm is a spin off of [PR.com]

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 2:38 am

Rosie Releases "Situation Zane – "Autism Who Knew?"

Caribbean-American Autism advocate and proud mother Rosanne Small-Morgan has released her new book, “Situation Zane – Autism who knew?” to the masses. This new book aims to spark a real conversation and open the lines of communication and respect for the families and individuals living with this disorder. Even though it took Rosie approximately 4 months to complete "Situation Zane..." it was [PR.com]

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 2:00 am

The Cassata Family Foundation Donates $15,000 to Sunrise Day Camp

Rosario S. Cassata, Trustee and Nicole Cassata of "The Frank Cassata Family Foundation" donated $15,000 to Sunrise Day Camp of Wheatley Heights, NY. The Cassata Family Foundation hosted a charity Casino Night event at Westbury Manor. [PR.com]

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 12:13 pm

Los Angeles Author Promotes His Young Adult /Middle Grade Fantasy Book Series

Los Angeles author is pleased to announce the promotion of his first young adult/middle grade fantasy novel, "Bobby Ether and the Academy." The sequel to this book, "Bobby Ether and the Temple of Eternity," is scheduled for release in late September 2014. [PR.com]

Posted by on 20 September 2014 | 2:00 am

Chupacabra on Display at Kingdom Zoo: Education Center

A unique project uses the popular mystery animal to reach kids. [PR.com]

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 2:00 am

The War is on Our Shores! RETV Examines the Black Youth Violence Crisis in New Docu-Series and (Jersey City's) Peace March & Mini-Concert

There is a war on our shores! And the enemy is not some dark, sinister foreign entity - it's homegrown, right here in our midst. The Black youth violence crisis is alarming, fueled by the enemies of peace and tranquility -- ignorance and apathy. We must declare war, and fight vigorously to rescue our Black youth from extinction. RETV, a popular YouTube channel headed by LaMar Stephens of New Jersey-based Rap [PR.com]

Posted by on 17 September 2014 | 2:31 pm

Dr. Carla Y. Wright Has Been Recognized by America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals

Dr. Carla Y. Wright has been recognized by America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals for her achievements and accomplishments in the field of Psychology. Consequently, she has been selected as Professional of the Year 2014 in her chosen field. [PR.com]

Posted by on 17 September 2014 | 2:00 am

OCA Concerned About Reports of Forced Sexual Activities in Schools

The Office of the Children’s Advocate (OCA) is concerned about media reports and anecdotal incidents of sexual activity within schools. This sexual activity not only spans heterosexual engagements, but homosexual encounters as well. The OCA is raising particular concern about this growing social problem among the nation’s children, in light of a Gleaner news article published on Friday, March 9, 2012. The [PR.com]

Posted by on 14 September 2014 | 2:00 am

15 Georgia Seniors to be Tabbed for 2015 Colored Rocks Honor

15 Georgia Seniors have a chance to win a piece of the fourth annual Colored Rocks Prize in a competition launched this week by the Colored Rocks Foundation. Applications are accepted until midnight, December 6, 2014 at www.coloredrocks.org. [PR.com]

Posted by on 13 September 2014 | 2:00 am

Indie Children's Author Releases Title Just in Time for Fall Pumpkin Patch Craze

Children's author Shana Gorian releases new title, R"osco The Rascal Visits The Pumpkin Patch," targeting children ages 6-8. The autumn-flavored book comes out in tandem with the the season for booming pumpkin patch business. [PR.com]

Posted by on 12 September 2014 | 1:29 pm

Bishop Donald M. Hilliard Lead Pastor, Cathedral International, Perth Amboy, NJ Faith, Freedom and Ferguson

Bishop Hilliard of The Cathedral International in Perth Amboy, NJ comments on the controversial situation taking place in Ferguson, MO of an unarmed Black teenager that was summarily slain by a white police officer in the middle of the street, in broad daylight, just a few blocks from his home. While the narrative has been all over the map as to what transpired leading up to Mike Brown's death, the sad reality is that a [PR.com]

Posted by on 11 September 2014 | 1:19 pm

"Throw Like a Girl" Turns a Sexist Slam Into a Business Grand Slam

Throw Like a Girl! launched 3 weeks ago with the goal to turn change an attitude about girl athletic abilities into a positive one. Throwlikeagirl.com offers trendy, sporty, quality apparel & accessories and promotes team sports. [PR.com]

Posted by on 10 September 2014 | 4:11 pm

Safety Center's Youth-Led Teen Safe Driving Campaigns Receive an Allstate Foundation Grant in California

High School Students Are Empowered to Lead Positive Teen Safe Driving Campaigns [PR.com]

Posted by on 10 September 2014 | 12:29 pm

New Jersey High School Girl Scout Makes a Big Impact for 2014 International Literacy Day

Pre-kindergarten children in New Brunswick’s The Tiny Tot Spot will soon know that Hunterdon Central Regional High School student Kai Dennis sees them as special when they receive their backpacks filled with school supplies. Kai Dennis decided to partner with the Global Literacy Project, Inc. (GLP) to provide the basics for the entire newly entering class. [PR.com]

Posted by on 9 September 2014 | 7:47 am

"Make a Difference" by Supporting the Shriners Hospital for Children in Galveston, Texas

Donate to the Shriner's Hospital for Children Galveston at any Amazing Spaces Storage Center Location [PR.com]

Posted by on 9 September 2014 | 2:00 am

New American Media Distribution Wire Release: Suicidal Man's Life Saved by Words of a Stranger - Suicide Prevention Without Drugs or Doctors

When a popular movie star like Robin Williams kills himself, many people suffering from self-destructive thoughts, lose ground in their fight for life. [PR.com]

Posted by on 8 September 2014 | 5:06 pm

Aleks Bugarski, Musician Gives Back

Aleks Bugarski musician gives back to Corona, CA community by teaching kids to play guitar. [PR.com]

Posted by on 5 September 2014 | 2:00 am