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Local Mom Organizes Beeping Easter Egg Hunt for Visually Impaired Kids

Holly Bonner, a mother of two, lost her eyesight after a long battle with breast cancer. With no vision, she found it extremely  difficult to participate in the small joys of parenting, most recently including Easter egg hunts. With the help of local officials, this Staten Island mom created beeping easter eggs to help kids with […]

Visually Impaired Kids Take Part In NYC’s First Ever Beeping Egg Hunt

As CBS2’s Lisa Rozner reported, 7-year-old Millie Linares, of Manhattan, couldn’t see the eggs, but for the first time, that didn’t stop her from participating in a holiday egg hunt. “She is able to hear the beep, then she’s able to run. It’s exciting for me and her,” her mom, Ana Linares, told Rozner. The egg-citement […]

XOXOX sculpture delivered to Hilton in time for Valentine’s Day

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Richard and Lois Nicotra say they are all about love. After erecting a Love sculpture in 2016 in front of their new medical building on South Avenue in Bloomfield, they wanted to continue the theme with a vivid red, 905-pound XOXOX counterpart. “We built ‘Love’ on the corner of South Avenue and […]