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Girl Scout helps create first ‘Beeping Egg Hunt’ for visually impaired

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — One Staten Island Girl Scout is marking Women in History month by helping a community leader create a new, innovative egg hunt for the visually impaired. Katherine Garlisi, a Girl Scout Cadette from Troop 5278 and a seventh grader at Myra S. Barnes Intermediate School, is assisting Holly Bonner, director of Accessibility […]

First ‘Beeping Egg Hunt’ to be held at Commons Cafe

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Every spring, organizations across the five boroughs host a variety of Easter egg hunt celebrations. For children and parents with disabilities, actively participating in these fun and festive events is not always possible. An agency called City Access New York (CANY) noticed and is now working to change this. CANY assists […]

Easter Egg Hunt For The Visually Impaired

A new event was held on Staten Island to make sure children with disabilities aren’t excluded from holiday festivities. The first Beeping Easter Egg Hunt in New York City took place Thursday at the Common Cafe in Bloomfield. It was hosted by the Non-profit City Access New York which tries to promote inclusion for the […]