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May 5th 2020
Hi All, Annie and I were so discouraged when Governor Cuomo closed the schools for the remainder of the school year. Providing child care to your children has been our priviledge. We miss all of your kids and look forward to being together again. We are optimistically planning for our opening in September. We will be sending via snail mail early registration information. We ask that you reserve your spots without making a payment. However we will be waiting a bit before mailing to see what the ...Continue Reading
April 15th 2020
Hi Folks, Hope this email finds you all well. I hope working remotely and homeschooling are going smoothly-my hat truely goes off to you all-things have to be hectic and just plain hard at times. Annie and I work together every other day at the Recreation office and that small semblance of normalacy is keeping me sane! We are both hopeful that we will return to the PVCC at some point this school year. May bills would have gone out today-that has been electronically stopped. Anyone that paid for the half- ...Continue Reading
April 1st 2020
Hi All, Just checking in with everyone. Annie and I are now working together every other day at the Parks and Recreation office and that made me feel a little more normal today! We are trying to keep the kids engaged on our Facebook page with games, crafts, and cooking ideas. We are continuing our Lego challenge-Annie rocks at that! Annie fixed our Facebook page so that you can post too. _ Please _put photos or videos of your children's projects. We are up for any suggestions for interactiv ...Continue Reading
March 23rd 2020
Hi All, Did you know you can virtually visit zoos? The Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem has enclosure and den cameras set up so you can view the wolves up close. The Cincinnati Zoo hosts live streams on its Facebook page every weekday at 3 pm. The San Diego Zoo website was great. They had games and projects for kids in addition to live cameras set up for a number of their animal enclosures. Also the Maritime Aquarium in Conneticut, allows you to rent or buy the IMAX movies on Amazon Prim ...Continue Reading
March 19th 2020
Hi All, My apologies-this would also include people working in the Health Care field. Again, only school age children that are currently enrolled in the Putnam Valley Children's Center. Lisa Kroohs PVPR ...Continue Reading
March 19th 2020
Hi All, We are working with the school district to look within our child care community to see if we need to run some kind of child care for EMS personnel ONLY. Not sure if this will happen or any particulars. Just trying to see if there is a need. Please send me an email before _1 pm _ lkroohs@PROTECTED. Your email must state your name and your employer/job title. This is only for school age children that are currently using our service-The Putnam Valley Children's Center. ...Continue Reading
March 17th 2020
Hello PVCC Parents! Annie and I are thinking up some ways to keep in touch with our PVCC families. We will be using our Facebook page as our platform for now until we can figure out how to go onto YouTube! We will be posting Boredom Busters, how to videos and ideas to do at home with your kids. So stay tuned for KRAFTS WITH MRS K!! Today our post is a 30 day Lego challenge that we found on someone else’s FB page. We will start Day 1 tomorrow ( I have to bring the Lego’s down after lunch and I saniti ...Continue Reading
March 17th 2020
Hi All, Disregard your April tuition bills. We are putting payments on hold until we know when will be returning to the schools. PV Parks and Recreation is still open at this point. However, we are asking that you refrain from coming into our office. Please call 845-526-3292 or emailif you need us. Stay well, Lisa Kroohs PVPR ...Continue Reading
March 14th 2020
Hi Folks, The PV Children's Center will be closed through March 20th. Lisa Kroohs PVPR ...Continue Reading
March 13th 2020
Hi All, The Putnam Valley Children's Center will be closed Monday, 3/16 & Tuesday, 3/17. We follow the closings of the Putnam Valley Central School district. Hope to see you all on Wednesday. Lisa Kroohs PVPR ...Continue Reading