Category Archives: new york

Last Week at KID

Here’s a glimpse at some activities the week of June 12-16 at KID that will also give you an update on news in the children’s product safety world. Tuesday: ASTM Toy Standard Meeting, Toronto, Canada: On Tuesday KID ED Nancy Cowles was in Toronto talking toy safety.  In addition to the meeting of the F15.22 committee of ASTM International that addresses Toy Safety, the parties also spent time talking about harmonizing the standards used ... Read more
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Project Safe Child Walkathon Part 2

The Project Safe Child Third Annual Walk-a-Thon went off successfully, with great weather and great participation. Thanks to all who came and all who supported the event, and to the hard work of event organizers Michele Witte and Susan Cirigliano. The event which included t-shirts, raffles and the walk raised over $2,000 to help fund KID’s efforts to ensure child safetyThe event was held in memory of Tyler Jonathan Witte and Bobby Cirigliano, who ... Read more
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Join these moms to help keep kids safe

KID’s second annual Project Safe Child Fundraiser & Walkathon will take place this Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Cedar Creek Park in Wantagh, New York. The event is organized by Michele and Susan in honor of their sons, Tyler and Bobby, who both tragically lost their lives in cribs with drop sides. The event will raise money to support our mission to protect children by improving children’s product safety.The first Project Safe Child Walkathon ... Read more
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Project Safe Child Walkathon – June 26, 2011

Join us for the 1st Annual Project Safe Child Walk-a-Thon! When & Where: Sunday, June 26th, at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford, New York. This walk will raise awareness about the new federal standards for child product safety and raise funds for Kids in Danger.  Due to the relentless efforts of parent advocates, Kids In Danger and other consumer organizations, public officials, and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), June 26th marks ... Read more
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NY approves bill to ban drop-side cribs

Update: Governor Paterson signed the bill today, July 30.The state of New York is coming closer to effectively removing drop-side cribs from stores and homes of its concerned residents. A bill banning the sale, import, manufacture, and distribution of drop-side cribs was approved by the state legislators at the end of last month. It now remains to be signed by Gov. David Paterson to go into effect.The proposed bill reflects an understanding that ... Read more
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New York State considers ban on drop-side cribs

On Feb 3rd, New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo and his fellow co-sponsors, Senators Saland and Skelos, held a public forum on a proposed ban on drop-side cribs. Parents, pediatricians and child safety experts were all in attendance. Thanks to the continued activism of Susan and Robert Cirigliano, who lost their child Bobby in a drop-side in 2004, three New York counties have already implemented a ban. If the bill is passed, New York ... Read more
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