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National Toy Hall of Fame inducts three popular toys (access required)

Sand, that gritty substance that gets stuck between your toes and follows you home from the beach yet creates hours of fun for kids and adults alike, is one of three “toys” that have been inducted into the National Toy ...

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Strong partnership will enable hospitalized kids to ‘play’ at museum (access required)

The Strong National Museum of Play has partnered with the WeGo Foundation to help sick kids in hospitals nationwide. The partnership will enable sick children to explore the Strong with a kid-friendly, fully controllable robot that allows them to see, ...

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Risk, Battleship, American Girl Doll among 12 finalists for Toy Hall of Fame (access required)

One dozen toys have been named finalists in the Strong’s National Toy Hall of Fame, but just a handful will be inducted in November when the museum announces the winners. The 12 finalists include American Girl Dolls, Battleship, billiards, Cabbage ...

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Video Game Hall of Fame inducts four games (access required)

The World Video Game Hall of Fame has found Carmen Sandiego. And three other games. Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? has joined Animal Crossing, Microsoft Flight Simulator and StarCraft as this year’s inductees to the World Video Game ...

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The Strong enters power deal with electricity authority (access required)

The Strong Museum is one of three Finger Lakes entities that have won new contracts for low-cost power from the New York Power Authority in its latest round of announcements. The ReCharge NY program provides power from Niagara Falls and ...

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12 video games nominated for Strong’s Hall of Fame (access required)

From a first-person shooter game set in a war-torn country to a game featuring a yellow marble-shaped gal trying to outwit ghosts while chomping pellets and fruit, a dozen finalists have been chosen for the 2018 induction into the Strong ...

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Strong to add two interactive play zones at Rochester airport (access required)

Construction is set to begin in June on a collaborative project at the Greater Rochester International Airport that will feature two new interactive play zones. As part of the airport’s ongoing revitalization project, the play zones are a partnership between ...

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Strong launching STEM workshops (access required)

The Strong is taking play one step further as it boosts science, technology, engineering and math skills in a series of new workshops. The new STEM-inspired Are You a Maker? workshop series encourages participants to go hands-on with everyday materials—such ...

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