Tag archive for ‘toys’
By Guest Author On Wednesday, September 8th, 2021

Your Best Guide to Selecting the Proper Toys for Your Kids

Whether you have toddlers, babies, or older children, you undoubtedly understand how playing with various toys can aid in your child’s agility, development, creativity, and more. But the toys you choose for More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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New York border patrol seizes $28K in unsafe toys

U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Champlain Port of Entry seized a shipment of toys valued at approximately $28,747 for violation of the Consumer Product Safety Act. A commercial More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Tampa area Sam’s Club announces ‘Toy Joy Event’ for Saturday: unboxing of toys, food samples

Christmas is just 35 days away – and if you’re still looking for that perfect gift, then don’t miss the Sam’s Club Toy Joy Event this Saturday. Wash-up Kitchen Sink Did you know Sam’s Club is providing More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Minnesota: Toys with high lead levels and counterfeit dolls seized at International Falls Port

In two separate incidents, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the International Falls Port of Entry targeted a pair of rail containers prior to their arrival in Ranier More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Operation Christmas Child volunteers making a global impact year-round

U.S. families are making a difference around the world by volunteering with the largest Christmas project of its kind, Operation Christmas Child. This Samaritan’s Purse project is a year-round effort that More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 20th, 2017

Why Toys Are Essential For Kids Growth

We all had a favorite toy growing up. If not a toy, then you must have had a favorite game growing up. Toys are essential for any kid’s growth. Research has shown that kids who grow up being exposed to toys and More...

By Robert On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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GIANTmicrobes® introduces first new product of 2014: Candida albicans

The Stamford, Connecticut toy company that specializes in designer plush toys resembling microorganisms, GIANTmicrobes, INC has announced their first release for the year- the Candida plush doll. Image/GIANTmicrobes According More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Toy Safety Advice for Children During the Holidays

PRESS RELEASE With the excitement of the holidays, parents and relatives eagerly purchase the hottest toys and latest items for their children. But it’s during the hustle and bustle of the season that many fail More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 7th, 2013
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GIANTmicrobes founder Drew Oliver talks about the origins of the company, new items for Christmas

Looking for a really unique, educational and adorable gift for your family, friends or co-workers this Christmas season? One company provides collectible toys that fit all those descriptions, and that’s GIANTmicrobes®. Image/GIANTmicrobes More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Ashley Trimmer, Pennsylvania woman, arrested for assaulting boyfriend with Furby and PlayStation controller

A Pennsylvania woman was arrested this week after allegedly striking her boyfriend in the face with a Furby toy during an argument in their home, police report. Ashley Trimmer Ashley Trimmer, 27, is facing a misdemeanor More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

10-year-old arrested and charged after bringing a plastic gun to Virginia school

A 10-year-old Virginia boy was arrested after police said he brought a toy handgun to school on Tuesday, a day after he showed it to others on a school bus. The boy, a fifth-grader at Douglas MacArthur Elementary More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Skeet-shooting Obama action figure goes on sale

If you follow politics at all, you have likely heard about the now-famous photo of President Barack Obama skeet shooting at the presidential retreat, Camp David. The New Republic asked Obama if he’d ever shot More...

By Robert On Saturday, September 15th, 2012

Farting baby doll, Kong Suni is all the rage in South Korea

Toy crazes. Here in the US  going back some years, we’ve had the Cabbage Patch dolls and  Tickle Me Elmo to the more recent Silly Bandz as the “must haves” for every child and a challenge for More...



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