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Forest Hills High School earned its fifth straight “A” rating this fall from the New York City Department of Education, an achievement that administrators, students and staff attribute to an effort to directly support what goes on in the classroom.
“When the teachers teach, they bring their hearts to the boards,” said 12th-grader Silvio CiFuentes, a student in the school’s selective Carl Sagan Science/Math Honors Academy.
A new school is coming to Woodside and elected officials and many members of the community couldn’t be happier.
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) was joined last Thursday by Assemblyman Michael Den Dekker (D-Jackson Heights), representatives from the School Construction Authority and Woodside on the Move, Community Board 2 Chairman Joe Conley and PS 11 principal Anna Efkarpides to break ground on PS 399, a new school set to open in 2015.
Over the past year, residents, organizations and elected officials have called on the Department of Transportation to improve traffic conditions in Corona.
On Tuesday, residents said “enough is enough” and held a march for pedestrian safety.
Residents of the Sixth Congressional District, which encompasses much of the west, central and northeast sections of the borough, had the chance last week to meet one-on-one with Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) at the Bayside Library during the congresswoman’s fourth “Congress on Your Corner” event.
Those who took advantage of the opportunity discussed issues ranging from lack of jobs and affordable healthcare to overcrowded classrooms and uneven sidewalks.
Flushing Meadows Corona Park is full of borough staples including the Hall of Science, the Unisphere and the Queens Zoo. But while much of the park hasn’t seen an update in many years, the Queens Museum, however, is coming out with the big guns.
The museum that has been described as struggling or fighting to stay alive has completed a massive remodeling and expansion. Museum representatives are saying that this redesign is in no way a last resort to save the Queens Museum.
(NAPSI)—It’s a fact: up to 85 percent of menopausal women suffer from hot flashes.1 While hot flashes and other symptoms are a common rite of passage in menopause, opinions on treatment with hormone therapy (HT) have been anything but universal—but that is changing.
Never mind Waldo. Where’s Peter Koo?
That’s what his fellow candidates for the City Council District 20 seat want to know. They say Koo (D-Flushing) has been MIA throughout most of the campaign period.
Lynne Serpe, one of several candidates looking to take the District 22 City Council seat being vacated by Peter Vallone Jr. in January, says residents are in need of a change.
“Democracy is about choice,” she said. “This is the first time in a long time that the seat is completely open. For me, this election really gives the voters the opportunity to move forward and move forward in a way that is sustainable.”
The Museum of Moving Image, The Soundtrack Series - Music Video Edition, Friday, Oct. 18, 7:30-11 p.m., 36-01 35 Ave., Astoria. Features stories of music videos of Morrisey, Beyonce, etc. Contact: Dana Rossi, email@example.com, (917) 232-1931, $12.
In what seems to some to be a never-ending fight, parents of schoolchildren in IS 59 in Springfield Gardens are once again preparing to fend off the co-location of another school in their Ridgedale Street building.
This time the Department of Education is proposing to establish a Success Academy charter school in the building next September.
(NewsUSA) - Faced with critics who thought he was crazy, Walt Disney mortgaged his house and sold a one-third stake to the ABC TV network to raise the $17 million he needed to build Disneyland.
Dorsky Gallery, “Artists’ Walks: The Persistence of Peripateticism, 11-05 45 Ave., Long Island City, Thursday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., thru Nov. 17. Contact (718) 937-6317, or go to www.dorsky.org.
Dorsky Gallery,“Artists’ Walks: The Persistence of Peripateticism, 11-05 45th Ave., Long Island City, Thursday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., thru Nov. 17. Contact (718) 937-6317, or go to www.dorsky.org.
Department of Education representatives got an icy reception last Thursday from a crowd of more than 100 when they came to Jamaica to discuss co-locating schools next year in MS 72 and PS 40.
The DOE is pushing to locate a new middle school — MS 332, inside the existing MS 72 for the 2014-15 school year. Plans also call for a new PS 312 to be co-located inside of PS 40.
A mini-world from the streets of Rio de Janeiro is springing up at Queens College.
A seven-artist group from Vila Pereira da Silva, one of the many favelas, poor communities made up of shanties built with scraps of wood and found metal, which dot Rio de Janeiro, is creating the Morrinho Project for the first time in New York City. There are rows upon rows of painted paver blocks outside the library and science building representing the artists’ homes in the sprawling South American country.
Theater Time Productions, “A Murder is Announced,” Colonial Church of Bayside, 54-02 217 St., Sept. 20, 21, 27, 28 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 28 & 29 at 3 p.m., $16, $14 seniors and students. Sept. 20: dessert after party. Reservations recommended. Contact: (347) 358-8102, theatretime.org.
World Maker Faire New York 2013, a festival celebrating technology, education, science, arts, crafts, engineering, sustainability and food, Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $15-$35. Contact: Karlee Vincent, (707) 263-1763 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Queens civic activist and his colleagues have succeeded in their efforts to preserve a historical mural on a soon to be demolished campus building at the New York City College of Technology.
“That’s very, very good news,” said the activist, longtime City Tech professor and Juniper Park Civic Association President Robert Holden. “We were able to gain a victory by saving a valuable piece of artwork in the mosaic.”
(NAPSI)—While a good breakfast can help kids get a great start to the day, books can help keep their minds active all day long.
With just days to go before the primaries for citywide offices, the Council of Senior Centers and Services last Thursday posted online a detailed questionnaire it gave to the candidates, along with their answers.
The CSCS, which says it is the leading advocate for senior services, posted the questions and answers on its website, cscs-ny.org. To see them, click on the candidate questionnaire link under the “News Alerts and Advocacy” tab.
Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs “Artists’ Walks: The Persistence of Peripateticism, 11-05 45th Ave., Long Island City, Thursday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., opens Sept. 8, through November 17. Contact (718) 937-6317, or go to www.dorsky.org.