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CEC OFFICIALS: CHARTER SCHOOLS NOT WANTED HERE!

Revolution is in the air in School District 18. There are two demonstrations planned – one is scheduled on Thursday, May 17th at John Wilson I.S. 211 on East 100th Street and Avenue J at 5 p.m. The other is outside P.S. More...

P.S. 219 PRESENTS “CHILDREN SAFE AND FIT” PROJECT FOR STUDENTS

City streets are usually closed off due to construction or other types of much-needed roadwork. More...

Activist And Civic VP Honored For Being A “Trinidadian Moose”

Lenny Fogel, Vice President of United Canarsie South Civic Association (UCSCA) has had modest moments at community gatherings, but at the organization's May meeting, he proudly accepted an award for his service to Canarsie. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Who’s Really To Blame For Our Children’s Dark Future?

“I study nuclear science I love my classes I got a crazy teacher, he wears dark glasses Things are going great, and they're only getting better I'm doing all right, getting good grades The future's so bright, I gotta wear shades, I gotta wear s More...

A Hometown View From Albany

Obama Visits U Albany Nanotech Center

President Barack Obama came to the College of Nanoscale Sciences and Engineering at the University at Albany Tuesday touting his economic policies. More...

Special Sections

Community Guide

Community Garden Sprouts On Flatlands Avenue

For Danielle Fridstrom, science teacher at the Academy for Conservation and the Environment (ACE), the aspirations for her class remain steadfast: “I hope to empower students with the knowledge, skills and con-fidence to pursue their dreams, ex More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: A QUEENS LEGISLATOR HAS PROPOSED A LAW STATING THAT MERCHANTS WHO DO BUSINESS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES IN THE CITY MUST ERECT DUPLICATE SIGN OF EQUAL SIZE IN ENGLISH AS A SAFETY MEASURE SO FIREFIGHTERS AND OTHERS WILL KNOW WHAT FACILITIES THEY& More...

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Sports

Basketball Competition Has Students And Teachers Slam Dunkin’

Leave it to students and teachers at P.S. 279 to get into the school spirit with a competitive game of basketball. More...

View From the Middle

“Literature Lite” Won’t Make It In Today’s Academia

Surveys conducted within the past few years tell us that, generally speaking, high school students are reading at a level more suited to a fifth-grader in elementary school, with even some teachers being well-satisfied that Johnny is reading anything More...

Journalism Vérité

“None But Ourselves Can Free Our Minds”

May 11th marks the 31st anniversary since Bob Marley’s death. His legacy remains etched in stone as the pre-eminent rock superstar. More...

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