Five city-owned trees with an estimated value of more than $340,000 saw the buzzer last week, resulting in complaints from residents and possible criminal charges and fines from the Parks Department.
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On February 28, 2014, the Auburndale Improvement Association, Inc. sent Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña a letter requesting to meet with her regarding PS 130, located at 200-01 42 Avenue, Bayside, Queens. To date, we have received no response from her or anyone on her staff. The letter was sent certified, return receipt requested, so we [...]
Chancellor Carmen Fariña is requiring school superintendents to re-apply for their jobs. She is also setting a minimum of seven years as an educator as a qualification and reinstating the former stipulation that superintendents be mature adults. Currently, many of the division heads and policymaking executives at the Department of Education only a few birthdays [...]
Eight Queens public schools have been named to participate in an innovative redesign that bends the traditional protocols, officials announced on Monday.
Students of cash-strapped P.S. 117 were able to graduate with caps and gowns thanks to donations from the community, following a report by the Courier.
Only 30 percent of 4-year-olds in parts of western and central Queens got into the pre-K of their choice, the lowest percentage of matched applicants in all of New York City.
The mother of Avonte Oquendo has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city, charging various agencies and individuals with negligence leading to the death of the 14-year-old autistic teen, according to published reports.
A Queens high school teacher was arrested Monday for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 16 year-old student over the past year, police said.
Twenty-two Queens Library locations, in partnership with the Department of Education, will be distributing free summer meals to children and teens 18 years and under from June 27 to August 29.
This year The Queens Courier’s 12th Annual Top Women in Business Awards & Networking event at Terrace on the Park broke records as close to 1,000 people came out to celebrate the accomplishments of the leading women of the Queens business world.