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Dmytro Fedkowskyj announces candidacy for NYS Assembly
Dmytro Fedkowskyj announces candidacy for NYS Assembly
Politics Queens Courier Staff 4/29/2014 at 4:49PM

Dmytro Fedkowskyj, longtime resident and civic leader of the 30th Assembly District, officially announced his Democratic candidacy for the New York State Assembly on Saturday, in front of Maspeth High School.

LIC High School students voice opposition to co-location
LIC High School students voice opposition to co-location
Education & Kids Angy Altamirano 10/29/2013 at 1:22PM

These bulldogs are not ready to go down without a fight. School officials, students, community members and local elected officials gathered in the auditorium of Long Island City High School, home of the Bulldogs and referred to as “LIC,” on October 23 during a public hearing to voice their opposition to the Department of Education’s [...]

Schools Chancellor Walcott meets with parents over gifted and talented cuts
Schools Chancellor Walcott meets with parents over gifted and talented cuts
Education & Kids Angy Altamirano 4/11/2013 at 5:06PM

True to his word, Department of Education (DOE) Chancellor Dennis Walcott met with parents, teachers and elected officials from across School District 30 to talk about the proposed cuts to the prestigious gifted and talented program at P.S. 122. “When families have a great experience in their school, we celebrate that and we appreciate the [...]

Schools Chancellor Walcott to meet with parents over gifted and talented cuts
Schools Chancellor Walcott to meet with parents over gifted and talented cuts
Education & Kids Angy Altamirano 3/27/2013 at 12:05PM

After weeks protesting proposed cuts to the gifted and talented program at P.S. 122, the voices of the parents in District 30 have finally been heard by Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott. The parents, along with other concerned and outraged school and community members, confronted Walcott at a Panel for Education Policy meeting in Brooklyn on [...]

Fighting to keep L.I.C. HS open
Fighting to keep L.I.C. HS open
News Michael Pantelidis 4/19/2012 at 11:12AM

Long Island City High School students are teaching a lesson in devotion by refusing to “turn” their backs on their school and allow their educators to be dismissed. L.I.C., located at 14-30 Broadway, is among 26 schools across the city the Department of Education (DOE) has designated for Turnaround – which involves closing the school [...]

Supporters rally around Bryant High School
Supporters rally around Bryant High School
News Michael Pantelidis 4/05/2012 at 9:39AM

Students and teachers of William Cullen Bryant High School came out in force to show they give a “hoot” about their school. Bryant – whose mascot is an owl – is in danger of being “turned around” by the Department of Education (DOE), resulting in the closing of the school at the end of the [...]

Turnaround proposals submitted for eight Queens high schools
News Michael Pantelidis 3/08/2012 at 11:27AM

Elected officials are refusing to “turn” the other cheek on the city’s plan to overhaul a number of high schools throughout the borough. The Department of Education (DOE) has submitted proposals to Turnaround eight high schools – Flushing, William Cullen Bryant, Long Island City, Newtown, Grover Cleveland, August Martin, Richmond Hill and John Adams – [...]

Queens’ Year in Review: Top Photos and Stories of 2011
Queens’ Year in Review: Top Photos and Stories of 2011
News Jay Lane 12/30/2011 at 12:30PM

Cuomo Sworn In – Andrew Cuomo took over the state’s top position at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Day and was sworn in later that morning.Snow Much Better – The city was still digging out of the Blizzard of 2010 when another major storm fell on January 11. This time around, the city [...]

Four Queens schools ordered closed
News Steve Mosco 2/09/2011 at 12:00AM

School’s out for summer – school’s out forever. The city Panel for Education Policy had a busy workload as it voted to close or phase out 22 city schools – including four in Queens – after meetings at Brooklyn Tech High School in Fort Greene on February 1 and February 3. Jamaica High School and [...]