Jamaica and Beach Channel High Schools voted to close


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The Panel for Education Policy (PEP) voted to close two Queens High schools, among a dozen within the city, Thursday, February 3, according to various media reports. Jamaica and Beach Channel High Schools were voted to be closed by the panel for the second time in two years. Last year they were given a stay […]

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Letters to the Editor


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I Remember When . . . Decades ago, a major, NYC newspaper ran a daily column “I Remember When.” Here are some of the things those of my generation might remember too: Roman Catholic elementary schools were free. Most candy stores left all newspapers outside on a bench with a cigar box filled with change […]

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