In the last days of this year’s regular session of the State Legislature, a bill passed that purports to end a loophole in the School Construction Authority’s (SCA) process for securing leased space for use as schools. Assembly Bill 8838 would require the SCA to treat all leased property in the same way as new […]
Students, faculty and elected officials gathered in front of the early childhood center at P.S./I.S. 78 on Friday to celebrate the opening of a new playground for pre-k, kindergarden and first grade students.
The City Council’s Subcommittee on Landmarks, Public Siting and Maritime Uses and the Land Use Committee has approved a School Construction Authority contract to erect P.S. 335, a 504-seat school at a vacant lot on Albert Road between Raleigh Street and 99th Place, in the Centerville section of Ozone Park.
With more than 22,500 new residential units planned or being constructed already in Long Island City, many questions about infrastructure are up in the air. The problem of schools in particular poses a great concern as current residents want to make sure that the institutions aren’t overloaded with children when the new residents move in.
The School Construction Authority is collecting bids to find a company to construct a controversial four-story, 468-seat elementary school in Bayside on the former Keil Brothers Garden Center and Nursery site.
Winter may be coming to an end, but state Sen. Tony Avella isn’t planning a warm welcome for anyone who purchases a controversial site in Whitestone if they plan on overdeveloping the property or building something that doesn’t comply with zoning.
The School Construction Authority signed a 10-year lease for a one-story Richmond Hill building and plans to create space for a pre-kindergarten at the site, which was formerly a warehouse for arcade vending machine supplier Bay Coin Distributors.