As the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA) is set to expire at the end of next month, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is fighting against efforts to weaken school nutrition standards and to provide more children with healthy meals throughout the summer months.
Councilman Daniel Dromm, who is the chair of the City Council’s education committee, announced on Monday that he has allocated a total of $2.4 million for schools in his district for the upcoming fiscal year.
As the lights of Queens Boulevard began to dim and store owners pulled down their metal gates on the night of July 10, a diverse crowd began to assemble at the Elmhurst Elks Club to watch costumed monsters square off in a ring as Boston-based wrestling sensation Kaiju Big Battel roared into town.
An Elmhurst man who previously worked as an architect admitted in court on Monday that he downloaded a cache of child pornography containing hundreds of explicit images and videos of juveniles, prosecutors announced.
The Parks Department and members of the Communities of Maspeth and Elmhurst Together (COMET) teamed up on June 11 for a special Elmhurst Park Day of Service in memory of Parks Department manager Jennifer Kao.