Search Results for P.S. 206

Call for crossing guard at ‘dangerous’ Elmhurst intersection
Call for crossing guard at ‘dangerous’ Elmhurst intersection
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 5/10/2013 at 11:01AM

A local politician and a school principal are calling on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to ensure the safety of pedestrians, especially school children, who cross a “dangerous” intersection. In March, Senator Jose Peralta urged DOT to take a closer look at the intersection of Junction Boulevard and the Horace Harding Expressway in Elmhurst. The [...]

Live Coverage: Queens Primary Day at the races
Live Coverage: Queens Primary Day at the races
News Queens Courier Staff 6/26/2012 at 2:27PM

11:40 P.M. In a released written statement, Bob Turner, who lost tonight’s U.S. Senate Republican primary to Wendy Long said: “I congratulate Ms. Long on her impressive victory tonight. I want to thank Chairman Cox and all of the Republicans from across the state who supported me in this campaign. I went to Congress last [...]

DEP fights car idling near city schools
DEP fights car idling near city schools
Health Sarah Yu 6/01/2012 at 8:01AM

Soon, some Queens kids will be able to breathe a little easier. In honor of Asthma Awareness Month, a two-week long campaign from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) called “Stop Idling” will be enforced through June 6. “Stop Idling” will target areas around P.S. 206 in Rego Park; P.S. 220 in Forest Hills; P.S. [...]

Mets get in the spirit of the season
News Jessica Lyons 12/21/2010 at 12:00AM

The New Yorker Mets helped spread some holiday cheer recently when they hosted their Kids Holiday Party for more than 100 New York City students. This marked the 25th year the Mets hosted the event. About 125 children from P.S. 173 and P.S. 24 in Flushing, P.S. 16 in Corona, P.S. 161 in the Bronx, [...]

Dawn Simon
News 8/07/2008 at 12:00AM

Founder of a P.S. 206 reading program Elmhurst COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: In fall 2007, Dawn Simon, senior manager for marketing at Elmhurst’s Queens Center Mall, established a reading program for the students of Rego Park’s P.S. 206, on 61-21 97th Place. That happened because of her seven-year involvement with PENCIL, a city organization that connects business [...]

Star Of Queens
News 8/06/2008 at 12:00AM

Dawn SimonP.S. 206 reading program founderElmhurst COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: In fall 2007, Dawn Simon, senior manager for marketing at Elmhurst’s Queens Center Mall, established a reading program for the students of Rego Park’s P.S. 206, on 61-21 97th Place. That happened because of her seven-year involvement with Public Education Needs Civic Involvement in Learning (PENCIL), a [...]