Speed board installed near Lindenwood’s P.S. 232


| mhayes@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of the Office of Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder

Speeders take note and slow down. A new mobile speed board has been installed across the street from P.S. 232 in Lindenwood, right outside the bustling Lindenwood Shopping Center on 153rd Avenue. “The Department of Transportation (DOT) has finally responded to our concerns,” said Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder, who requested a “traffic calming device” be brought […]

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New lab launched at P.S. 232


| tcullen@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Councilmember Eric Ulrich’s office

Dust off the test tubes and turn up the Bunsen burners. Councilmember Eric Ulrich and P.S. 232 Principal Lisa Josephson christened the new lab, which will help students prepare for Regents exams, on Wednesday, September 19. “This is a great investment in our children and a wonderful addition to the school,” Ulrich said. The councilmember […]

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P.S. 232 holds carnival


| tcullen@queenscourier.com

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Kindergartners all the way through eighth graders got to have some close-to-the-end of the year fun at P.S. 232 in Howard Beach last week, when their school yard was filled with bounce-houses, games and free food. No matter what the age, students enjoyed the much anticipated carnival, said Assistant Principal Kevin Collins. Aside from the […]

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Ulrich funds P.S. 232 science lab


By Queens Courier Staff

Councilmember Eric Ulrich attended a recent PTA meeting at P.S. 232 in Lindenwood, where he presented $500,000 in funding earmarked for a new science lab. “It is very important our children have all the resources and tools they need to succeed,” said Ulrich. “Education is a great equalizer in our society, and this money will […]

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P.S. 232 students
graduate to white belts


By Queens Courier Staff

For the past few months, Sensei Gustavo Larrea of Traditional Karate America has been working with the Walter Ward School, P.S. 232, giving free lessons to the students in the school gymnasium. Recently he invited the participants to his martial arts dojo, at 98-18 103rd Avenue in Ozone Park, for a graduation ceremony. The children […]

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Missing Lindenwood resident turns up at Mount Vernon hospital


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

Photo Courtesy of Luz Lopez

Daniel Otero, the 24-year-old who went missing on Monday, turned up Thursday morning in the Montefiore Mount Vernon Hospital, more then 20 miles away from his Queens home.

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Lindenwood resident missing since Monday


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

Photo Courtesy of Luz Lopez

Police are searching for 24-year-old Daniel Otero, who went missing Monday in Lindenwood. Otero has schizophrenia and his family blames the mental disability on his disappearance.

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‘Safe Routes’ coming to four Queens schools


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Safer streets are coming soon to four Queens middle and elementary schools. The Department of Design and Construction (DDC) confirmed it has selected a construction company to make adjustments around the schools to increase safety, as a part of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Safe Routes to Schools program. The safe routes program is a […]

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