Snow day – snow note


| dbrennan@queenscourier.com

After the city got hit by a 19-inch snowstorm on January 27, Mayor Bloomberg told non-essential employees to stay home. "New York almost never takes a snow day," the Mayor said. "But this is one of those rare days." So rare that the Mayor apparently changed his mind hours later, urging people in radio and […]

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Don’t make it a ‘snow job’


| letters@queenscourier.com

Let’s not read too much into what was a mistaken but not malicious judgment call to keep the schools open on a particular bad weather day recently. We lucked out that no school-related disasters were reported under these harsh conditions, but let’s see the big picture. Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina’s decision was perhaps thoughtless, but […]

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