There’s no longer any doubt that Queens has a place in the pantheon of elite New York City schools, now that Intel Corporation has named Townsend Harris High School at Queens College a School of Distinction for Science Excellence. The technology giant designates only six excellent schools each year - three for mathematics and three […]
Flushing’s Townsend Harris High School has been nationally recognized for its innovative and effective science program, which offers advanced high school classes in atypical fields. Intel Corporation, the technology developer, chose Townsend Harris from a pool of 30 high school candidates for the honor, the 2008 Intel Schools of Distinction Award in Science Excellence. Only […]
The Queens Borough Indoor Track & Field Championships at the New Balance Armory in Washington Heights Sunday afternoon, February 11, did not hold much importance to Cardozo’s Lindsay Rowe and Dalilah Muhammad. The two star sprinters have already qualified, along with the Judges’ sprint medley relay team, for the National Scholastic Indoor Championships. So has […]
Townsend Harris High School has been ranked number 45 out of 100 on a list of the country’s best high schools that was recently published by U.S. News & World Report and was the only Queens school to be included in the top 100. “It’s tremendous. We’re certainly pleased and gratified and we believe we […]
Based on their starting seven's average times during the season, Townsend Harris Coach Tim Connor felt the Hawks had a legitimate shot to win their second ever cross-country city championship. Instead, they repeated another feat, one that isn't as appealing or glorious yet still significant. Townsend Harris finished second with 59 points in the 5K […]
When Vaselios Sioukas arrived from Thomas Jefferson to coach soccer at Townsend Harris, he heard he was inheriting a special freshman in Mariella Romano. “Somebody had told me about her, but I didn’t know what I was getting,” he said of his 5-foot-3 striker. “But when I saw her I knew she was already my […]
Despite calls from community members and politicians in neighborhoods like Kew Gardens Hills, the transformation of the Q44 and Q25 into a Select Bus Service (SBS) line is set to begin as early as this fall, according to a Department of Transportation spokesman, but no official schedule has been announced.
Addressing a crowd of angry Kew Gardens Hills residents, Councilman Rory Lancman urged the group to “express yourselves in a respectful manner” on Wednesday night as MTA and city officials met with residents who would be affected by a proposed express bus service line.