Maspeth High School

Op-Ed: Ensuring the safety of our children
News Op-Ed 9/21/2013 at 11:55AM

COUNCILMEMBER ELIZABETH CROWLEY Drivers need to be more conscientious near schools. Just a few days ago, students of I.S. 73 in Maspeth got seriously injured by an out-of-control vehicle. As police investigate this accident, we owe it to those injured students and their classmates to make our streets safer. Grand Avenue is a very busy [...]

Student injured in Maspeth crash dies days later of asthma attack
Student injured in Maspeth crash dies days later of asthma attack
Southwest Liam La Guerre 9/19/2013 at 11:17AM

A student injured when an SUV jumped the curb in Maspeth last week has died, education officials confirmed. Michael Gomez, 13, died at Elmhurst Hospital on Sunday, September 15 of an asthma attack, according to reports. Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott reached out to his family and the principal of I.S. 73 to express his condolences [...]

Crash near Maspeth school prompts talk of safety improvements
Crash near Maspeth school prompts talk of safety improvements
Southwest Liam La Guerre 9/17/2013 at 4:38PM

While on a safety tour around Grand Avenue near P.S. 58 and Maspeth High School, one parent suddenly said, “You don’t even see the sign that there is a school here. It’s hidden behind a tree.” Another joined in and said “the ‘school x-ing’ [markings] have faded away.” The parents were walking around the street, [...]

Vets get valuable info at forum
Vets get valuable info at forum
News Liam La Guerre 7/20/2013 at 12:47PM

Army veteran Henry Dumas knows the importance of military benefits. The Queens native served in Korea, Germany and Panama. When he returned and needed a job, Helmets to Hardhats, which finds constructions jobs for veterans, helped him. Now he wants a house and hopes the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) can help with that. [...]

Maspeth community welcomes new high school site
Maspeth community welcomes new high school site
Education & Kids Maggie Hayes 2/25/2013 at 5:05PM

A year after its opening, Maspeth High School now has a new, state-of-the art building to call home. The Maspeth community welcomed the new school building to the neighborhood in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, February 25, with Borough President Helen Marshall, Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott, Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley, various elected officials and school administrators. [...]