P.S. 207

Howard Beach’s P.S. 207 receives nearly $2M in storm recovery funds
Howard Beach’s P.S. 207 receives nearly $2M in storm recovery funds
South Maggie Hayes 12/16/2013 at 1:46PM

Twelve feet of water rushed into the basement of P.S. 207 during Sandy, leaving the Howard Beach school with over $2 million worth of damages. Senators Charles Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand and Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder announced Monday roughly $1.82 million is on the way for repairs. “It’s been over a year since Sandy tore apart our schools [...]

Push for speed cameras around Howard Beach schools
Push for speed cameras around Howard Beach schools
Education & Kids Maggie Hayes 9/03/2013 at 5:42PM

Speeding drivers will be put to a stop if one south Queens pol has his way. State Senator Joseph Addabbo is pushing for Howard Beach’s P.S. 232 and 207 to be considered for a pilot program designed to nab speedy drivers around schools. A new state law went into effect on Saturday, August 31 that [...]

Howard Beach school without fire alarm system since Sandy
Howard Beach school without fire alarm system since Sandy
Education & Kids Maggie Hayes 7/30/2013 at 1:35PM

The Howard Beach community and concerned parents are tired of dealing with a hot issue at local school P.S. 207. When Sandy swept through the region, it took the school’s fire alarm system with it. Since reopening on January 2, the school has operated without any fire alarm. “First their homes are destroyed, now they [...]

ECCA toy run raises $14,000
ECCA toy run raises $14,000
Education & Kids Steve Mosco 11/14/2011 at 4:53PM

They dug deep to give back, and one little girl stood out in the big-hearted crowd.             On Sunday, November 13, 150 cars, motorcycles and trucks set out from Forest Park for the East Coast Car Association’s (ECCA) 13th annual toy run to benefit St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children.             With donations of toys [...]