P.S. 232

Speed board installed near Lindenwood’s P.S. 232
Speed board installed near Lindenwood’s P.S. 232
News Maggie Hayes 10/16/2013 at 3:08PM

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 [...]

Tudor Village voters granted poll site switch in time for general election
Politics Maggie Hayes 10/01/2013 at 6:23PM

The good fight was won, and a poll site switch will give residents an easier travel route straight to the ballots. Councilmember Eric Ulrich wrote to the Board of Elections (BOE) in September on behalf of Tudor Village voters, whose poll site was switched from P.S. 63 in Ozone Park to P.S. 232 in Lindenwood. [...]

Councilmember wants poll site switch for Tudor Village voters
Councilmember wants poll site switch for Tudor Village voters
Politics Maggie Hayes 9/17/2013 at 2:20PM

With the general election approaching, one candidate wants any and every voter at the polls. The Board of Elections (BOE) rezoned Tudor Village voters two years ago from P.S. 63 in Ozone Park to P.S. 232 in Lindenwood. Councilmember Eric Ulrich, who is running for re-election, is requesting the BOE switch it back. “The Board [...]

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 [...]

Parents, officials call for crosswalk outside Lindenwood school
Parents, officials call for crosswalk outside Lindenwood school
Education & Kids Terence M. Cullen 6/17/2013 at 1:36PM

As students poured out of school, a crowd gathered on the corner of 153rd Avenue and 83rd Street in Lindenwood. Passing through were parents and guardians, sometimes holding the hands of several children as they tried to cross 153rd Avenue toward the Lindenwood Shopping Center. The crossing guard shuttled people across 83rd Street, but could [...]

Assemblymember Goldfeder announces Summer Reading Challenge
Assemblymember Goldfeder announces Summer Reading Challenge
Education & Kids Terence M. Cullen 4/28/2013 at 11:49AM

Kids can keep their minds sharp this summer with another chapter of the state Assembly’s Summer Reading Challenge. The program looks to beat the “summer slide” in which kids may not keep up with reading while school’s out. Sponsored by Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder, this year’s theme is “Dig into reading” for children; for tweens it’s [...]

New lab launched at P.S. 232
New lab launched at P.S. 232
News Terence M. Cullen 9/25/2012 at 3:58PM

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 [...]

Lindenwood liquor store meets opposition
News Terence M. Cullen 8/15/2012 at 2:11PM

Concerned over its proximity to a school, many members of the Lindenwood Alliance voiced reluctance toward a proposed liquor store in the Lindenwood Shopping Center. Members voted 20-8 against the liquor store at their August 13 meeting. The primary worry was that the store, which would be located at 82-33 153rd Avenue, would be too [...]

P.S. 232 holds carnival
P.S. 232 holds carnival
News Terence M. Cullen 6/02/2012 at 6:57AM

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 [...]