More room for learning is coming to Idlewild Park. Borough President Helen Marshall allocated $4.9 million for the building of a new nature center in the park, which was recently given the green light by the city for construction. “The Idlewild Nature Center will be an extraordinary educational resource for children and anyone else who [...]
Queens Borough President Helen Marshall.
She went from borough president back to a teacher again. Queens Borough President Helen Marshall temporarily switched hats during the dedication ceremony of her namesake preschool in Bayside. The former educator of eight years cut the ribbon on the brand new Queens Borough President Helen Marshall Early Education Center at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 54. Breezy. Winds from the West at 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Monday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 36. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 10 to 20 mph. EVENT [...]
Borough President Helen Marshall made her mark during her final budget hearing, seeking millions of dollars in funding. Marshall, who is term-limited out, will battle for $1.6 million for senior centers and various programs across the borough. This discretionary funding was eliminated under Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed $70.1 billion budget for the fiscal year 2014. [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 37 with a windchill as low as 9. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Thursday night: Clear. Low of 27 with a windchill as low as 18. Breezy. Winds from the NNW at 10 [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday :Overcast with rain. High of 41. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the NNE in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible. Tuesday Night: Overcast with rain. Low of 34. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%. [...]
Twelve schools that were closed because of Superstorm Sandy reopened this morning, including four that started class ahead of schedule. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott marked the occasion with a visit to P.S. 43 in Far Rockaway Monday. Because of flooding, power outages, and other damage from Sandy, the school was not [...]