From the 49 co-location proposals released last year for schools all around the city, the Department of Education (DOE) has announced it will be withdrawing nine and revising one
Senator Michael Gianaris
LIC Flea & Food and Kaufman Astoria Studios have announced they will be partnering up to bring the city’s first-ever backlot market called Astoria Flea & Food at Kaufman Astoria Studios.
Congressmember Joseph Crowley gathered with other local elected officials and parents of students from P.S. 11, located at 54-25 Skillman Ave., to voice their disagreement with the DOE’s final recommendation of sending the school’s kindergarten and first grade students to P.S. 171 in Astoria.
Although the MTA cannot put a stop to the suspensions expected for the No. 7 train, the agency plans on working to help promote Long Island City.
With the winter still in full force, a group of elected officials are making sure those in need across the city are staying warm.
After local elected officials and community leaders met with the MTA Thursday, the agency plans on making no changes to the No. 7 train suspension but is looking to reach out to the community.
Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer gathered with other elected officials and traffic safety advocates Thursday to call for Northern Blvd. to be added as one of the 50 locations in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative.
Education in Long Island City is getting a much-needed expansion. The Growing Up Green Charter School, located at 39-27 28th St., will officially be a middle school by 2015.
Assemblymember Aravella Simotas, Senator Michael Gianaris and Councilmember Costa Constantinides are continuing their call for cleaner streets as residents voice their concerns on trash.
Councilmember Costa Constantinides is ready to work for his community.