summer

City kicks off summer youth jobs program at Queens Botanical Garden
City kicks off summer youth jobs program at Queens Botanical Garden
Education & Kids Billy Rennison 7/06/2012 at 10:28AM

Out of school and into the work force. Mayor Michael Bloomberg helped kick off the first day of the city’s summer youth employment program at the Queens Botanical Gardens, which will have 35 employees working as garden greeters, horticulture aides and aides to the children’s garden. More than 31,000 city kids are participating in the [...]

More records highs expected today
More records highs expected today
News Billy Rennison 6/21/2012 at 9:51AM

Another day, another scorcher. After record high temperatures baked the city yesterday, residents should be ready for even more heat. Temperatures will again approach 100 degrees, and feel closer to 110. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a heat advisory. Those who will be outdoors should take extra precautions.  Wear light, loose fitting clothing, sunblock [...]

First day of summer brings record heat
First day of summer brings record heat
News Billy Rennison 6/20/2012 at 10:50AM

Summer did not waste any time getting started. Temperatures are forecasted to approach 100 degrees, and feel even hotter, on the first day of summer. It has been 80 years since New York City approached these temperatures on June 20. Because of the combination of the heat and humidity, the National Weather Service has issued a excessive heat [...]