Queens Library celebrates National Library Week (April 10-16) with Mobile Library tour
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Step aside Lollapalooza, Queens Library is going on tour! To celebrate National Library Week (April 10-16) and National Bookmobile Day (April 13), Queens Library is hitting the road with its Mobile Library, bringing the fun and thrills of books to towns across the borough. You’re invited to drop by, sign up for a free Queens […]

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August Martin HS in Jamaica hosts hip-hop culinary competition
Photo by Trivella Osbourne/ Gallery by Anthony Giudice and Trivella Osbourne

August Martin High School teamed up with nonprofit The Future Project (TFP) last week to host Stay Hungry, the first-ever hip-hop culinary competition. Students from August Martin High School’s Culinary Academy in Jamaica, along with several other city high schools, competed in the experimental exhibition of hip-hop and its relationship to food on May 21. […]

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5Pointz artists transform August Martin HS in Jamaica
THE COURIER/Photos by Angy Altamirano

Over a hundred 5Pointz artists volunteered their time this weekend to make the hallways of a high school in Jamaica shine once again. August Martin High School was filled with laughter and music on Saturday as 5Pointz curators Jonathan “Meres One” Cohen and Marie Cecile Flageul invited aerosol artists from near and far to cover […]

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5Pointz artists to transform hallways of August Martin HS in Jamaica
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The spirit of 5Pointz will be reborn this weekend, as over 150 artists from near and far are expected to come together to bring life to the hallways of one Jamaica high school. On Saturday and Sunday, a team of students of the nonprofit The Future Project Dream Team at August Martin High School called […]

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Mayoral administration removes Success Academy Jamaica proposal

One thousand children need to find somewhere else to go to school come September. These students had applied to Success Academy Jamaica, a new charter school that had been slated to open this fall, but now Mayor Bill de Blasio has axed the plan. Before former Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s term ended, he approved the co-location […]

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