Overcrowded Middle Village school breaks ground on $31.5M expansion
Rendering courtesy Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley's office

After years of complaints, a Middle Village school is finally getting a much-needed expansion. In 2009 P.S./I.S. 49, located at 63-60 80th St., received an expansion to grow the school into a kindergarten through eighth-grade facility. With the expansion came more students than the school could handle, so many parents from the neighborhood were forced […]

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Landmarked elementary school in Richmond Hill is getting much needed expansion
Photo via Twitter/@eric_ulrich

P.S. 66 in Queens currently provides a 21st century education in a 19th century building, but all that is about to change. The Richmond Hill school, located at 85-11 102nd St. and named after former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, suffers from a lack of modern facilities. There are only two bathrooms in the school to accommodate its 600 […]

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Overcrowded school in Middle Village is getting a much-needed expansion
QNS/Photo by Anthony Giudice

Opened less than a decade ago, the four-story P.S./I.S. 128 in Middle Village will soon be expanded to accommodate its bursting student population. The decision to build the expansion came after Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley wrote a letter to the School Construction Authority (SCA) President and CEO Lorraine Grillo, opposing the organization’s original plan to do ground-testing at […]

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Sidewalks near a Howard Beach school are dangerous, parents say
P.S. 146 Via Google

Drop off and dismissal isn’t as safe as it used to be at P.S. 146 in Howard Beach, Queens. The sidewalk near the school’s main entrance on 99th Street has been seriously damaged, with pieces of the pathway missing or cracked, according to school officials. While some parts of the sidewalks have been replaced, much of […]

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New 600-seat elementary school coming to Hunters Point South in LIC
Photo courtesy of NYC EDC

Fulfilling a wish among local parents, a new elementary school will rise at the Hunters Point South development during the second phase of the Long Island City project. The school, one of three to be built in the neighborhood, will cost $60 million and will be located at the intersection of 57th Avenue and Center […]

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