This Glendale Catholic school is under new management, but much is still the same
Photo courtesy Sacred Heart Catholic Academy of Glendale

One Catholic grammar school in Glendale is changing over to a new governing model this coming school year, but parents and students shouldn’t worry about any major changes to the school’s operations. Sacred Heart School will be known as Sacred Heart Catholic Academy of Glendale when they open for the 2016-2017 school year on Wednesday, […]

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Facebook video sheds some light on a closed-door meeting on proposed Maspeth homeless shelter
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A five-minute clip of a secret meeting earlier this month regarding the proposed homeless shelter in Maspeth showed community leaders urging city officials to delay the shelter’s opening. The clip was uploaded on Aug. 20 to the Maspeth 11378 Facebook group by Tony Magno, who was in attendance for the Aug. 3 meeting at the Maspeth public […]

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Nonprofit wants to turn former Ozone Park coffee factory into a homeless shelter
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A transitional facility has been proposed for a former coffee factory in Ozone Park, according to a letter given to Community Board 9. The facility is being planned by a nonprofit group called Breaking Ground, which seeks to help homeless people with immediate needs, such as food, bathing and short-term shelter. Still early in its […]

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State-of-the-art pre-K center focusing on STEAM classes will open near Hall of Science in Corona
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Erwin Bernal

Future scientists, mathematicians, engineers and artists will get a head start in their studies when a new pre-K center opens in Corona in 2019. According to the Department of Education, the city agency will team up with the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) and the Department of Cultural Affairs to open a 250- to […]

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These two sections of Queens will be sprayed Tuesday as city’s war on Zika virus continues
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Pesticide-spraying trucks will once again be making the rounds through two areas of Queens on Tuesday night as the city continues its effort to kill mosquitoes and curb any potential outbreaks of the Zika virus. The spraying is scheduled to take place from 10 p.m. Tuesday night, Aug. 23, to 6 a.m. the following morning […]

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