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Vincent Lardo: From Gay Lit To His Very Own 'Thrones'
Apr 6, 2015 • 27east.comHe was 52 years old, a man whose childhood began in the Bronx, where he attended the former Evander Childs High School, followed by the City College of New York. With the Korean War raging, he enlisted in the Army in 1952. “In July of '53, I'm on a ... More
Rose M. Spinna Of Southampton Dies April 10
Apr 13, 2015 • 27east.comRose Marie (DiCarlo) Spinna was born on August 11, 1933, in the Wakefield section of the Bronx. She was the daughter of ... She graduated from Evander Childs High School in 1951 and attended classes at New York University. A lifelong movie buff, she ... More
Arlene Alda releases book about Bronxites
Apr 2, 2015 • Bronx TimesThe book's interviewees, which include New York Yankees' play-by-play broadcaster Michael Kay, J. Crew's CEO Millard 'Mickey' Drexler and Hip Hop pioneer Grandmaster Melle Mel, among others, recall their Bronx experiences growing up in the borough ... More
After 30-year career, founding principal reflects on his school and the city's ...
Jan 27, 2015 • Chalkbeat TennesseeEarly one morning in 2001, during his first week as principal of the Bronx's vast Evander Childs High School, Andrew Turay was in the main office trying to get the television to work. Suddenly, it flickered to life, just as news cameras showed dark ... More
The Bronx factor: What Speaker Carl Heastie's rise means for education
Feb 5, 2015 • Chalkbeat IndianaAs speaker, Heastie will be able to decide what bills get considered and negotiate the details of the state budget, which sends more than $8 billion to New York City schools annually. But Heastie's record on education is sparse and, at times ... More
Bronx mom found dead with gunshot to the head
Mar 5, 2015 • News 12 Bronx (registration)Police are looking for suspects after a Bronx mother was found dead with a gunshot wound to the back of her head. According to investigators, Michelle Cox was shot inside a stairwell in her apartment building at Twin Parks South West, located 1985 ... More
Social Workers and Psychologists Newsletter - January 2015
Jan 13, 2015 • United Federation of TeachersAn active member of the Deployment Advisory Committee, she places social workers and psychologists in Bronx high schools. “I want them in the right settings so they can do their jobs,” says Murph, a 16-year veteran at Evander Childs High School in the ... More
The Week Ahead in New York Politics, January 19
Jan 19, 2015 • Gotham GazetteOn Tuesday morning Cuomo will be speaking to the Association for a Better New York (ABNY), a New York City-based business group. According to his public schedule, the governor will be previewing his 2015 infrastructure and transportation agenda at the ... More
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