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Patricia Josephine Kelly, 85, Of Norwalk
May 27, 2015 • The Daily Voice... Conn.; and Chappaqua, N.Y., died Friday, May 15 at Norwalk Hospital. She was born March 19, 1930, the daughter of the late Patrick Joseph Kelly and Annie Leonard Kelly. She grew up in the Bronx, N.Y., and graduated from Evander Childs High School. More
High School Athletes Flag DOE for Violating Their Civil Rights
May 18, 2015 • The IndypendentThey are holding the New York City Department of Education responsible and argue that the branch of the DOE that oversees interscholastic sports, the Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL), has violated civil rights laws by not giving students of color ... More
Mira Rothenberg, Pioneer in Therapy for Children, Dies at 93
May 11, 2015 • New York TimesShe emigrated to New York on her own in 1939, joining relatives. Her father remained in Lithuania and died in the Holocaust. She graduated from Evander Childs High School in the Bronx, studied education and psychology at Brooklyn College and Columbia ... 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
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
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
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
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