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Security Tightened At 3 Brooklyn Schools After Social Media Threats
Feb 27, 2014 • CBS LocalNEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A school shooting threat made over social media has prompted police to beef up security at three high schools in Brooklyn. The threats involve Edward R. Murrow High School, at 1600 Avenue L in Midwood; James Madison High School ... More
De Blasio defends schools staying open; pals disagree
Feb 13, 2014 • New York Daily News“Unlike some cities, we don't shut down in the face of adversity,” said de Blasio, noting that New York City schools have been shuttered only 11 times since 1978. “I'm going to make decisions based on the ... One crash was in the Bronx and the other in ... More
Queens High School Wins State "We The People" Competition
Mar 7, 2014 • ReadMedia (press release)ALBANY, NY (03/07/2014)(readMedia)-- Forest Hills High School in Queens is the statewide champion of the "We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution" competition, the national academic contest on the U.S. Constitution. This is the ... The other ... More
Phyllis Krasilovsky Dies at 87; Wrote Children's Books
Mar 1, 2014 • New York TimesOne, “The Cow Who Fell in the Canal” (1957), a glimpse of life in Holland, illustrated by Peter Spier, became so popular in translation in the Netherlands that the Dutch consulate in New York feted her. While writing for children Ms. Krasilovsky also ... More
Standing O is at it again!
Feb 20, 2014 • Brooklyn DailyCheers to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation for awarding a $348,000 grant to the New York City Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. The association will open an office in Queens, and add services to the satellite ... Standing O hears that there will ... More
Mavis Fichtenbaum, 89
Feb 26, 2014 • SILive.comSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Mavis Merle Fichtenbaum, 89, of Eltingville, the loving matriarch of three generations of family, died Monday at home. She was born Mavis Comins in Brooklyn and graduated from James Madison High School there. She moved to ... More
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