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In The Booth with Curt Bloom

Aug 3, 2012 • by John Battle • Sports and Family Magazine
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"My hope is that when a team member, no matter who they are or for whom they are playing, put that uniform on, they understand how lucky and how privileged they are." More

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Former President Bill Clinton Visits New York Harbor School

Sep 4, 2014 • NY1
It's not every day a former president visits on the first day of classes, but that's exactly what students at the New York Harbor School on Governors Island got to experience. NY1's Roger Clark filed the following report. Just another passenger on one ... More

New York Harbor School students introduce 1 billion oysters to city's ...

Nov 5, 2013 • New York Daily News
Biedermann became the school's leader in 2012, nine years after it opened and two years after it moved from a temporary campus in Brooklyn to its home on the island. Like his students, Biedermann takes the ferry each day from lower Manhattan to the ... More

Equipped to Dive, Students Make Aquarium Their Classroom

Apr 22, 2014 • New York Times
The encounter was all part of an unusual internship for nine students from the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School, a public high school on Governors Island with a special focus on marine science and technology. Every other week over the past winter, ... More

Harbor School Student Slashed After Attacking Newsstand Vendor, Police Say

Nov 3, 2014 • DNAinfo
FINANCIAL DISTRICT — A New York Harbor School student was slashed in the face after he and two of his classmates attacked a 67-year-old Financial District newsstand vendor last week, police said. Rogers Jackson, 18, a student at the Harbor School on ... More

On Governors Island, Many Visitors but Few Tenants

Aug 19, 2014 • Wall Street Journal
For example, while it was under federal jurisdiction, the island received city water via a pipe that passed through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel. Because this didn't comply with local regulations, once the city took charge it was forced to declare ... More

Ferguson solidarity: NYC students walk out over Michael Brown killing

Dec 1, 2014 • amNY
Shawn Smith, an 18-year-old from Crown Heights who walked out of the New York Harbor School, said he joined the protest for "being someone like Michael Brown, who can face the same thing he did at any given time by some cop who doesn't know better. More

Demonstrators Demand Justice for Victims of Police Shootings

Dec 4, 2014 • Chelsea Now
Following the announcement, thousands of New Yorkers took to the streets that day in Midtown and Downtown Brooklyn, blocking East River bridges and traffic. Action continued throughout the week ... It's false advertising what we have here,” said Mia ... More

A 24-Hour Stay on the Rapidly Changing Governors Island

Jul 17, 2014 • Curbed NY
This summer, the island has seen several new developments, including a second building for the New York Harbor School, an urban farm for GrowNYC, and a new location for Earth Matter's Compost Learning Center, where you can walk a baby goat through ... More

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