COVID-19 testing outreach workers in Sunset Park last month. (Photo: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office)CENSUS: You have until September 30 to complete your census! NYC residents are woefully weary of being counted, so it seems, and the consequences will be significant, as for the next 10 years federal funds
Borough President Adams, Chancellor Carranza, students and educators celebrated the borough’s $25 million investment in STEAM education (Paul Stremple/BKLYNER) BROOKLYN NAVY YARD – This morning, Borough President Eric Adams and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza joined up at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to reveal plans for an ambitious new education
Borough President Eric L. Adams at a high school in Midwood last week (Paul Stremple/BKLYNER)Last week, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams announced an investment of more than $55 million in funds for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) education in Brooklyn schools. The funds represent more
The old 68th precinct. (Source: wikimedia commons)Sunset Park might lose a piece of its history to make room for school children. As we reported [/education/historic-sunset-park-castle-eyed-department-education/] last week, the castle built in 1886 that once housed NYPD precincts, is being considered by the Department of Education [DOE] as a
The old 68th precinct. (Source: wikimedia commons)The vacant Romanesque Revival-style castle on 4th Avenue has caught the eye of the Department of Education (DOE), to be turned into a public primary school, reports Brooklyn Daily [http://www.brooklyndaily.com/stories/2016/25/br-sunset-park-castle-school-2016-06-17-bk.html] . If the DOE gets the
Angel Guardian Home, built in 1899. Courtesy of Angel Guardian Home’s Facebook. [https://www.facebook.com/AngelGuardianHomeBrooklyn/timeline]Tenants of the Angel Guardian Home [https://www.facebook.com/AngelGuardianHomeBrooklyn/timeline], at 6301 12th Avenue in Dyker Heights, have been given a deadline to move out — indicating that the nuns
Image via Robert Couse Baker [https://www.flickr.com/photos/29233640@N07/7846338906].Applications are now open [https://wff-neighborhood-school-grants.submittable.com/submit] for the Walentas Family Foundation’s Neighborhood School Grants, an annual program to support innovative projects in Brooklyn school Districts 13 and 14. During the 2016-2017 cycle of
Photo by Stanley NgThe first Community Education Council 20 (CEC 20) [http://www.cec20.org/] meeting of 2016 was a big one. Four new assistant principals were appointed to local elementary schools by District 20 Superintendent Karina Costantino [email@example.com] — two at PS 205 Clarion [http://schools.nyc.
Photo by Rachel Silberstein/Bensonhurst BeanEditor’s Note: Yuri Nazarov, a father of three from Bensonhurst, has become something of a guru when it comes to maneuvering New York City’s byzantine school system. A metrics developer by trade, he created this handy interactive dashboard [https://public.tableau.com/profile/
Photo by Ditmas Park CornerPS 217 Colonel David Marcus School [http://ps217brooklyn.org/], 1100 Newkirk Avenue, is opening it’s doors on and Tuesday, December 15 from 8:30-10:30am. These open houses are great for parents of incoming children. You can visit the beautiful historic building, build in the
Photo by Shannon Geis/KensingtonBKRoughly one hundred local residents lined up along the fence outside 385 McDonald Avenue Monday evening to protest the homeless shelter that DHS is opening in the space [/neighbors/council-member-lander-to-host-community-meeting-on-homeless-shelter/] . Many held signs with messages including “We’re Not Against A Homeless Shelter But It’s
Photo by KensingtonBKWe’re one week away from #GivingTuesday [http://www.givingtuesday.org/], a global day following Black Friday and Cyber Monday that focuses on giving back to the community. We can’t think of a better way to give back than helping our neighborhood schools. Donors Choose [http://www.
Photo by Stefan Ringel/Brooklyn Borough President’s Office.Seventy Brooklyn schools — from elementary and middle to high school and college institutions — and their students are the beneficiaries of a $13.3 million allocation of funds from Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams’ office, designated specifically for STEM education programs. Pretty
Photo via Edward Blake [https://www.flickr.com/photos/eblake/15250851866/in/photolist-peEAVQ-dmD7km-3EQHc2-dmCgSh-pgq9Xt-pgqcAz-5AFyPt-dmDfC6-dmD4Xp-ckakfh-24RwkH-9MZQL-a8ihp-fPNev-6rNjyP-9N2do-9N2dn-9N2dk-3TB5YN-786jDu-786jMj-786jG5-782qht-ckag2o-ckakjw-ckakkE-ckaki9-ckafTC-83uqkM-FTZB7-9YuvX7-9YrAvR-hexat-5AL3oZ-dsNHKh-ckakro-ckafVd-ckaknA-ckakaL-ckbTZA-ckakp3-24VXU1-9Ncb24-24UPL5-24UQqG-9vq7hT-24QihK-hcKFTG-5AQirb-5AL3rv] Updated 2:50pm: When we saw Brooklyn College announce yesterday [https:
PS 216 (Source: Google Maps)The PTA president at a Gravesend school was arrested for allegedly pilfering funds. The New York Daily News reports [http://m.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/brooklyn-pta-president-busted-stealing-14-000-article-1.2252778] : > Suzanne Olney, 45, the parent association president at Public School 216 in Gravesend, was arrested at her home
Photo by Ray JohnsonYesterday we briefed you on the parking and mass transit changes scheduled for the holidays [/holiday-schedule-parking-buses-trains-passover-easter-2015/] today, tomorrow and over the weekend. Below find notices about trash collection, schools and more. Sanitation The Department of Sanitation is picking up all garbage on all streets in Community Board