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Proposed Park Will Have Interactive Fountain and Flood Protections

The park at 626 First Ave. will have trees that can withstand saltwater flooding.

Murray Hill »

New Murray Hill Elementary School Welcomes First Students

P.S. 281 welcomed its first pre-K and kindergarten students on Monday.

Murray Hill »

Principal Will Lead New Kips Bay School With Experiential Learning

The principal of P.S. 281 shares her vision for the new school and how she came to lead it.

Kips Bay »

New Murray Hill School Gives East Side Parents More Choice

Zoning changes that begin to take effect in fall of 2013 will help reduce overcrowding in the area.

Kips Bay »

Proposed $200M Kips Bay Sanitation Garage Would House 150 Trucks

Residents continue to oppose the plan to build a sanitation garage on First Avenue near 25th Street.

Kips Bay »

Kips Bay Parents Fight Plan to Bring 'Underprivileged' Kids to New School

Nearly 50 parents signed a petition claiming the zoning lines for the new P.S. 281 would hurt the school.

Kips Bay »

Overcrowded East Side School Zones to Shrink in 2013

The District 2 Community Education Council voted to approve sweeping zoning changes Thursday.

Kips Bay »

City Unveils Zoning Plan for New Kips Bay School

P.S. 281 is scheduled to open on East 35th Street near First Avenue in fall of 2013.

Kips Bay »

P.S. 281 Will Not Have Middle School Seats, City Says

The school will house just grades K through 5th to create more room for kindergartners, officials said.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

DOE Rejects Plan to Ease Overcrowding at P.S. 116 For Second Time

After reviewing its initial rejection of a plan to ease overcrowding at P.S. 116, the DOE has said no.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

DOE Rejects Plan that Could Ease P.S. 116 Overcrowding

The Department of Education declined a request to ease overcrowding at Kips Bay's P.S. 116, but parents vowed to keep fighting.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Support Grows in Fight Against Overcrowded Schools in Kips Bay

A group of parents and teachers from P.S. 116 in Kips Bay have gained the support of local elected officials and community boards in their fight against overcrowding.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Community Board Passes Resolution to Help P.S. 116 Fight Overcrowding

At a community board meeting on Wednesday night, parents and teachers from P.S. 116 came out in force, asking for the board's help in their fight against overcrowding.

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