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Bed-Stuy »

Budget Cuts Could Force Free Bed-Stuy Afterschool Program to Charge

The free afterschool and summer services are set to end after the center was denied a new contract.

Bed-Stuy »

Brooklyn Parents Fundraise After Budget Cuts Slash Weekend Tutoring Program

Mandatory Saturday tutoring and additional after school sessions at Bedford Academy ended in February.

Upper East Side »

Prestigious UES School Loses a Second-Grade Class

P.S. 290 will have larger class sizes after the second grade was reduced from four to three classes.

Richmond Hill »

Key Food Shoppers Raise $2,500 for Struggling Richmond Hill Library

The library's budget for new books was slashed from $25,000 to $7,000.

Richmond Hill »

Key Food Shoppers Open Wallets to Help Struggling Richmond Hill Library

More than 1,200 customers donated more than $1,500 in less than two weeks.

Boerum Hill »

Brooklyn Middle School Launches Campaign to Save Dance Program

The Math & Science Exploratory School's dance classes were cut from the school budget.

East Village »

East Village School Aims to Save Library with Online Auction

The Neighborhood School has to raise $40,000 to keep its library open.

East Harlem »

Four City Pools May Close Because of Budget Cuts, Parks Department Warns

All city pools may also close two weeks early this summer unless $1.5 million is restored to the budget.

Clifton »

Students and Parents Protest Proposed Cuts to Afterschool Programs

The proposed budget would cut $130 million from afterschool programs across the city.

Astoria »

Vallone Takes Dig at Quinn Over Scholarship Funding Cut

The Astoria councilman is calling to restore The Vallone Scholarship, which was given to CUNY students.

Chelsea »

Postal Service Agrees to Meeting on Chelsea Post Office Sale After Outcry

The USPS will hold a meeting on the sale in April, near the end of a public comment period.

Long Island City »

Western Queens Pantries Need More Resources to Feed the Hungry, Pol Says

Food pantries in are stuggling to meet demand, according to City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.

New York City »

City to Increase School Lunch Costs, Parking Fees to Fill Budget Gap

New Yorkers will be forced to pay more for parking and school lunches under the latest budget plan.

TriBeCa »

Politicians Slam Anticipated NYPD Cuts After TriBeCa Sex Assault

A 21-year-old woman was raped in Hudson River Park at Harrison Street.

Forest Hills »

Budget Deal Saves Forest Hills After-School Program From Closure

The Beacon after-school enrichment program would have shut down on July 1 without a City Council deal.