Crown Heights »

Scholarship to Honor Medgar Evers College Dean Killed in Amtrak Derailment

Dr. Derrick Griffith, 42, was killed in the Amtrak train derailment on May 12 in Philadelphia.

Forest Hills »

City Cuts Pre-K Classes in Forest Hills to Make Room for Kindergarten Seats

P.S. 196 will get one more kindergarten class and P.S. 144 will get two.

Flushing »

6 Things To Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Memorial Day Weekend

Downtown culture, a Civil War commemoration and Queen's night markets are on this weekend's agenda.

Corona »

Langston Hughes Library Wins $20K in Contest Honoring City's Best Branches

The Northern Boulevard library was one of five finalists in the annual contest.

Morningside Heights »

Posters Calling Mattress Protester a 'Liar' Plastered Near Columbia

The posters, seen around campus, called student activist Emma Sulkowicz a "pretty little liar." 

East Harlem »

East Harlem Nursery That Paved The Way for Pre-K Turns 50

The East Harlem Block Nursery led the way in giving city daycare centers an educational component.

Corona »

Filmmaker to Premiere Documentary on Iconic World's Fair Structures

Matthew Silva's film about the New York State Pavilion will be unveiled on Friday. 

Emerson Hill »

Teen Busted For Bomb Threats at School Wanted to Impress Friends: Police

A 15-year-old student was arrested Tuesday and charged with making a terroristic threat, police said.

Battery Park City »

A Youth Movement For Manhattan's Community Boards: 6 New Teen Members

Six new teenagers, ages 16 and 17, are now members of Manhattan community boards.

Woodside »

Parents Push for New Middle School in Sunnyside and Woodside

Parents will present a petition with over 600 signatures to Chancellor Carmen Farina Wednesday night. 

Park Slope »

Chaperone Slapped 13-Year-Old in the Face at Park Slope School, Mom Says

Petal Joseph's daughter was slapped in the face by another mother during a choral concert, she said.

Morningside Heights »

Columbia University Rape Activist Carries Mattress at Graduation

Emma Sulkowicz, with the help of others, carried her mattress across the stage at graduation Tuesday. 

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