South Street Seaport »

Billion Oysters Project $5M Grant Used to Build New Marine-Based Curriculum

Public middle school teachers will work for two years to develop a new math and science program

Mott Haven »

YMCA Launches Program for Disconnected Youth in The Bronx

The program, Y Roads, helps young adults who have dropped out of high school get back on track.

Cobble Hill »

Family of Autistic Student Who Died In School Hires Avonte Oquendo Lawyer

Dyasha Smith, 21, choked to death on a muffin in her Cobble Hill school.

Crown Heights »

Newly Appointed Superintendent Vows to Listen to Parents in District 17

Clarence Ellis was among 15 new superintendents appointed by Chancellor Fariña last week.

Morningside Heights »

Columbia Sex Assault Advocates Drop Mattresses at College President's Home

Protesters demanded President Lee Bollinger change the university's sexual assault policies.

Midland Beach »

Mets Donate Baseball Diamond and Stadium Seats to School Damaged by Sandy

The team also refurbished the family room at P.S. 52, a school in Midland Beach.

Jackson Heights »

Photographer Shows Off Queens Library, Borough Lit in Instagram Project

Steve Vazquez, aka "Mr. Queenscapes," will take over the Queens Library's Instagram page for a week. 

Civic Center »

Dept. of Education Employees Fight for First Pay Raise in 6 Years

Administrative assistants for Community Education Councils haven't had a raise since 2008.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills Police Plan Grace Period on 25 MPH Speed Limit Enforcement

The new 25 mph speed limit takes effect Nov. 7, but Forest Hills police won't ticket drivers right away.

Lower East Side »

Relocated Success Academy School Will Open in LES, Moskowitz Says

The school, which had been approved by the state for District 2, will actually end up in District 1.

Windsor Terrace »

Parents Say Proposed District 15 Rezoning Forces Students to Travel Too Far

Parents say the proposed rezoning would force kids to travel too far to school on dangerous streets.

Park Slope »

Selective Middle Schools Change Their Admission Policies, Confusing Parents

Middle schools are no longer allowed to use test scores as a sole or primary factor in admissions.

Tremont & East Tremont »

Bronx Boys from Senegal Beaten and Called 'Ebola,' Dad Says

Classmates attacked Pape and Amadou Drame, students at I.S. 318, on Friday, their father said.

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