In The Spotlight
There’s a sense of excitement and anticipation at PS/MS114 The Belle Harbor School as Interim Acting (IA) Principal Elizabeth Welsome and Assistant Principal Deana Folchetti-Puglin (IA) step into the positions formerly held by Stephen Grill and Barbara Poggioli-Esposito this new school year.
Determined to jump right in and wasting no time, the duo has already started launching new programs.
One of Principal Welsome’s first goals was to get the teachers involved in the Teachers College Writing
If you are entering or exiting the Broad Channel (BC) Subway Station, get ready for an eye-pleasing shock. On Friday, October 13, the Broad Channel Civic Association (BCCA) got their hands dirty, and joined the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy (JBRPC) and Councilman Erich Ulrich’s office in giving the Station’s community garden a much-needed cosmetic facelift.
According to Dan Mundy, Jr., BCCA president, community volunteers removed 22 bags of weeds and debris from a nearly 3,000 square
Life in New York City isn’t easy (you can say that again!), and sometimes self-care gets thrown to the wayside for the sake of productivity.
In a culture that values working constantly, it’s important to set aside time for health and wellness. Putting time aside to care for ourselves makes us healthier and more focused, and allows our bodies and minds to work most efficiently — so that we can make the most of our working hours.
Fortunately, Rockaway has a wealth of offerings when it comes to
On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Fearsome times keep victims from reporting the act. But the NYPD is reaching out to communities across the city to let people know that help is available and you are not alone.
According to the latest statistics provided by the NYPD, in the second quarter of 2017, there were 340