Pupil Protection

A Crossing Guard squires students across Pearl Street, near the Peck Slip School.

A Crossing Guard squires students across Pearl Street, near the Peck Slip School. Community Board 1 (CB1) is demanding that the administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio ramp up traffic safety efforts at Lower Manhattan schools by hiring more crossing guards. In a resolution passed at its March 26 meeting, the Board called upon the […]

Today in History April 1

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Today in History April 1 Yoko and John 1748 – Ruins of Pompeii found 1789 – US House of Representatives first full meeting in New York City 1826 – Samuel Mory patents internal combustion engine 1853 – Cincinnati became first US city to pay firefighters a regular salary 1854 – Hard Times begins serialisation in […]

EYES TO THE SKY April 1 – 14, 2019

"Lightning Bugs" 2012 by Donald R. Pettit, NASA astronaut

“Lightning Bugs” 2012 by Donald R. Pettit, NASA astronaut The spectacular image, above, was produced by Donald R. Pettit, a NASA astronaut, from multiple photographs captured during Expedition XXXI of the International Space Station (ISS) orbiting 240 miles above Earth.”It is a star trail and Earth image showing massive thunderstorms. The white flashes are lightning […]

Today’s Calendar April 1

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This freight car, used to transport victims of the Holocaust, is outside the Museum of Jewish Heritage, as part of its upcoming exhibit, “Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.” 12NOON Oasis Brookfield Place New York/Winter Garden Arts Brookfield has commissioned Third Rail Projects to create a new series of site-specific, multidisciplinary, pop-up performances. The […]