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See Which NYC Schools Eat Lunch Before 10 am  City Limits

Students at 51 percent of schools get school lunch at 11:00 a.m. or earlier. Where does your child's school rank? And why is it so hard to feed kids at a normal ...

Walton High School plans closing gala  New York Daily News

After more than 75 years, Walton High School, at 2780 Reservoir Ave., is being phased out in June. School officials, however, plan a swanky gala for the final ...

Bronx high school swept after student finds map of college campus with ‘place bomb here’ written on it  New York Daily News

A Bronx high school building was swept for explosives as cops investigated a threat against a nearby college, officials said.

Adele I. Vaccaro, 94, Formerly Of New Rochelle  New Rochelle, NY Patch

Adele I. Vaccaro, 94, Formerly Of New Rochelle - New Rochelle, NY - Vaccaro also lived in New Canaan, Connecticut, and Poughkeepsie.

Penny Marshall, star of ‘Laverne & Shirley’ and director of Hollywood blockbusters, dead at 75  PIX11 New York

HOLLYWOOD HILLS, Calif. — Penny Marshall, the star of the sensational 1970s sitcom hit "Laverne & Shirley" and director of blockbuster movies, has died, ...

Vivian Cherry, 98, Socially Aware Street Photographer, Is Dead  New York Times

Vivian Cherry, a photographer whose gritty black-and-white images of street scenes recall a bygone era in New York City, died on March 4 in Albuquerque.

845 Life: Security pros add tech to help keep local schools safe  Times Herald-Record

With school threats seemingly everywhere these days, security officials can use a helping hand.“There is no question that technology and security work hand in ...

Student's death leaves Walton grieving | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

The death of a Walton senior Tuesday was a shock, according to two friends who said the school community has lost a warm, helpful, smart and athletic student.

Teaching farming in the Bronx  BBC News

If you had to choose the least likely location for the birthplace of a green education revolution, you might well pick the South Bronx in New York City. Despite ...

Bronx teacher uses gardening to inspire students to study science  New York Daily News

Bronx teacher Stephen Ritz is determined to change the lives of disadvantaged students, one garden at a time.

Irrepressible nonagenarian wins honorary doctorate  The Riverdale Press

Don't tell Gloria Hobbs to act her age, unless you believe all 93-year-olds are too busy to stay home all day. The 30-odd trophies she's won playing bridge sit in ...

EXCLUSIVE: School safety agents make more than 400 weapon, drug seizures over 4 months  New York Daily News

Safety agents recovered weapons, drugs and other contraband in and around city schools on 355 occasions from July 1 to Nov. 1, records show.

Department of Education phases out five low-performing schools  New York Daily News

With the close of the school year, the city Education Department phased out two Bronx high schools, one junior high school and two elementary schools ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

A Bronx Precinct Where Killings Persist  New York Times

The death of a woman at the Mott Haven Houses in the 40th Precinct reveals a swirl of deeper dysfunction.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Albany Academy wins NYS Federation title  The Saratogian

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. >> The first lull in the celebrating was the moment that Albany head coach Brian Fruscio said it hit him. After winning the Class A Federation ...

Bloomberg's early school closures benefitted future students, new study finds  Chalkbeat Colorado

A new study found that former Mayor Bloomberg's policy of closing bottom-ranked high schools didn't hurt their own students and benefitted those who came ...

ACC tournament in Brooklyn returns conference to its New York City roots

Photo: The Associated Press. The ACC returns to its New York City roots. The ACC will hold its conference tournament at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn this ...

High school reunions planned in New Jersey region  Hunterdon County Democrat

John Bender/ Bender PhotoA group photo of the North Warren Regional High School reunion held in November 2008. The celebration, titled 'That NWR 70s ...

Funeral for slain Bronx woman found in glen off Bronx River Parkway  New York Daily News

The people who knew and loved Pamela Graddick best sobbed and hugged at a small Baptist church in Highbridge Thursday afternoon, trying to cope with a ...

The Principal's Office  New York Times

WHEN Pedro Santana arrived as principal of Middle School 391 in the South Bronx four years ago, it was, as he likes to put it, “a hot mess.” Fights were frequent ...

Rosalyn S. Yalow, 89, Nobel Physicist  New York Times

Rosalyn S. Yalow, a medical physicist who persisted in entering a field largely reserved for men to become only the second woman to earn a Nobel Prize in ...

New York and Its Nobel Laureates  New York Times Blogs

A monument near the American Museum of Natural History honors the Americans have been awarded Nobel Prizes, many of whom have ties to New York.

Looking Back at the Grand Concourse's First Century  New York Times Blogs

To honor the centennial of the Grand Concourse, the Bronx Museum of the Arts has organized a yearlong, three-part exhibition. The first part, newly opened, ...

Anna Schwartz, Economist Who Worked With Friedman, Dies at 96  New York Times

Anna J. Schwartz, a research economist who wrote monumental works on American financial history in collaboration with the Nobel laureate Milton Friedman ...

LI teacher, athlete, dies of brain cancer  Newsday

Fran Friedland, a longtime teacher in the Syosset school district and lifelong athlete, has died at the age of 84.Friedland died Jan. 10 of brain cancer at her home ...

A Yiddishe Momme of Music, Chana Mlotek, Dies at 91  New York Times

Mrs. Mlotek was a sleuth and archivist of Yiddish music whose song collections allowed thousands to imbibe the mirthful and mournful melodies of the shtetl, ...

Two Rochester Students Named as Minnesota's 2013 Presidential Scholars  St. Paul Asian American Press

Washington, D.C. (May 6, 2013) — U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 49th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 ...

Florida teen goes to jail after spiking teacher’s soda with hand sanitizer  New York Daily News

Things don't seem so funny now. A high school student in Florida was arrested and put in jail after dropping hand sanitizer into his teacher's soda as a joke.

Nobel Prize winner Rosalyn Yalow never let anyone set limits on what she could accomplish  New York Daily News

She was from New York, she was Jewish, she was a woman, and so Rosalyn Yalow was deemed unworthy of a career in science. But refusing to take no for an ...

NCAA Tournament: Our all-time New Jersey men's Final Four team

New Jersey schools and players have left their imprints on NCAA Division I Final Fours. The roll call begins with Princeton, Rutgers and Seton Hall reaching the ...

Fordham Road, Where the Blight Stopped  New York Times (blog)

The winding, sloping commercial strip was a retail haven — and a buffer against the blight of the South Bronx — during the tumultuous 1970s.

They Call Me 'Battling Bella'  San Diego Free Press

I've been described as a tough and noisy woman, a prizefighter, a man-hater, you name it. They call me Battling Bella,” Abzug wrote in a journal of her first year ...

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 100m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor boys returnees in the 100 meter dash among wind legal F.A.T. times.

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