“We’re in favor of a school, it’s just a matter of finding the right location. There are serious problems, houses all around, a narrow street,” Community Board 11 spokesman Jerry Iannece told CBS 2′s John Slattery.
Over 300 people showed up Thursday night for a community board meeting in Greenwich Village and the topic was the upcoming Citi Bike program.
In a statement, the Department of Education said new fixtures will be ordered soon but cautioned that it could take up to two months before work begins to replace the light fixtures.
New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said an Educare center will open at P.S. 41 in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn next fall. Educare is a preschool program for at-risk children aged six weeks to five years old.
Crews are scrambling to replace old light fixtures in one Staten Island school after toxic chemicals leaked onto a fifth grader on the first day of class.