A school shooting threat made over social media has prompted police to beef up security at three high schools in Brooklyn.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday night that the state’s schoolchildren will have to make up the snow days they have missed in this unusually harsh winter.
The backlash continued on Saturday morning, as parents and teachers criticized the mayor’s decision not to close schools during this week’s snow storm.
Students and parents were faced with gusting winds and blowing snow during Thursday’s storm that brought nearly 10 inches of snow to the city.
The former transportation manager for two New Jersey school districts has admitted bilking the districts out of nearly $566,000.
There have been seven so-called “knockout” or “polar bear” assaults in the Crown Heights and Midwood sections of Brooklyn since October, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Wednesday.
County Executive Ed Mangano said the county-funded program will provide each school five wireless panic alarms.
All schools were locked down in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. as a precautionary measure Wednesday morning as police looked for a suicidal man with a gun.
Some schools in Westchester County will have armed officers when students return to class next week.
A new safety system will soon be available to schools and colleges in Suffolk County, so they can establish immediate contact with police if a person with a gun enters the building.
Schools in Great Neck, Lawrence, South Huntington, Plainedge, Malverne and Hempstead districts were put on a list of schools needing improvement.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the law last week, saying it goes beyond the current requirement for colleges to publish fire safety information in annual reports to the federal government.
New York City Public Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio has called for the richest New Yorkers to pay a little more in taxes.
New York State lawmakers have approved a bill allowing the city to install speed cameras in front of New York City schools.
New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.