For 16-year-old Marcela Pinos, a daughter of Ecuadorian immigrants, her dream of attending a student conference in Washington for the inauguration of the president appeared to be out of reach.
In a letter from the mayor’s office addressed to New York’s Congressional Delegation, Bloomberg asked for help in “securing supplemental and expedited funding” for the five boroughs.
Samantha Garvey found out she didn’t make the cut to become a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, but did get to watch President Obama’s State of the Union address in Washington D.C. as Rep. Steve Israel’s guest.
The Department of Homeland Security had provided funding to 64 cities, but that number will now drop to 31 deemed to be high-threat urban areas.
Some of the best celebrations of our country’s earliest leaders take place over the weekend, and the extra day off from work means you can travel outside New York to some of the most historic cities and towns in America.
The transmission lines, which would run lead to the coast from Virginia to New Jersey, would be capable of delivering 2,000 megawatts of wind energy, the companies said.