Tag: bay-terrace

Construction underway at divisive elementary school in Bay Terrace

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Oct. 2, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Pre-construction work began on the future site of P.S. 388 in Bay Terrace, which has continued to draw divided opinions from local residents since it was proposed in 2021.  The currently vacant lot on Waters Edge Drive and 24th Street is surrounded by apartment buildings and is adjacent to the waterfront Cross Island Parkway. Once construction is completed, it is expected to add 572 primary school seats to school district 25.  A representative from the School Construction Authority informed local residents that current “early package work” to prepare the site for the construction of…
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Former Bayside student Austin Cheng launches campaign to unseat Santos in Congress


Sep. 27, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Queens-born Long Island native Austin Cheng declared that he is running as a Democrat for Congress in District 3 – a seat currently held by scandal-ridden Republican George Santos.  According to his team, Cheng has already secured $600,000 to fund his campaign. He was able to raise $100,000 from…
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