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Thursday, October 6, 2016

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Sweeping Changes Proposed For Common Core, Could Mean Shifting Of Gears For State Tests


By Hannah Frishberg on Oct 05, 2016 03:00 pm
Screen-Shot-2016-10-05-at-2.12.18-PM.pngThe State Education Department released new drafts of the English Language Arts and Mathematics Learning Standards — together composing the Common Core academic standards — last Wednesday. If approved, over half of the state’s Common Core learning standards would be changed. The draft, proposed by two committees comprised of over 100 parents and teachers, recommends [...]

Local Residents And Pols Call For Enforcement Of No-Fishing Rules On Ocean Ave Footbridge


By Sean Egan on Oct 05, 2016 11:57 am
Photo via Facebook/Chaim DeutschCouncilmember Chaim Deutsch mentioned the issue of people fishing on the Ocean Avenue Footbridge at a Community Board Meeting last week, and local residents agreed with his call for more enforcement of the fishing prohibition. “When fishermen cast their fishing poles into the Bay, people walking by can be in danger of getting hit in [...]

Police Release Photos Of Men Who Broke Into A Car And Stole A Wallet In Manhattan Beach


By Sean Egan on Oct 05, 2016 10:21 am
Photos via NYPDPolice are looking for two men who broke into a man’s car to steal his wallet in the parking lot at 1000 Oriental Blvd on Sunday, August 28. The 53-year-old victim discovered that his car had been broken into at about 5:30pm. His wallet contained his ID, $250, and a credit card, according to police. [...]

Morning Mug: “Perhaps Home Is Not A Place But Simply An Irrevocable Condition.” ― James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room


By Sean Egan on Oct 05, 2016 09:31 am
Photo by Angela FriedmanMorning Mug is our daily showcase of photographs from our readers. If you have a photograph that you’d like to see featured, send it to photos@sheepsheadbites.com. Also, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter.

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