By Hannah Frishberg on Oct 05, 2016 03:00 pm The 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 [...]
By Sean Egan on Oct 05, 2016 11:57 am Councilmember 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 [...]
By Sean Egan on Oct 05, 2016 10:21 am Police 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. [...]
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