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City’s Senior Center Cuts Hit LES Harder Than Any Other Neighborhood

It's like a second home.  Every weekday, around 150 seniors gather inside a lively community center at 189 Allen Street. Some come for a hot meal -- others for ballroom dancing -- or a friendly game of checkers. On...

New Design High School Assesses Impact of Budget Cuts

Principals across New York City are having to make some tough choices. Last month the Department of Education announced $405 million in budget cuts, averaging 4.9 percent per school. But recently a group of principals told the New York...

The Battle to Save Crucial After School Programs

Andrea Scott has an infectious smile. She rattles off a list of activities - dance, poetry club, raising money for kids in Africa -- faster than I can write them down. Like most teenagers, she's a little bit torn...

Wednesday News Links

New York City school principals receive their budgets from Chancellor Joel Klein's office today, Klein says the schools face cuts of about 5-percent next year, not as deep as he feared. While there will be no major layoffs, he...
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Lower East Side Arts & Events Weekly Roundup

Some events that caught our eye this week: The 17th annual FRIGID Fringe Festival has announced its full lineup of...
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