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Dissenting Opinion: Lunar New Year School Holiday is a Bad Idea

As we've been reporting, local elected officials are urging Mayor de Blasio to designate a Lunar New Year school holiday next year. Recently, he decided against the move, while suggesting it's something that could happen in the future. Politicos...

Elected Officials to Mayor: Keep Your Promise on Lunar New Year Holiday

Mayor De Blasio last week declined to declare a school holiday for the Lunar New Year. Yesterday, 18 elected officials penned a letter to the mayor urging him to reconsider. The letter was signed by the whole New York Congressional...

Mayor Passes on Lunar New Year Holiday For Now; Local Elected Officials React

Mayor de Blasio yesterday announced that New York would become the first major American city to close its public schools for Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, the Muslim holy days. But in a disappointment to activists in Chinatown, he did...
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Lower East Side Arts and Events

A few upcoming events that caught our eye this week: "The Village! A Disco Daydream" returns to Dixon Place for...
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