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Bucolic Dreamhouse In Greenwich Village Will Probably Be Torn Down For Condos

That quaint little farmhouse on Charles Street in Greenwich Village doesn’t have its roots in the neighborhood, it was moved there from the Upper East Side in 1967… and now it may be evicted. 364 more words


Palisades Interstate Parkway Repaving Set To Begin

FORT LEE, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Repaving operations were set to begin Monday on the Palisades Interstate Parkway.

Milling and paving will start Monday night in the northbound lanes at the bridge and continue along an 11-mile stretch toward the New York-New Jersey state line. 539 more words


NYSUT Not Ready To Reverse No Confidence Vote | WAMC

The president of the New York State Teachers Union says members aren’t yet ready to rescind a vote of no confidence in state Education Commissioner John King, despite improved relations in recent months. 10 more words

Common Core

Report: To save Common Core, New York should rethink high school tests

With high schools bracing for the next phase of New York’s already-turbulent rollout of Common Core learning standards, a new research brief says the state should also be rethinking its graduation requirements. 14 more words

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Updated Long Term Pension Data for New York And New Jersey: The Large Plans for Most Public Employees

New York City and New Jersey, like most places, have separate pension plans for teachers, police officers, and firefighter, and large plans for everyone else. This post is about updated Census Bureau data, for the years 1957 to 2012, for the New York City Employees Retirement System (NYCERS), which also covers New York City transit workers, the New York (state) Public Employees Pension and Retirement System, which also covers local government workers (including police officers and firefighters) in the rest of New York State, and the New Jersey Public Employees Retirement System. 5,768 more words

Lake George, NY

Our recent drive to see our Navy son took us on a long and lovely road trailing through New York State.

I didn’t get any photos of the views of lush green mountains and winding, rocky rivers between here and there but we ended up at a hotel near the southern end of the beautiful Lake George for three nights. 26 more words