Sunnyside’s Rainbow Park To See Upgrades

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Rainbow Park in Sunnyside, otherwise known as Thomas P. Noonan playground, is getting an upgrade. Construction began early this month on the $2 million renovation project, which was orchestrated by Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside), and is due to be completed in about a year. Van Bramer held a groundbreaking […]

IS 125 Tackles Overcrowding With New Annex

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer Thomas J. McCann Woodside Intermediate School 125 will see an annex with 600 seats by the fall of 2016. On Jan. 10, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) and Lorraine Grillo, president of the School Construction Authority, were joined by State Sen. Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) and Joe Conley, Chair of Community Board […]