Tensions Rise At MVB, B-Tech Meeting

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Emotions were running high at last week’s Martin Van Buren High School and B-Tech School implementation meeting, with local advocates vocalizing their frustrations with the forced co-location. Despite protests from the community, in March the Dept. of Education voted to move the six-year business technology school into Martin Van Buren […]

Jackson Heights Community Gathers After Fire

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer On Monday, the Alliance of South Asian American Labor (ASAAL) and the Jackson Heights Bangladesh Business Association (JBBA) held a conversation with victims who lost their businesses in last week’s fire in Jackson Heights. The fire, which overtook the Brunson Building on 37th Avenue and 75th Street, broke out just […]