Pavilion In 3D: Scan To Aid Preservation Efforts

Pavilion In 3D: Scan To Aid Preservation Efforts

Dr. Lori Walters of the University of Central Florida sets up the 3D scanner to create a data map of the New York State Pavilion. Photo by Joe Marvilli BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The New York State Pavilion is getting a virtual lease on life, thanks to a three-dimensional scan. The University of Central […]

Queens Reacts To Mayor’s Budget

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Queens leaders and representatives reacted to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s budget announced earlier this week. Although Queens is going to get plenty out of the $74 billion executive budget announced on May 8, the reaction was a mixed bag from the Borough’s representatives, due to some items left on the […]

Community Celebrates Al-Mamoor School Opening

Elected officials and community leaders gathered on March 30 to celebrate the opening of the Al-Mamoor School in Kew Gardens Hills. The school, established nine years ago, had operated out of the Jamaica Muslim Center until its student body began to outgrow the space. While a member of the State Assembly, Councilman Rory Lancman (D-Hillcrest) […]

College Grant Aims To Help Women Enter STEM Fields

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer A $30,000 grant was awarded to a professor at LaGuardia Community College to develop a program that will motivate women to enter fields like science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Dr. Preethi Radhakrishnan, an assistant professor of biology at the college, was awarded the grant by the Elsevier Foundation to develop […]