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$70 million to combat care “deserts” | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Essential care for essential workers. Nearly 3,000 new child care slots are slated to open in underserved neighborhoods across New York City, most of which aims to serve essential and frontline workers and those whose work…

Free Summer Meals Program Launched | Bronx Free Press

The city has kicked off its annual summer meals program, which provides free breakfast and lunch to New Yorkers 18 and younger. Meals will be distributed at more than 300 sites across the five boroughs, including public schools, community…

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NYC Public Pools Open For Summer Season | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen View this post on Instagram A post shared by Carlos S. Deschamps (@cinematicheights) The water’s waiting. New York City’s public pools are open for the summer season, despite a shortage of lifeguards. On June 28, NYC…

Uptown Opportunities: 2022 Arise! Program

Listen up parents, if you reside in Manhattan Community District 9 and you have a child in the 8th, 9th, 10th or 11th grade then you could be eligible for this incredible opportunity for the enrichment of your young…

Summer Rising Enrollment is Open!

This summer, DOE and DYCD plan to serve a record number of students through Summer Rising, a free, safe, and fun academic and enrichment program for NYC students currently in grades K-8.  We encourage families to apply early to…

Gifted and Talented program expanded | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen The New York City public school system is expanding access to Gifted and Talented programs, making them available in every school district for the first time. At a press conference on April 14, Mayor Eric Adams…

04/15/22: 1st Annual Jackie Robinson Day

View this post on Instagram A post shared by West Harlem Development Corp (@westharlem_dc) Come out to the Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell (148th & Bradhurst Ave) on April 15 from 2 to 9:30 pm to play, garden, view art,…