Greenpoint Gazette

Posts created by Jeff Mann

  • Here Comes the Sun Read more >

    Here Comes the Sun

    Sixth grade science students at MS 126 began the kick off of the Eco-Schools Energy Pathway to Sustainability by doing a three week unit on renewable and non-renewable energy sources. Through lectures, field experiences, demonstrations, and on-line research, veteran science teacher Steven House had students investigate and decide which renewable energy source they thought most […]

  • BKLYN DESIGNS Announces Returns to Greenpoint Read more >

    BKLYN DESIGNS Announces Returns to Greenpoint

      Record-breaking attendance, a new location and revamped visual identity marked the 12th edition of BKLYN DESIGNS 2015, which moved to Greenpoint following an 11 year run in DUMBO. By the close of the three-day fair, it was clear that the re-launched show was back in a big way.   Presented by the Brooklyn Chamber […]

  • City Agrees to Preserve Site of Future Greenpoint Monitor Museum Read more >

    City Agrees to Preserve Site of Future Greenpoint Monitor Museum

      Just in time for Christmas, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams marked the anniversary of Motiva Enterprises’ December 23, 2003 donation of land to the Greenpoint Monitor Museum by announcing an agreement with the City to preserve the site for the future construction of an institution dedicated to the Civil War-era ironclad warship and its […]

  • Last Greenpoint Enviro Benefits Projects Announced Read more >

    Last Greenpoint Enviro Benefits Projects Announced

    Restoring McGolrick Park, creating a combination “green roof” and community space along Newtown Creek and designing a “living shoreline” at the proposed site of the Greenpoint Monitor Museum were among the top vote getters in recent community voting organized by the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF).   Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Department of Environmental […]

  • Lentol: Safety Improvements Coming to Meeker Avenue Read more >

    Lentol: Safety Improvements Coming to Meeker Avenue

      Assemblyman Joe Lentol announced this week that improvements will be coming to a dangerous stretch along Meeker Avenue.   In a response to a letter Lentol sent back in May, the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) stated that safety improvements would be coming to Meeker.   Lentol’s letter specifically requested a pedestrian […]

  • AG, Chancellor Launch Greenpoint Eco-Schools Program Read more >

    AG, Chancellor Launch Greenpoint Eco-Schools Program

      On Wednesday,New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman joined NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, United Federation of Teachers (UFT) President Michael Mulgrew and National Wildlife Federation President and CEO Collin O’Mara, at PS 31, to celebrate the launch of Greenpoint Eco-Schools.   The Greenpoint Eco-Schools program is a comprehensive environmental education program, coordinated by […]

  • A Corporate Facelift for McGolrick Read more >

    A Corporate Facelift for McGolrick

    McGolrick Park received a double dose of corporate largesse last week at two separate community service days.   The one-two clean-up punch started on Tuesday, with volunteers from American Express collecting 42 bags of leaves, despite a cold, steady rain strong enough to dampen the spirits of any volunteer. That effort was followed up on […]

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