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Archive for April 2012

Update 04.24.2012

Posted by: admin on: April 24, 2012

Thursday April 24, 8am: Construction Committee planning meeting. Please come and be prepared to help. Email questions to construction.ps29brooklyn@gmail.com Thursday April 26, 7pm: PTA Meeting–SCA officials, press, and other community members are expected to attend. Pizza, childcare provided.  UPDATE  Despite Brad Lander’s letter (Letter to SCA re asbestos abatement at PS 29 FINAL), the protest at PS 29 [...]

Media Coverage of 4/23 Protest at PS 29

Posted by: admin on: April 24, 2012

TV   NBC News http://www.nbcnewyork.com/video/#!/on-air/as-seen-on/BK-Students-Rally-to-Postpone-Asbestos-Removal/148620965   NY1 http://is.gd/6ldhbu   WABC-TV http://is.gd/DJuS1h NB  (“Inside’ the classroom removal is not correct”)   Articles   NY Times http://is.gd/Eieiuu   NY Daily News http://is.gd/YNpFtG   South Brooklyn Post http://southbrooklynpost.com/2012/04/big-protest-cobble-hills-ps29/   Earlier  Coverage   Pardon Me for Asking http://is.gd/AgFRFO   Carroll Gardens Patch http://carrollgardens.patch.com/blog_posts/danger-asbestos   Brownstoner http://www.brownstoner.com/blog/2012/04/closing-bell-rally-tonight-to-halt-work-at-ps-29/

UPDATE – NO ASBESTOS ABATEMENT TONIGHT DUE TO WEATHER

Posted by: admin on: April 23, 2012

Email from Melanie Woods 4/23/12 at 2:59 PM. Dear PS 29 families,  I have spoken with Carl Colombo, who is the head of SCA for Brooklyn.  There will be no demolition and no abatement this afternoon and evening due to the inclement weather. They also want the chance to meet with our community at Thursday evening’s PTA [...]

Update 04.22.2012

Posted by: admin on: April 22, 2012

Asbestos abatement on the exterior of the windows (caulk, lintels, flashing) is set to start Monday evening at 6:30, once everyone is out of the building. Any asbestos abatement that is being done on this project will take place AFTER school hours (which includes Kids Club) when no one is in the building– staff and [...]