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The Perseids and More Meteor Showers

NYTimes:

“All year long as Earth revolves around the sun, it passes through streams of cosmic debris. The resulting meteor showers … can light up night skies from dusk to dawn, and if you’re lucky you might be able to catch one.”

The Perseids Active between July 17 and Aug. 24. Peaks around Aug. 12. […]

The People of Hands Around Our Home – Rivington House

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Hands Around Our Home

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Messages of Care on Ribbons and Chalked on Sidewalks for Rivington House

Local Residents, Former Residents and Caregivers in Rivington House, Neighbors to Save Rivington House, Elected Officials and Community Board 3 Chair all came out in force to remember the cost to our community and invite the buyers to give this vital resource back to the community.

Unfortunately the messages were removed the next morning. An […]

Chess in Sara Roosevelt Park, M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden

Chess daily outside the M’Finda Gate.

From FABNYC Partners in Reclaiming The Stanton Building for Community Use

Please join the Sara D. Roosevelt Park Coalition, Green Map System, University Settlement, and FABnyc for It’s Our Park Day. A neighborhood festival supporting the return of the Stanton Street building to community use.

Saturday, September 15

Afternoon session — 2pm-5pm

The afternoon will include speeches from organizers and local […]

UN The Convention on the Rights of the Child

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

 

 

The UN General Assembly formally adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1990. It was ratified by the required number of nations. 196 countries are party to it, including every member of the UN – except the USA

“Adopted and […]

A Crisis Years in the Making: Recycling with Nowhere to Go

A bit wonky but important:

By Duncan Watson, Assistant Public Works Director, City of Keene, NH, President, Board of Trustees, Northeast Resource Recovery Association.

from SWEEP :

“the impact of China’s National Sword policy..has left recyclers scrambling. ..a brief synopsis…

Around 2 decades ago China began incorporating capitalism into its economy and the result […]

University Settlement: Longtime Sara Roosevelt Supporters, Mentors and Human Rights Leaders

Get Ready for August 8th’s Rivington House ACTION.

From University Settlement:

Ribbons for Rivington

Ribbons for Rivington is a ribbon writing activity where we ask that you share what the loss of the nursing home means to you or the community.

Write what you might worry about, how […]

5th Precinct Meeting for Sector B (Sara Roosevelt Park & ALL Its Side Streets East & West)

Friday August 10th 6:30pm