School Lead Cleanup Vowed, But Little Testing Advice Offered

The education department acknowledged Wednesday that nearly 1,000 city classrooms in schools built before 1985 that serve students in pre-K and kindergarten have deteriorating lead paint that could potentially harm children, particularly those under 6.

School Lead Cleanup Vowed, But Little Testing Advice Offered

By Alex Zimmerman (thecity.nyc) In their first communication to parents since revealing last week that nearly 900 city classrooms have peeling lead paint, education officials said they are working to quickly address the problem, but stopped short of giving direct advice about whether students should receive blood lead testing. “We are sparing no effort to ensure that […]

Jamaican Swimmer, Alia Atkinson Wins Gold in 50m Breaststroke at FINA Swimming World Cup 2019 in Tokyo

Jamaican Swimmer, Alia Atkinson Wins Gold in 50m Breaststroke at FINA Swimming World Cup 2019 in Tokyo

Photo Source: Facebook By Xavier Murphy (jamaicans.com) Jamaica’s swim sensation and Olympian, Alia Atkinson took first place gold in the 50-meter breaststroke competition on Sunday, August 4 at the 2019 FINA Swimming World Cup 2019 in Tokyo, Japan, adding another gold medal to her expanding collection. Atkinson, who holds the short course world record in this event, made […]