Tucked away on the west side of the small town of Broad Channel in the middle of Jamiaca Bay is a narrow, dead end, street that goes by the name of West 12th Road. Those of us who live there know that the nice part about living in a small town is that when you are not quite sure what is going on, someone else always does!
[Peter J. Mahon West 12th Road, Broad Channel]
City parents angry schools kept open during snowstorm
With the city set to receive as much as a foot of snow Thursday, some parents are angry that schools weren't closed, with many keeping their kids at home rather than having them walk or take a bus. A Facebook group unhappy that classes weren't canceled has even popped up, gaining thousands of likes.
Many parents were angry that the city did not decide to cancel classes Thursday. Here, Yao Zhi Lin (right) takes his daughter Yi Fey Lin to school.
City schools were open despite the snowstorm Thursday — and lots of parents were not happy about that.
With a foot of snow in the forecast, it appeared that lots of New Yorkers opted to keep their kids home rather than trek through treacherous streets or trust their spawn to school buses trying to navigate on slick surfaces.
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A Facebook group of adults angry that public schools remained open (and required potentially dangerous and time-consuming commutes) during recent snowstorms garnered thousands of likes.