Headlines 2/3/12

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USA JOBS GAINS. 243 Thousand New Positions.

INSIDER STOCK TRADING. Bill Finally Passes.

ROMNEY GETS A BOOST. Trumped in Vegas.

MAJOR WINTER STORM. Denver Closed.

HISTORICAL LANDMARK. 1890's PS 17.

PS 17 HISTORICAL LANDMARK

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Reportedly, Iit was initially named PS 102 and then P.S. 17. It is located at 190 Fordham Street, and now the home of City Island Nautical Museum, City Island Community Center, worldwide headquarters for City Island Images, and 15 other luxury condos. This Georgian Revival-style building will be designated a landmark and officially presented at a City Council hearing in March.

Originally opened late in 1898 with a few hundred students, eight classrooms and playrooms, this building was envisioned and executed by architect C.B.J. Snyder NYC School Buildings Superintendent.