Queens Chronicle: Around Queens, cries to not close Beacons
Around Queens, cries to not close Beacons
March 29, 2012, 12:00p.m.
By Anna Gustafson
The city’s proposal to close two Beacon programs in Queens would be devastating for thousands of families from throughout the borough, including many working parents who rely on the free afterschool activities to keep their children busy while they are at their jobs, youth advocates and elected officials said this week.