Comprehensive Kids Development School Expanding to 101 Norfolk

Posted on: January 10th, 2012 at 6:09 am by

It’s been awhile since Chico fingerprints were spotted along the Delancey corridor. Until last week, that is, when the side door of number 126 welcomed the arrival of a new piece.

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Sandwiched between the Children’s Place and Fabco Shoes, the latest mural announcement exploits Finding Nemo to advertise Comprehensive “around the corner.” Yes, some online sleuthing reveals that the base of Blue is about to receive an educational facility.

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Comprehensive Kids Development School is a non-profit early childhood program that specializes in special education for developmentally delayed youngsters between the ages of 3 to 5 years. Their current headquarters is at 383-387 Grand Street, where they maintain four classrooms for “speech, counseling and occupational and physical therapy services.”  Now the school is preparing to expand into 101 Norfolk Street with the help of a recently-secured line of credit exceeding $1 million.

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The Chico mural was the first clue that ultimately led to the discovery of this new facility. Yet, as with any question posited on the streets, at least one wise-ass is there to answer. In this case – “Where’s Nemo” is met with “up your ass.” And penned penises…

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