Author Archive

Twentysomething Candles

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Downtown Social, Our Town Downtown

Kristine Keller How believing that time and age are invisible enhances life satisfaction I know life has its challenges. There’s malaria and questionable funds in the Cayman Islands—and I care about those things. I wouldn’t watch Kimmel’s opening monologues if I didn’t. But sometimes, anxiety levels skyrocket when thinking about the equipment needed for navigating the winding [&hellip
[ read more... ]

102 Comments

NEIGHBORHOOD CHATTER: Teen Murdered; New Parking Signs; Preschool Opening

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

raphael-ward-facebook Compiled by Megan Bungeroth Lower East Side Teen Murdered for Parka Last Friday night, 16-year-old Raphael Ward, a resident of the Lower East Side’s Baruch Houses, was shot and killed at the corner of Rivington and Columbia streets. According to several news accounts, the boy was wearing a pricey Marmot winter parka, and a group [&hellip
[ read more... ]

6 Comments

Crime Watch: Bad Nap; Unhappy Holiday; Appliances Theft; Christmas Robbery; Roommate Stabbing

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

laptop Compiled by Paul Bisceglio BAD PLACE TO NAP A man at work on his laptop in a coffee shop on Broadway let his guard down for a moment and was robbed. At around 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23, the 64-year-old New Jersey resident decided to take a 10-minute power nap in the shop with [&hellip
[ read more... ]

72 Comments

Harlem Jets Equal Success on the Field and Opportunities in Life

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Harlem Jets 01 By David Gibbons The results are in, and now it can be chiseled in stone: Once again, the Harlem Jets have had an outstanding football season. Last week, for the second time in three seasons, the Jets sent two teams to the American Youth Football national championships in Kissimmee, Fla. The Jets were founded by [&hellip
[ read more... ]

8 Comments

Tapped In: School Move; Express Train; Christmas Clean-Up; Free Counseling

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

train rails Compiled by Paul Bisceglio and Whitney Harris SCHOOL MOVE TO BE DECIDED JAN. 16 The Department of Education (DOE) has moved its Panel for Educational Policy vote on the relocation of Innovation Diploma Plus (IDP) from Dec. 20 to Jan. 16. The controversial vote will decide whether the high school will remain co-located with four [&hellip
[ read more... ]

3 Comments

Crime Watch: Failed Phone Theft; Missing Bag; Co-Worker Fights; Candy Store Burglary; Fake Employee

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

ipad Compiled by Paul Bisceglio FAILED PHONE THEFT A 14-year-old boy attempted to steal a woman’s phone on Wednesday, Dec. 12, but was foiled by a good Samaritan. The 33-year-old woman stopped along East 83rd Street to make a call at around 3:30 p.m. When she finished, the teen ran up and grabbed the phone from [&hellip
[ read more... ]

1 Comment

..