NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS CHECK

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Separation of Church and Day School New York Post: Following Park Avenue Christian Church’s decision to sell its five-story annex, Park Avenue Day School and the church have officially separated as of ast Friday. The move takes the day school over to the Upper West Side. “We are so pleased to begin this new chapter [&hellip
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In Brief

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Measles cases reported in city Health alert: The NYC Health Department said it is investigating a measles outbreak in Manhattan. To date, there have been six confirmed cases involving three adults and three children. According to a report from a pediatrician in the city, two of the children were under one year and, therefore, too [&hellip
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Push for Park Avenue

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Upper East Siders fighting for historic district on Park Avenue heard by landmarks commission Historically minded denizens of the Upper East Side might finally get what’s been coming to them: a Park Avenue Historical District. According to Teri Slater, a member of the Park Avenue Defenders, an effort to create a historic district along the [&hellip
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The Long, Long Wait for Tavern on the Green

Written by Mary Newman on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit

The restaurant revamp in Central Park is again behind schedule For five years now, New Yorkers have been anxiously awaiting the reopening of Tavern on the Green, the iconic restaurant in Central Park. Sadly, they’re going to have to wait a little longer. The restaurant was slated to reopen for business this month, following months [&hellip
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Clean Eating for a Better Life

Written by Angela Barbuti on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

Amie Valpone of The Healthy Apple teaches fellow New Yorkers how to cook themselves healthy Not everyone can make eliminating gluten, dairy, soy, and sugar from their diet seem fun. But if you speak to Amie Valpone, you will find that her passion for healthy eating is infectious. A personal chef and nutritionist, the Upper [&hellip
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Stumbling Across ConEd

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My run-in with the electric company and the equipment it left behind One minute I was vertical, the next minute I was on the ground, striking the right side of my head and shoulder. I had just tripped and fallen over an electrical shunt placed by Con Edison across the sidewalk in front of a [&hellip
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Friends Remember Molly Blayney

Written by Mary Newman on . Posted in News Our Town

Molly Blayney was an active part of Upper East Side life, always helping friends and neighbors in need Friends and neighbors remember community activist Molly Dolan Blayney, who died several weeks ago at the age of 77, as a generous spirit who worked tirelessly to improve the lives of others. Despite her small frame of [&hellip
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Coach Teaches More than Mechanics to Players

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Baseball coach Jordan Baltimore instills values of teamwork and confidence Upper East Side resident Jordan Baltimore is changing the way people think about youth baseball. Born in Brooklyn, he grew up playing baseball on the Upper East Side at his alma mater, Hunter High School. After working on Wall Street and growing weary of the [&hellip
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Bono in Romanek’s Invisible

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The new mayor is mistaken about the Upper East Side As I trod through the slush and snow this week to get to work, it struck me that for the Upper East Side things may go from bad to much worse under Mayor de Blasio. Many of my fellow residents knew that a de Blasio [&hellip
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