Editorial: Stripping Kellner Punishes East Siders Too

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Last week, news broke that embattled Assemblyman Micah Kellner was found to have violated restrictions set for him following the revelations of alleged sexual harassment in his office earlier this year. The punishment for Kellner’s continuing to employee interns in his office, and also for the allegedly ongoing environment of sexual harassment, is that both [&hellip
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Re-selling Luxury Through Generations

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The mother-daughter team behind Michael’s keeps the tradition of high-end fashion consignment alive on the U.E.S. By Mary Newman Upper East Side Sustainability is not usually a term associated with high end, luxury fashion, but one family-owned consignment shop has seen 60 years of success by promoting sustainable fashion, offering New Yorkers a place to [&hellip
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Another Effort to Save Second Avenue

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A new proposal to offer grants to some businesses on Second Avenue impacted by subway construction gets mixed reactions By Mary Kekatos Upper East Side Ever since Joe Zafiropoulos bought Atomic Wings on Second Avenue near East 94th Street six months ago, maintaining the restaurant has been an uphill struggle. He says that the construction [&hellip
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Family Pride

Written by Manny Valdez on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

For the second time ever, Pride Week is hosting a Family Night, and increasingly catering to young children By Catherine Ellsberg & Manny Valdez West Village Pride hits the streets of New York this week, and the regular schedule of rallying, marching, dancing, celebrating and parading will be updated to include the littlest LGBTQ allies. [&hellip
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East Side Pols Endorse Seawright for Assembly

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Upper East Side State Senator Liz Krueger, State Senator José M. Serrano, and City Council Member Ben Kallos jointly announced their endorsement of Rebecca Seawright for New York State Assembly in the 76th Assembly District, which includes the Upper East Side, Yorkville and Roosevelt Island. “Rebecca Seawright will be an effective partner who will deliver [&hellip
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OP-ED: Roy Matz Goodman — Statesman and Friend

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Roy Goodman was truly a good man, an honorable man, a dedicated, caring, personable, and accessible “Statesman of the Senate.” Albany has seen few men of his education, intelligence, integrity, humanity and generosity of spirit. He possessed a quick wit and a good sense of humor, never used to criticize or belittle but rather used [&hellip
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New Food Markets Downtown

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Three markets are bringing fresh meat and produce to downtown neighborhoods As the residential population downtown continues to swell, the community demand for fresh local food is higher than ever. Here are three markets coming this summer in the downtown area: Night Market on Water Street Thursday, July 19th 4 – 8 p.m. 2 Coenties [&hellip
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West Siders Won’t Be Moved

Written by Daniel Fitzsimmons on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit

Elderly residents on the U.W.S. protest Salvation Army plan to move them to East Harlem By Daniel Fitzsimmons Upper West Side Elected officials and residents of The Williams on the Upper West Side came out en masse to protest the Salvation Army’s plan to move them to East Harlem. “We’re all surprised, taken aback, and [&hellip
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