Posts Tagged ‘Batya Lewton’

Campaign Seeks 20 mph Speed Limit for Entire Upper West Side

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

images (2) Lisa Sladkus wants New Yorkers to slow down. As director of Upper West Side Streets Renaissance, a nonprofit street safety advocacy group, she has begun campaigning for a neighborhood-wide speed limit reduction. Her proposal: cut down the Upper West Side’s current 30 mph limit to 20 mph. “We know that speeding is the primary cause [&hellip
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A Real Westy Winner

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: I was an elementary school student at P.S. 197 in Harlem back in the late 1950s and early 1960s and had the privilege of having Batya Lewton as the school librarian (Westy Awards, Oct. 8). Ms. Lewton turned me on to the love of books. After I left elementary school, this woman would meet me [&hellip
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