Posts Tagged ‘Betsy Gotbaum’

CEC GOT A GOTBAUM

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The Upper West Side’s Community Education Council (CEC) got a new, high-profile member after the recent elections: Noah Gotbaum, the 45-year-old son of labor leader Victor Gotbaum and stepson of Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum. The younger Gotbaum was elected as one of the nine members of the council, with 14.6 percent of the votes. Two [&hellip
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THE DISAPPEARING CITY

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For once, I had some time to kill the other day, so I wound up at the Museum of Natural History, looking for the old Indian canoe in the south entrance hall. It’s just one of those things you expect will always be there if you grow up in the city. I remember peering over [&hellip
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DONATE THE DONATIONS

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To the Editor: Concerning “Extend Term Limits For 2009” (editorial, Oct. 16), it would be the height of arrogance for anyone, including Mayor Bloomberg, Comptroller Thompson, Public Advocate Gotbaum, Council Speaker Quinn, Council Finance Chairperson Weprin, along with other Council members and Borough Presidents, to claim that overturning term limits is necessary because only they have the insight to run [&hellip
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FOOD STAMP INCREASE

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New federal provisions, slated to go into effect on Oct. 1, increase the minimum amount of food stamp benefits-and Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum wants to make sure New Yorkers know about it. Gotbaum gathered with other activists on Sept. 29 to raise awareness about the improvements and encourage New Yorkers, especially immigrants with children, to [&hellip
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