Posts Tagged ‘City Hall’

East Village Landmarking Meeting Held at City Hall

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town, Our Town Downtown

Preservationists listen in on the hearing. Photo by James Kelleher. Proposed preservation of the East Village meets a vocal audience The city’s preservationists came together in City Hall Tuesday when they made their voices heard at a Landmark Preservation Commission public hearing regarding proposed preservation designation for parts of the East Village. The proposal includes many historical, albeit dated, buildings like the Congregation Meseritz Synagogue [&hellip
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Are Horse Drawn Carriages Coming to an End?

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, NY Press Exclusive, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

They came from all walks of life, some in heavy horse suits despite midday June weather, to descend on the steps of City Hall and rally for an end to New York City’s horse-drawn carriages. (by Alissa Fleck) They are New Yorkers for Clean, Livable & Safe Streets (NYCLASS), as well as community members and [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race A major developer who gave campaign contributions to Bill Thompson also benefitted greatly from Thompson’s stint chairing the Battery Park City Authority. Thompson was the only one of the major mayoral candidates who was not signed onto an op-ed backing the prevailing wage bill. U.S. Senate Mayor Ed Koch said that Bob [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter: Cancer Care Added for 9/11 First Responders

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

After several heated hours, on Wednesday, March 28, the 15-member World Trade Center Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) decided that the federal government should cover treatment of thyroid cancer, melanoma, cancer of the respiratory and digestive systems, breast cancer, soft tissue sarcomas, eye cancer, oral cavity cancer, ovarian cancer, urinary tract cancer, leukemia, lymphoma [&hellip
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Promising No More Drama, Garodnick Declares for Comptroller

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

By Andrew J. Hawkins All those suffering from John Liu scandal exhaustion, consider the alternative: Dan Garodnick, your “no drama” comptroller candidate. That is the message the Upper East Side councilman sent to his supporters on Tuesday as he announced his intentions to run for city comptroller in 2013. “You’re not going to get a [&hellip
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