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

REPUBLICAN RIVAL FOR KELLNER Michael Zumbluskas, an independent with ties to the Reform Party, is running on the Republican ticket for the newly redrawn 76th (currently the 65th) Assembly district on the Upper East Side. Zumbluskas previously challenged incumbent Assembly Member Micah Kellner in 2010 and is making another run at him this year. He [&hellip
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Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town, Uncategorized

NeighborhoodChatter Cornell Campus Gets its Start The CornellNYC Tech campus slated for Roosevelt Island has found itself one heck of an incubator. Earlier this week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Google CEO Larry Page and Cornell President David Skorton announced that Google will be lending, free of charge, 22,000 square feet of their Chelsea headquarters to the fledgling [&hellip
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Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

NeighborhoodChatter Espaillat Picks Up Big Endorsement Former Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión announced his endorsement of state Sen. Adriano Espaillat’s congressional candidacy last week, which will no doubt help Espaillat’s efforts in the Manhattan/Bronx district, where he is running against longtime Manhattan Rep. Charlie Rangel, among several others. “I have worked at the White House alongside [&hellip
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Stanford University Officials Express Misgivings About NYC Tech Campus Negotiations

Written by City & State on . Posted in Breaking News

From City & State’s Heard Around Town, May 9, 2012: In a New Yorker article last month, Stanford University officials expressed misgivings about the Bloomberg administration’s behavior in negotiations on a proposal to build a New York City tech campus — a proposal that was eventually scuttled before Cornell University won the bid. The negotiations reportedly left [&hellip
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Back & Forth with Mark Ruffalo: Hulk smashes hydrofracking!

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

In The Avengers movie that opened this past weekend, Mark Ruffalo plays the Incredible Hulk, a creature born from a scientific experiment gone awry who joins a team of superheroes seeking to save the world. The risks of scientific progress and efforts to save the planet are also at play in his real-world battle against [&hellip
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