Posts Tagged ‘Courtney Holbrook’

350 children hold walkout at Henry Street Settlement

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Children and community members protest budget cuts to after-school programs It’s not often children have as much to lose in a political fight as their parents. But for the children of Chinatown and the Lower East Side, this rally was an important one. On Wednesday, May 10, at 4 p.m., more than 350 students in [&hellip
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Experts Debate Traffic vs. Tolls for East River Bridges

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

If there is anything that makes sane people act crazy, it’s traffic. In Manhattan, transportation congestion is a constant problem, causing safety risks, environmental issues and extensive time delays. On Thursday, May 10, Community Board 2 and New York University hosted the panel discussion “Dealing with Downtown Bridge Traffic: Are Tolls the Answer?” The four [&hellip
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