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The Woman Keeping Yorkville Alive

Written by NY Press on . Posted in OTTY Awards, Our Town

OTTYparty_AA_0198 By Vanesa Vennard Historian Kathy Jolowicz remembers like it was yesterday when she couldn’t walk down 86th Street without hearing people speak German.  She remembers when she could get authentic German food at mom-and-pop shops and when Christmas time meant the streets were ambushed with music, the polka and the waltz. She remembers when the [&hellip
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Honest Abe in the Big Apple

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Two years ago, noted historian and author Harold Holzer was asked to create a “wish list” of artifacts for an upcoming Lincoln bicentennial exhibition at the New-York Historical Society. After careful reflection, Holzer handed Louise Mirrer, the society’s president, a list of rare Lincoln artifacts and documents. Holzer, who splits his time between Rye, N.Y. [&hellip
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