Posts Tagged ‘Jessica Lappin’

Kellner Loses Some Support Over Harassment Claims

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News Our Town

NYSRepMicahKellner After sexual harassment claim, Assembly Member Micah Kellner, a city council candidate for the Upper East Side, retains party support while losing some key endorsements Accusations of sexual harassment against Assemblyman Micah Kellner (D-76) have eroded support he once had in his bid for city council. Over the past two weeks, since the New York [&hellip
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East Siders of the Year

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in OTTY Awards, Our Town

City Council Members Dan Garodnick and Jessica Lappin exemplify the Upper East Side spirit This year for the first time ever, the East Sider of the Year Award will be shared by two significant politicians and community members: Council Members Dan Garodnick and Jessica Lappin. These two will often say that although they share a [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter: Nadler Ranks, Hoylman Backs Lappin, ‘My Micro NY’ Wins Bid

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

Jessica_Lappin_2006_CROPPED ‘My Micro NY’ Wins Bid The results are in: Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert Steel and Development Commissioner Mathew Wambua announced the winners of the adAPT NYC Competition last week. Among the 33 proposals submitted, the winning proposal, “My Micro NY,” came from a development team made up of Actors Fund [&hellip
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Tapped In: MTA; River Ferry Service; Endorsement; Red Hook

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

ferry Compiled by Jessica Mastronardi and Paul Bisceglio MTA TO RAISE FARES The Metropolitan Transportation Authority unanimously voted to raise fares on the city’s trains, buses, bridges and tunnels last Wednesday, Dec. 19. The new rates, which will go into effect in March, include a 25-cent increase on base subway and bus fares (up to $2.50), [&hellip
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Lappin Launches Run for Borough President

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

Cty Council Member Jessica Lappin launched her candidacy for Manhattan borough president on Friday with endorsements from three of the Upper East Side’s elected officials. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Assemblymembers Micah Kellner and Dan Quart joined Lappin on the steps of Yorkville Community School, an elementary school Lappin helped open in 2009, to announce their [&hellip
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Tapped In: City Bus Grades, YMCA Drive, East River Boat Repairs, Free Christmas Gala

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town

No_School_Today GRADES FOR CITY BUSES City Council Member Jessica Lappin introduced a resolution to the Council on Monday that calls for a letter-grading system for buses. Like restaurant grading, Lappin’s measure would rate individual bus lines from A (excellent) to F (terrible) based on criteria like cleanliness, timeliness and seat availability. The idea for bus ratings [&hellip
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Tapped In: Town Hall Meeting, Winter Concert, City Bus Grades, Stringer Seeks Board

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

No_School_Today COUNCILMEMBER BREWER TO HOST TOWN HALL MEETING City Council Member Gale Brewer will host a town hall meeting for Upper West Side and Clinton residents on Tuesday, Dec. 18. The meeting will be an open forum for community members to speak to elected officials about quality of life issues in the neighborhood and to ask [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter: Cooper Union Protests, Menin Seeks BP Seat

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

Denis Bocquet_aa999c0885_b Cooper Union Protests  (The Cost of Free Education) Cooper Union is an institution that has prided itself on “free education to all” since its opening in 1902, and Cooper Union students, along with members of faculty, are taking great measures to maintain this. The school’s recent announcement of a plan to charge graduate tuition, and [&hellip
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Tribeca’s Fight for Affordable Housing

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

Council Menber Dan Garodnick Independence Plaza North residents who built the community hope to stay in it By Paul Bisceglio “When you see banners that say ‘luxury housing,’ you know something has gone wrong.” City Council member Dan Garodnick delivered this message in a news conference last week to a crowd of tenants in front of Independence Plaza North [&hellip
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