Posts Tagged ‘Linda Rosenthal’

Who Will Save Them?

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Pets

Politicians argue over best way to save beleaguered animal shelter system   Most elected officials and animal rights advocates agree that New York City’s public shelter system is desperately in need of reform. Shelters are grossly overcrowded and understaffed, the city spends only 10 percent of the Humane Society’s recommended $8 per capita on its [&hellip
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SWEET RIDE

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

April 16 was a very sweet day for some Upper West Side kids, when a traveling mobile maple exhibit visited Manhattan as part of the annual Maple in Manhattan Day. The event was sponsored by the New York State Maple Producers Association, and included visits from State Sen. Thomas Duane and Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal. [&hellip
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West Side School Picked for PCB Removal

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P.S. 199 will be part of a study to target and remove PCBs, a cancer-causing substance, throughout public schools in the five boroughs. Two years ago, the man-made chemical was found in the Upper West Side school, at 270 W. 70th St. between West End and Amsterdam avenues. An investigation revealed that the school was [&hellip
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Pioneering Sex Offender Bill in N.Y.

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

A state legislator wants to make sure that no more sex offenders get hired as building superintendents in New York. Assembly Member Micah Kellner said he introduced the bill after hearing that convicted sex offender William Barnason was working at three Upper West Side buildings, two on West 75th Street and one on West 73rd [&hellip
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