Posts Tagged ‘Liz Krueger’

Night of 1,000 Electeds at East 60s Meeting

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town

Last Sunday, dozens of Upper East Siders braved the icy rain to attend the annual East Sixties Neighborhood Association (ESNA) meeting, coming together to hear from a slew of elected officials and talk about the big issues facing their neighborhood in the coming year. City Council Members Jessica Lappin (who reps the eastern portion of [&hellip
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Wing and a Prayer

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in A Trip Through the Archives, Breaking News, News Our Town

East Siders hold out hope as hero pilot Capt. Sully joins fight to stop 91st St. garbage station.   Opponents of the East 91st Street Marine Transfer Station (MTS) planned by the city are joining forces with a seemingly unlikely ally, the Friends of LaGuardia Airport. What residents against a trash facility in their neighborhood [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

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

Ahigial Lee Zhou plays chess at the P.S. 6 Chess Tournament 2012 on March 11. Compiled by Megan Bungeroth and Grace Ragi HOSPITAL APPOINTS LGBT HEALTH LEADER Beth Israel Medical Center announced this week the appointment of nationally recognized LGBT health expert Barbara E.Warren, PsyD, as director of its newly established LGBT Health Services program. Warren will work to develop partnerships between the hospital and local LGBT organizations and continue [&hellip
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Redistricting Plan a Game of Mirrors

Written by admin on . Posted in Editorial, On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town

Liz Krueger, Senator- D (NY) “Only a nonpartisan solution accurately reflects the voting publc,” – Liz Krueger by Liz Krueger Two years ago, I committed to vote against any redistricting plan unless it was developed through a nonpartisan redistricting process. I stand by that commitment, and not just because our current process is flawed. Not surprisingly, both houses’ majority parties [&hellip
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Gov. Signs Illegal Hotels Bill

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

By Alice Robb A new law will protect New York City tenants and tourists from the dangers of illegal hotels. The bill, sponsored by State Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Member Richard Gottfried, was signed into law July 23 by Governor David Paterson. For decades, landlords have exploited ambiguous wording in state and city laws [&hellip
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Behind the Curtain

Written by admin on . Posted in On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column

No matter how the State Senate debacle turns out, one thing is for sure: the curtain has been lifted, and what we are seeing is truly disgusting. Think about the words “representative government.” The word “representative” has two important components: “re” and “present.” Yet it turns out that the last thing the Democrats or Republicans [&hellip
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