Posts Tagged ‘marc landis’

City Council Hopefuls Tackle UWS Issues

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Upper West Side Seven candidates vying for Gale Brewer’s District 6 seat in the council came together at a recent forum to debate how they would address pressing Upper West Side concerns By Beth Mellow In a crowded upstairs room at Council House on West 72nd Street last Thursday evening, six Democratic candidates, and one Green party candidate [&hellip
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Protecting Reproductive Choice: It’s a New York City Issue Too

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

marc-landis-fb By Marc Landis In New York City, many people assume that the battle for reproductive choice takes place in “flyover states”—and certainly not in our own backyard! Yet these assumptions were proven incorrect again just a few days ago. Last week, the Daily News reported on the closing of a surgical center in Sunset Park, [&hellip
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Race For Campaign Cash Heats Up

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Politics, West Side Spirit

800px-Money_Cash The 2013 City Council race may seem like a far-off event to average residents, but in the political sphere, the competition is already heated. The Upper West Side will be seeing candidates vie for a wide-open Council seat next fall, as Council Member Gale Brewer will be finishing her third and final term. While Brewer [&hellip
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