Posts Tagged ‘Our Town’

East Side Crime Watch

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

Compiled by Megan Bungeroth Very Sticky Fingers Police from the 19th Precinct arrested a man on burglary charges this week, closing a borough-wide pattern. The man was discovered inside a fast-food donut shop in the early morning, before the store opened, with a screwdriver and flashlight (what the cops classify as burglary tools) in his possession. [&hellip
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Our Town: Notes From the Neighborhood

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Breaking News, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, Our Town

Compiled by Megan Bungeroth and Sean Creamer 2nd Ave. Air Quality Study Says “No Problem” MTA Capital Construction released the results of an air quality study last week that monitored the effects of construction activity between East 69th and East 87th streets along Second Avenue. The study and resulting report, by the consulting firm Parsons Brinckerhoff, found that [&hellip
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What Obama's State of the Union Means For New York

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Opinion and Column, Our Town, West Side Spirit

By Alan S. Chartock In politics, there is an old saying: “First you have to win.” A corollary is “Winning is everything.” Another companion idiom in American politics is “There are no co-winners.” I was speaking with someone the other day who said that in the American presidency, Democrats get the chance to be either [&hellip
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Value Content Over Style

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Opinion and Column, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Heed those who see the big picture By Bette Dewing Hey, journalists Jeff Greenfield and Mark Barabak, don’t call yourself “old fogies” because you think that televised debate audiences shouldn’t react verbally, and chuck that ageist label. It implies that decorous behavior in an era of loud mouths is somehow regressive. This comment was made [&hellip
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East Side Crime Watch

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town

Assault with a Tasty Weapon While sitting in a bar innocently sharing drinks with friends late on a Saturday night, a woman was suddenly beaned with a plastic condiment holder. The victim and her friend said an unknown man threw the container in her direction and fled the scene. The bar’s manager said that the [&hellip
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