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‘Hood Happenings

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Do you have news of a civic or neighborhood organization, church or synagogue, little league team, or a philanthropic organization? Whatever is going on in the neighborhood, Our Town wants to know and share it with our readers. Send your news to hoodhappenings@strausnews.com. Thursday, Aug. 8 The Wild Garden, a hands-on exhibition illuminating the history, [&hellip
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CORRECTION

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In a story in the Aug. 1 edition of Our Town, “Will York Avenue Ever Become One-Way?” Betty Wallerstein’s name was spelled incorrectly. We also stated that a traffic study was issued by Sam Schwartz LLP in 2007. However, the information that we received from former members of Community Board 8 and Rockefeller University was [&hellip
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‘Hood Happenings

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town

Do you have news of a civic or neighborhood organization, church or synagogue, little league team, or a philanthropic organization? Whatever is going on in the neighborhood, Our Town wants to know and share it with our readers. Send your news to hoodhappenings@strausnews.com. Israeli Folk Dancing Folk dancing and fun with Ruth Goodman at the [&hellip
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Isolated East Side Subway Stabbing Prompts Fear in Some But Others Unfazed

Written by Daniel Fitzsimmons on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit

Columbia sociologist says worry not warranted as urban violence is “quite rare” When a deranged woman stabbed a commuter with a steak knife on the uptown 6 train last week as it was pulling into the 59th Street station, it triggered fear in some commuters. Others seemed unfazed by the seemingly random violence. According to [&hellip
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Washington Square Park Gets Conservancy

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New public/private partnership will raise funds, maintain park By Adam Janos Manhattan’s Community Board 2 voted to approve the Washington Square Park Conservancy on Thursday June 20th, creating a private/public nonprofit entity that will raise funds to maintain the landmark. Executive director Sarah Nielson will play a dual role as head of the group and [&hellip
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