Posts Tagged ‘Riverside Park’

Notes from the Neighborhood

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Bike riders power their way up 122nd Street during the 2012 Grant’s Tomb Criterium bicycle race on March 10. CHARITY RACE FOR 4-YEAR-OLD WITH RARE DISEASE Hundreds of Upper West Siders came out last Sunday to support 4-year-old Rafaella “Rafi” Lily Kopelan, running a 5K in her honor through Riverside Park. Kopelan was diagnosed with a rare genetic connective tissue disorder called epidermolysis bullosa (EB), a disease that makes it difficult for skin to [&hellip
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Tougher Enforcement

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To the Editor: This “law be damned” attitude by bikers (“Dismount Signs Ignored, Taken Down in Riverside Park,” Sept. 2) is the result of a long period of time when Park Dept. staff stood idly by (check Central Park, for example) while miscreant cyclists thumbed their noses at the rules. Result? Ambulances in our parks. [&hellip
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Friedman Remembered in Riverside Park

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By Samuel Chamberlain A plaque in memory of longtime Schwab House resident Dr. Bernard Friedman will be dedicated in a May ceremony in nearby Riverside Park. Friedman, who died Jan. 6 at the age of 93, was a popular resident who served on the co-op’s board of directors for 23 years. He was also remembered [&hellip
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Green Answer To Nature’s Call

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An “environmental” toilet facility may be coming to Riverside Park’s clay tennis courts, at West 96th Street. The plan features self-composting toilets, part of a system that would treat and compost waste on site. The facilities—which would likely include a men’s room with a stall and urinal, and a ladies’ room with two stalls—would run [&hellip
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