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Tapped In: Micro-Apt Design Winner, Fighting Heart Disease in Women, History Buffs Show

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

Apartment NEW WEBSITE MAKES GOVERNMENT MORE TRANSPARENT Want to know more about how city officials are spending taxpayers’ money? Now there’s a website that helps you follow the buck. The website, called Checkbook 2.0, was recently released by City Comptroller John Liu. City residents can now see inside New York’s purse and look up department payrolls, [&hellip
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City Council Members Plan to Launch CeaseFire Program

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News, Posts

There has undeniably been a spate of gun violence in New York City as of late. Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Councilmembers Fernando Cabrera and Jumaane Williams have announced their decision to launch the CeaseFire program, with the aim to reduce city gun violence. The CeaseFire program is a  “public health model designed to reduce [&hellip
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Conference Brings Together Local Business Owners: Small shops are taking steps to help us out of economic doldrums

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

490px-Charles_B_Rangel_Portrait By Charles Rangel I was pleased last month to convene an important and exciting conference that brought together uptown business owners with representatives of Washington federal agencies. The purpose of the event was to provide useful information on everything from writing effective business plans to competing for government contracts. More than 250 small business owners [&hellip
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