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M.T.S. Opponents Turn Attention To Health Concerns

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town

Pledge 2 Protect rallies school kids while doctors send protest letter to health commissioner Opponents of the 91st St. waste transfer station have opened a new front in their effort to kill the Upper East Side project. Pledge 2 Protect, the main group fighting the garbage station, focused attention last week on the health effects [&hellip
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OP-ED: A Play Date With The Rich And Famous

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

By Lorraine Duffy Merkl There are celebrities among us. With the start of the new school year, I’ve noticed a few escorting their young, uniformed kids to our tony Upper East Side institutions. As I now have a college sophomore, and high school upper classman, back to school has become a less hands-on venture. I [&hellip
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Seawright Wins Primary for Upper East Side Assembly Seat

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

Seawright, center, campaigning earlier today with Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney. Rebecca Seawright has won the Democratic primary for the 76th Assembly district, representing the Upper East Side and Roosevelt Island, according to preliminary results from the New York State Board of Elections, with 86 percent of precincts reporting. With the latest results showing that she took 46 percent of the vote, Seawright will now run in the primary race [&hellip
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Eleventh Hour in East Side Assembly Race

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

Democratic Assembly candidates on the Upper East Side make last ditch effort to come out on top Upper East Side A day before voters go to the polls, the four Democratic candidates vying to replace Assemblyman Micah Kellner on the Upper East Side are pulling out all the stops and preparing their Primary Day strategies. [&hellip
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Opponents Pledge More Arrests to Fight M.T.S.

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

Vows of further protests follow a construction accident at the East 91st Street site Yorkville Last Wednesday morning, a rogue jackhammer chisel sailed through the air, crashed through a window, and landed right in the middle of a neighborhood’s fight to stop a nearby garbage station from being built. The day after the construction accident [&hellip
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Kellner Loses Some Support Over Harassment Claims

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News Our Town

NYSRepMicahKellner After sexual harassment claim, Assembly Member Micah Kellner, a city council candidate for the Upper East Side, retains party support while losing some key endorsements Accusations of sexual harassment against Assemblyman Micah Kellner (D-76) have eroded support he once had in his bid for city council. Over the past two weeks, since the New York [&hellip
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The State of Public Libraries

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Local libraries supportive of midtown renovations, speak out against budget cuts The New York Public Library system is facing major changes and not everyone is happy about it. The Committee to Save the New York Public Library (NYPL) has been rallying to stop the Central Library Plan, a plan to consolidate the Mid-Manhattan and the [&hellip
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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

gift guide wine cheese_OT Whether traditional or more unique—we’ve found several ways to treat your mother to something special this year By Helaina Hovitz Course Horse Classes on the UES www.coursehorse.com, $5 off any class with code: LOVEYAMOM. Has mom always talked about wanting to learn something new, but can’t seem to find the time? Take the initiative for [&hellip
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