Posts Tagged ‘upper east side’

Tapped In: Sandy Aid; Fire Fatalities; Ed Potter Award

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

fire Compiled by Paul Bisceglio NADLER, CUOMO ATTACK DELAY IN SANDY AID The House of Representatives’ failure to vote on a $60 billion Hurricane Sandy disaster aid bill last week prompted a number of angry responses by local elected officials representing the storm-ravaged city. “This is a betrayal of the millions of Americans who are struggling [&hellip
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Newtown Tragedy Evokes Calls for Gun Control from Local Politicians

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

flickr-2914911278-hd In the immediate aftermath of the devastating and deadly elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., New York City elected officials lamented the deaths of so many young children and pointed to the tragedy in a cry for increased gun control legislation at the national level. Last Friday, a lone gunman, identified as 20-year-old Adam Lanza, [&hellip
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Tapped In: Town Hall Meeting, Winter Concert, City Bus Grades, Stringer Seeks Board

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

No_School_Today COUNCILMEMBER BREWER TO HOST TOWN HALL MEETING City Council Member Gale Brewer will host a town hall meeting for Upper West Side and Clinton residents on Tuesday, Dec. 18. The meeting will be an open forum for community members to speak to elected officials about quality of life issues in the neighborhood and to ask [&hellip
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Tapped In: Caroling, Probation for Madam, Delay for Evictions

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town

housingamnesty_kevinCremin_AA CAROLERS TO SING ON EAST 64TH STREET The East Sixties Neighborhood Association (ESNA) is sponsoring a musical holiday celebration on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The association will welcome the Goode Time Carolers, a sought-after caroling group that performs in Victorian costumes inspired by A Christmas Carol author Charles Dickens, at TD Bank’s rotunda at the northeast [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

images PICKPOCKET PANDEMIC The Upper East Side’s 19th Police Precinct warns locals that there has been a large number of pickpocketing thefts on buses in the neighborhood, particularly along Madison Avenue. Pickpockets are bumping into riders on the bus and secretly stealing belongings. To combat such thefts, NYPD recommends the following: Use handbags with zippers and [&hellip
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At Home With Padma

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

Padma_Cover 2763 The ‘Top Chef’ TV goddess dishes on single motherhood, the rumor mill and her never-fail diet By Nandini D’Souza Wolfe Padma Lakshmi has had quite a year. The model, mother and Top Chef host has been traveling non-stop, and only just returned to her East Village apartment from the Emmys in Los Angeles, where her [&hellip
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Tapped In: Newspaper Recycling, No More Gas Rationing, UES Video Game

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town

kidsareawesome NEW INITIATIVE TO RECYCLE NEWSPAPERS East Midtown Partnership and the New York City Department of Sanitation recently announced a newspaper recycling initiative. The program added 21 custom-designed receptacles on East Midtown street corners between East 50th to 61st Streets and Second and Madison Avenues. The 31-gallon receptacles, which cost around $1,350 each, collect newspapers and [&hellip
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Is Memorial Sloan-Kettering a Good Neighbor?

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

4182 CB8 QUESTIONS THE CANCER TREATMENT CENTER’S WILLINGNESS TO HEAR PUBLIC OPINION ON NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECT By Paul Bisceglio Memorial Sloan-Kettering counsel Shelly Friedman frustrated the Upper East Side’s Community Board 8 at its full-board meeting last Wednesday, Nov. 14, by refusing to hold a second public hearing on the environmental impact of the recently announced [&hellip
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