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Punished for Pot, Fieldston Seniors Hold an Anti-Prom on a Yacht

Written by Rebecca Harris on . Posted in A Trip Through the Archives, News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, NY Press Exclusive, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Ethical Culture Fieldston School. Photo by Andrew Schwartz. By Rebecca Harris When a group of New York prep school students were banned from attending their senior prom last month after getting high on a class trip, their parents were angry—some at the school administration more than at their kids, students say. Quick to lay down the law, one or several of those parents [&hellip
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Blackboard Awards: Jonathan Goldman, Beacon Students Remember Jon, Their Inspirational Teacher

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

By Laura Shin Later this month, the library at The Beacon School on the Upper West Side will be renamed The Jonathan Goldman Memorial Library, after an English teacher many say had a profound impact on the school and his many students over the years. “Mr. Goldman taught lasting lessons that stay with me some [&hellip
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Blackboard Awards: Lindsay Werner, Life Lessons from the South Side to the Upper East Side

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

By Stephen Santulli Lindsay Werner’s third-grade students read classics and Shakespeare. They can predict how much money their lemonade stand will take in on a particular day based on the temperature outside. These are some of the advantages of teaching in the rarefied setting of Philosophy Day School, a small private school of about 150 [&hellip
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Crime Watch: Restaurant Robbery

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

Compiled By Amanda Woods Restaurant Robbery When two men in their early thirties walked in to a restaurant on East 77th Street on Friday at 8:15 p.m., a confrontation immediately broke out. The men walked down to the restaurant’s basement, where a store employee was putting money in the safe. One of the men, who [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

By Rebecca Harris and Amanda Woods Purse Snatch A 33-year-old woman was taking a midnight stroll on the way to her East 90th Street home Tuesday morning when three women attacked her, knocking her to the ground in front of 303 E. 90th St. The three fled with the woman’s pink purse, containing her $220 [&hellip
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A Guide to the Rare and Quirky Shops of NYC

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

Shopping for hidden treasures on the Upper East Side By Amanda Woods and Megan Bungeroth Chain stores, traditional gift shops and well-established brand stores are easy to come by on the Upper East Side, but we set out to find something different: quirky, unusual shops selling something new and different. The stores we discovered range [&hellip
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Cuts Have Homebound Seniors Worried

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

New York City’s senior population is often forced to endure the threat of budget cuts to programs that help them, and this year is no different. One of the programs in line for a potentially severe cut is the case management program run by the city’s Department for the Aging (DFTA). The program’s proposed 2013 [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

CrimeWatch Thief on Wheels On First Avenue at E. 86th Street, an elderly woman was walking northbound on Saturday, May 19, at about 4 p.m. when a young man on a black mountain bike rolled up behind her and snatched a gold chain valued at $400 from her neck. After making the grab, the man took [&hellip
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