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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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Tapped In

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town, Uncategorized

NeighborhoodChatter Cornell Campus Gets its Start The CornellNYC Tech campus slated for Roosevelt Island has found itself one heck of an incubator. Earlier this week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Google CEO Larry Page and Cornell President David Skorton announced that Google will be lending, free of charge, 22,000 square feet of their Chelsea headquarters to the fledgling [&hellip
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The Upper East Side’s No. 1 Pizza: Numero 28 comes to the ’hood bringing gourmet pizza that trumps the slice places

Written by Linnea Covington on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Our Town

When you first walk into Numero 28 (1431 1st Ave., at 75th St., numero28.com) on the Upper East Side, you wouldn’t guess it’s only a couple of months old. The setting feels warm and inviting, with rustic wooden tables, exposed brick walls, candlelight, a cozy brick pizza oven and a grandmother walking around and checking [&hellip
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