Posts Tagged ‘Upper West Side’

School Rezoning Plan Leaves Room for Charter

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By Dan Rivoli P.S. 145, is according to the Department of Education and Principal Ivelisse Alvarez, a good school. The city gave P.S. 145, located on 150 W. 105th St. between Amsterdam and Columbus avenues, a B in this year’s progress report card. Though the school received poor marks for school environment and student performance, [&hellip
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Plan Forces Parking Freeloaders to Pay

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By Dan Rivoli Should free meter parking on Sundays say its prayers? An Upper West Side business owner is trying to eliminate free Sunday parking in front of meters in the neighborhood–a practice the City Council instituted 2005 after outer borough religious leaders and their driving parishioners complained about having to leave Mass to feed [&hellip
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Woman killed in Motorcycle Crash

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A woman was killed and two people were injured when a van crashed into a motorcycle on Saturday around 10:30 p.m. The motorcycle, carrying a man and a woman, was traveling north on West End Avenue, while the van was heading south on West End Avenue and they met at 65th Street, according to police
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Sparrows Signal New Home

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When nature is sparse, street signs and schoolyards make the perfect nest—at least on the Upper West Side. A family of house sparrows has joined the latest slew of animals to find shelter in the neighborhood
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New Anti-Landmark Graffiti

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Anti-landmark graffiti is back on the church that is pitting neighborhood preservationists against the congregation’s leader. The message “Stop Gale Brewer’s Forced Landmarking” was painted on the sidewalk shed that hugs West Park Presbyterian Church, on West 86th Street and Amsterdam Avenue
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Who Gets In?

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District 3, which encompasses the Upper West Side and most of Harlem, currently has no high school that gives special consideration to area students—and the local parent council doesn’t like it. On June 17, the district’s Community Education Council and Presidents’ Council approved a request asking the Department of Education to give local students priority [&hellip
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