Posts Tagged ‘Upper West Side’

Carla’s Hall of Fame

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

‘THE CHEW’ CO-HOST DISHES ON LED ZEPPELIN, TAKE-OUT MENUS AND HER SIGNATURE MAC AND CHEESE BUNDLES By Angela Barbuti If you turn on The Chew each weekday afternoon, you will see Carla Hall’s warm personality, which she can’t help but blend into all that she cooks. Therefore, it is not surprising that the name of [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

images HOLIDAY NIGHTMARE A 66-year-old woman discovered that her jewelry had been stolen when she returned from a summer vacation to her West 71st Street apartment. The woman was away from her home visiting family from May to November, a time period in which she said numerous people had access to the upstairs level of her [&hellip
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Tapped In: Art of History, Tibet House, Symphony Space Co-Founder Dies

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

Joan Allen Reads At Symphony Space A HANDS-ON APPROACH TO LEARNING Creating an interactive learning experience for the children of the city, the New York Historical Society has developed a program that uses visual arts to educate students about New York and American history. “The Art of History” is a five-session program offered to different schools throughout the city. Combining art [&hellip
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San Diego School Raises Thousands for Hurricane Relief

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

ASSEMBLY MEMBER ROSENTHAL’S CALL FOR HELP INSPIRED WEST COAST SCHOOL When Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal sent out an e-mail to her constituents on the Upper West Side that explained how they could aid victims of Hurricane Sandy, she did not expect a response from San Diego. Rosenthal’s e-mail list, it turned out, was a bit dated. [&hellip
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PS 199 Creates Lifelong Learners

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Blackboard Awards

Photo By Emily Johnson Outstanding Grade School By John Friia The motto of PS 199—Jessie Isador Straus Elementary School, located at 270 W. 70th St.—is “Work hard. Be kind,” and Principal Katy Rosen explains the school strives to fulfill those words. Named after the former ambassador to France and president of R.H. Macy & Co., Jessie Isador Straus Elementary [&hellip
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West Side YMCA, Where Teachers and Parents Work Hand-in-Hand

Written by Ashley Welch on . Posted in Blackboard Awards, Uncategorized

bba_Westside YMCA Co-op Nursery School_Emily Johnson Outstanding Nursery School Almost 50 years ago, a group of parents in the Lincoln Center area of Manhattan decided they wanted greater involvement in their children’s first school experience and founded the West Side YMCA Co-op Nursery School. The school started as a single classroom with 30 children, one teacher and a daily parent assistant. [&hellip
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Toy Store Owner Devastated by Sandy, Embraced by Upper West Side

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Hurricane Sandy spared most of the Upper West Side, but it did not spare Donna Schofield. On Monday, Oct. 29, the Stationery Toy World owner was away from her West 72nd Street store and at home with her two children and father on Staten Island’s east shore. Floodwater was in her house, climbing toward her [&hellip
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Tapped In: Election Woes, Pizza Delivery Rape Indictment, Krims Start Fund

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

Barack Obama SANDY CAUSES ELECTION DAY WOES New Yorkers helped re-elect President Barack Obama, but not without some technical difficulties. The damages wrought on the city by Hurricane Sandy prompted New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to issue an order allowing evacuated residents to vote at any poll site in the state by using affidavit ballots. Many sites [&hellip
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