Posts Tagged ‘West Side Express’

ROSENTHAL GETS PERFECT SCORE

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The League of Humane Voters of New York City gave Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal a perfect score on her votes and bills relating to animal welfare. Rosenthal sponsored three successful animal-related bills that are now law. The laws grant orders of protection to pets, force manufacturers to label products made with real or fake fur, [&hellip
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CHIPOTLE FUNDRAISER

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Before the new Chipotle at 25 W. 45th St. officially opens, the burrito chain will hold an Oct. 29 fundraiser for Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, based in Tarrytown, N.Y. The center is an agricultural nonprofit organization that is focused on community food production and consumption. Each person who donates $5 between 5 [&hellip
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BUTTERFLY EFFECT

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Jessica Alonso and Kaya Durran, students from the Goddard Riverside Head Start Program, use a magnifying glass to get a closer look at an owl butterfly inside the American Museum of Natural History’s Butterfly Conservatory. The conservatory, which houses up to 500 butterflies in a space filled with lush foliage and blooming tropical flowers, will [&hellip
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VERDI PARK CLEAN UP

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Following complaints about the homeless population and cleanliness in Verdi Park, the city has taken action to clean up and clear out the West 72nd Street and Broadway space. The Parks Department has stepped up maintenance and most of the homeless have accepted services courtesy of Goddard Riverside Community Center. Council Member Gale Brewer said [&hellip
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PRESERVING WEST END AVE.

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The Upper West Side already has seven historical districts in place to preserve the neighborhood’s character. But Landmark West, a preservation group, wouldn’t mind having one more. “West End Avenue is like Central Park West of Riverside Drive: it’s one of the grand residential boulevards of the Upper West Side,” said Kate Wood, executive director [&hellip
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BOARD OF OFFICERS FOR CB7

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Community Board 7 elected several new members to officer positions at a full board meeting on Oct. 7. Helen Rosenthal, the sole candidate, was re-elected as chair. Out of a five-candidate field, the board elected three members to the vice chair slots: Jeffrey Siegel for the first vice chair, David Harris for second and Miki [&hellip
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NADLER AS OBAMA IN DEBATE

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Presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain will debate on Staten Island—sort of. Rep. Jerrold Nadler will represent the Illinois senator in a debate alongside McCain-substitute Greg Menken, a former aide to Gov. George Pataki and executive director of the Republican Jewish Coalition. The debate will take place at the Congregation B’nai Jeshurun in Staten [&hellip
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HIGH SCHOOL FAIR

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Parents still undecided about their 8th grader’s plans for high school they can attend the Manhattan High School Fair this weekend, on Oct. 18 and 19. There will be information sessions about the school admission process throughout the day. The Manhattan location for the citywide fair is Louis D. Brandeis High School, 145 W. 84th [&hellip
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