Posts Tagged ‘West Side Express’

CALLING ALL HITCHCOCK LOOKALIKES

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If you look like Alfred Hitchcock, the late horror-film director-or just know someone who does-snap a picture for the first annual Alfred Hitchcock Look-a-Like contest. The contest, which ends Sept. 16, will coincide with Hitchcock month. Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps  on Broadway, which is holding the contest, will select four finalists who will be [&hellip
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NEW YORKERS SPEAK OUT

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If you have something to say about your block, neighborhood, borough or city, Citizens Committee for New York City wants to know. Citizens Committee is asking Manhattanites from now until Oct. 13 to tell stories about life in their neighborhood, including the good, the bad and the ugly. Groups that collect 100 surveys will receive [&hellip
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CARE FOR 9/11 RESPONDERS

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Reps. Jerrold Nadler and Carolyn Maloney held a rally on Sept. 8 in front of 7 World Trade Center to push the federal government to provide health care for first responders to the Sept. 11 attacks who live outside the New York metropolitan area. The officials protested the federal government’s delay in offering benefits for [&hellip
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SCHOOL ON THE MOVE

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The Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan, a private Jewish school, is moving to a permanent home at 805 Columbus Ave., on the southeast corner of 100th Street. The new facilities will be part of the Columbus Village development now under construction at Park West Village, between Columbus and Amsterdam avenues from 97th to 100th streets. [&hellip
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ANIMAL TESTING LAW

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Companies can no longer use animals when testing chemicals and cosmetics if a valid alternative method is available, according to a new law signed by Gov. David Paterson. The bill, sponsored by Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal, died in a Senate committee earlier this year but was recently revived. The law is the third of its [&hellip
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