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West End Ave. Historic District Progresses

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By Dan Rivoli The Landmarks Preservation Commission voted Nov. 16 to give West End Avenue historic district a public hearing. “Calendaring” a landmark proposal, which schedules a public meeting, is a crucial step toward full designation. In September, the Landmark Preservation Commission released a draft of their plan to protect buildings on West End Avenue [&hellip
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Fighting Hunger on the West Side

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Local food bank sees 50-percent increase in cases since 2008 By Gavin Aronsen Hunger is on the rise on the Upper West Side. Volunteers at the West Side Campaign Against Hunger prepared for one of its busiest periods of the year on a recent Tuesday, as they managed their final delivery of food just before [&hellip
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Bringing the Upper West Side to Albany

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Schneiderman, Cuomo hold first joint appearance By Dan Rivoli and Allen Houston While Republicans made a political comeback around the country, New York State Democrats fared relatively well. Andrew Cuomo is now Governor-elect, Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand trounced their GOP opponents and Tom DiNapoli held on to the State Comptroller seat
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Picking Up Wallet at Zabar’s

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A 39-year-old Upper West Side woman reported her wallet stolen while shopping at Zabar’s on 2245 Broadway and West 80th Street Nov. 6 at 3 p.m. She realized her wallet, containing $400 cash, was missing when she got to the register. She told police the wallet was likely taken by the man that bumped into [&hellip
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