Second Annual Business Survey Shows Signs of Life on West Side

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Business isn’t booming yet, but commerce on the Upper West Side is definitely experiencing a comeback. That’s the consensus emerging from local business leaders and the conclusion indicated by West Side Spirit’s second business survey, conducted almost exactly a year after the first. The methodology this year was the same: Feb. 22, West Side Spirit [&hellip
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ETHICAL CORNER

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The New York Society for Ethical Culture wants the southwest corner of West 64th Street and Central Park West renamed “Ethical Culture Way” to mark the 100th anniversary of the group’s meetinghouse. “It’s a way to honor the work that the society has done for the last 130 years,” said Julie Blutstein, director of development [&hellip
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HEALTH CARE DECISIONS BILL PASSES

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In 2006, Lloyd Luntz, stepson of East Side resident Carol Rinzler, was admitted to a Philadelphia hospital with lung cancer that would eventually kill him. Luntz never signed a form that allowed family members to access medical records, forcing Rinzler and her husband, Perry Luntz, to battle doctors to get any information about their son’s [&hellip
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ASSEMBLYMAN GETS COMMITTEE

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Assembly Member Daniel O’Donnell was recently named chair of the Ethics Committee, a position that will put him at the center of one of the most hotly contested issues in Albany. In January, both Legislative chambers passed an ethics reform bill nearly unanimously. The bill would have required additional disclosures from legislators and those doing [&hellip
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