VALDES SCULPTURES MOVE FORWARD

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A proposed installation of bronze sculptures along the Broadway Malls got one step closer to final approval after Community Board 7’s Parks and Preservation Committee voted 7-0 in favor of approving the project at its March 11 meeting. The full board is now scheduled to consider the proposal at its April 6 meeting. If approved, [&hellip
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Inside Bank Job

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A teller was arrested March 11 for stealing from the TD Bank branch at 1995 Broadway and West 68th Street. Police said that Wendy Hernandez, 37, was making fake deposits into customers’ accounts, then withdrawing the money for herself. She is suspecting of engaging in the scheme since October 2009. Hernandez, who was charged with [&hellip
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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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