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DOE Kept Info on 'Dangerous' UWS School Secret, Officials Say

The DOE's withholding of information from the principal and parents is "disturbing," leaders charged.

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22-Year-Old Mural Restored on Upper West Side

The Alice Walker-inspired mural on West 92nd Street was restored by high school students this summer. 

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Yankees Manager Hands Out Lunches in Harlem Pool, Admits He Can't Float

Joe Girardi promoted the city's free lunch program at Lasker Pool in Central Park Thursday afternoon.

Upper West Side »

Pols Lament Exclusion of Broadway in UWS Historic District

Leaders and preservationists said not landmarking Broadway leaves it ripe for development. 

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PTA Wants to Dump Landmark Group's Education Program After Lawsuit

P.S. 166's PTA is fighting back against Landmark West's bid to stop playground reconstruction.

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$40K in Council Funds Earmarked to Prevent Tenant Harassment on UWS

The majority of complaints logged by Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal were housing-related.

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UWS Bike Safety Initiative Earns Nearly $10K in Council Funding

City Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal has given bike safety priority in her budget.

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More Than $200K in Council Funding Going to Benefit UWS Schools

City Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal has designated more than $200,000 toward local school funding.

Upper West Side »

Upper West Siders Push for Bill to Curb Construction Noise Near Schools

Locals gave lengthy testimony about the negative effects of construction noise on schools.

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Central Park Car Ban Should Be Extended Farther South, Pols Say

Residents and leaders would like to see the entire park car-free.

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Central Park Will Be Permanently Car-Free Above 72nd Street, Mayor Says

Bill de Blasio announced the northern section of Central Park would go car-free starting June 29. 

Upper West Side »

Upper West Siders Demand Bike Lane Ahead of Planned Rollout of Citi Bike

The board is worried new Citi Bike riders will get hurt without a northbound protected bike lane.

Upper West Side »

Ripped-Up Riverside Park Sidewalk to Get New Paving and Chess Tables

The sidewalk on Riverside Drive is uneven and needs repaving, the Parks Department said. 

Washington Heights »

Pols Want Hudson River Ferry With Stops in Washington Heights and Inwood

The ferry would stop at 178th and Dyckman streets, in addition to Harlem, Midtown and Upper West Side.

Upper West Side »

Mobile Food Pantry, Better Bike Path, Turf Field Slated for Funding on UWS

Thousands of residents voted for projects that will receive $990,000 in participatory budgeting funds.