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'Trash-Strewn' Stretches of West End Ave. and Broadway to Get Extra Cleanup

Starting Oct. 1, workers from The DOE Fund will bag overflowing trash barrels and pick up litter.

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Public Design Commission Approves Controverisal UWS Playground Redesign

The PDC said the Parks Department only has to modify three benches before it gives final approval.

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New Kindergarten Class at P.S. 199 Sparks Overcrowding Fears

The DOE said it added 25 new seats to the popular school to accomodate a long waitlist this year. 

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Building Discriminates Against Older Tenants With Gym Ban, Complaint Says

Rent-regulated Stonehenge Village tenants have been blocked from using the building's gym.

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Safety Measures Coming to Deadly West End Avenue

The changes are expected to lessen dangerous turns and reduce speeding, the DOT said. 

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MAP: 52 Pedestrians Hit by Cars on West End Ave. in Past 2 Years

The city is preparing to unveil new safety plans Thursday for the residential corridor.

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Landmarks Rejects 'Bland' Design for 16-Story Tower Near Lucerne Hotel

The commission asked the architects to revise their design for 207 W. 97th St. 

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Traffic Changes Made to Intersection of Fatal UWS Crash, DOT Says

The department changed crossing times at West End Avenue and 95th Street after Jean Chambers' death.

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Family Demands Safer Streets at Vigil for Woman Killed at UWS Intersection

Jean Chambers was hit by an SUV while crossing West 95th Street at West End Avenue.

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Woman Struck and Killed Near Dangerous UWS Intersection

Jean Chambers was killed Thursday morning near an intersection that prompted a pedestrian safety law.

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Upper West Side Gets Additional Council Funding Under New Budget Rules

Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal secured nearly $145,000 more for her district this year.

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Seniors Rally Against Salvation Army's Sale of UWS Building

The Salvation Army is selling its West End Avenue building, forcing residents to move to East Harlem.

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Councilwoman Pushes Law to Pull Drivers' Licenses After Fatal Crashes

Helen Rosenthal wants to extend "Cooper's Law" to cover all New York drivers.

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City Council Passes 'Cooper's Law' to Yank Cab Licenses After Crashes

The bill revokes a cabbie's license in cases when they hit a pedestrian while breaking traffic rules. 

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Memorial Day Marked by Mayor at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

The ceremony honored those who have served and who continue to serve the country in the armed forces.

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