Linda Rosenthal

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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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Myls' Law Got 'Lost in the Shuffle' in Albany, Backers Say

Bills intended to close a loophole that contributed to Myls Dobson's death didn't get support.

Upper West Side »

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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City to Cut Homeless Population at Controversial UWS Shelter by Half

Half of Freedom House's 400 homeless residents will be removed by Nov. 1.

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NYPD Needs to Boost School Security on Primary Day, Parents Say

Assigning one police officer to a school on Primary Day is not enough, parents and leaders argue.

Upper West Side »

Law Would Make Barring Tenants from Amenities a Civil Rights Violation

The proposal comes in response to rent-regulated tenants being barred from building amenities.

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Law Would Fine Landlords Who Bar Rent-Regulated Tenants from Amenities

A new bill calls for a $25,000 fine for landlords who bar rent-regulated tenants from using amenities.

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Fed-Up Parents Say Primary Day Causes Safety Risk at Schools

Parents said having so many strangers in local schools for elections is disruptive and unsafe.

Midtown »

Legislators to Introduce Myls' Law to Close Loophole in Child Safety Policy

The bill, sparked by 4-year-old Myls Dobson's death, requires police to tell ACS about a parent's arrest.

Upper West Side »

Pols Want Riverside School Named After Longtime Activist

A group of politicians is asking the DOE to name the new school after Madeleine F. Polayes. 

Upper West Side »

Apthorp Penthouses Would Ruin 'Buckingham Palace' of UWS, Residents Say

Residents said building penthouses equated to "adding gravy to a parfait" in testimony to  the LPC.

Upper West Side »

Animal Advocates Push Bill to Shutter 'Puppy Mills'

The bill would make it the city's responsibility to regulate the sale of inhumanely bred dogs. 

Upper West Side »

DOT Agrees to Improve Signals at Dangerous West 79th Street Intersection

Residents petitioned for changes to  West 79th Street and  Amsterdam Avenue to make it safer.

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Controversial UWS Homeless Shelters' Five-Year Contract Rejected

A pair of homeless shelters planned for West 95th Street were rejected by City Comptroller Liu. 

East Village »

Board OKs Rent Increase on Stabilized Apartments at Contentious Meeting

The Rent Guidelines Board voted to increase rents while angry tenants shouted at them.