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Ex-Con Who Robbed UWS Women In Their Buildings Arrested, Police Say

Howard Stokes followed two women into their buildings to rob them in October, police said.

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Man Follows Women Into Their Apartment Buildings to Attack Them, Police Say

A man followed two women into their apartment buildings, and robbed one last month, police said. 

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CB7 Committees Approve Proposal to Clear Central Park Entryway

Upper West Side locals want to swap a parking zone that affects visibility with a bus stop.

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M60 Bus Layover Spot Moves to Quiet West End Ave

The MTA is adding larger buses to the route and moving waiting buses to residential West End Avenue.

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Cab Smashes Into Scaffolding on Amsterdam Avenue

A yellow cab hit scaffolding at Amsterdam Avenue and West 106th Street, officials said.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Controversial UWS Nursing Home Names Groundbreaking Date, Report Says

Jewish Home Life says it will start construction on its 24-story nursing home in 2013, reports say.

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Columbia Hit-and-Run Victim Peyton Bell Released From Hospital, Report Says

Columbia student Peyton Bell is reportedly expected to be back at school for the spring semester.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Italian Jazz Singer Struck and Killed by SUV on Broadway

Italian jazz singer Daniela D'Ercole, 32, was struck and killed by an SUV on Broadway at West 106th Street late Thursday, authorities said.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Subway Service Disrupted for Evening Rush by Water Main Break

Commuters on the A, B, C and D lines should find other ways of getting home, an MTA spokesman said.

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Water Main Break Floods Central Park West, Cripples Subway

A broken water main at Central Park West and West 106th Street flooded streets, basements and subway stations.

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Upper West Siders Tread on Conservatives

Well-known sidewalk artist Hani Shihada was recently commissioned to paint portraits of Margaret Thatcher and other political figures.

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Change to Location for Controversial Nursing Home Doesn't Dampen Opposition

Nursing home Jewish Home Lifecare says it now wants to build its new facility on West 97th Street, instead of West 100th Street as originally planned.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Free Bike Helmets, Face Painting For UWS Families This Weekend

Families can pick up free bike helmets and enjoy music and art activities at events this weekend.

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Central Park Ticket Blitz Hurts Bike Store Sales

Upper West Side bicycle shops say they're losing customers because cyclists are avoiding Central Park.