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Frank McCourt H.S. Sending 97 Percent of First Graduating Class to College

Seniors at the four-year-old UWS school will be attending UPenn and Howard University. 

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Thief Uses Credit Card Stolen from UWS Apartment to Buy Pizza, Police Say

A thief robbed a couple in the middle of the night and charged one of the stolen cards for $35 in pizza.

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UWS High Schools Launch Journalism Project With Hopes to Go Citywide

A new student journalism program at the Brandeis High complex is bringing students a new sense of self.

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Center School Principal Follows Unique Approach to Middle School Education

Principal Elaine Schwartz believes in mixing grade levels and a specialized theater-focused curriculum.

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Residents Plagued by UWS Mosquitoes Still Worry About Health Threat

A meeting to address Upper West Side mosquito concerns left some neighborhood residents still fuming.

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Cloud of Mosquitoes Sucks on the Upper West Side, Residents Say

Mosquitoes are plaguing a stretch of West 84th Street, driving tenants mad.

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Comedy Legends Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara Branch Out for Tree PSA

Upper West Siders Anne Meara and Jerry Stiller filmed a public service announcement for MillionTreesNYC.

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Parents Lose Legal Challenge To Controversial Charter School

A judge cleared the way for charter school Upper West Success Academy to move into the Brandeis building, despite the protests of parents and officials.

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Judge Blocks Construction of Controversial New UWS Charter School

Upper West Success Academy is temporarily banned from moving into a space shared by five other schools.

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Parents Rally To Defend UWS Charter School Against Lawsuit

Parents spoke in support of Upper West Success Academy, the charter school some are trying to stop with a lawsuit.

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Parents to Rally to Support Charter School

With a lawsuit threatening to stop the opening of Upper West Success Academy, parents will rally to "save" the school.

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Upper West Siders Lash Out Against Charter School Plan

Upper West Siders say a charter school in their neighborhood will harm existing public schools.

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Protest Planned at Hearing on Controversial Upper West Side Charter School

Parents and others fighting a new charter school on the Upper West Side will rally before a Tuesday night hearing.

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Upper West Side Charter School Could Share Space With Five High Schools

A plan to put charter kindergartners in the same building as high school students raises concern.

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Skeptical Parents Grill UWS Charter School Officials

Parents questioned reps from controversial charter school Upper West Success Academy Thursday.

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