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UWS Pedestrian Collisions Up More Than 70 Percent This Year, Police Say

The 24th Precinct has seen 36 crashes involving pedestrians so far this year, police said.

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Traffic Changes Made at UWS Corner Where 9-Year-Old Was Killed

The lights leading to the intersection of West 97th Street and West End Avenue have been retimed. 

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Councilwoman Wants UWS Street Renamed for 9-Year-Old Killed in Crash

Cooper Stock, 9, was killed when a cabdriver failed to yield while the youngster crossed the street. 

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Stray Voltage Forces ConEd to Shut Down West 93rd Street, Officials Say

West 93rd Street between Riverside Drive and West End Avenue was closed to traffic Monday. 

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Calhoun School Reveals Redesign of Controversial West End Ave. Building

The redesign, which involves a new all glass level, struck some residents as out of place in the area.

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Councilwoman Pushes Law to Yank Cabbies' Licenses After Pedestrian Crashes

Helen Rosenthal is calling for an automatic taxi driver license suspension after a pedestrian accident.

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Family of 9-Year-Old Killed by Taxi Wants Cabbie's License Yanked

Cooper Stock's family wants the city to take the cabdriver who killed the boy off the road.

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Upper West Siders' Shock Turns to Rage at Vigil for Pedestrian Deaths

Residents and elected officials gathered to mourn Cooper Stock and Alex Shear.

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UWS Leaders Demand Immediate Traffic Changes After Pedestrian Deaths

Residents and members of CB7 want immediate updates at the sites of the fatal crashes. 

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Sewing Group Revives Lost Art of Stitching Through Community Service

Two sewing fanatics are bringing generations together to create shared projects. 

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'Eyesore' Penthouses Proposed for Famed Apthorp Blasted by Community

Residents and Community Board 7 railed against the new penthouse plan Monday night. 

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'Shock Jock' Makes Last-Minute Entry Into UWS City Council Race

Aaron Braunstein, who is also a boxing promoter, is the eighth candidate seeking to replace Gale Brewer.

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New Ticket Collection System Proposed for M86 Bus

Community Board 7 members want fares collected off the bus to make service faster. 

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West End Avenue Rental Building Sells for Record $52.5 Million

The 498 West End Avenue, near 84th Street, is the most expensive of its size, realtors said.

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Inclusive UWS School for Special-Needs and Typical Learners Expands

Confounding skeptics, The Ideal School is integrating special-needs and typical students and expanding. 

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