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Trinity School files plans for Upper West Side expansion - The Real Deal Magazine (blog)

Upper West Side News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 14:16

Trinity School files plans for Upper West Side expansion
The Real Deal Magazine (blog)
The Trinity School is moving forward with a $21 million expansion plan on the Upper West Side, according to permits filed today with the city's Department of Buildings. Trinity is looking to add two stories atop the school's cafeteria and an adjacent ...

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Mayor Bill de Blasio shifts tone on charter schools, plugs universal pre-K - Examiner.com

Morningside Heights News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 13:38

Mayor Bill de Blasio shifts tone on charter schools, plugs universal pre-K
Examiner.com
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio softened his hard stance on charter schools and reaffirmed his commitment to quality education for all children in a speech at Riverside Church in Morningside Heights on Sunday. "We cannot continue a system predicated ...

Dave Brockie Dead: GWAR Frontman Dies At 50 - Huffington Post

Lincoln Square News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 12:44

Dave Brockie Dead: GWAR Frontman Dies At 50
Huffington Post
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dave Brockie, who as "Oderus Urungus" fronted the alien-costumed heavy metal band GWAR during graphic and fake-blood-soaked stage shows for more than three decades, has died. He was 50. Officers were called to Brockie's ...

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Supreme Court set to hear religious objections to health-care law - El Estándar

Lincoln Square News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 12:01

Supreme Court set to hear religious objections to health-care law
El Estándar
She negotiated with her rabbi to be the first girl to have a bat mitzvah at New York City's Lincoln Square Synagogue. "It was good, not great," she quipped. Much attention has been given to the religious makeup of the current edition of the Roberts court.

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Gentler Words About Charter Schools From de Blasio - New York Times

Morningside Heights News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:28

Gentler Words About Charter Schools From de Blasio
New York Times
It was perhaps fitting that Mayor Bill de Blasio found himself Sunday at Riverside Church, the neo-Gothic landmark in Morningside Heights: The church was long a cathedral of antiwar sentiment, and the mayor was looking to make peace. For weeks, Mr. de ...

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

UWS News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 10:56
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.

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MECHANIC: RATS NOW HUDDLING IN CARS FOR WARMTH, CHEWING ON WIRES

West Side Rag - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 09:57
It's not just humans and dogs who have had rough winters. Upper West Side rats have had it tough too.
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Best Summer Camps for Kids Who Love Music

UWS News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:54
Best Summer Camps for Kids Who Love Music

DNAinfo New York rounded up the best summer camps around New York City for kids interested in music.

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“Homeland” Actor James Rebhorn Dies At 65 - CBS Local

Lincoln Square News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:30

“Homeland” Actor James Rebhorn Dies At 65
CBS Local
“Homeland” Actor James Rebhorn Dies At 65. March 23, 2014 8:33 PM. View Comments. Actor James Rebhorn attends 'The Box' New York premiere at the AMC Lincoln Square on November 4, 2009 in New York City. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images) ...

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Morning Read: 'I Can't Always Figure Out Cuomo-Speak' - Politicker

Morningside Heights News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:25

Morning Read: 'I Can't Always Figure Out Cuomo-Speak'
Politicker
Bill de Blasio wasn't on hand to accept an award from the Council of Jewish Organizations breakfast yesterday, choosing instead to give an education school speech in Morningside Heights. “The mayor is sick ... He “called for a truce,” says the New York ...

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JUILLIARD PRESENTS INNOVATIVE MUSIC AND DANCE PIECES (SPONSORED)

West Side Rag - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 07:23
It's a packed week of events at Juilliard, with several music and dance performances.
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Wild car chase ends with pedestrian struck - myfoxny.com

Upper West Side News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 06:57

Wild car chase ends with pedestrian struck
myfoxny.com
NEW YORK (AP) - A pedestrian was injured after being struck by a vehicle fleeing the NYPD. Authorities say the driver led police on a wild chase through the Upper West Side, Central Park and the Upper East side Sunday night. The New York Post says the ...
Pedestrian Injured During Wild Manhattan Car ChaseNBC New York

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'Homeland' actor James Rebhorn dies at 65 - WKYC-TV

Lincoln Square News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:38

Telegraph.co.uk

'Homeland' actor James Rebhorn dies at 65
WKYC-TV
NEW YORK -- James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor in "Homeland," ''Scent of a Woman" and "My Cousin Vinny," has died. He was 65. Rebhorn's agent, Dianne Busch, said Sunday that the actor died Friday at his home in New Jersey. She declined to ...
'Homeland' actor James Rebhorn dies at age 65KRNV My News 4

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Trouble Recruiting Top Faculty? Promote Collaboration - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

Morningside Heights News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 01:03

Trouble Recruiting Top Faculty? Promote Collaboration
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)
At the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, the last week of February began with the announcement that Cathy N. Davidson and Ken Wissoker, from Duke and Duke University Press respectively, would be joining our faculty. It ended with the ...

From de Blasio, Gentler Words About Charter Schools - New York Times

Morningside Heights News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 00:48

From de Blasio, Gentler Words About Charter Schools
New York Times
It was perhaps fitting that Mayor Bill de Blasio found himself Sunday at Riverside Church, the neo-Gothic landmark in Morningside Heights: The church was long a cathedral of antiwar sentiment, and the mayor was looking to make peace. For weeks, Mr. de ...

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: LEONARD HINDELL

West Side Rag - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 20:33
Editor’s Note: As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill interviews and draws Upper West Siders. This is the fourteenth installment in our Portrait of a Neighbor series.
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