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Laura Spalter has been waiting — and working — a long time for this moment. And she was ready for the five members of Community Board 8’s nominating committee, keeping her hefty resume near her computer as she tried to connect with the people she hopes will help elevate her to CB8’s top spot: chair. more
June Eisland. Rosemary Ginty. And, depending on how the vote goes next month, Laura Spalter. more
The decision on who will succeed Rosemary Ginty as chair of Community Board 8 is almost completed after a nominating committee put its support behind vice chair and longtime board member Laura Spalter. more
The power of one. Generally a concept with positive connotations, talking about how any one person can make a difference. But there’s a flip side to that, especially when it comes to nursing homes and adult care facilities. And it’s one few of us care to even think about. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo must, especially in the middle of a pandemic. more
It’s hard to imagine hiring someone for a job without first sitting them down for an interview. But then again, it’s just as hard to imagine sitting someone down for an interview for a job they already have. more
It’s difficult right now to think of anything but coronavirus. But believe it or not, even with New York on lockdown, the world outside continues to move forward. Even government — or at least the closest we can get to government at the neighborhood level. more
From the warmer months until it starts to get cold, there’s not a Sunday that goes by between May and November where Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy on West 237th Street doesn’t host The Riverdale Y’s Sunday Market. It’s there early-morning shoppers can stroll through to pick up fresh produce, bread, pickles, and even the occasional handmade necklace or bracelet. more
When it became clear that nothing was going to stop the century-old Villa Rosa Bonheur apartments from becoming history, Stephanie Coggins decided she would make sure it was history her Spuyten Duyvil community would never forget. more
Horace Mann School administrators have withdrawn plans — at least for now — to renovate a landmark-protected home at 4456 Tibbett Ave. more
If there’s one thing anyone can say about a New Yorker, she’s well represented. At least as far as government is concerned. We’re talking the governor, senators, Assembly members, right down to the city council. But then there’s representation on an even more micro level — community boards. more
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