EVENT: Staten Island's Hidden History unfolds in the Fall

“Realms of History: The Cemeteries of Staten Island”A Book Talk & Signing with Patricia M. Salmon, New Dorp Branch, New York Public Library, 309 New Dorp Lane. Tuesday, September 26, 6:30 p.m. Free.RSVP: 718/727-1135 x123 or [email protected] Discover the burial grounds of Staten Island! Native American, Slave, homestead, and immigrant graveyards will all be discussed, […]

ALERT: Contact Mayor Bloomberg & Speaker Quinn for Transparency in Land Use decisions

Mayor Michael R. BloombergCity HallNew York, NY 10007PHONE 311 (or 212-NEW-YORK outside NYC)FAX (212) 788-2460E-MAIL: http://www.nyc.gov/html/mail/html/mayor.html Speaker Christine QuinnCity HallNew York, NY 10007PHONE: (212) 788-7210FAX: (212) 788-7207E-MAIL: http://www.nyccouncil.info/rightnow/contactspeaker.cfm Dear Mayor Bloomberg & Speaker Quinn: New York City needs your help. Everyday, we are losing our historic buildings and the irreplaceable character of our neighborhoods to […]

NEWS: Meanwhile, Columbia revises M'ville plans (a little)

from Metro New York:http://ny.metro.us/metro/local/article/Columbia_modifies_Harlem_plan/3724.html Columbia modifies Harlem planby amy zimmer / metro new york AUG 1, 2006 WEST HARLEM — In an effort to appease residents who fear Columbia University’s expansion plans will dramatically alter the landscape here, the school sent one of its planners to Community Board 9 last night to present changes they’ve […]

NEWS: Report on the PS 64 Rally

amNew York: http://www.amny.com/news/local/am-skul0801,0,3723850.story?coll=am-local-headlines Protestors vow to save East Village landmarkBy Lensay AbadulaamNewYork Staff Writer August 1, 2006Acknowledging they are currently powerless to stop the destruction of a East Village landmark, community members Monday rallied yesterday outside the 1906 school building, vowing they’ll find a way to save it. The site’s developer, Gregg Singer, obtained an […]