Local Buzz, 10/1/10


Sunday: The Ultimate Block Party in Central Park
My Upper West

Food at the Tavern
West Side Spirit

Seven Upper West Side Schools Get Almost $4 Million in Grant Funds


October 4, 2010, at 10am at 250 Broadway (bet. Park Place and Murray St.): New York City Council Governmental Operations Committee (Council Member Gale A. Brewer, Chair) hearing on the new voting machines and the challenges that arose on Primary Day 2010. All welcome. Info: Matt Gewolb, Esq. mgewolb@council.nyc.gov

Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 8:15am is the Schools Unite Network’s Fourth Annual Safety Conference at the 92nd St. Y (Lexington Ave) to discuss valuable tools and resources to help empower your kids and protect them from street crime, bullying and more. Schools Unite Network’s Annual Safety Conference is presented in cooperation with NYPD in Manhattan North. Info: TinaConnelly@SUNnyc.org

General Information/Announcements:

GrowNY Greenmarket: You can drop off old clothing so it does not end up in a landfill: FRIDAYS, 97th Street Greenmarket, 8am-2pm, W 97th & Columbus

Community Board 7 held a hearing on Sept 22, 2010 regarding improvements to pedestrian safety at 71st Street and Broadway. The Department of Transportation will implement the changes beginning spring 2011.


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