We Need Your Support to Help Puerto Rico

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Dear Friends, The Manhattan Youth community shares the concern with New Yorkers everywhere about shortages and the slow pace of recovery in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. Our own community learned how helpful donors and volunteers can be after September 11, 2001 and Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Already, the young people on our Manhattan Youth […]

‘Senators, Congressmen — Please Heed the Call…’

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In the month following the Valentine’s Day Massacre in Parkland, Florida the national stereotype about teens has been sorely challenged. We’re not just about decorating the gym for prom night. We can charge forward on serious issues and effect change with lightning speed, while seasoned politicos remain stuck in the muck that they throw at […]

TO the editor: I’m not looking to diss a Pier.

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To the editor,   I’m not looking to diss a Pier.    The new Pier 25 in Tribeca is very nice, clean, and filled with children under 12 and their parents.  But this is not at all the old Piers 25 & 26 – not even close. It  is generic, cold and sadly void of […]

The Children’s Crusade

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I was one of more than 500 students from Lower Manhattan schools who left our classrooms at 10:00 am on Wednesday morning and assembled in the streets outside to raise our voices in grief and protest, on the one-month anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida that ended 14 young lives. At my school, […]

Giving credit where credit is due

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To the editor: In Monday’s BroadsheetDAILY, I was quoted expressing concern that the financial presentation that the BPCA promised to provide at Monday’s Open Community meeting would not be a deep enough dive. But, they did it!!! Using illuminating PowerPoint slides, BJ Jones, President and COO, gave a terrific explanation of the creation of the Authority, […]

Sing Praise For the Parks

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To the editor:   I enjoyed your recent piece, “‘Sustainability and Safety; Collaboration and Character’:  Fourteen Questions for BPCA President Benjamin Jones,” but was dismayed to read that the wonderful staff who tend to the public spaces in Battery Park City described as “the unsung heros of the BPCA.”  Unsung?!  Well let the
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RiverWatch

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Sunday, April 15 MS Fram          Outbound am; New England/Canadian Maritimes Norwegian Breakaway Inbound 7:15 am; outbound 3:30 pm; Repositioning (Transatlantic to Portugal/Ireland/France/UK) Friday, April 20 Artania Inbound 9:15 am; in port overnight Saturday, April 21 Anthem of the Seas       Inbound 6:00 am (Bayonne); outbound 3:00 pm; Port Canaveral, FL/Bahamas
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Steven Amedee Gallery Kyle Simon ~ What a Little Moonlight Can Do

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In the distant past the night sky was sacred and frequently absent from paintings.  It was not until Galileo’s insistence that the heavenly bodies could be examined scientifically that painters of the Renaissance more readily incorporated the cosmos into their work, without the preordained confines of religious symbolism. Steven Amedee Gallery is proud to
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Congestion Pricing

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To the editor:   Re:  “Is Congestion Pricing Plan Stalled?” A few months ago, I wrote a letter to this publication regarding the congestion encountered when walking or biking across the Brooklyn Bridge, putting the blame on the vendors who set up shop along the narrow walkway. The problem with traffic throughout NYC streets will […]

11TH ANNUAL TRIBUTE TEACHER AWARDS AND REMEMBRANCE OF FEBRUARY 26, 1993

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The 9/11 Tribute Museum will mark the 25th anniversary of the first attack on the World Trade Center by honoring teachers who create inspiring lessons to educate students.  For the past 11 years, the 9/11 Tribute Museum has honored teachers from across the United States for the innovative lessons they have created to introduce students of all ages to the […]