Riverside Park Conservancy: Dutch Elm Disease Inoculation

Our Riverside Park Conservancy’s mission is to restore, maintain, and improve Riverside Park. As part of a generous grant from Greenacre Foundation, The Conservancy is undertaking inoculation of all American Elm trees and the elm varieties. Dutch Elm Disease is an incurable scou

Community Health Fair: August 16, 2014

Assembly Member Daniel O’Donnell is hosting the first of two Community Health Fairs on Saturday, August 16, 2014 from 12-3PM. It will be held in conjunction with Grant Houses Family Day on LaSalle Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue. Free blood pressure and foot screeni

Redesign of West End Avenue

Assembly Member Daniel O’Donnell announced the New York City’s Department of Transportation (DOT) redesign of West End Avenue from 72nd Street to 110th Street at a meeting sponsored by Council Member Helen Rosenthal and Community Board 7.  The proposed redesigning is a res

Electronic and Textile Recycling

The Lower East Side Ecology Center will be sponsoring an electronic and textile recycling event in our neighborhood,  The event will take place on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at Amsterdam Ave. between 109th and 110th Streets.  Here are guidelines on what items will and will not be acce

Cell Phone Drive: June 1-30

A donated cell phone can become a lifeline for an isolated or otherwise vulnerable individual who needs to call 911. Secure the Call is a charity with a single mission: to collect and convert as many old cell phones as possible into 911 emergency access phones. Bring your used cell ph

Community Issues: Assembly Member Daniel O’Donnell

<strong>Community Issues: Our Assembly Member Daniel O’Donnell has been active on issues important to our community.</strong> Assemblyman O’Donnell has introduced three bills which may interest you. First, Mr. O’Donnell introduced a bill that would protect vulnerable popul

The Community Corner: Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety

Information on Current Community Issues Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety As many of you are aware, we have had three pedestrian fatalities which occurred on Broadway, 96th Street and West End Ave. Wide, car-centric streets are the most dangerous to walk in New York City and Broadway has