For the millions of tourists who visit New York City from all over the world every year, Manhattan can be a confusing place- especially when the bus signs around Museum Mile seem to be contradicting each other.Borough President Scott Stringer called for a change today in the bus signs running along Fifth Avenue in-between 110th and 59th streets.
This weekend at the P.S. 11 William T. Harris School Garden, Borough President Stringer, the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board and the Citizens Committee for NYC, announced the 23 winners of the first-ever Manhattan community-scale composting contest. These 23 schools, community gardens, neighborhood associations and environmental groups received small grants of up to $750, to help their vision of a greener and more environmentally-conscious Manhattan become a reality.
This week Borough President Scott M. Stringer co-hosted a far-reaching conference at Baruch College in Manhattan on the future of New York’s infrastructure, bringing together leading experts from government, business, labor and academia to chart a plan of action for targeting issues on a local, regional and national level.
Today Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, joined by a coalition of parents, advocates and labor leaders, blasted the City’s proposal to slash 16,500 child care slots. He called the move “a cruel and cynical blow” to children, working families and the city’s wellbeing, as he participated in a press conference at the Chinese American Planning Council Chung Pak Day Care Center.
Photo credit: Don Small
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer visited the Canaan Baptist Church on Palm Sunday to encourage parishioners to participate in the 2010 Census.
Photo Courtesy of Joan Vollero
After more than 50 meetings over a 40 month period, The Community Task Force on NYU Development, led by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, released a comprehensive report that presents NYU with the Greenwich Village community’s top priorities for the university’s proposed expansion.
Photo credit: Joan Vollero
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer joined elected officials and health advocates on the steps of City Hall today to launch the Manhattan Smoke-Free Partnership, a new organization created to build upon the City’s success at reducing tobacco-caused death and disease within the borough.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and Council Member Jessica Lappin, Chair of the Council’s Aging Committee, visited the Hamilton Senior Center and the Hargrave Senior Center today to discuss issues affecting the elderly community in New York City.
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GrowNYC in conjunction with Go Green Lower East Side, an initiative of Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer, hosted Stop ‘N’ Swap today, a free swapping event to exchange unwanted clothes and household items. The four hour event was held at the Lower East Side’s Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center & Educational Center with about 200 people in attendance.
Photo credit: Keiko Niwa
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer attended the groundbreaking for the Lower East Side Tenement Museum’s New Visitors and Education Center—the Sadie Samuelson Levy Immigrant Heritage Center.
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