Increased Crime and Quality of Life Concerns in the West 90s

Neighborhood Consensus: Crime was up this summer.  Auto larcenies, trespassing, burglaries, armed robberies, thefts and assaults diminished our quality of life.  Many criminal incidents went unreported to the Police.  If you see something in the neighborhood, call 911. Tired of…

City Council Candidates Address West 90s Issues

What our City Council candidates think about West 90s issues, including the West 95th Street mega-shelter (See full interviews in today’s West Side Rag) Tuesday’s election is not just for Mayor.  On Tuesday, we will be electing a new Council…

URGENT: Hepatitis A & Dog Walking Alerts

Dog walking alert: Herbicide spray this week means tree pits and vegetation along Riverside Park 91-95th is off limits to our furry companions URGENT: NYC Health Dept Hepatitis A ALERT If you purchased fruit at West Side Market Broadway 97-98th St.…

95th Street Shelter: Court Battle Heats Up

Shelter Court Battle Heats Up – What The Times Doesn’t Tell You An article by David W. Chen in this morning’s New York Times reports on the lawsuit that the Bloomberg administration filed Thursday challenging Comptroller John C. Liu’s right…

N90’s Files Lawsuit Against the City

N90s Sues City As DHS Rejects Comptroller’s Rejection of West 95th Street Shelter Contracts On Monday, Neighborhood In The Nineties, Inc., a neighborhood association representing renters, SRO tenants, co-op, condo and building owners as well as local retailers in the…

Update: Crime, etc… and the West 95th Street Shelters

  NEIGHBORHOOD UPDATE: City taxpayers are paying 70% of the cost of the Bloomberg Administration’s “hotels for the homeless” program! While the City enriches its former DHS Commissioner with a sweetheart deal – neighborhood quality of life is being compromised.  Now that the cameras…