New School president choice Van Zandt is clearly academic
By Lincoln Anderson
After an often-tumultuous 10 years at the helm of The New School, Bob Kerrey is getting ready to step down as president at the end of December. In the meantime, his successor, David Van Zandt, is getting the lay of the land at the Village school, in preparation for taking over on Jan. 1, 2011.
At former Esperanza, garden activists hold out hope
By Jefferson Siegel
On the unofficial end of summer last weekend, the smell of sizzling veggie dogs wafted through the afternoon air as the environmental advocacy group Time’s Up! stoked the grill in El Jardin del Paraiso Community Garden on E. Fourth St.
A new (well, used) piano and new building on square
B.P. takin’ it to the streets once a week on L.E.S.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer talked to his constituents at Delancey and Essex Sts. from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 8, in the first of his Lower East Side street-corner mobile district offices.
Reading champs get to meet Yank champs at the stadium
Don Snyder, 76, artistic photog shot Coney, Leary
BY ALBERT AMATEAU
Don Snyder, a photographer whose images chronicled the 1950’s world of Coney Island and the alternative culture of the 1960’s, died Sun., Aug. 29, at the age of 76 in the Chelsea loft where he lived and worked for 50 years.
DASA’s passage caps decade-long effort on bullying
BY PAUL SCHINDLER
In a ceremony that brought together advocates for L.G.B.T. youth, members of the state Legislature and City Council, and other elected officials, Governor David Paterson signed the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) on Wednesday.
Judge to plaintiffs on St. Vincent’s: FYI, wrong court
By Albert Amateau
A federal bankruptcy judge last week canceled the State Supreme Court Freedom of Information lawsuit for documents relating to the state Department of Health’s closing of St. Vincent’s Hospital.
Art is the thread that weaves everything together
‘Hanging out’ on Clinton St., man dangles 160 feet up
The Sunday ‘seen’: Homer, Snowball and the Love Van
Principal in tent is intent on winning contest cash
By Bonnie Rosenstock
“It’s not exactly how I expected to end my summer vacation,” declared Mark Federman, principal of East Side Community High School.
P.S. 41 students’ banner day
Engineering a winning summer
School year’s almost here
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR
Age Is A State Of Mind
Through politics, activism, swimming & friends, 82-year old Ross Graham stays young
Sex Talk Eases Worries
By Angela Yeager
Men: Talk to mate, friends for better sex, not your doctor Women: It’s more complicated
A Life In Dark Humor
By Janel Bladow
Bite, wit & mayhem make Bill Plympton a funny guy
Marci’s Medicare Answers
Should You Wait To Retire?
By Edward A. Glenn
Time is money when it comes to deciding when to take Social Security