December 4, 2017 Weather: Mostly sunny, with a high of 54 degrees.
A fun free concert by the Mendelssohn Glee Club and more local events are on our calendar.
The Catholic school admissions process started early this year and people can tour schools on Tuesdays. “The remaining Touring Tuesday dates are: December 5, January 9, January 30 (takes place during Catholic Schools Week), February 13, March 13 and April 24, from 9 a.m.-11 a.m., or by appointment.” Learn more and apply here.
Revered Metropolitan Opera conductor James Levine was suspended “after three men came forward with accusations that Mr. Levine sexually abused them decades ago, when the men were teenagers…The accusations of sexual misconduct stretch back to 1968.”
A Columbia dorm was evacuated last week after a fire.
Murders in NYC are down 17% this year. “As of December 1, there were 259 murders. Last year, there were 313. New York is on track to have fewer than 300 murders for all of 2017 in a city of 8.5 million people.”
An event at a local health center spread cheer this weekend. “The annual event hosted by the William F. Ryan Community Health Network brought out hundreds of its under-served clients for a special winter wonderland at its West 97th Street center – one of the organization’s 18 sites across the city.”
A West Side Rag commenter made it into a Post story on poop-scooping. “‘Ed Koch (under whose administration the pooper scooper law was enacted — and vigorously enforced) has got to be rolling in his grave, which will likely be covered soon with you-know-what,’ an Upper West Side resident commented last month on the West Side Rag blog.”
And here’s our head-scratcher of the day. How did a massive car part end up in the 81st Street B and C train subway station?
There’s a piece of a car body in my subway station pic.twitter.com/q5s6pHbqnc
— Kate Hinds (@katehinds) December 4, 2017