April 15, 2019 Weather: Sunny with a high of 62 degrees.
Free concerts and many other local events are on our calendar.
It’s Tax Day, don’t forget!
The CEC3 candidate forum to elect new parent leaders is Monday night at 6 at PS 242, 134 West 122nd Street.
Two of the UWS’ most famous buildings, the El Dorado and the Beresford, are installing Battery Energy Storage Systems — innovative systems meant to cut costs on electricity and reduce emissions. “We want to do the right thing in terms of environmental sustainability while driving energy costs down,” said Cathy Klema, the El Dorado’s board president.
An Upper West Sider is protecting the environment and making some money at it. George Pakenham says he’s made thousands of dollars filming people who break the law against leaving your engine idling for more than 3 minutes (or 1 minute in a school zone). “If a ticket is issues to a driver – a fine averaging $350 – the citizen who submitted it gets to collect 25 percent, or on average $88.”
Roderick Colvin was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of murdering his wife Shele Danishefsky in their 68th Street apartment in 2009. “A degenerate husband who prosecutors said was afraid he was about to be cut off from his well-off wife’s money was sentenced to life behind bars Wednesday for strangling her and framing it to look like an accident.”
Upper West Sider Carolyn White won Kenan Thompson’s Ultimate Comedy showcase on Sunday at Caroline’s comedy club. She was one of 16 comedians, ages 8 to 18, competing. “Oh my God, really?” she said when told by Pix11 that she won. “I’m so happy. I’ve always loved making people laugh. I’ve always loved making people laugh and wanted to be a comedian. This is really something.” Congratulations Carolyn!