Daily News from New York, New York on July 4, 1976 · 639
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Daily News from New York, New York · 639

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Sunday, July 4, 1976
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CJl to 5 CO SUNDAYS NEWS of MANHATTAN and the BRONX -t ? 0 Cast 424 St. (212) MU 2 1234 Published every Sunday by New York Newt Inc., 220 East 4 2d St., New York,. N.Y. 10017. Roger Watherington, Regional Editor. WITH BRUSH IN HAND Mayor Beame rolled up his sleeves and helped a group of kids from Chinatown s PS 23 kick off a citywide eifort to spruce up community parks this summer. It w as part of a joint city-state program aided by two private organizations aimed at putting the neighbor back in neighborhood parks. We have a lot of admiration for the youngsters and adults who will be working side by side in this campaign. They come from diverse backgrounds, but they share one common bond ; a passionate love for this city and a resolve to keep it the apple of everyone s eye. - NEGLECTED WONDER We enthusiastically applaud the understanding philosophy practiced by the New York Botanical Garden. For its erowded community, it represents "a safety valve," according to president Howard S. Irwin, and there is free access for visitors, without fences, chains or other man-made crimps on uninhibited movement. ' , "There is enough regimentation in life without imposing it in the garden," he says. . - Excellent! But not enough New Yorkers avail themselves of this release from urban tensions. Half the visitors come from within a half-mile circle. Resolve that, at least once this summer, you will make a trip to this 250-acre paradise of plants and flowers. CITY ft HALL CALENDAR . Zoning, New Projects & an Auction Slated The Board of Standards and Appeals wiH hold its weekly public meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday on the ninth floor of 80 Lafayette St., Manhattan. - The board will decide on request by the Bellaciceo and Sons Bakery to add a floor and expand parking facilities at 217-44 98th Ave., Queens Village. ": Conversion et Worefcoose Also scheduled is an intitial hearing for a zoning variance request for the conversion of a six-story warehouse and factory into a residential structure at 76-84 Warren St, Manhattan. The board also will hear a request for a zoning variance to permit conversion of a first-floor and mezzanine area of an art and auction gallery into a health club at 18-20 E. 50th St, Manhatan. The Municipal Services Administration will hold its weekly auction of surplus city vehicles at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Ban-credit Service Agency, 126-30 Willets Point Blvd., Corona, Queens. The Board of Estimate will hold a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in City Hall. -The board will hear testimony on the initiation of capital budget projects, including such proposals -as the renovation and improvement of . school buildings and . playgrounds in all boroughs, the purchase of subway cars, improveent of the Staten Island Rapid Transit system, alterations to- buildings in the senior colleges in the City University system and tree rehabilitation in city parks and streets. "The City Council on Health, will meet at 9:30 Wednesday in City Hall. The committee will continue ks haring on proprietary hospitals. . . Community Planning Boards- - I Manhattan Board 1 bas announced that it will continue to hold regular meetings in July and August.' The board meets July 13 and Aug. 10 at & pan. at Pace University, Lower Level B. : Board 5 meets 'July 28 at 7 Pjh. at Wilkie Memorial Building, 20 W. 40th St. An open executive meeting of Board 6 will be held July 7 at 7 p.m. New York University Medical Center, 550 First Ave., Classroom B. Board 7 meets July 6 at 7:30 p.m. at John Jay College, 445 W. 5?th St, Room 131L Senior Program Gets 2G Village Visiting Neighbors, a West Greenwich Village community program which has dealt with the special problems of older people of the area since the spring of 1972, was been awarded at grant of $2,000 by ACTION, Federal Agency for Volunteer Service. There are currently 60 volunteers of all ages serving the program. Each devotes at least two hours a week to provide friendshop and a helping hand to the elderly in the community. The area covered by the program extends south from 14th St to Houston St and from the Hudson River east to Broadway. About 8,000 people, 65 years and older, live in the Greenwich Village community. According to the 197 census, this is 12 of the total village population. A 1971 survey indicated 5 of the local elderly are homebound. , Propose N.Y,Office f or Presidenl By BRYANT MASON Questioning the need for another luxury hotel in midtown Manhattan, critics of the proposal to build a swank hostelry behind the landmark Villa rd Houses clashed last week with spokesmen for the city's business and construction interests at- a City Planning Commission hearing. One opponent, who is a great grandson of the builder of the 90-year-old landmark, suggested converting the unoccupied structure into a regional executive office for the President. The men, Dim'tri S. Villard, proposed scrapi:; financier Harry B. Helmsley' efforts to build a 52-slory hotel adjacent -to the Villard Hjuses, located on Madison Ave., between 50th and 51st Sts. "In " the number one city, I tt"i that there should be an office for the President when he's away from Washington," added Villard. Oti.er critics maintained that there was enough hotel space in the area. Romaine Weil, who is vice-chairman of the Soaiety Against VHlard's Extinction, decried the City Planning Commission's draft of a resolution for preserving the Houses while also permitting the hotel project She stated that the resolution was "unenforceable" and "incoher- Kids to Hear Sammy Sing Sammy Davis Jr., Cab Calloway and Calloway's daughter Lael headline a benefit for the H a r I e m-Dowling Children's Service on Wednesday. The service is a nonprofit child welfare agency in central Harlem that helps unwed mothers and fathers place children in foster care or adoptive homes. The concert to be held in Carnegie Hall will be witnessed by 1,000 underprivileged kids whose tickets are being furnished by the Friar's Club and Harrah's nightclub in Reno. i 3 CUSTOM " - DwwnstrtfiM Fitted cunai.M SPECIAL OFFER '85.Q0 fir 8u Sofa I Twt Chairs u Seconal CsJiitsS5 II Cntt Plastic t Honor Bnk. Americerd Bx., Man.. Skim. Oueen J-1IJ 3S-M Rear 71M1 St.. arm. H.Y. 1m riajl.e. Kit VMtf PI. U aTMMt "Fierie feti" tnn, mnt - mhrMli, flflillt t'i sKter? luln w CstVafl. tiiyl crt. ttatrat Crjttjl ctear fltfteM ' Writtei itknr U. Itw Frict! I In nnn ALL INSTRUMENTS TAUGHT RY. SCHOOL OF MUSIC 54th Year) Open 1 p.m. to 9 pja. 1 122 Madison Ave. (83rd St.) W Eut 144 Street f Phone? TR 9-5151. ent" because the wording does buildings. The structures were not adequately spell out what's designed in the Italian Renais- to be protected when the pub- sance palazzo style by the firm lie is given access to the five of McKim, Mead and WThite. WAREHOUSE SALE FROM STORAGE TUES-WED & THURS. (CLOSED THIS MON BI CENTENNIAL HOLIDAY) MANY SUITABLE WALL-TO-WALL EVERY RUG CLEANED A MOTHPROOFED AT A FRACTION OF ORIGINAL COST THOUSANDS TO CHOOSE FROM PARTIAL LISTING t14 ROSE SCULPTURED ...J10.6C ! 4 BiJ 6 ORANGE TWEED 18.09 lliH.4 GOU SCULPTURED . . . 10.00 8 3x10 5 BLUE VELVET 19.95 9x12 BLUE VELVET. 19.95 7x10 S RUST TWEEO 19.96 11.2x11.1 GREEN VELVET -. 29J6 10 8x11.3 GREEN SHiG 39.96 1l.4i1(.( BEIGE TIP SHEAR 39.95 liiU.3 GREEN PLUSH 29.95 1x14.4 GREEN VELVET .. '39.95 11x9 8 GREEN PLUSH ... 19.95 11.6x15 IIGHT GREEN SCULPT . . 3955 3x12 BUCK SCULPTURED... 69.98 SxIS RED TWEED PATTERN . . 49.96 I. 5x13.9 BLUEGREEN SHAG ... , 49 M 10x15 RED SCULPTURED .... 49.95 3x12 RED SCULPTURED .... 49.95 17x13 ROSE PLUSH 49.95 9x12 GREEN ORIENTAL DES . . 49.96 13.6x16' GREV SHAG (WOOL) OVAL 69.95 9.5x14 5 GOLD TWEED SHAG.. ... 59.95 ID 6x13 S BROWN TWEED LOOP . . 69.95 II. 5x19.9 GOLD LOOP 69.95 18.4x19 PURPLE Vam 69.96 INDOOROUTDOOR CARPETING '1.98 SQ. YD. 12.1x13.3 3x15.2 12x14.10 12x15.6 12x15 12x15 133x15 12x15 12x19 184x15.3 12x15 12x11 12x18 12xlS 12x14 12x18 12x18 12x18 12x18 12x18 15x18.2 12x18 13x22 15x19 11x22 BLUE, GREEN SHAG...' GOLD TWO TIP SHEAR . OFF WHITE PtUSH . VELLOW BLACK DES . . RED BLACK LOOP ... GOLS'BRBWN TWEED . OFF WHITE VELVET... RUST LOOP (NEW) . .. BLUE GREEN LOOP . . RED BLACK SHAG ... WHITE SCULPT SHAG . BLUE VELVET GREEN VELVET (NEW) . SREEN VELVET i, : V. BEIGE. BROWN SHAG . . CANDT STRIPE RUST SHAG (NEW) . . . GOLD VELVET (NEW) . . GOLD TWEED SCULPT . BEIGE SCULPTURED . . GREEN PLUSH BLACK, WHITE SCULPT. CELERY GREEN VELI . GOLD TWEEO LOOP .. BLUE SHAG . 69.56 . SS.9S . 69.95 . 79.95 . 79.95 . 7J.J6 . 79.95 . 79.95 .. 79.96 . 19.95 . 79.96 . 98.50 . 98.50 .9160 . 98.50 . 96.50 . 98.E0 . 96.50 . 96.50 . S&60 .119.96 .119.96 . 139.96 . 159.96 . 129.95 GRASS CARPETING FOR PATIOS '3.95 SQ. YD. MILL ENDS nr. 423 NEW RUGS TRIAL RUNS 2.95 t""" IRREGULARS! SQ. 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