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NY: Breast-Feeding Boutique in Feud With Condo Board

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

For legions of lactating women in one of Manhattan’s most productive precincts, it has become an essential destination: a place to buy breast pumps and BPA-free bottles, and to bond over the myriad challenges of what is supposed to be the most natural thing in the world.
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Recreational Use

On a sunny afternoon, with a light breeze blowing in from the ocean, a dapper, impeccably dressed man got down on all fours and stared intently at the bocce ball sitting before him on a verdant, closely cropped grass court.  After a deep breath and a slight sigh, he bent closer to the ball and slowly, painstakingly began pushing it with his nose toward the fare end of the court.  Cheers and laughter accompanied him as he slowly paid a debt to his fellow board members, staff and neighbors in this un-named association in South Carolina.

According to the property manager, this board member was so sure that 100 people wouldn’t sign up to use the community’s new bocce court, he announced he would push a bocce ball with his nose if they did.  He hadn’t been alone.  The community’s decision to put in a bocce court instead of expanding its tennis facilities had been contentious and supported by the barest of majorities.

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