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No Surprises In School Crowding

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To the Editor: In response to “Waitlist Update: Extra P.S. 290 Class A ‘Band-Aid Soulution" (April 29), I want to cite some information from my letter-to-the-editor, “Condos Are a Burden on Our City"s Schools, published in this paper May 1, 2008. I wrote that over the years, I have witnessed several high-rise condo buildings erected [&hellip
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City Week: May 14–May 20

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Samuel Chamberlain Friday, May 14 Ballet Signatures's The New York Theatre Ballet recreates classic ballets by choreographers Antony Tudor, Frederick Ashton and Jose Limón as part of its “Signatures 10 show. An informal discussion follows the performances, which include Tudor"s experimental work “Trio Con [&hellip
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START-UP VISA BILL STARTS TROUBLE

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By Dan Rivoli The Carolyn Maloney campaign seemed none too pleased that the Congresswoman"s primary challenger was taking credit for a proposal to ease restrictions on foreigners who want to start a company in America. Reshma Saujani, a former hedge fund attorney, wrote an op-ed in the Huffington Post April 20 calling for a start-up [&hellip
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CITY COLLEGE’S NEW PREZ

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By Megan Finnegan The City University of New York will induct Dr. Lisa Staiano-Coico, former provost and executive vice-president of academic affairs at Temple University, as its new president Aug. 18. Staiano-Coico, an educator and researcher in microbiology and immunology, will become the university"s 12th president, succeeding interim president Dr. Robert Paaswell. A graduate of [&hellip
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Woman Bilked Out of Thousands

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A 42-year-old Upper East Sider was the victim of identity theft. The woman, who lives on East 81st Street between Lexington and Park avenues, reported to the police April 30 that $10,000 was taken from her bank account. Police said she got a call from Citibank that another woman was using her social security number, [&hellip
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Car Broken Into

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A 50-year-old man"s GPS device was taken from his 2006 Chevrolet. Police said that the man parked his car across the street from 67 E. 95th St., between Park and Madison avenues. When he went to his car April 29 at 7:30 p.m., he discovered that his driver"s side window was broken and the $350 [&hellip
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