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Daytrippers

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10 things to consider when choosing a local camp By Meira Maierovitz Drazin Summer camp options include everything from specialty camps that focus on theater, sports or academics to general all-inclusive programs. In general, day camp is a wonderful experience for children of most any age, as it allows them to grow by making new [&hellip
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City Week: May 7–May 13

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Megan Finnegan Friday, May 7 Are We Alone?—The “Ethics in Film” group screens Contact (1997), followed by a discussion. In the film, Dr. Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster) searches for extra-terrestrial intelligence with the encouragement and romantic interest of author and Christian philosopher Palmer Joss [&hellip
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Meditations on Motherhood

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By Deirdre Donovan If Hallmark has the commercial cornered on Mother’s Day, a new art exhibition, Inspired: An Exhibition in Celebration of Mothers, hopes to revitalize the holiday’s heart and soul. Dana DiPrima, the show’s guiding force, says the concept evolved from her own tradition of sending annual Mother’s Day notes to friends and family. [&hellip
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Home Jewelry Heist

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Nearly $20,000 worth of jewelry and electronics was taken from a 31-year-old woman’s apartment April 26. Among the most expensive pieces of jewelry were a $5,000 diamond necklace and $5,000 pair of diamond earrings. The burglar also stole an iPod and a portable hard drive. The total cost of the stolen items was $19,250. Police [&hellip
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City Advances Speedy Bus Plan

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Resurfacing, signage will start to appear; complaints about Turtle Bay transit access By Rochana Rapkins Beginning this month, East Siders can expect street resurfacing to start on the first phase of the “Select Bus Service plan for First and Second avenues. Street repair crews will roll into Lower Manhattan and work their way up to [&hellip
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Hess Reflects on City’s Homeless Record, Looks to Future at Doe Fund

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By Charlotte Eichna Robert Hess seems to have always been helping people, whether it"s managing special needs housing in Philadelphia, running a thrift store for Disabled American Veterans in Baltimore's his hometown's or his most recent gig, New York City"s commissioner of homeless services. The Long Island City resident recently stepped down from that role [&hellip
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