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Brick Oven Burglary

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By Dan Rivoli East Side Brick Oven Pizza, at 1159 Third Ave. between East 67th and 68th streets, was burglarized April 26. Cops said the intruder forced open a sliding glass window to gain entry. The burglar also broke the glass display case, but nothing was stolen
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Broken Windows

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By Dan Rivoli A man was shoved through a glass window April 28 after an altercation. The 35-year-old victim, from Brooklyn, was arguing with someone in front of 1143 Second Ave. and East 61st Street at 12:10 a.m. Police said the Brooklyn man was being uncooperative with his attacker, refusing to state what the dispute [&hellip
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Parking Problems

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By Dan Rivoli Two men got into a fight about parking on East 64th Street between First and Second avenues. Police said that April 27 at 11:20 a.m., the two men were arguing when one pushed the other to the ground and said, “That"s what you get. The assaulted man refused medical attention. There was [&hellip
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More Missing Motorcycles

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By Dan Rivoli A 43-year-old man who lives on East 83rd Street reported that his motorcycle was stolen April 22. The owner told police he chained his black 2008 Suzuki motorcycle to a metal pole on the northeast corner of First Avenue and East 83rd Street at 7:30 p.m. When he returned the next day [&hellip
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Stolen Identity

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By Dan Rivoli A 57-year-old woman was a victim of identity theft. The woman, who lives on East 85th Street, reported to police April 23 that someone had opened an HSBC credit card in her name earlier in the month. She never received a card, but was sent a $1,890 bill
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Pick-Pocketed on Train

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By Dan Rivoli A 49-year-old woman was pick-pocketed April 26 on the Lexington Avenue line at East 60th Street. Around 2:45 p.m., she realized her wallet was missing, and rushed out of the train to cancel her cards. The thief tried to use her debit card but was blocked from taking money. Her wallet also [&hellip
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Happy Mom’s Day

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Pay homage to that nice lady who raised you by ditching an outdated label By Daniel Meltzer Forget about Baby Jane, what ever happened to Mother? Who, under the age of 70, refers to his or her female parent as “mother any more? Why, then, do we still call it “Mother"s Day when they are [&hellip
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In Wake of Subway Stabbing, Concerns About Crime on Public Transit

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In a blast from the not-so-fondly-remembered past, violent gang activity spilled out of Central Park into Manhattan subway stations last week, with one of the teens involved in the altercation getting stabbed. According to the New York Post, the trouble began when one gang confronted another in Central Park. One group fled, heading down into [&hellip
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