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Computer Thief

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An unknown man came into a computer store on Broadway on March 4th in the afternoon. He spoke with a tech employee, a 26-year-old man, about a phone issue. When the employee walked away, the perpetrator stole a laptop computer worth $1,087, and left the store. Police are on the lookout for a bald Hispanic [&hellip
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Lady Smarts: Instagram, Uncropped and Unfiltered

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lady smarts A serious malady is striking smartphone users around the city Are you between the ages of 18 and 35? Female? Male? If you answered yes to one of these questions, then chances are you’ve tried Instagram. Whether you’ve merely dabbled in the occasional filter here and there or are already a full-blown Instagrammaddict, I’d like [&hellip
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Down to ZERO: Students, Activists Renew Rally Cries

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0425-college-loan-debt_full_600 May sees Renewed Activism with “May Day” and “Occupy Student Debt” May has seen a renewed vigor for certain activist movements, namely “Occupy Student Debt” and, on May 1, “May Day.” For it’s part, the Occupy Student Debt movement renewed its protest efforts as collective student debts broke the $1 Trillion threshold, with rallies planned [&hellip
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Léman Manhattan Prep. Welcomes Newbery Winner

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Family, Our Town Downtown

Leman-Manhattan_2-300x225 Author Jack Gantos to Appear at Léman Manhattan Prep. School Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, located at 1 Morris St. in the Financial District and headed by school master Drew Alexander, will be opening its doors to Newbery medal winning author Jack Gantos on May 9. Leman Manhattan Prep., which is a K-12 school, has both a Middle [&hellip
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Hold Onto Your iPhone

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

Schumer and Kelly Look to Create Cell Phone Database to Crackdown on Rampant Thefts In our crime watch section, cell phone thefts are a common occurrence and are becoming an increasing strain on the NYPD. Last year, say police, almost 42 percent of property thefts involved a cell phone. And the fact that cell phones, [&hellip
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