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Soho School Principal: I Don’t Practice Santeria

Written by Matt Elzweig on . Posted in Education, Posts

A Soho principal paid a Santeria priestess to ward off “negative energy” at the public school. And investigators say she used school funds for part of the tab. Maritza Tamayo, the principal, claims it’s all a misunderstanding and that what appeared to be a voodoo doll was just a design project leftover from her predecessor. [&hellip
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Suspect in NYU Murder

Written by Matt Elzweig on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

Police have a suspect, a possible cause of death and a possible motive for the murder of 20-year-old Boitumelo “Tumi” McCallum, the daughter of two NYU professors who lived with her mother in a 4 Washington Square Village apartment where police discovered her body on Sunday night. Though an autopsy results were inconclusive, police reported [&hellip
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City Councilman Accused, Again

Written by Matt Elzweig on . Posted in Politics, Posts

As it turns out, fire may in fact be accompanied by smoke, or in the case of Queens City Councilperson Dennis Gallagher (R-Middle Village), a rape indictment by a separate sexual harassment allegation—from a second accuser. The New York Post reported today that a 23-year-old who volunteered at Gallagher’s office two and a half years [&hellip
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