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Shades Shoplifted

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A man was arrested for shoplifting swanky sunglasses. At 3:19 PM on Monday, September 2, a police officer was informed by store security at a luxury department store on Madison Avenue that a 43-year-old man was in possession of a pair of stolen sunglasses. The man was searched, and two additional pairs of sunglasses were [&hellip
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Bottles Burgled

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A man was arrested after forcibly entering a commercial establishment and removing items without permission or authority. At 1:35 AM on Tuesday, August 13, a 27-year-old man was observed forcibly entering a commercial establishment on Fulton Street. Around two minutes later, he was seen leaving the location taking items which had not been in his [&hellip
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“Record-Setting” Driving Lap Around Manhattan Leads to Arrest

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A driver who allegedly posted an Internet video of himself speeding around Manhattan in just over 24 minutes is facing charges of reckless driving, authorities said Friday. According to a criminal complaint charging Adam Tang with reckless driving, Tang claimed he never went over 100 mph and ran only one red light at a pedestrian [&hellip
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Out & About

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Friday, September 13 Introduction to Novel Writing Workshop 2013 (1 session) African Voices, 270 W. 96th St, 6:30 PM – 8 PM, $20 plus $2.09 The introduction will offer an overview of the 8 session novel writing workshop. You will learn the basics of plot, characterization, point of view, voice, theme, dialogue, pacing and exposition. [&hellip
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Deadline for 9/11 Compensation Draws Near

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On Monday, September 9, local elected officals gathered to draw attention to the impending deadline for victims of 9/11 to register for benefits related to the Victims’ Compensation Fund (VCF).  The financial compensation available through the VCF applies to injured and ill 9/11 first-responders and survivors. Those sites include not only the World Trade Center, [&hellip
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P.S. 150 Avoids Move from Tribeca to Chelsea

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The New York City Department of Education has announced that it will not relocate P.S. 150, heeding the protests of parents, community leaders, and Lower Manhattan elected officials in their fight to keep the school in the neighborhood.  Earlier this year, the DOE proposed to relocate P.S. 150 in Tribeca to the future Foundling School [&hellip
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Flu Shots for Lower Manhattan

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This Saturday, September 14, Monte Sion Christian Church will be hosting a flu shot clinic from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at 297 East Third Street, between Avenues C and D on the Lower East Side. The clinic is sponsored and administered by Duane Reade pharmarcy and Manhattan Together, an organization comprised of members of [&hellip
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Out & About

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Friday, September 13 Rise Up Downtown 2013 10 Desbrosses Street, 9 PM – 1 AM, $195 plus $5.87 fee Fundraiser. Open Bar, Silent Auction, Panoramic Views. Live Music by Jim Roberti Band. A September 11, 2001 Commemorative Ball. Tuesday’s Children serves all those directly impacted by the events of September 11, 2001 — children, families, [&hellip
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Above-normal Blood Sugar Linked to Dementia

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New study shows link even in non-diabetic range There are many reasons to keep your blood sugar under control: protecting your arteries and nerves are two of them. Here’s another biggie: preventing dementia, the loss of memory and thinking skills that afflicts millions of older Americans. A study published recently in the New England Journal [&hellip
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