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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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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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