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Back Nabber

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At a little after 10 in the morning of Saturday, May 4, a 27-year-old woman was walking down the street at the intersection of Broadway and 66th Street when an unknown perpetrator approached her from behind. He thrust an object into her back, saying, “Be quiet and give me your wallet.” She surrendered her wallet [&hellip
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Scaffold Score

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A 51-year-old man told police that some time between Friday, May 3 at 4:35 p.m. and Tuesday, May 7 at 9:30 a.m., TIRAK scaffolding motors valued at $18,000 were removed by unknown perpetrators from an elevated scaffolding area in front of a construction site on Riverside Drive. The location has video surveillance, and police are [&hellip
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Posh Perpetrator

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

On Wednesday, May 1, a 36-year-old woman living on Amsterdam Avenue reported that an unknown perpetrator with an aristocratic-sounding name had opened an online account. He then took $3,700 from her account and transferred it into his new account. The perpetrator had also visited a branch of her bank in Queens and taken $890 from [&hellip
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Community Calendar

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Community Board 7 Parks & Environment Committee meeting, Monday, May 20, 7 p.m., Community Board office, 250 West 87th Street. Community Board 7 Transportation Committee, meeting, Tuesday, May 21, 7 p.m., Community Board office, 250 West 87th Street. Community Board 7 Land Use Committee meeting, Wednesday, May 22, 7 p.m., Community Board office, 250 West [&hellip
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Brewer Picks Up Endorsements

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Upper West Side City Council Member Gale Brewer is running for Manhattan Borough President, and her campaign recently announced that she has received endorsements in that race from Assemblymembers Dick Gottfried and Brian Kavanagh, feminist writer and activist Gloria Steinem, former Council Member and Manhattan Borough President Ruth Messinger, former Lieutenant Governor Mary Anne Krupsak, [&hellip
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