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Repsol Removed

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By Jerry Danzig In the evening of Friday, April 26, a 37-year-old male loaned his motorcycle to a friend. When the motorcycle owner returned the following morning to the parking spot on Riverside Boulevard where his friend had returned the cycle, he found the bike missing. Police were unable to locate the missing motorcycle. The [&hellip
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No Account

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By Jerry Danzig In the evening of Tuesday, April 24, a 32-year-old male living on W. 75th St. reported that when he had his credit checked recently, he discovered that an unknown person had opened a cell phone account using his personal information. $5,000 in merchandise had been charged to the fraudulent account. The victim [&hellip
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Library Looted

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By Jerry Danzig At around noon on Monday, April 8, an unknown perpetrator walked into an open room in a public library on Amsterdam Avenue and removed two laptop computers without permission. Video footage is available for review. LoJack theft-recovery software was installed on the laptops. The value of the laptops stolen totals $4,
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Air Lift

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By Jerry Danzig In the evening of Thursday, April 4, a 20-year-old woman went to check out in a chain grocery store on Broadway. She then discovered that an unknown perpetrator had taken her laptop from her purse when she had left it unattended in her shopping cart. The computer, an Apple MacBook Air, lacked [&hellip
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Community Calendar

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

Community Board 7 Preservation Committee meeting, Thursday, May 9, 6:30 p.m., Community Board office, 250 West 87th St. Community Board 7 Housing Committee meeting, Monday, May 13, 6:30 p.m., Community Board office, 250 West 87th St. Community Education Council District 3 Overcrowding/Space Utilization Committee meeting, Mon. May 13, 5:30-7 p.m., topic is proposed DOE sale [&hellip
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Tom Duane Endorses Wymore for City Council

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

Former New York State Senator Tom Duane announced his endorsement on Monday of Mel Wymore, Democratic candidate for New York City Council, District 6. “Mel has been an effective, courageous and inclusive leader as a community and neighborhood activist,” said Duane. “I am truly excited to see his passion and advocacy amplified for the Upper [&hellip
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City Getting Greener

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

There are exciting new ways that NYC is becoming more environmentally friendly – and still more we can all do. By Dan Garodnick In my tenure in the City Council, I have worked hard to push the envelope on ways to protect the environment — from authoring the City’s Green Energy Code, to requiring new [&hellip
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Forced exercise may still protect against anxiety and stress

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Being forced to exercise may still help reduce anxiety and depression just as exercising voluntarily does, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder. Past studies have shown that people who exercise are more protected against stress-related disorders. And scientists know that the perception of control can benefit a person’s [&hellip
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Parks Kick Off Paths to Pier 42

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On Sunday, State Senator Daniel Squadron, Manhattan Borough Parks Commissioner William Castro, the Lower East Side Waterfront Alliance, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and Community Board 3 opened part of the new waterfront park at Pier 42 on the Lower East Side for interim recreational use with a Waterfront Community Day and the launch of [&hellip
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