Downtown Hospitals Merge

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New York-Presbyterian Hospital announced last Monday that it will be merging with New York Downtown Hospital to expand health care services to the neighborhood of 75,000 residents. New York-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, as the 180-bed community clinic will be renamed, remains the only hospital in Lower Manhattan. New York-Presbyterian Hospital has teamed up with Columbia University’s [&hellip
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Statue of Liberty Reopens

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The Statue of Liberty finally reopened on Independence Day months after Superstorm Sandy swamped its little island as people across the U.S. celebrated freedom and President Barack Obama urged citizens to live up to the words of the Declaration of Independence. The statue’s reopening Thursday was a sign of recovery as the nation celebrated its [&hellip
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Dell Knell

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An unknown man entered a business office on Broadway and stole three Dell laptops at 10:50 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25. The thief used the building elevator to gain access to the fifth floor, pulling on the front door handle several times before gaining access to the premises. He then walked through the office and [&hellip
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Did Weiner Plan Twittergate?

Written by Tom Allon on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

A far-fetched but plausible alternate reality for the mayoral candidate By Tom Allon Imagine that for more than a decade you’ve been plotting to become Mayor of New York City and you’ve been blocked from that path by the wealthiest man in town. You’re a reasonably well-known congressman, but your name probably won’t resonate in [&hellip
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What’s Up With That?

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

Why were some local high school students left hanging after taking their Regents exams? New York City high schools were in an uproar last week with the delay of certain Regents exam scores. As a result, there were certain students who didn’t get to walk at their high school graduations. At Lower East Side Prep, [&hellip
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