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Crime Watch

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

800px.Do_Not_Cross._Crime_Scene Compiled by Amanda Woods Street Fight A Friday morning dispute between two men—a driver and a pedestrian—quickly escalated into violence, until both men were arrested. A 38-year-old man told police that a 48-year-old man’s car nearly hit him as he was crossing the street. As retaliation, the pedestrian began punching the driver’s car. This offense [&hellip
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Crime Watch: Restaurant Robbery

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

Compiled By Amanda Woods Restaurant Robbery When two men in their early thirties walked in to a restaurant on East 77th Street on Friday at 8:15 p.m., a confrontation immediately broke out. The men walked down to the restaurant’s basement, where a store employee was putting money in the safe. One of the men, who [&hellip
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A Bumpy Ride on the Road of Betty White

Written by Bette Dewing on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Bette Dewing(as) As usual, several burning concerns need your attention and action, so as Bette Davis warned in All about Eve: “It’s going to be a bumpy ride.” The May 17 New York Times City Room blog post “A Target Older Than the Jokes at Her Roast” dismissed anyone “easily offended” by Friar’s Club roast jokes. The [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

crimewatch Dine and Dash and Attack Last Thursday evening, a 24-yearold woman entered a barbecue joint on West 72nd Street and ordered a meal  with drinks, totaling $79.20. When the bill was presented, however, instead of paying up, the customer decided to walk out. A restaurant employee chased the check-skipper and caught up with her at [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

CrimeWatch Home Invasion Last Thursday night, a masked man pushed his way into an apartment on West 81st Street, brandishing what appeared to be a silver weapon to the startled male victim who answered the door. The suspect, who police said is known only as “Anthony,” told his male victim to shut up and get on the ground, then went into the living [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Crime Watch West Side Spirit, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Courtesy of Buzz Bishop Not-So-Good Deed What should have been merely a touching example of a youngster helping out an elderly neighbor became the stuff of police reports last week. A 25-year-old woman jumped to the assistance of an 82-year-old man who was crossing a busy Upper West Side street last Thursday. By the time she had ferried the [&hellip
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