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Top Stories of 2009

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As 2009 draws to a close, we thought we’d paw through our archives to dig up some of the more interesting stories that we covered during the past 12 months. From swine flu to Lincoln Center renovations and unexpected Hudson River air activity, there was rarely a dull moment in Manhattan, especially on the West [&hellip
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FORDHAM EXPANSION APPROVED

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The City Council gave final approval to Fordham University’s expansion of its Lincoln Center Campus. This ends the months-long public review process that started with hearings at Community Board 7. “We are pleased, naturally, that the City Council recognizes the importance of Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus to the local community and to the city,” said [&hellip
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‘NO’ TO FORDHAM PLAN

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To the Editor: As an alumnus of Fordham Lincoln Center and a native West Sider, I believe the Spirit misses a citywide concern: the role of universities as real estate developers rather than institutions of learning (Jan. 29 editorial, “Fordham Needs to Grow”). Columbia, NYU and others have chosen to rely on their not-for-profit and [&hellip
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BOARD 7 REJECTS FORDHAM PLAN

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In a blow to Fordham University’s plan to expand its Lincoln Center campus, Community Board 7 unanimously rejected the school’s development proposal in a Jan. 21 full board vote. The board acted on a resolution passed by the Land Use Committee last month, however, last week’s vote took the rebuke a step further and altered [&hellip
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NO LOVE FOR FORDHAM

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Fordham University’s plan to expand its Lincoln Center campus hit a snag last week when Community Board 7’s Land Use Committee voted unanimously against the project. The plans were frequently referred to as a “fortress” by local residents and elected officials who attended the Dec. 16 meeting. Fordham wants to expand the campus to meet [&hellip
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