Posts Tagged ‘iPad’

Crime Watch: Failed Phone Theft; Missing Bag; Co-Worker Fights; Candy Store Burglary; Fake Employee

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

ipad Compiled by Paul Bisceglio FAILED PHONE THEFT A 14-year-old boy attempted to steal a woman’s phone on Wednesday, Dec. 12, but was foiled by a good Samaritan. The 33-year-old woman stopped along East 83rd Street to make a call at around 3:30 p.m. When she finished, the teen ran up and grabbed the phone from [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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

images STEALING FROM A DEAD WOMAN A recently deceased woman’s bank account was drained of $19,000 over the past year. According to the deceased woman’s granddaughter, three checks have been cashed in the grandmother’s name since June last year. The grandmother was 92 when she passed away in November, and lived on Amsterdam Avenue. The granddaughter, [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Sean Creamer on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town

crimewatch By Sean Creamer Break In, Steal, Repeat From Thursday, May 3 through Saturday, May 6, an unknown criminal broke into 18 different cars in the Upper East Side and stole personal effects ranging from loose papers to GPS devices. The robberies took place between East 94th and East 98th Streets on Lexington, Park, Madison, Third [&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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TV on the Aereo: Turn On, Tune In, Drop the Lawsuit

Written by Carib Guerra on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive, Technology

So this website called Aereo got sued by every major broadcast network. Why? Because this website Aereo let’s you watch broadcast TV channels whenever you want. And unlike Hulu or Netflix, where it’ll be days/weeks/months before new episodes come out, Aereo is actually TV. Right there, whenever you like, right in your browser, or iPhone, [&hellip
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Strand Book Store Remains Strong

Written by admin on . Posted in Books, Breaking News

By Georgia Suter Competition from tablets and ebooks have shaken the stability of many bookstores in New York and across the United States in the past few years. While a shift in the bookstore landscape started years earlier, with large chain booksellers forcing lesser-known independent stores out of business, the new digital shift is pushing [&hellip
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Still Just a Kid: Stan Lee Partners with 1821 Comics to Create New Adventures

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Blog, Books

By Sahar Vahidi Comic book giant Stan Lee’s Spider-man, the X-Men and the Hulk are just of his created fan favorites that have been around for generations. While riding high on his successful creations, Lee’s still at work and branched away from his mainstays with a new brand for 1821 Comics. During an exclusive interview, [&hellip
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