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Police Arrest Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 15-Year-Old in Fort Hamilton Subway Station

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By Paul Bisceglio Police have arrested the unidentified mohawk-wearing Hispanic man who allegedly sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl at the Fort Hamilton N subway station in Sunset Park last month, ABC News reports. The perpetrator approached the girl from behind in the station at around 5 p.m. on May 31, said police. He grabbed her [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

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NeighborhoodChatter Compiled by Anam Baig, Megan Bungeroth & Sean Creamer EAST SIDE LAWMAKERS PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF PREGNANT WORKERS Last week, Upper East Side Rep. Carolyn Maloney joined three Democratic co-sponsors in introducing new federal legislation that would protect pregnant women against unfair job discrimination. Maloney joined fellow New York City Rep. Jerrold Nadler and two [&hellip
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Man Killed By L Train at Union Square

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According to a post by the Gothamist earlier this morning, an unidentified, 53-year-old black man was struck and killed by the L Train. The incident has been confirmed by the MTA and the NYPD. The Gothamist reports that the man was hit at the Union Square station by an 8th Ave bound train, and according [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

MargaretChin Lower East Side and Chinatown Chin Says Cuts to After-School and Daycare Programs Remain In response to Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s executive budget, Council Member Margaret Chin noted that while the mayor has committed to fund 2,600 teaching positions, the budget still includes cuts to daycare, after-school programs and other services in the Lower East Side [&hellip
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Community Turns Out For Squadron

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Comm.Convention.2012.Schumer By Courtney M. Holbrook State Sen. Daniel Squadron has a history of listening to his constituents’ concerns. Squadron helped secure $66.5 million in funds for the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation last week, and has supported bills for marriage equality and ethics reform in the past. These policy decisions came from “listening to the people and [&hellip
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