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East Side Crime Watch

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town

Very Sticky Fingers Police from the 19th Precinct arrested a man on burglary charges this week, closing a borough-wide pattern. The man was discovered inside a fast-food donut shop in the early morning, before the store opened, with a screwdriver and flashlight (what the cops classify as burglary tools) in his possession. He supposedly gained [&hellip
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East Side Crime Watch

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

Compiled by Megan Bungeroth Very Sticky Fingers Police from the 19th Precinct arrested a man on burglary charges this week, closing a borough-wide pattern. The man was discovered inside a fast-food donut shop in the early morning, before the store opened, with a screwdriver and flashlight (what the cops classify as burglary tools) in his possession. [&hellip
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Our Town: Notes From the Neighborhood

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Breaking News, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, Our Town

Compiled by Megan Bungeroth and Sean Creamer 2nd Ave. Air Quality Study Says “No Problem” MTA Capital Construction released the results of an air quality study last week that monitored the effects of construction activity between East 69th and East 87th streets along Second Avenue. The study and resulting report, by the consulting firm Parsons Brinckerhoff, found that [&hellip
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SOPA PIPA, People! The Bright Side of the Dark Side

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, Technology

Thank God for SoPi. I’ll tell you why. On the morning of Jan. 18, America woke up to a digital reenactment of real life as experienced by humans at the turn of the century. We were shaken. We called and emailed and berated our elected representatives. Surprisingly—given the recent string of questionable legislation passed well [&hellip
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The New Face of HIV/AIDS

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Breaking News

Downtown doctors fight a growing trend of new HIV infections in minority communities. By Penny Gray Back in the mid-1990s, when Dr. Tony Urbina was completing his residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Greenwich Village, he witnessed a major turning point in HIV/AIDS care. At the time, medication cocktails were just being introduced to the [&hellip
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Luxury Condos Slated to Replace St. Vincent’s Hospital

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City officials vote unanimously on transformation of Greenwich Village building By Andrew Rice The controversial plan to convert the St. Vincent’s campus in Greenwich Village from a vacant hospital building and lot to a luxury condominium with a school, medical center and public park space moved one step closer this week. On Monday, Jan. 23, [&hellip
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Council Passes Ban on Violation Stickers

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Breaking News

City politicians push through changes to parking regulations, Bloomberg likely to veto By Andrew Rice Parking, like finding a well-priced apartment, can be a frustrating endeavor in New York City. Last week, however, City Council passed a trio of bills, dubbed the Fair Parking Legislative Package, that could make life for car owners a little [&hellip
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