Posts Tagged ‘Vance’

Gov. Cuomo Proposes Reduced Penalty for Public Possession of Marijuana

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

Cuomo seeks to loosen marijuana policies, while some lawmakers call proposal too lenient By Paul Bisceglio Get caught with a joint hidden in your pocket in New York and you get a fine. Get caught with a joint tucked behind your ear or lit in your hand and you get arrested. Concealed possession of 25 [&hellip
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27-year-old Convicted in 2009 Lower Manhattan Office Building Homicide

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Uncategorized

Joseph Pabon, a 27-year-old former handyman at a Rector Street skyscraper, was convicted on Monday, Apr. 2, of killing a 46-year-old co-worker in their office building and then allegedly stuffing her body in an air duct. According to a press release distributed by the city’s DA’s office, almost three years ago on the evening July [&hellip
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Election Briefs

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Cyrus Vance, Jr. finally received a public endorsement from his old boss, retiring District Attorney Robert Morgenthau. Manhattan’s 89-year-old, nine-term top prosecutor had long preferred Vance as his successor but had withheld a public endorsement until last week. Vance’s campaign has also brought Caroline Kennedy out of political sabbatical for the first time since the [&hellip
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