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Go Toward the White Light

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Lincoln Center’s Jane Moss has a solution for modern life By Corinne Ramey “What struck me quite forcefully was the state of people’s attention in the time in which we live,” said Jane Moss, Lincoln Center’s vice president for programming. “With the explosion of technology, what we see increasingly is a kind of ADD out [&hellip
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WEST SIDE CHARTER APPROVED

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By Dan Rivoli The Upper West Side is on track to getting a new charter school after the State University of New York’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved Success Academy’s application Oct. 27. Upper West Success—part of the Success Academy chain of charter schools—already has a website running and is taking applications. The Success Academy’s [&hellip
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PUBLIC ADVOCATE BACKS RIVERSIDE PROJECT

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By Dan Rivoli Bill de Blasio, the public advocate, is now advocating in favor of Riverside Center. De Blasio gave his conditional support a day after the City Planning Commission approved the mega-development with a near unanimous vote. De Blasio praised the mixed-use retail and residential project for adding affordable housing, creating jobs and, perhaps [&hellip
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Fraudster Caught

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A 30-year-old woman was arrested Oct. 25 after using a California woman’s identity to charge thousands to her credit card. Shakena Wright was arrested for grand larceny after using counterfeit identification to charge $24,512 to a credit card through August 2010. Wright made purchases at retail locations throughout Manhattan. The last place she used the [&hellip
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