Home Jewelry Heist

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Nearly $20,000 worth of jewelry and electronics was taken from a 31-year-old woman’s apartment April 26. Among the most expensive pieces of jewelry were a $5,000 diamond necklace and $5,000 pair of diamond earrings. The burglar also stole an iPod and a portable hard drive. The total cost of the stolen items was $19,250. Police [&hellip
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In Wake of Subway Stabbing, Concerns About Crime on Public Transit

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In a blast from the not-so-fondly-remembered past, violent gang activity spilled out of Central Park into Manhattan subway stations last week, with one of the teens involved in the altercation getting stabbed. According to the New York Post, the trouble began when one gang confronted another in Central Park. One group fled, heading down into [&hellip
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CO-OP AND CONDO DWELLERS, UNITE

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City Council members form voting blocs and caucuses based around race and ethnicity, gender or political ideology. But now there is a caucus focused on those who live in co-ops and condominiums. A Queens Council member, Mark Weprin, recently formed the Co-op and Condo Caucus and recruited 23 of his colleagues, including West Side Council [&hellip
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SWEET RIDE

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April 16 was a very sweet day for some Upper West Side kids, when a traveling mobile maple exhibit visited Manhattan as part of the annual Maple in Manhattan Day. The event was sponsored by the New York State Maple Producers Association, and included visits from State Sen. Thomas Duane and Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal. [&hellip
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BUDDING ARTISTS

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A Queens middle school student took the grand prize earlier this month in the 14th annual ECOFEST Poster Competition. Arianna Stergiou’s work, along with the other category winners, is displayed in the lobby of the Apple Bank for Savings, at 2100 Broadway and West 73rd Street, through April 30. Stergiou, a student at the Marie [&hellip
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