Man Assaulted After Argument

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A man was arrested April 8 after attacking another man who was trying to stop a fight. Police said that at 2:41 a.m., Jermaine Humber, 36, was speaking in a “disrespectful manner” to a tenant in a West 61st Street building, between West End and Amsterdam avenues. A 34-year-old man tried to diffuse the situation, [&hellip
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Pickpocket’s Expensive Taste

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Someone ran up charges at pricey clothing stores on a woman’s stolen credit card. Police said that April 10, a 30-year-old New Jersey woman was at a restaurant on Columbus Avenue, between West 68th and 67th streets, when her wallet was taken from an unattended jacket on the back of her chair. When she canceled [&hellip
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Residents Demand Low-Income Housing After Homeless Services Leaves

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West 107th Street residents met with Department of Homeless Services Commissioner Robert Hess April 8 to discuss the shelter on their block. Though Hess spent much of the meeting explaining how the shelter will affect the neighborhood until the department pulls out Dec. 1, residents focused their discussion on the building being converted into affordable [&hellip
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Scott Stringer Engages the City

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Scott Stringer wants to look at the glass as half full. As Manhattan borough president, he thinks his office, along with the other layers of municipal government, creates more opportunities for discussion and democracy among New Yorkers. While critics take a half-empty approach, arguing that these positions are a drain on limited tax dollars, Stringer [&hellip
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