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Teachers, students Downtown on 9/11 should register for federal benefits, says lawyer

BY COLIN MIXSON Roughly 250,000 people who breathed poisoned air while living, working, and studying Downtown after 9/11 don’t realize they may be eligible for compensation and healthcare from Uncle Sam, with many of them still believing benefits related to the attack are reserved for emergency responders and cleanup workers only, according to an attorney […]

BY COLIN MIXSON In the wake of the deadly terrorist attack that killed eight people with a truck on a Downtown bike path last month, locals are demanding better protection for a small stretch of Peck Slip outside the eponymous school that closes during school days to provide a play area for the space-strapped campus. […]

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By Lincoln Anderson Following last week’s horrific attack on the Hudson River greenway that saw an ISIS-influenced terrorist kill eight people as he gunned a truck for a mile down the crowded bike path, the state Department of Transportation has been scrambling to put protective barriers on the popular path. It initially has been a […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW Now it’s starting feel like fall. Are you feeling festive? GHOUL’S NIGHT OUT… Kids and parents carried on the decades-old Halloween tradition in the Seaport on Oct. 31, but far fewer costumed revelers were out this year — perhaps because of the terrorist attack across town on West Street, whose victims and […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON Cops ticketed cars parked in the Financial District more intensively last year than anywhere in the city, a new study found. Manhattan meter maids handed out 25 tickets per parking spot in Fidi, edging out the Upper East Side — where cops handed out 24 citations per spot — according to the […]

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Dates: Thurs., Nov. 16–Wed., Nov. 22 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Hopefully, you have lots to be thankful for this holiday season, but light traffic won’t be one of them. Friday is the first Gridlock Alert Day as some Thanksgiving travelers begin their long treks. But, the biggest get-away day of the […]

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WATER TAXI A suspected car thief abandoned the taxi he alledgedly stole and jumped into the Hudson River to escape police on Nov. 3, where he had to be rescued by a ferry service, which handed him over to the NYPD harbor patrol, cops said. A cab driver told police the suspect, a 28-year-old man, […]

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BY LENORE SKENAZY November means December is around the corner, and December means it’s time to buy presents. Just not these. For the kids  Anxious Barbie: This is a Barbie that prefers to stay in her Dream House. Really. Go away. Ken has taken to driving his Corvette to the bar, grousing to anyone who […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Updated, Thurs., Nov. 8, 12 a.m.: In the end, it looks like the Sept. 12 Democratic primary election was clearly Christopher Marte’s best chance to unseat Margaret Chin in Lower Manhattan’s First City Council District. Marte lost that race two months ago by a very slim margin, 220 votes, to the […]

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Dates: Thursday, November 9 – Wednesday, November 15 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES WILL BE SUSPENDED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FOR VETERANS DAY  Lower Manhattan has become “Crane City” with multiple street closures this coming weekend for construction. Prince Street between Thompson Street and West Broadway closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from […]

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