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Gouverneur Healthcare Services celebrated its 126th anniversary and honored Healthfirst President and Chief Executive Officer Pat Wang, Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association President Jack Eng and State Senator Daniel Squadron for “their public service and ability to develop innovative programs to meet constituent needs.” The 12th annual gala was held at Jing Fong Restaurant in Chinatown […]

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On Thurs., Oct. 6, the New York Harbor School will host its annual Harbor School Regatta on Governors Island. The inaugural event will feature an afternoon of America’s “Cup 12 meter” and “J24” racing as fans cheer on sailors from luxury spectator boats in the harbor with commentary from MSNBC’s Willie Geist. It is also […]

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There was seemingly only a single glitch with the opening of the National 9/11 Memorial on Sunday; it was discovered that a victim’s name was misspelled on one of the bronze panels that surround the two waterfalls marking the footprints of the Twin Towers. Jeffrey Schreier was working in Cantor Fitzgerald’s mailroom on the day […]

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On Sunday Sept. 18, Lower Manhattan residents will have the chance to toss out their old calculators, computer monitors and cell phones, in an environmentally friendly way, at Delancey Street between Chrystie and Forsyth Streets. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and the Lower East Side Ecology center are sponsoring the E-waste Recycling event, in accordance with […]

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More than 100 people presented testimonies for and against the proposed Business Improvement District in Chinatown at a second hearing held at the Emigrant Savings Bank in the Financial District last Wed., Sept. 7. Last week’s four-hour-long hearing was convened due to a shortage of space at the May 26 hearing, at which dozens of […]

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On Monday, the federal government announced its final ruling concerning the boundaries for the Victim Compensation Fund, part of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. Previously, only residents south of Reade Street in Lower Manhattan would have been able to apply for compensation. But V.C.F. Special Master Sheila Birnbaum has concluded since that […]

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On Aug. 30, The Alliance for Downtown New York announced the installation of Rita MacDonald’s Drift, part of the popular Re:Construction program launched in 2007 that is committed to sprucing up construction sites with public art. Drift, at 24 John Street, begins as flat images that stretch, arc and contort in space so as to […]

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To commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11, L&L Holding company is presenting here is new york @195 Broadway, a memorial exhibit consisting of more than 500 images that will be held at 195 Broadway from Saturday, Sept. 10 to Sunday, Sept. 18. The exhibit is drawn from the 2001 SoHo installation, “here is new york: […]

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The U.S. Navy has agreed to anchor the U.S.S. New York off the coast of Lower Manhattan to take part in the 10th anniversary ceremonies of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, per the request of Senator Chuck Schumer. On Tues., Aug. 23, Schumer announced that the U.S.S. New York will offer a backdrop for the […]

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Anti-Park51 protestors, including firemen, cops and family members of 9/11 victims, convened near Ground Zero on Monday, Aug. 22 to rail against the nonprofit’s potential application for another government grant. The group has applied for a $5 million Lower Manhattan Development Corporation grant last November. s outrageous that my tax dollars would go to fund […]

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