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BY COLIN MIXSON Activists flew a gigantic, inflatable effigy of an orange baby with tiny hands above Battery Park on Oct. 28, marking the first New York City stop on Baby Trump’s national tour designed to drum up support for the 45th president’s impeachment.  “Baby Trump balloons are being sent all around the country, appearing […]

BY LESLEY SUSSMAN A who’s who of some of the city’s top-ranking faith, civic, and political leaders attended a gathering Wednesday morning at Park East Synagogue, on the Upper East Side, to remember the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue last weekend, and denounce all acts of violence and hate that have occurred throughout […]

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BY SYDNEY PEREIRA In the days following Superstorm Sandy six years ago, Tanya Acevedo, a mother of two, remembers that it “felt like we were living in the end of the world.”  While waiting for the power to return, her apartment in the Lillian Wald houses on Avenue D was dark and cold.  “It felt […]

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CAT CHASES DOG A would-be thief attempted to rob a woman inside the Bowling Green subway station on Oct. 24, but the would-be victim put up a savage fight, and even ended up chasing her attacker out of the station — and snatching his sweater of his back. The target told police she had boarded […]

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PACKAGE PERP A burglar let himself into a Sullivan Street apartment building to steal packages on Oct. 16. Video surveillance shows the crook somehow defeat a lock to let himself into the lobby of the building between Prince and Spring streets at 4 am, nabbing six packages there and fleeing.   TOOL TIME A thief […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON The city’s Transportation Department is still studying ways to safeguard kids at Millennium High School nearly two years after a taxi driver slammed into a former student there, and local civic gurus say officials need to streamline the process for improving traffic safety before another scholar gets hit.  “A student could die […]

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BY SYDNEY PEREIRA The Department of Education is considering moving Tribeca’s PS 150 into a new school building under construction in Fidi that was originally supposed to provide the overcrowded neighborhood with hundreds of dearly needed school seats, according to local parents.  PS 150’s lease at 334 Greenwich St. has expired, and building owners Vornado […]

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BY ANN TOBACK Since 2001, proof of legal immigration status has been required to obtain a driver’s license in New York State. Driving without a license is a misdemeanor during a routine traffic stop, but its enforcement is being used as a heavy-handed tactic to arrest and detain undocumented immigrants and refugees. Every day, New […]

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BY SYDNEY PEREIRA Hudson River Park “broke ground” at Pier 26 on Tues., Oct. 9, as local politicians and community leaders celebrated the driving of the final pile for the Tribeca pier. The next step will see a platform added atop the piles. The long-awaited pier is expected to open in 2020 with lounge areas, […]

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