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Cars stolen at gunpoint A trio of thieves threatened a Tribeca parking attendant with a silver handgun, forcing him to go upstairs, where they tied him up with duct tape. Police say the thieves then stole three cars: a 2010 gray Audi, valued at $21,000; a 2012 blue Range Rover, valued at $50,000; and a […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS  |  People on Vesey St.  were stopping to click their phone cameras at a rate of 10 or so a minute Monday, the first day office workers came to the new One World Trade Center. More of the area was open, and in many ways it seemed like a new day at […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  A run that honors a firefighter who gave his life to aid those at the Twin Towers on Sept. 11 has swelled to 30,000 people flooding Battery Park City. Some members of the community, while supportive of what the run commemorates, are frustrated with the lack of being able to […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Pier 42 plans presented at a recent Community Board 3 meeting roused anger from Lower East Side residents who want a pool and not a proposed area for kayaking. After Noriko Maeda of Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects gave her presentation of the trees, shrubs and plants that may populate the […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  The Dept. of Education has installed taller dividers for Peck Slip School classrooms currently housed at the Tweed Courthouse but tension over the use of conference rooms on the first floor remains. Peck Slip School, also known as P.S. 343, is “incubating” at the courthouse while a new facility is […]

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While some Lower Manhattan elementary schools are overcrowded, others are faced with lower student enrollment numbers — and budgetary concerns. Fewer students mean that principals lose funding. The principals discussed their enrollment numbers at Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s School Overcrowding Task Force on Oct. 23. Ronnie Najjar, the principal of P.S. 89, said there are […]

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BY  ZACH WILLIAMS  |  State Senator Brad Hoylman is looking to garner support for a pied-à-terre tax on wealthy nonresident homeowners. Referred to the state senate’s Rules Committee on Sept. 29, the bill would target about 1,500 residences in the city with individual values exceeding $5 million. This week’s elections will likely slow down legislative […]

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Teens arrested for attacking newsstand worker Police arrested three teenagers, for throwing candy and then assaulting a 67-year-old newsstand worker at the corner of Pearl and Whitehall Sts. in the Financial District last week. After the three threw the candy, police say the newsstand worker exited and approached them. The police interviewed five witnesses, two […]

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6 NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH 175 North End Ave, 212-790-3499, nypl.org/locations/battery-park-city     Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers: Enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Limited to 25 babies and their caregivers; first-come first-served. Ages 0-18 months | Free |11:30 a.m. EVERY THURSDAY […]

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Residents of the area of Liberty St. opposite of 4 W.T.C. ( between Church and West Sts.) and their visitors will show ID to the N.Y.P.D. and be allowed to proceed regardless of whether they are in their own vehicle, a friend’s or in a taxi. • No parking will be allowed on Liberty St., […]

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