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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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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |As the city grapples with protecting its coastlines two years after Superstorm Sandy hit Oct. 29, 2012, it is moving forward with the “Big U” design to safeguard parts of the Lower East Side, while there remains a lack of funding for other vulnerable sections of Lower Manhattan. The first section […]

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Drunk van thief nabbed at checkpoint  A man was arrested for stealing a delivery van after being stopped at a police checkpoint last week near City Hall. As a companion, police say he had an 18-pack of Bud in the passenger seat — with six cans already drunk. It all started at 6:15 a.m. on […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS  (UPDATED 9:05 p.m., OCT. 24, 2014) | Port Authority employees on Monday, will be the first office workers to return to work at the World Trade Center since terrorists took the Twin Towers down just over 13 years ago. The reopening of 4 W.T.C. on Oct. 27 will ironically mean less freedom on […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS  |  It’s not often a local community asks the city to spend less money on a project and tells officials not to worry about how long it takes to finish, but that’s exactly the message Seaport leaders are telling the city regarding the long-awaited construction of Peck Slip Plaza. It still may turn […]

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Anne Frank’s childhood friend and stepsister, Eva Schloss, will share her wartime experiences and discuss the publishing of Frank’s diary on Wed., Nov. 5 at 7: 30 p.m. at P.S. 89’s theater, located at 201 Warren St. Schloss, a Holocaust survivor, met Frank as a child while both families were in Holland after Germany invaded […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS  |  Two Downtown Little league softball teams received state recognition on Oct. 16 for going where no Manhattan team has gone before. Dozens of local parents, players and their siblings assembled at the Battery Park City Ballfields at night to see State Senator Daniel Squadron honor the teams for their respective state […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Lessons from Superstorm Sandy has the city stepping up its storm preparedness efforts with attention being paid to seniors and those with special needs. It has been almost two years since Superstorm Sandy hit on Oct. 29, 2012, and the city says it is better equipped to respond, but of […]

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