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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Protesters gathered at One Police Plaza on Mon., Aug. 18, in a show of support for the people of Ferguson, Missouri, which was rocked by the police shooting of a black teenager, Michael Brown, and to vent anger at the New York Police Department. Larry Holmes, of the People’s Power […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS  |  State government scrutiny of local landlords extended on Aug. 20 to Marolda Properties for alleged tenant harassment in Chinatown and the Lower East Side. Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a subpoena to the company that day as part of an ongoing investigation under the state Tenant Protection Unit. Tenant grievances against Marolda […]

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A vacation picture to die for A Russian tourist climbed a support beam of the Brooklyn Bridge on the Brooklyn side on Sun., Aug. 24 at 12:15 p.m. and took pictures, police say. Yaroslav Kolchin, 24, went past the security gate to scale the bridge and reached about 276 feet. A uniformed sergeant noticed Kolchin scaling […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Protesters gathered at One Police Plaza on Mon., Aug. 18, in a show of support for the people of Ferguson, Missouri, which has been rocked by the police shooting of a black teenager, Michael Brown, and to vent anger at the New York Police Department. Larry Holmes, of the People’s […]

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Rolex stolen A 30-year-old Long Island man discovered his $10,800 gold Rolex was stolen from a compartment near his steering wheel upon returning to his car parked at a garage at 75 West St. in the Financial District at 6:30 p.m. on Sat., Aug. 16. The 2012 white sedan BMW was unlocked and the driver’s […]

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 14 BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY 212-267-9700, bpcparks.org Preschool Art: Come learn art with paper, clay, wood, and paint. Ages 4 and under | Free, drop in | Nelson A. Rockefeller Park| 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EVERY THURSDAY UNTIL 10/30 Art & Games: Ages 5+ | Free, drop in | Nelson A. […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESVIC  |   Financial District resident Max Taylor decided to enter a photo contest for the first time — and won, beating out over 30,000 submissions. “It is kind of still settling with me,” the 25-year-old photographer said. The #ItsAmazingOutThere national contest was sponsored by the Weather Channel and Toyota. Taylor was checking […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS  |  Many a boy and girl plays a backyard ballgame with a sibling, fantasizing about winning a championship if only fate would eventually permit. For two Downtown Little League softball teams though, that’s the reality for not one, but seven sibling sets. The sisterhood of two state championship teams — one comprised […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS     |  Residents of 67 Vestry St.  have not given up on efforts to preserve their homes in an 117-year-old former warehouse in Tribeca. Although efforts to landmark the building fell short in the spring, a handful of options remain for the tenants, including challenging the permit process and working through local […]

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BY ROSA KIM  |  Melissa Carbone never imagined she would grow up to be a software engineer. “I was always telling myself that I had to be good at math and that I wasn’t the kind of person who could code. That kept me away from the field,” she said. “Until I realized that I […]

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