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BY ZACH WILLIAMS  |  Dueling contingents of protesters demonstrated outside City Hall Dec. 19, engaging each other in a heated battle of words the night before a lone gunman would fatally shoot two N.Y.P.D. officers in Brooklyn. The verbal sparring began in the early evening hours on a Friday, soon after about 100 people assembled […]

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Fur vendors arrested in attack on protesters Three fur vendors were arrested in Soho Dec. 20 after police say they threw bleach on anti-fur activists. The attack — during which at least four individuals were hit with the liquid, including a small child — came during one of the ongoing protests against the “fur stall” — a sidewalk […]

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Wearing black tape across their badges, 20,000 police from New York City, around the country and as far away as Canada, gathered in Queens on Saturday for the funeral of Police Officer Rafael Ramos. A week earlier, Ramos and his patrol partner, Wenjian Liu, had been executed in an ambush by a crazed gunman. After […]

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Hundreds flocked to St. Paul’s Chapel Christmas Eve for caroling, a Christmas play and a brief service. Children from Trinity’s Sunday School and the Trinity Youth Chorus performed.  The Episcopal Church’s parish includes both St. Paul’s and Trinity Church, both on Broadway in Lower Manhattan.    

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS | Dueling contingents of protesters demonstrated outside City Hall Dec. 19, engaging each other in a heated battle of words the night before a lone gunman would fatally shoot two N.Y.P.D. officers in Brooklyn. The verbal sparring began in the early evening hours last Friday, soon after about 100 people assembled for […]

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Mugger takes shoes  A Tribeca man was robbed of his coat, shoes, wallet and cell phone in the Financial District on Fri., Dec. 19. The 32-year-old man was walking down Nassau St. near Beekman St. at 1 p.m. when police say the thief approached him with both hands in his pocket. The mugger then lifted […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  | Supporters of Michael Fortenbaugh showed up in full force at Community Board 1’s monthly meeting on Thurs., Dec. 18. Fortenbaugh, whose North Cove Marina Management looks to be in danger of losing its lease at the North Cove Marina, spoke during the public session — along with around 30 people […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Change is afoot for Lower Manhattan’s only hospital — and the community is taking notice. After struggling New York Downtown Hospital merged with NewYork-Presbyterian 18 months ago, some people feared cutbacks, but instead, new services and more staff have been added as well as an almost $20 million ongoing renovation […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  For Tribeca resident Jessica Contrastano and her son Leo, a fifth grader at P.S. 41, the middle school application process began this summer. Together, they went online to Inside Schools, a website affiliated with the New School, to look at videos of schools and check out the test scores of […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW   |  It’s the holiday season and bells should be ringing, people should be singing…instead around our neighborhood, everyone’s in the catfight that the Howard Hughes Corporation development has become! It’s over… Just go ahead and consider the South Street Seaport the new Meatpacking District, as one attendee at last week’s WWD […]

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