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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT PATH service has been restored in New Jersey and Manhattan, stopping at 14th, 23rd and 33rd Streets and bypassing Christopher and Ninth Streets. Service will run in both directions from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. The PATH won’t be making stops at the World Trade Center, Exchange Place […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  A host of Downtown businesses and residents will be displaced for weeks if not months due to the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy. This and a slew of other storm-related issues were talking points at Community Board 1’s Executive Committee meeting held at Trinity Church on Sun., Nov. 4, where board […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS | A host of Downtown businesses and residents will be displaced for weeks if not months due to the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy. This and a slew of other storm-related issues were talking points at Community Board 1’s Executive Committee meeting held at Trinity Church on Sun., Nov. 4, where board […]

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Battery Park City, Nov. 2, 2012

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New president takes helm at Battery Park City Authority: At the Battery Park City Authority Board of Directors meeting on Tues., Oct. 23, B.P.C.A. chairman Dennis Mehiel announced that Demetrios A. Boutris has been appointed president and chief operating officer, subject to a routine background check by the New York State Police. The position of […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  More than 200,000 residents and businesses in Lower Manhattan remained without power Wednesday, as New York began picking up the pieces from the record-breaking destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy. It will take until Friday or Saturday for power to be restored in Downtown and the Lower East Side, according to John […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER |  With the imminent arrival of Hurricane Sandy contributing glowering skies to the festivities, the interior of the Statue of Liberty reopened on Sunday following a year of renovations. The reopening ceremony took place the day before the subways shut down. It was the 126th anniversary of the statue’s dedication, with West […]

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Hurricane Sandy leaves W.T.C. largely unscathed

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS |  Though the World Trade Center didn’t incur significant damage, the complex had sizeable water accumulation in its basements that workers were still pumping out at press time on Friday. Some 200 million gallons of water from New York Harbor poured into the 16-acre site during the storm, according to the Port Authority […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  On 9/11, Rebecca Segarra, a seventh grader at Tribeca’s I.S. 89, saw American Airlines Flight 11 hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center from an upper-floor window in her middle school. Shaken by the incident as a teen, Segarra said, “My anxiety just skyrocketed from there. I don’t really […]

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Tunnel to Towers Run: Battery Park City is a popular place for fundraising events, but few of them compare in size to the annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run. This year on Sun., Sept. 30, a record number of 28,000 runners and an estimated 7,000 spectators showed up. The run, now in its 11th year, […]

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Chen trials result in dishonorable discharge, face more delays Travis Carden, the fifth soldier to be tried in relation to Danny Chen’s suicide, will be dishonorably discharged from the U.S. Army and will receive a $1,000 fine for attempting to impede the Chen investigations at Fort Bragg in August. He has also been sentenced to […]

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