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West Side robbers ambush plainclothes cops and assault him in robbery attempt

BY ROBERT POZARYCKI | Two crooks who ambushed and assaulted a plainclothes police officer on duty on the West Side street Thursday afternoon remain at large, according to police. The NYPD released on Friday night video footage of the suspects behind the Oct. 10 assault, which took place at 5:40 p.m. in the area of […]

BY ROBERT POZARYCKI | Detectives need the public’s help in finding a man who violently raped a woman in Midtown early on Sunday morning. The NYPD released on Oct. 8 video footage of the perpetrator responsible for the Oct. 6 attack, which occurred at 12:55 a.m. in the area of West 51st Street between 8th […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Information about liquor licenses for local businesses will soon be more accessible to the public, after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law today that was sponsored by Lower Manhattan lawmakers. State Senator Brad Hoylman and Assemblymember Deborah Glick sponsored the legislation to give the public more information about on-site […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Local nonprofit Alliance for Positive Change, which provides health services, has launched a campaign called “Alliance on the Move,” which brings a mobile van to different neighborhoods for free tests and services. The bus primarily serves high-need areas in Manhattan, including the Lower East Side, Hell’s Kitchen, Greenwich Village, Washington Heights […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | While the West Village is one of the most tree-dense areas of the city, a new project aims to add even more greenery there and in other nearby neighborhoods by filling in tree pits that can’t accommodate trees. Speaker Corey Johnson, whose District 3 includes the West Village, Chelsea, Hell’s Kitchen […]

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