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Volume 16, Number 11 | Aug. 12–Aug. 18, 2003 EDITORIAL W.T.C. baby study’s findings A report by Mount Sinai School of Medicine has found what scientists called a slight but significant rise in the percentage of small babies born to women who were pregnant and around the World Trade Center during or after the 9/11 […]

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Reader Services Join our forums | Email our editor | Report Distribution Problems Read our previous issues Volume 73, Number 15 | Aug. 6 – Aug. 12, 2003 EDITORIAL In lifting Villager’s ideas, the Times dropped its standards For a while, we had become inured to the New York Times lifting our stories, but we […]

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Village and Villager influence news To The Editor: Re “Washington Post: Times ‘lifts ideas’ from Villager” (news article, Aug. 6): Most certainly The Villager would require The New York Times and any media/news outlet to adhere to ethical journalism by providing proper attribution to any and all stories generated by the paper. The Villager’s publishers […]

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Rebuilding coverage To The Editor: I want to take this time to compliment you on the Downtown Express’ coverage of the rebuilding process to date. As someone who has been following the rebuilding process closely, I have always been impressed with your instincts for producing timely and accurate articles on the emerging issues in rebuilding. […]

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Squeaky wheels do get grease. The residents and merchants of Chinatown, thankfully, have learned that in order for the powers that be to hear their voices, they have to speak up. The residents of Chatham Green and Chatham Towers, after living for nearly two years behind police barricades, got some satisfaction this week when Judge […]

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Reviewing plans for the W.T.C. It is much more telling to look at what many of the supporters of the plans to redevelop the World Trade Center site are saying rather than the critics. The critics will of course highlight flaws in the plan designed by architect Daniel Libeskind and look to turn the public […]

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Can’t sleep on Christopher St. To The Editor: Re: “Village is becoming less tolerant” (letter, by Melissa Sklarz, July 23): I write from a condominium that faces Christopher St., between West St. and Washington St., about 100 yards from the vaunted new Pier 45. Over the 20 years I have had the apartment, the far […]

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To The Editor: Re “Bouncer’s death sparks anxiety over smoking law enforcement” (news article, April 16): My heart goes out to the family of Mr. Blake, the bouncer who was murdered by simply doing his job. This was a indeed a tragedy.  However, I hope that when they are able to see beyond their grief, Mr. […]

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City can do more on Seward sites To The Editor: SPARC welcomes the city’s preliminary proposal to build affordable housing and appropriate commercial uses on the long-dormant Seward Park Urban Renewal Area. City officials’ Nov. 16, 2003, presentation to Community Board 3 demonstrated a good-faith effort to create a mixed-use community on this site. However, […]

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The lights stayed on in some of Battery Park City because its power base is in Brooklyn. 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 […]

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