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By Lesley Sussman A new grassroots organization that is trying to gain landmark status for the historic Bialystoker Nursing Home building, at 228 East Broadway, has won the support of state Senator Daniel Squadron, who said that he favors such a designation. Squadron made his remarks at a “Community Convention” follow-up meeting on Tuesday evening […]

Volume 81, Number 24 | November 17 – 23, 2011 West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933 Tents are free speech, too, attorneys argue A protester held a judge’s temporary restraining order allowing Occupy Wall Streeters to return to Zuccotti Park with their tents and sleeping […]

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With traditional dances and costumes and lots of delicious Mexican eats, the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) was celebrated at St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery earlier this month. Observed in Mexico — where it’s a national holiday — and other Latin American countries, the occasion focuses on gatherings of family and friends […]

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The past president and trustees of The Cooper Union say they were always transparent about the school’s financial situation, and that the college’s annual reports have always been open to the public. But the full extent of the school’s economic woes only seems to have registered last month when Jamshed Bharucha, Cooper Union’s new president, […]

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By Albert Amateau Lithuanian-American parishioners of Our Lady of Vilnius, the Roman Catholic Church near the entrance to the Holland Tunnel, took their fight to Albany on Tuesday to save their parish and the 101-year-old building. Their lawyer, Harry Kresky, and lawyers for the Catholic Archdiocese of New York argued the case before the seven […]

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By Albert Amateau Dr. Francis Ottaviano, who lived and practiced medicine in the Village all his life, died Sun., Nov. 6, at the age of 85. One of his sons, Dr. Lorenzo Ottaviano, ran his own practice from the same Sheridan Square medical office as his father until two years ago. Dr. Francis Ottaviano, like […]

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Seniors at the Village’s Caring Community observed Veterans Day with help from veterans of the American Legion Lieutenant B.R. Kimlau Chinese Memorial Post 1291.

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BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN Northridge, Native Americans also resonate KARL KLINGBIEL: THE GATES OF EDEN Klingbiel’s abstract paintings and large-scale woodblocks are characterized by vivid gestural strokes that are densely layered. Much of his aesthetic is rooted in the New York School (Willem de Kooning being a strong reference here) — but other sources of inspiration […]

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By Aline Reynolds A high-tech garbage collection method has been introduced in Chinatown and Tompkins Square Park — which definitely can use it, since they’re located in one of Manhattan’s most rodent-infested districts. The Chinatown Partnership Local Development Corporation, sponsor of the neighborhood’s forthcoming business improvement district, has partnered with Direct Environmental Corp. (DEC Green) […]

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O.W.S., you’re no fun anymore! To The Editor: Re “Mic check: The whole world is watching, and thinking” (talking point, by Sharon Woolums, Nov. 10): The Page 1 caption under your photo of David Crosby performing in Zuccotti Park tells it: To paraphrase the lyric, “It’s getting to the point where it’s no fun anymore.” The world […]

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