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Police Seeking Two Suspects in Assault in East Village That Left Victim With Skull Fracture

Police are looking for two men who are suspects in a brutal attack on a man in the East Village in the early morning on May 18. According to NYPD Crime stoppers, the suspects punched a 46-year-old male victim...

Community Vigil to Honor Woman From Chrystie Street set for Saturday, February 26th

Faith leaders and community members will gather for a prayer vigil on Saturday, February 26 at 1pm, at the basketball courts at Sara D. Roosevelt Park (Chrystie Street and Grand Street) to honor the spirit of the woman who...

Murder of Christina Yuna Lee Sends Shockwaves Through Chinatown Community

The murder of Chinatown resident Christina Yuna Lee in her apartment at 111 Chrystie St. February 13 has sent shockwaves across the neighborhood and the city. Here's a summary of the extensive news coverage the story has received in...
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Teenager Shot and Killed Friday Night on Delancey Street

A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed last night at the bustling corner of Delancey and Suffolk streets. According to news reports, the gunman walked up to the victim, who was standing in a large group, and opened fire....

Cops Investigate Attack on 66-Year-Old Asian Man as a Hate Crime

Since this morning, Detectives @NYPDHateCrimes have been investigating the following: On March 20, 2021 at 8:55 AM, at 196 Allen St, a 66-year-old Asian male was approached by a male who yelled at him and then struck him in...

Silver Begins Serving 6 1/2 Year Prison Term in Otisville

In the past week, former Lower East Side Assemblyman Sheldon Silver began serving a 6 and 1/2 year prison sentence. Back in 2015, he was arrested on public corruption charges, but had remained free while a lengthy appeals process...
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Silver Sentenced to More Than 6 Years in Prison; Must Surrender Aug. 26

As City & State's First Read newsletter put it this morning, Sheldon Silver, "finally, honestly, truly for real this time is heading to prison." On Monday, a federal court judge sentenced the former Lower East Side assemblyman to 6-and-one-half years...

Former Assistant Charged in Murder of Tech Entrepreneur Fahim Saleh

Saturday morning in criminal court in Manhattan, 21-year old Tyrese Devon Haspil was charged with second degree murder, accused in the killing and dismemberment of tech entrepreneur Fahim Saleh, his former boss.

Burglary at Grand Street Settlement’s Rutgers Community Center

Unfortunate news from our friends at Grand Street Settlement: Here is a media alert about a burglary that took place at Grand St. Settlement's Rutgers Community Center located in the Rutgers Houses at 200 Madison St. This weekend someone broke into...
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Police Investigate After Swastikas Scrawled Inside Hillman Houses

Police are investigating an act of anti-Semitism on the Lower East Side after several swastikas were found scribbled inside the Hillman Houses on Grand Street. The graffiti was discovered on several floors of the cooperative complex Monday, Holocaust Remembrance Day....
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Track the History of the Lower East Side With the Eldridge Street Museum and the Seward Park Library

The Eldridge Street Museum is collaborating with the Seward Park Library for what looks to be an interesting "tour"...
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