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Getting around Manhattan, but not by taxi or train

BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  One way to pass a beautiful summer day in Manhattan is to swim around the island. That’s what 73 people from 10 countries elected to do around 10:20 a.m. on Sun., June 23, when they jumped into the Hudson River in Battery Park City’s South Cove and headed downriver on read more here »

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Filling the net and filling void in the Downtown b’ball scene

BY BEN TOCKER  |  As a skilled young basketball player growing up in Lower Manhattan in the 1990s, Macky Bergman was disappointed with the noticeable lack of an outlet for competitive play in his neighborhood. Despite this obstacle, Bergman’s love of the sport eventually blossomed at Bronx High School of Science, where he captained the read more here »

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A program of their own: With windmills, teamsmanship, girls softball is a hit in Greenwich Village Little League

BY TIM LALUMIA  |  Success stories tend to be perceived as things that seem to have happened “overnight,” to have just suddenly materialized. And, yes, there is that aha! moment when others first notice, but that is usually the end result of a protracted effort. Thus, the superficial views of such positive outcomes leave the read more here »

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Girls softball camp stresses fundamentals, teamwork

BY BENJAMIN TOCKER  |  One year since launching a set of girls softball programs at Pier 40, attendance for P3’s all-girl softball activities is on the rise again. With six sets of one-week softball camps on the horizon, P3 is providing a crucial outlet for girls to remain involved in organized softball. For many of read more here »

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