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Yank ‘stalker’ doesn’t get a walk

BY JEFFERSON SIEGEL  |  Tribeca resident Louise Neathway, 36, was arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court on Thursday night Feb. 2. Neathway was arrested a day earlier in front of her Tribeca building and is alleged to have stalked Brian Cashman, the Yankees general manager. Neathway, a British citizen and unemployed medical saleswoman, has a history read more here »

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Police Blotter, February 9, 2012

Seek second-story man Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the suspect or suspects who gained entrance into Soho and Village apartments via fire escapes or rooftop patio doors from Sept. 28, 2011, to the present. A heavyset Hispanic man in his late 20s to mid-30s read more here »

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Birdman rules the roost at his packed used CD shop

BY BOB KRASNER  |  One thing about the East Village that keeps it one of the city’s most interesting neighborhoods is that those mom-and-pop stores manage to hang on amid the ongoing tsunami of corporate chains such as K-Mart and Starbucks. This is the story of a “pop” (pun intended) store — a wildly packed, used read more here »

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Anthony DeGiglio, WWII medic, maritime exec and man of faith

[media-credit name="Anthony DeGiglio." align="aligncenter" width="300"][/media-credit]BY ALBERT AMATEAU  |  Anthony DeGiglio, a lifelong Village resident and devoted volunteer at St. Joseph’s Church and at St. Vincent’s Hospital, died Tues., Jan. 28, in a Bronx hospice at age 86. He was diagnosed with cancer in November, said his nephew John Mirvish, of Alexandria, Va. A decorated Army read more here »

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Pier 40 is set for partial fix, but ‘holistic’ plan is the goal

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON  | With nearly half of Pier 40’s rooftop deck in deteriorated condition, threatening the loss of parking revenue and the pier’s eventual shutdown, the Hudson River Park Trust’s board of directors has voted to authorize a partial renovation job for the aging, concrete-and-steel structure. Meanwhile, a new idea for the pier’s redevelopment could read more here »

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AIDS memorial would have shady grove and mirrors

BY ALBERT AMATEAU  |  The AIDS Memorial Park Coalition on Monday released the winning design for an AIDS memorial that they want for the planned triangle park across from Rudin Management’s residential redevelopment of the former St. Vincent’s Hospital site. The design elicited mixed reactions in the Greenwich Village community. The chairperson of Community Board read more here »

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Under Delancey St., hoping to get low  on Lower East Side

BY BONNIE ROSENSTOCK  |  Tranquil green space showcasing art, bustling farmers’ markets, cultural and educational events. An ideal park. But in the subway? Absolutely, say Dan Barasch and James Ramsey, co-founders of Delancey Underground, a project that seeks to convert an unused trolley terminal beneath Delancey St. between Essex St. and the entrance to the read more here »

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Politico accused of grand larceny

[media-credit name="Photo by Jefferson Siegel " align="alignleft" width="600"][/media-credit] Robert Caballero being arraigned on criminal charges last week. BY JEFFERSON SIEGEL  |  On Thurs., Jan. 26, Robert Caballero, 53, was arraigned in Manhattan Supreme Court on charges of grand larceny, forgery, criminal possession of a forged instrument and falsifying business records. Caballero, a property manager for read more here »

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Police Blotter, week of February 2 – 8, 2012

Pregnant teen shot A 16-year-old girl two months pregnant was shot in the elbow around 2 p.m. Mon., Jan. 30, in the hallway outside her family’s second-floor apartment at 210 Stanton St. near Pitt St., police said. The victim and her unborn baby were said to be out of danger after she was taken to read more here »

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Downloads, rent upsurge a perfect storm for Bob’s

BY TERENCE CONFINO  |  As part of the ongoing slew of rent hikes forcing small Village stores out of business, iconic music shop Bleecker Bob’s Golden Oldies will soon join the ranks and close its doors. “Rent is just so much that we can’t stay in business,” said T.J. Foley, an employee for more than read more here »

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