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Editorial
Save C.A.S. programs
The Children’s Aid Society’s recent announcement that it is considering selling its Sullivan St. buildings came as a tremendous shock to families for whom the society and its programs are vitally important parts of their lives. The society’s board of directors is expected to vote today on whether to move forward with the plan to sell.  

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IRA BLUTREICH

Police Blotter

 


NOTEBOOK

A streetcar named Pearl Harbor: Getting onboard
By JERRY TALLMER
On the last day of boyhood — not youth, but boyhood — their big guy, Endicott (“Chub”) Peabody of Massachusetts, unstoppable defensive lineman of the Harvard Crimson, had almost single-handedly taken apart the Big Green 11 captained by our big guy, center Charles Milton (“Stubby”) Pearson of Minnesota.

IN PICTURES

Santacon comes to town

’Tis the season for bulbs and BID brand-image balls

Taking ‘diagonal parking’ a little too literally

Don’t try this at home, away from home, or anywhere

They swoop to the rescue of injured red-tailed hawk



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Anarchists, Koch, everyone’s wired over WikiLeaks debate
By Mary Reinholz
After a London judge ordered him released Tuesday from his London jail cell on $314,000 bail, Julian Assange, editor in chief of the whistle-blowing WikiLeaks Web site, gave a thumbs up to his supporters in a packed courtroom and said through his lawyer he would fight to clear his “good name.”

Mixed reviews at open house of renovated theater
By Albert Amateau
The reviews ran the gamut last Saturday when New York University officially opened its new version of the renowned Provincetown Playhouse on MacDougal St., where Eugene O’Neill presented his earliest works more than 90 years ago.

Parents group hopes to SAVE Children’s Aid programs
By Albert Amateau
Village education advocates and parents are looking for ways to save a desperately needed resource that is threatened by the Children’s Aid Society’s announcement that it is considering the sale of its Sullivan St. buildings.

Pols call blocking of 9/11 bill a ‘moral outrage’
By Aline Reynolds
Members of the New York congressional delegation are desperately trying to secure the passage of the 9/11 Health and Compensation Act before the new year, when the makeup of Congress will change and Republicans will gain a majority in the House. Their desperation is due to last week’s move by Republican senators who chose to enact a filibuster until the Bush tax cuts were extended across the board.

Pit bull panic grips Tompkins Square Park dog run
By Terese Loeb Kreuzer
The renovated Tompkins Square Park dog run, which opened with fanfare and great anticipation on the part of dog owners in July 2008, has turned into a nightmare for many.



Health study could be done in as soon as 3 to 4 months
By Lincoln Anderson
A community health needs assessment that could be used to make the case for a new hospital or healthcare facility to replace the former St. Vincent’s Hospital could be completed by early spring.

Vote postponed on SPURA; Idea is half market rate
By Lesley Sussman
If the devil is, indeed, in the details, then a Commu-nity Board 3 committee that for nearly two years has been trying to draft comprehensive guidelines for the future development of the Seward Park Urban Renewal Area along Delancey St., seemed this week to be in dire need of an exorcist.

Jack Levine, 85, an artist who always kept it real
One of the most important American representational artists of the 20th century, longtime Villager Jack Levine died on Nov. 8 after a short illness.

CLAYTON'S PAGE
Last call for Mars Bar? Will it take a final dive?


To Thrive Readers

Back On The Trail
BY JANEL BLADOW

After knee replacement, I wondered, would I ever ski again?

A Go-to Chef Shares His Success
By Rowann Gilman
Chef Bernard Ros’s secret to a long, happy life is in his kitchen.

Move It!
BY JANEL BLADOW
Live longer, stronger and happier.



ARTS

Baby, it’s Hot Inside
BY TRAV S.D.
Downtown theater brims with ideas brought to boiling point.

Stoppard’s spy thriller: Who’s got the briefcase?
BY JERRY TALLMER
‘Staggeringly brainy play’ stirs together physics, espionage, love

Koch on Film
By Ed Koch
“Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer” (+)...“Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench” (-)...“The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest” (+)

In November, galleries offer darkness & enchantment
BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN
Matisse, Madonna, Mutu vie for your attention.


What’s Been Happening to Baby Jane?
BY JERRY TALLMER
Dexter sings with ‘terrifying lion-like power’


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Ms. Jones becomes an assertive ‘Mrs.’
BY JERRY TALLMER
Tony winner crafts a ‘full, courageous, thinking, complex human being.’


A slice of the future


Nine railroaded men (not boys) hit Broadway
BY JERRY TALLMER
John Kander on the making of ‘Scottsboro.’


Give thanks for November Downtown theater
BY TRAV S.D.
Castratos, cabins, electric sheep & Christmas among the meaty offerings.


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