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Hope on schools front
The news this week that the Department of Education has decided to open a new elementary school in Lower Manhattan was welcome. The neighborhood is fortunate to have dedicated elected leaders, community members, educators and parents who tirelessly advocated for the necessary new seats.

Scoopy's Notebook

Letters to the Editor

Police Blotter

Evan Forsch


Clayton's Page

Documentarian doubts need for heavy police response

NOTEBOOK

Three women artists who create without compromise
By Sarah Ferguson
When Lincoln Anderson proposed writing a monthly column for The Villager, I thought, Of course, but how to find time?

Obituary

Steven Kroll, 69, children’s and Y.A. book author

In Pictures

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N.Y.U. unveils revamped redesign
On Wednesday, New York University rolled out its revised design for its development plans for its two South Village superblocks.




N.Y.U. shifts public school, hotel in latest design
New York University’s revised design plans for its northern superblock are somewhat similar to what the university presented last April.

Emergency-care facility is planned for O’Toole site
By Albert Amateau
A neighborhood health center with a free-standing emergency department could open in the O’Toole building of the former St. Vincent’s Hospital as early as 2013 as part of a proposal that would include the residential redevelopment of the old St. Vincent’s campus with a total of 300 luxury condos.

Thousands will mark Triangle factory fire 100th anniversary
By Albert Amateau
On Saturday afternoon near closing time on March 25, 1911, a fire flared up in a scrap bin on the eighth floor of the Asch Building on the corner of Washington Place and Greene St. where the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory employed about 500 young workers on the top three floors.


 



E. 8th St. housing battle pits buyouts vs. affordable units
By Aline Reynolds
Marilyn Berdugo, 37, was born and raised in the East Village and is not willing to move elsewhere.

Bill targets vacancy decontrol
By Aline Reynolds
Financial District resident Kathleen Moore nearly lost her Cedar St. apartment to tumbling debris on 9/11. Come June, she might lose it again unless the state reinstates rent-regulation laws.

Fear mega-garage work will trash ‘old-growth’ trees
By Aline Reynolds
Residents who live near the proposed three-district Department of Sanitation garage planned for Hudson Square are continuing to battle the city in court.

4 years later, slain auxiliaries’ heroism recalled
By Jefferson Siegel
Four years after the Village was wracked by a night of violence rarely seen in the historic enclave, locals paused last Monday night to remember the victims of a crazed gunman.

Scrappy program expands composting to more sites
By Lincoln Anderson
Earlier this month, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, joined by representatives of the nonprofit group GrowNYC and Action Carting, announced that the city is expanding composting to six additional Greenmarket sites, including two in Manhattan — in Abingdon Square Park and Tribeca.


ARTS

Revival confirms Stoppard’s place in pantheon
BY JERRY TALLMER
On 47th Street, seems like old times.

Learning to create, and critique, at Poets House
Instructors offer variety of strengths, teaching styles
BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER
“We’ll dive into some reading, writing, thinking and talking with each other,” instructor Jill Magi says.

Tour: Irish servants’ quarters

 


Plenty of Purim

For the kids!

A century later, factory fire not forgotten
COMPILED BY SCOTT STIFFLER
Citywide events pay tribute to Triangle’s legacy

Galleries offer reasons to come in from cold
BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN
Cuban cars, post-apartheid identity & film are hot prospects.

Once we were young, radical, beautiful and in love
BY JERRY TALLMER
Hay’s play contemplates marriage amidst political differences.

Dead loved ones and lost kin at the dinner table
BY SCOTT STIFFLER
“Tropical Malady” director takes you on another dreamy trip..


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