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  1. NYPD Precincts Organize Funeral for Crossing Guard Who Served for 45 YearsRead the original story

    Friday | DNAinfo.com

    ... screaming until he let go of my hand." Cain, who preferred Peggy to her birth name, Henriette, grew up in Washington Heights not far from where she worked as an adult. She attended St. Rose of Lima School on West 164th Street and remained an active ...

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  2. NYPD cops honor Washington Heights crossing guard at funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    Henriette (Peggy) Cain, 74, died in April after retiring from her NYPD crossing guard post on W. 174th St.

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  3. Sheepshead Bay Apartment Rental RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sheepshead Bites

    ... to the B36 and B68 buses, as well as the B and Q train station. Contact : Listed by Rapid Realty Washington Heights, Sixto Sibri, 347-554-0896 Spacious Two Bedroom with Lots of Closets Available : Immediately Price : $1,775 Details : If you're close ...

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  4. It's Hard to Un-Teach Racism When Teachers Still DiscriminateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ThinkProgress

    ... children of color as actual children," said Jose Vilson, a middle school math educator in the Inwood/Washington Heights neighborhood and author of "This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and the Future of Education." "There isn't a ...

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  5. NYPD Precincts Organize Funeral for Crossing Guard Who Served for 45 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | DNAinfo.com

    ... screaming until he let go of my hand." Cain, who preferred Peggy to her birth name, Henriette, grew up in Washington Heights not far from where she worked as an adult. She attended St. Rose of Lima School on West 164th Street and remained an active ...

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  6. Many Black protesters compared Baltimore's unrest to the Palestinian penchant of terrorism & riotingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Jewish Press

    ... Sam Weisman of blessed memory, lived in an apartment in the German-Jewish refugee community of Washington Heights, Manhattan. One winter in the early 1960s my grandfather and several other neighbors were mugged in the vestibule of their apartment ...

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  7. In new role, Manning is ready to 'uncomplicate' CB 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Riverdale Press

    ... is a very unique borough We have all of the things that the city has, and more." Ms. Manning grew up in Washington Heights and currently lives in the Wakefield neighborhood of the Bronx. She described her background as African American, noting she ...

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  8. Woman Jailed For 24 Years For Fatal Subway PushRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Sky News

    ... The New York Times reported. Mr Sen, who was originally from Kolkata, India, co-owned a printing shop in Washington Heights, the New York Post reported.

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  9. Rosalyn Ng recounts being brutalized by Manhattan biker gangRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Daily Mail

    ... outside 111 Centre Street in Manhattan April 23, 2015 When Lien's car got off the highway and reached Washington Heights, one of the bikers smashed his window with a helmet as others yanked him out of the driver's seat. Rosalyn Ng tearfully ...

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  10. Sing for Hope Pianos Returns to Fill NYC's Public Spaces with MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The Village Voice

    ... Alicea, and Michael Miller, and joining them this year is Franck De Las Mercedes. The Nicaragua-born, Washington Heights-raised artist Mercedes dreamt up the 2006 highly-acclaimed project "The Priority Boxes" which found their way into over seventy ...

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  11. George Stephanopoulos has forfeited all trust as a newsmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | New York Post

    ... for air time, are tainted by his donations. "I have taken the B and C trains (between 86th and Washington Heights) for almost 18 years," she writes "but I have never felt unsafe until the past year. "Almost every day there is someone on the train ...

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  12. 'Why would a teacher go so hard?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Northern Territory News

    ... papers. In his Manhattan Supreme Court suit, Ivan Almonte Sr., a 50-year-old maintenance worker from Washington Heights, says his daughter studied hard to overcome a learning disability. Bullying claims ... Teacher Nina Gribetz, 34, allegedly ...

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  13. NYPD commander arrested on harassment charge: sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | New York Daily News

    ... d on Monday. The Inspector joined the NYPD in 1986. He was the commanding officer of the 34th Precinct in Washington Heights before Police Commissioner Bill Bratton transferred him to Midtown South last year to work as a chief's aide, officials said.

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  14. Family claims a bullya teacher drove their daughter to suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | New York Post

    ... papers. In his Manhattan Supreme Court suit, Ivan Almonte Sr., a 50-year-old maintenance worker from Washington Heights, says his daughter studied hard to overcome a learning disability. "At the wake approximately 100 children from the Washington ...

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  15. Summer Flings: Design School Grads Gift Snazzy Locker Rooms to Rec CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Curbed

    As part of a five-year partnership with the Parks Department, Parsons graduate students are making improvements to public spaces across the city. The initiative's already touched down in Washington Heights and has helped reimagine a resilient future for public housing; now, the student's are building a new locker room and changing pavilion for the landmarked Sunset Park Recreation Center , pro bono.

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  16. 11-year-old girl in search of life-saving bone-marrow matchRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | New York Post

    Her best chance for a match is a Latino donor with a similar ethnic background, but Latinos are underrepresented in the bone-marrow registry. The New York Blood Center is hosting a special blood and bone marrow registration drive in Washington Heights on Saturday, May 16, in search of a possible match for Jeralene.

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  17. 11-Year-Old Hoping for Life-Saving Bone Marrow Match in Washington HeightsRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | DNAInfo.com

    Jeralene Ares and her family are traveling from their home in Rhode Island to Washington Heights Saturday in the hopes of making a life-saving connection. Jeralene, 11, suffers from sickle cell anemia , a genetic disease that causes some of her red blood cells to be crescent shaped rather than round.

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  18. Longtime Inwood Pre-K May Lose Funding as City Backs Off Half-Day ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | DNAinfo.com

    A pre-school program that has served local kids for more than a half-century is in danger of losing funding due to a shift in the city's universal pre-K initiative under Mayor Bill de Blasio . The YM and YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood on Nagle Avenue, which has offered pre-school since the early 1950s, received city funding for the past 12 years to provide a free half-day pre-K program to about 60 local children.

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  19. Shootings Up Significantly During Past Month, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | DNAinfo.com

    ... in eastern Brooklyn, particularly East New York, the central Bronx and northern Manhattan in Harlem and Washington Heights, according to police statistics. There were 23 people killed in the past month, which is three more than during the same ...

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  20. House prices in Brooklyn are so expensive people are moving back into ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Independent

    ... as tourists cram into Subways you'll know what I mean). Increasingly, people are moving to places like Washington Heights, Inwood and Morningside Heights on the outskirts of Manhattan, where median housing prices are less than that of Brooklyn. In ...

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