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Sleepless Inwood Residents Mount Anti-Noise Campaign

For some Inwood residents, sleep is becoming increasingly rare.

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Students and Neighbors Shocked Over Recent Robberies in Morningside Heights

Shocking robbery in Morningside Heights shocked students, faculty and neighbors regarding increased crime around the neighborhood.

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Environmental Group Parties Atop Sewage Plant It Fought Against 25 Years Ago

After 25 years of fighting for environmental justice, WE ACT (WEst harlem ACTion), a grassroots, environmental advocacy group, returns to the scene of the original crime – a sewage treatment plant in Riverbank State Park – to celebrate its anniversary.

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Of Gameboards and Gambits: St. Nicholas Chess & Backgammon Club

Three years ago, a community of competitive chess players from St. Nicholas Park set up shop at a nearby storefront. Here’s how they’ve made their hobby an institution.

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The Legal Drug Epidemic No One Is Talking About

New drugs mimic marijuana, but with troubling side effects.

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September Suicide Leaves 3333 Broadway Community Wondering

An 18-year old man committed suicide on Sept. 6 by jumping off the roof of the 35-story 3333 Broadway housing complex in Hamilton Heights. Residents have been left scared and confused after not receiving official word of the incident from police or grief counseling from building management.

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Northattan Lawmakers Seek More Video of Motorcycle Incident and Tighter Laws

Two Northattan legislators are seeking more video of an altercation between a group of motorcyclists and a family in an SUV, and said they would also ask for tighten regulations on groups of motorcyclists.

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10 Candidates Seek District 7 City Council Seat

The open District 7 City Council seat has attracted a lot of hopefuls. Northattan asked them for their positions on five issues important to the district.

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City Council District 7 2013: Crime

Question 5: How would you go about addressing the ongoing gang violence at the Manhattanville and Grant Houses?

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Family and Friends Remember Mohammed Bah

After Mohammed Bah was killed by police officers responding to a 911 call, relatives and neighbors remember him.

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