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Zuccotti Cleared, Closed, Then Re-Occupied

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Zuccotti Park Cleared, Closed, Then Re-Occupied By Aline Reynolds, Cynthia Magnus and John Bayles  — Downtown Express, November 16, 2011* This time there was no warning, no advance notice and no time to organize; the clearing of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators from Zuccotti Park, in the wee hours of the morning on Tuesday, took everyone by […]

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Recent Study Finds Toxins in Schools, Causes Alarm

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Recent Study Finds Toxins in Schools, Causes Alarm By Aline Reynolds — Downtown Express, October 27, 2010 A recent study has revealed that thousands of public school children in New York City might be susceptible to dangerous chemicals. As many as 700 schools citywide could have a perilously high level of polychlorinated biphenyls, toxins that could cause […]

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Youths continue to battle anxiety caused by 9/11

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Youths continue to battle anxiety caused by 9/11 By Aline Reynolds — Downtown Express, October 18, 2012 Rebecca Segarra, 24, has never been treated for her 9/11-related insomnia and anxiety. On 9/11, Rebecca Segarra, a seventh grader at Tribeca’s I.S. 89, saw American Airlines Flight 11 hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center from an […]

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Damage Overlooked: Seaport Area Businesses Get Little Attention

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Stephen Smith, co-owner of the Cowgirl Sea-Horse on Front Street, might have to go on unemployment during the closure of his restaurant. Downtown Express photo by Aline Reynolds Damage Overlooked: Seaport Area Businesses Get Little Attention By Aline Reynolds — Tribeca Trib, November 2, 2012 Battery Park City has received most of the city’s media attention following […]

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P.S. 276 second graders awaited a turn to make their arguments before Judge Shelley Chapman in Bowling Green’s U.S. Bankruptcy Court during a school field trip. Photo by Aline Reynolds Field trip lands students in court By Aline Reynolds – Published by Downtown Express  August 3, 2011 The boys were decked out in suits, and the girls sported flowery shirts […]

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No Cancer coverage for 9/11 workers

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Nancy Nyhuis hugs her fiancé, John Devlin, a recovery worker at Ground Zero who was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2009. Photo by Aline Reynolds   No Cancer coverage for 9/11 workers By Aline Reynolds – Published by Downtown Express  August 3, 2011 John Devlin, 50, was a healthy, athletic engineer who never smoked. In 2009, […]