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Stolen Car- SUV Driven Out of Parking Lot Near Hudson Yards-NY News

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Subscribe in a reader By Dan Gesslein Manhattan Voice December 15, 2020  A pair of thieves helped themselves to a luxury SUV sitting in a parking lot just outside the Hudson Yards. The car theft was caught on video and now the NYPD is asking for the public’s help in tracking down the car thieves.  On December 8th, an employee at the parking lot at 359 9th Avenue noticed that a black BMW X5 SUV was missing. Police pulled the surveillance video from the lot and found their suspects. Cameras captured the moment when two men casually got into the BMW and drove off the lot.  According to investigators, the crooks stole the SUV at 6:30 pm on December 8th. Two hours later the employee discovered the missing vehicle and called police. Investigators say the SUV was spotted crossing the Manhattan Bridge shortly after leaving the parking lot.  Anyone with information is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at (800) 577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit

Lewd Train Rider Exposes Himself Near Canal Street- NY News

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Subscribe in a reader By Dan Gesslein  Manhattan Voice  December 10, 2020  Cops are looking for a man who exposed himself on a subway train near Canal Street.  At around 10:20 am on November 16, a 23-year-old woman was riding a northbound ‘Q’ train. She told cops that as the train was approaching the Canal Street station she saw a man masturbating while laying across a row of seats inside the subway car.  Apparently the woman snapped a pic of the perv on her cell phone and sent it to the NYPD.  The suspect is described as an adult male, approximately six feet tall, weighing 185 pounds. He has a dark complexion and medium build. He was last seen wearing a black winter hat, a black scarf, a gray shirt, black pants and black sneakers. Anyone with information is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at (800) 577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter

Flu Shot- Where to Get It

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Flu Shot Needed More than Ever in Light of Covid 2020 is Almost Over, but Flu Season Isn’t! Subscribe in a reader Follow @Bronxvoice1 Tweet By Dr. Margaret E. McCort, Montefiore Health System  Bronx Voice December 8, 2020 2020 is almost over, but don’t worry - it’s not too late to get your flu shot. In fact, it’s still helpful!  Each year, a new version of the flu shot is introduced around September, aimed at protecting against the flu strains that will circulate during that year’s flu season. Typically, the flu season runs from September until March. Even in December, the flu shot is still very effective and very important.  As we continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic this year, getting your flu shot is more important than ever. Like COVID-19, influenza spreads easily through close casual contact and can be spread before you realize you’re sick. Symptoms of the flu are similar to those of COVID-19, so if you develop a cough or fever, you should talk to your doc

Bunny Bandit Beat Man Near Times Square- NY News

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Subscribe in a reader By Dan Gesslein Manhattan Voice December 4, 2020  A deranged attacker, wearing a bunny backpack, knocked a man upside the head with an object two blocks away from Times Square.  The NYPD released surveillance video of the man they are looking for in connection with the senseless attack on a man in Midtown West.  At around 6:40 pm on November 21, the 47-year-old man was walking in front of 407 West 42 Street when he was attacked. Investigators said the victim was struck upside the head with an unknown object.  The victim was rushed to Bellevue Hospital where he is listed in stable condition.  Cops are hoping the suspect’s white bunny backpack will lead to his arrest.   The suspect is described as  a dark-skinned male, approximately 20 to 30 years. He has a medium build and was last seen wearing a dark-colored hoodie sweatshirt, green jacket, light-blue ripped jeans, dark boots, white hat with black and red lettering in front of it, dark face mask and se

Aging with HIV/AIDS: A Mental Health Dialogue for 2020

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Subscribe in a reader On World AIDS Day 2020, this conversation between Arthur Fitting, RN, LGBTQ Program Director at the Visiting Nurse Service of New York and Mark Brennan-Ing, PhD, senior research scientist at Hunter College’s Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging examine what people with HIV, partners, caregivers, communities and the health care industry can do to help expand knowledge, reduce HIV stigma and promote healthy aging.  Arthur Fitting:  For people with HIV looking to maintain their health as they get older, what are the key health challenges they face? Mark Brennan-Ing: Long-term survivors are really challenged trying to figure out what’s happening because of HIV and what’s happening because of normal aging. The default is to blame everything on HIV, because for so long, managing their HIV has been the source of their major medical issues. There’s evidence that the onset of multiple chronic illnesses, which can happen to anyone as they age, happens at an ea

Housing Law Requires Landlords Make Speedy Repairs-NY News

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Jashawn's Law Named After Child Killed in Fire in Building with 350 Housing Code Violations Subscribe in a reader Tweet By David Greene, December 1, 2020 A pair of local officials joined housing advocates and attorneys in taking a bow and discussing a new law that takes effect in December-- that establishes deadlines for landlords to make court-ordered repairs. State Senator Robert Jackson joined Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz in a Zoom conference call, they were joined by officials from the Legal Aid Society and officials from housing advocate groups Take Root Justice and the Fordham-Bedford Housing Corporation. The bill was created by Dinowitz in 2003 in response to the August 6, 2002 blaze at 3569 DeKalb Avenue in Norwood, that took the life of 8-year-old Jashawn Parker. At the time of the blaze, the building had over 350 building code violations and the building's owner had been ordered to make repairs by a housing court judge, but those repairs were never

Woman, 85, Mugged for $30- NY News

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Subscribe in a reader By Dan Gesslein, November 30 , 2020  Police are asking for the public’s help in trying to track down a heartless mugger who attacked an 85-year-old woman on the Lower East Side.  At around 1:20 pm on November 18, an 85-year-old woman was approached by a man on the corner of Madison Street and Gouverneur Street in the Vladek Houses. The hoodie-clad mugger, grabbed her purse knocking the elderly woman to the ground. He then took off with the purse, which cops say, only contained $30.  The woman suffered fractures to her left elbow and shoulder. She was taken by EMS to New York Downtown Hospital.  Police released surveillance video of the suspect taken from inside the lobbby of 640 Water Street. Anyone with information is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at (800) 577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips. All call