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Friday, April 22, 2011
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Hindus Find a Ganges in Queens, to Park Rangers’ Dismay
By SAM DOLNICK
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Kundanlall Chickery, left, and his wife, Mala Mathura, made offerings in Jamaica Bay near Cross Bay Boulevard in Queens.
Offerings like fruit, bowls and clothing are left humbly in Jamaica Bay, but then wash up along the shore to threaten the ecosystem.
Slide Show: A Hindu Ritual
Governors Come and Go, but This Reporter Keeps Slugging Away
By JEREMY W. PETERS
Fredric U. Dicker’s distinctive brand of journalism — old-school beat reporting, searing commentary and a dose of showmanship — has made him a potent force in Albany.
Bright, Careful and Sadistic: Profiling Long Island’s Mystery Serial Killer
By MANNY FERNANDEZ and AL BAKER
He is unknown, but a possible picture is emerging: a white man with a job, a car and access to burlap bags.
Mini-Scandal Behind It, New York City Firefighters Calendar Returns
By CARA BUCKLEY
The fund-raising project returns for the first time since 2008, when printing stopped after it was learned that the cover model had appeared naked in a video.
At Princeton, Questions After Instructor’s Suicide
By LISA W. FODERARO
Antonio Calvo’s suicide has devastated a tight community of scholars and students on the Princeton campus, with admirers faulting the university for how it handled Mr. Calvo’s dismissal.
Worker Cites Boss’s Order in Standpipe Collapse at a Bank Tower
By JOHN ELIGON
Testimony appeared to support the prosecution’s theory that the defendants knew the purpose of the standpipe and knowingly took the steps that led it to fall.
City Issues Rule to Ban Dirtiest Oils at Buildings
By MIREYA NAVARRO
Buildings in New York City will be required to phase out using the most-polluting heating oil under a new regulation that is expected to improve air quality significantly.
From the Weekend
Locavore Lobby Snacks Don’t Wait for the Curtain
By ERIK PIEPENBURG
Some New York theaters have discovered that lobby concession stands can extend the life of their spaces beyond showtime and become places where patrons can sit before or after shows.
Slide Show: Coffee Drama
Urban Athlete
Indoor Runs, as if You Were Out
By HILARY HOWARD
At treadmill classes, there’s no jogging along at a nice, easy clip.
Weekend Miser
By RACHEL LEE HARRIS
Mucca Pazza will be at Santos Party House on Thursday. Phil Lipof of ABC News will host a series of performances and conversations at Feinsteins at Loews Regency.
House Tour: Orient, N.Y.
By BETHANY LYTTLE
A converted tool barn from the 1850s features an added guest wing and a heated swimming pool on more than five acres.
Slide Show
April 21, 2011 6:25 PM ET
A Chinatown Fire, One Year Later
By JAMES BARRON
A year after one of the city's biggest fires in years, the residents of a destroyed Chinatown building are still wondering when they will be able to go home again.
April 21, 2011 4:33 PM ET
A Temple to Roasted Pork, Puerto Rican-Style
By DAVID GONZALEZ
The home-style cuisine at El Nuevo Bohio, a Puerto Rican restaurant in the Bronx, has clouded minds - if not arteries - for some 30 years.
April 21, 2011 4:03 PM ET
Burials for Mother and Daughter Killed in Brooklyn
By KAREN ZRAICK
The only person of interest in the case flew to Russia before the bodies were discovered, the police say.
April 21, 2011 3:47 PM ET
Keith Richards's Daughter Gets Community Service (and Hearts Her Sister)
By ELISSA GOOTMAN
Theodora Richards must perform two days of community service after being arrested on graffiti and drug possession charges.
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About New York
Evidence, Exculpatory and Unheard
By JIM DWYER
Two men convicted in the 1992 kidnapping of Jennifer Negron, 16, have filed court motions to have their verdicts overturned, saying evidence had been covered up.
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Neighborhood Joint | East Tremont
A Temple to Roasted Pork, Puerto Rican-Style
By DAVID GONZALEZ
The secret seasoning, and the service, has brought lovers of Puerto Rican home-style cooking to El Nuevo Bohío in the Bronx for decades.
Nocturnalist
Black Eyed Peas and Beetles, Together Onstage
By SARAH MASLIN NIR
When the Black Eyed Peas performed at Terminal 5 in Manhattan to promote the updated Volkswagen Beetle, questions about the car were off limits.
Hawk Cam
Live From the Nest
By EMILY S. RUEB
Live video streams from the 12th floor of a library at New York University where a pair of red-tailed hawks has a nest.
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Taking Questions
Ask About Red-Tailed Hawks
By THE NEW YORK TIMES
Marie Winn, the author of “Red-Tails in Love: Pale Male’s Story,” will be responding to readers’ questions.
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Neighborhood Joint | Mitchell’s Auto Repair
A shop where a small repair might be done for free, and talk therapy is used to explain the rest.
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