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  • Girl Beaten, Raped at School, Principal Did Nothing, Say Parents

    published Jan 09, 2009

    In 2005 a first grade student went to the bathroom at P.S. 106 in Far Rockaway and another kid crept into her stall and kissed her. The girl's parents requested a transfer, but it was turned down. Ove... More >>

  • Many Latinos Beaten in Patchogue Before Lucero was Killed

    published Jan 09, 2009

    Before Ecuadoran immigrant Marcelo Lucero was murdered last November in what has been classified a hate crime, other Spanish-speaking immigrants in and around Patchouge, Long Island had been racially ... More >>

  • Sarah Palin Doesn't Read the Village Voice

    published Jan 09, 2009

    She thinks the liberal media is agin' her but loves Caroline Kennedy: "I've been interested to see how Caroline Kennedy will be handled and if she will be handled with kid gloves or if she will be und... More >>

  • Staten Island Election-Night Goons Hit 3; Charged, Jailed

    published Jan 08, 2009

    Remember those mooks who piled out of a car in Staten Island on election night and beat up a black guy while yelling "Obama"? Apparently Ali Kamara of Stapleton wasn't the only person they attacked. L... More >>

  • Lady Journalists Have Sex in New Book

    published Jan 08, 2009

    "I was interested to learn that New York Times Cost of Living columnist M. P. Dunleavy enjoyed 'occasional anal sex' during her last long-term relationship." Us too, and if literary dames turn you on,... More >>

  • Chelsea's Bayard Rustin High Closing

    published Jan 08, 2009

    In May Inside Schools said that "there are fewer fights than there once were" at H.S. 440 aka Bayard Rustin Educational Complex, but "the level of academic achievement still has a long way to go." App... More >>

  • Soon Only Models Will Be DJs

    published Jan 08, 2009

    We know, we know -- DJs are artists, even though they no longer scratch and pop. Nonetheless the guild's low bar to entry has made possible a new, horrifying hybrid: the model/DJ. Thrillist informs u... More >>

  • To Draw Tourists, City Tarts Up Its Quickie Weddings

    published Jan 08, 2009

    Part of the charm of city hall weddings is that they are a little shabby, with peeling paint, fluorescent lights, and the bored clerk stamping and stapling documents as he reads, "I now pronounce (c... More >>

  • Obama Election Certified Today -- Unless Patriots Act!

    published Jan 08, 2009

    The electoral college results will be certified in Congress today -- leaving scant time to get your government representatives to formally protest the so-called "election" of "Barry Soetoro, a/k/a Bar... More >>

  • Today's Real Estate Schadenfreude

    published Jan 08, 2009

    Karl Peterson bought a whole floor on East 10th Street between C and D for $127,000 in 1995, and has a goatee. A few years ago, the New York Post reports, Peterson figured he'd buy the ground floor of... More >>

  • Palestinian Supporters, Jon Stewart Dis Mayor

    published Jan 08, 2009

    A pro-Palestinian demonstration was held at City Hall yesterday, WCBS reports, and part of the entertainment was a chance to throw shoes at a picture of Michael Bloomberg. The larger point was to cri... More >>

  • Band Writes Song Demanding Caylee Anthony Murder Confession

    published Jan 08, 2009

    Once upon a time protest singers wrote about civil rights, ending war, not playing Sun City, etc. Now a band called Biteboy has written a song calling for Casey Anthony to confess that she murdered he... More >>

  • Dress Designer Seeks Writing Job on SATC 2

    published Jan 07, 2009

    London's Daily Telegraph reveals that Vivienne Westwood (sorry, Dame Vivienne Westwood), mainly known for ripping up clothes with Malcolm McLaren, has asked people connected with the Sex and the City ... More >>

  • Larry Flynt Request $5B Porn Bailout

    published Jan 07, 2009

    Patriotic American and pornographer Larry Flynt has done the country some service. He exposed and blocked would-be Speaker of the House Bob Livingstone, and made a porno with a girl who looks like Sar... More >>

  • Collapsing State Will Complete Major Public Works Anyway, Says Gov

    published Jan 07, 2009

    A new CareerBuilder poll claims that almost 1 in 5 Americans "actually plan to leave their current job before the end of the year." They don't specify whether they expect to leave voluntarily, though.... More >>

  • $1.19T Budget Deficit Will Normalize the Word "Trillion"

    published Jan 07, 2009

    Obama is promising to exert all the fiscal control he can as President, and has even hired a new "chief performance officer," former McKinsey consultant Nancy Killefer, to oversee spending. Nonetheles... More >>

  • News From All Over

    published Jan 07, 2009

    Outside the New York perimeter, the world is, as usual, blowing up. Israel observed a brief truce to allow humatarian aid into Gaza, and then commenced to bomb the shit out of them again. Russia is do... More >>

  • Hillary Replacement Series Drags On

    published Jan 07, 2009

    With the Caroline Kennedy boomlet faltering, also-runs are coming into the spotlight. The Times has noted the suspiciously campaign-like activity of Representatives Steve Israel and Carolyn Maloney, a... More >>

  • Astroland Rocket Removed

    published Jan 07, 2009

    They took the iconic rocket ship off the top of Gregory & Phil's at Coney Island's Astroland. Captain Nemo and Pablo Jonesy of the Coney Island Message Board took photos. The rocket premiered in 19... More >>

  • Molinaro Wants 3rd Term as SI Beep

    published Jan 07, 2009

    Well, here's another previously term-limited politician who has decided his constituents can't do without him: Staten Island borough president James Molinaro. He'll seek the Republican nomination for ... More >>

  • In This Week's Voice

    published Jan 07, 2009

    We said last week's Net Hentoff column would be his last at the Voice. Turns out we were wrong. The "excessed" journalistic legend delivers his own valedictory in this week's edition. Will our publ... More >>

  • Online City Payroll Search Site is Lazy Journalists' New BFF

    published Jan 07, 2009

    When SeeThroughNY.net announced it had a new feature with which one could search New York City public servant payrolls, scribes got busy with it. "Wonder how many people work at the Landmarks Preserva... More >>

  • Monserrate Goes to Senate, But Loses Glasses

    published Jan 07, 2009

    The Daily News says the surveillance tape that shows Hiram Monserrate dragging girlfriend Karla Giraldo around after he cracked a glass across her face does not support his allegation that the glass-s... More >>

  • Habemus Corruptio! Senates Dems' Deal Settled

    published Jan 07, 2009

    We know we've said this before, but it looks as if, on the morning of the actual vote, the Democrats of the state senate have pulled together a deal that will get everyone, including the rebellious Ga... More >>

  • Council Contender's Campaign Truck Kills Boy, 9

    published Jan 06, 2009

    Friday we told you there were two Republicans running in the special election to fill the city council seat vacated by state senator Joe Addabbo. (The Democrats contending for the seat are Lew Simon... More >>

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