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Measles Outbreak: Yeshiva’s Preschool Program Is Closed by New York City Health Officials

The program is the first one to be closed as part of the city’s escalating effort to stem the country’s largest measles outbreak in decades.

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Rattlestick Theater Festival to Commemorate Stonewall Anniversary

The Pride Plays festival will feature more than a dozen readings from plays by seminal L.G.B.T. writers, as well as by newcomers.

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A Crashing Small Plane Was Snagged by Power Lines, Stopping a Foot From Disaster

The police arrived to find the aircraft hanging from the cables, and the pilot and two passengers sitting on a curb, mostly unharmed.

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The array of public activities on offer will include film screenings, concerts and outdoor classes.

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Metropolitan Diary: ‘As a Proud New Yorker Who Loves Giving Directions, I Decided to Step In’

Confident about which way to go, his first day at Western Electric and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary.

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Citi Bike Pulls New Electric Bikes Off Streets, Citing Safety Concerns

The pedal-assist bikes operated by Lyft-owned companies in New York City, San Francisco and Washington were removed based on concerns over the brakes.

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Measles Outbreak Illustrates de Blasio’s Complex Relationship With Ultra-Orthodox Jews

While many ultra-Orthodox leaders have come out in favor of measles vaccinations, some say that the mayor has gone too far in legally mandating them.

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Fordham Student, Sydney Monfries, Dies After Fall From Campus Bell Tower

Ms. Monfries, a 22-year-old senior, died Sunday evening, hours after falling from a tower known to attract thrill-seeking students at the university’s Bronx campus.

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A New Lease on Life for a Beloved Latin Music Club in Queens

Terraza 7, in Jackson Heights, thought it would have to close when the building owner announced plans to raze it. But the building has changed hands and the club seems safe for now.

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For a Brooklyn Circus School, a Real Estate High-Wire Act

The Muse Brooklyn, a circus studio and event space in Bushwick, has three years to find a new home that will allow its students and performers to soar. (Literally.)

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Superheroes Couldn’t Save a Comic Book Clubhouse in Lower Manhattan

Loved by Wall Streeters and scruffy comic book junkies alike, Chameleon Comics was a clubhouse in the Financial District.

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A Classic Queens Movie Palace Faces Its Final Curtain

Once a theater of staggering beauty, the long-shuttered RKO Keith’s in Flushing may soon be demolished.

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An Irish Wake for the ‘Cheers’ of Park Slope

The Old Carriage Inn was a celebrated Brooklyn dive, with a rowdy karaoke night and a close-knit circle of regulars. “You’ll never see a more tight-knit group than this,” said one patron.

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Fire in Basement Crypt at St. John the Divine Forces Palm Sunday Worshipers Outside

“Given the circumstances, everyone had a good time,” said Dean Clifton Daniel III, the cathedral’s leader.

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