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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Former New York City hospital executive charged with $5.6 million painkiller theft

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former pharmacy executive at a major New York City hospital was arrested on Tuesday and charged with stealing $5.6 million worth of narcotic painkillers from the medical center, authorities said. Anthony D'Alessandro, 47, former...
  • Square One: How trailblazing women got their start

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Since last fall, Reuters has asked prominent achievers about the first job they ever had. From Mia Hamm to Margaret Atwood, Bob Schieffer to Tavis Smiley, they have shared their memories about the humble beginnings of their careers....
  • Lafayette 148 NY trunk show at Lisa Todd Boca boutique

    Lafayette 148 NY trunk show at Lisa Todd Boca boutique
    Boca Raton's Lisa Todd boutique will host a trunk show of the designer collection Lafayette 148 New York July 7 - 11. Lafayette 148 New York is a fave-rave for Oprah Winfrey and Queen Latifah. The company was founded in 1996 and was named after it&...
  • 'Manhattan' Campaign Blasts Away Image of History Lesson

    WGN America has a message for potential audiences of its ambitious new series "Manhattan:" It's not a boring history lesson. The show may revolve around the Manhattan Project, whose scientists secretly built the first atom bombs used during World War II,...
  • New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers

    New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers
    Andrew Porter left work early Tuesday, but he didn't sit in a bar watching the U.S. play Belgium in that afternoon's World Cup match, or sit on the beach watching the waves roll in. No, Porter sat in his car watching the clock in his Brooklyn...
  • 'Agitated' shark bites swimmer off California beach

    'Agitated' shark bites swimmer off California beach
    A 7-foot great white shark bit a swimmer off the coast near Manhattan Beach in Southern California on Saturday, leaving the man with moderate injuries, a fire department official said. The shark bit the long-distance swimmer in the upper torso and...
  • Swimmer bitten by shark off Manhattan Beach describes ordeal

    A swimmer who was attacked by a shark near the Manhattan Beach Pier on Saturday described the incident as terrifying, saying “I felt the shark biting into me and I thought this is it.” Steven Robles was out for a swim with about a dozen...
  • Maturity, patience pays off for the long-distance swimmer

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marathon swimmer Doug McConnell circumnavigated the island of Manhattan to clinch the Triple Crown of open water swimming and join an elite club of less than 100 members worldwide. Although he started swimming as a youngster, the 56-...
  • Side Dish: Twisted Olive puts twists on dessert, drinks

    Twisted Olive in Bethlehem lives up to its name by putting tantalizing twists on familiar favorites. Chef-owner Steve Kershner has created a Homemade Blueberry Goat Cheese Basil Pie with an almond topping. This dessert incorporates fresh blueberries...
  • Shark attack victim stared 'eyeball to eyeball' with predator

    Shark attack victim stared 'eyeball to eyeball' with predator
    A long-distance ocean swimmer who was attacked by a great white shark at Manhattan Beach over the weekend said he stared the predator in the eye as it sunk its teeth into his chest before finally releasing him. Steven Robles, a 50-year-old real estate...
  • Video emerges showing shark attack off Manhattan Beach Pier

    A video has emerged showing a shark attack that left a swimmer injured near the Manhattan Beach Pier. One video, posted on by LoudLabs News on YouTube, shows the shark "jumping right on top" of the swimmer, as one of the people heard on the recording...