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Rockaway Park »

Rockaway Math Teacher Honored for Helping Students Through Hurricane Sandy

Kerri Naples, 30, is being recognized for excellence in and out of the classroom. 

Lower East Side »

City Halts Conversion of Former Public School Into Cooper Union Dorms

The Department of Buildings issued a partial stop work order at the former P.S. 64 building Tuesday.

East Village »

Mayor Recalls Life as a Skivvies-Clad New Grad in Cooper Union Speech

Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave the commencement speech to Cooper Union's graduating students. 

East Village »

Cooper Union Students Stage Sit-In at School President's Office

About 50 students from the Cooper Union were camped out in school president Jamshed Bharucha's office.

East Village »

Cooper Union Will Not Begin Charging Tuition This Fall

The school's Board of Trustees may consider charging tuition in future years.

East Village »

Cooper Union Students End 'Live-In' Protest After Weeklong Occupation

Students at Cooper Union were protesting possible tuition charges at the traditionally free school.

East Village »

Cooper Union Students March to Keep College Free of Tuition

Barricaded students living inside the school continue their clock tower protest.

East Village »

Still-Struggling St. Mark's Bookshop Hunting for Smaller Space

The longtime bookshop is looking for a smaller space in the East Village.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Cooper Union Alum Climbs Famed Statue in Tuition Protest

A man scaled the Peter Cooper statue at Cooper Square in protest of the tuition for graduate programs.

Manhattan »

Manhattan's Top Newsmakers of 2011

People from Marcus Samuelsson to Aldon James made news in Manhattan's neighborhoods in 2011.

East Village & Lower East Side »

St. Mark's Bookshop Celebrates Survival

The St. Mark's Bookshop celebrated a rent reduction and clearance of debt on Thursday night.

East Village & Lower East Side »

The Standard East Village, Hipster Coffee Open as Nevada Smiths Moves On

The Standard took over the Cooper Square Hotel and more boutique coffee was added to the neighborhood.

East Village & Lower East Side »

St. Mark's Bookshop Fans Serenade New Cooper Union President

Supporters of the store sang an original song pleading for the school to lower the shop's rent at the inauguration of new Cooper Union president Jamshed Bharucha Tuesday.