MORNING BULLETIN: HERO DAD SAVES WOMAN ON SUBWAY TRACKS, RETAIL RENTS SOAR


Photo by George Guerrero.

May 21, 2012 Weather: Rain and Thunder, High of 62 Degrees.

Notices:
We have a new list of events up for the week, and will be adding to it.

News:
A father jumped onto the subway tracks at 72nd Street on Saturday in front of his three young kids to save a woman who had apparently passed out there. A #1 train came just 60 seconds later. “It was just the right thing to do,” said Greg Wetzel. “If you see someone on the tracks, it’s hard not to do something.” (Daily News)

Local retail rents hit a new high of $149 per square foot. (The Real Deal)

Some public schools, including PS 87, will close for two days and then reopen for the last day of class on June 27, which many consider a totally weird waste of time. Blame it on the fact that there were no snow days. (NY Times)

Irving Goffman, an 83-year-old with dementia who disappeared after a visit to his Upper West Side doctor was found by police. (NY Times)

AMC Theatres, including the one on 68th Street, has been sold to a Chinese company. (Forbes)

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