Alfred E. Smith Houses

Surveillance image of a suspect who police say is wanted for attacking an elderly woman in Chinatown. (credit: NYPD)

Suspect Charged In Attack On 85-Year-Old Woman In Chinatown

A 43-year-old man has been charged with burglary and robbery in connection with an attack last weekend on an elderly woman in Chinatown.


Water Main Break (credit: CBS 2)

Water Main Break Causes Flooding In Lower Manhattan

A street collapsed in the Two Bridges section of Lower Manhattan early Saturday, after a water main break outside the Alfred E. Smith Houses public housing development.


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Gas Line Problem At Alfred E. Smith Houses Threatens Thanksgiving Turkey Plans

Sixteen unlucky families have not had gas since November 9 are worried the problem won’t get resolved in time for cooking the all-important Thanksgiving turkey.