New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Bill Perkins and the New York City Council today announced an agreement to rezone El Barrio/East Harlem and secure investments for Continue Reading →
NY Daily News report that hardworking Harlem Councilman Bill Perkins, who just took office in March, in terms of his attendance, missed 25% of the 24 meetings he was supposed Continue Reading →
On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio will host a town hall with residents of 9thCouncil District, represented by Council Member in addition to Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Continue Reading →
After two instances of harassment from police impersonators entering their building, tenants at 50 West 93rd Street on the Upper West Side are holding a meeting with advocates and local Continue Reading →
Statement from NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio on ACS report into the death of Harlem’s Zymere Perkins: “This report uncovered a troubling series of lapses and missed opportunities in ACS’s failed Continue Reading →
Patch reports that three Democrats will represent Harlem in the New York City Council for the next four years.
Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statements regarding their bill, the No Federal Funding for Confederate Symbols Act.
NY Daily News reports that a judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by two child welfare agency lawyers who claimed they were made scapegoats in the beating death of little Continue Reading →
Union organizer Marvin Holland, the runner up in Tuesday’s special election for the District 9 City Council seat, has confirmed to Gotham Gazette that he will mount a challenge against Continue Reading →
A Celebration of Hanukkah with Harlem Senator Bill Perkins, at the Old Broadway Synagogue at 15 Old Broadway (between 125th and 126th Streets, New York, NY).
It’s a frigid Saturday afternoon in November 2017, but the winter temperatures can’t seem to penetrate the warm and excited atmosphere at 263 West 153rd Street.
“As we work to make this city more equitable, we are building and preserving affordable housing at a record pace.
Patch reports that a long-debated proposal to rezone East Harlem was approved with minimal fireworks Thursday by the New York City Council.
Preceded by the award-winning short film DEAR FARTHER, Directed by Richard Louissaint and produced by DJ Hard Hittin Harry and DJ Super JB.
City Limits reports that in Harlem, it was legacy that trumped winds of change. Longtime Harlem pol Bill Perkins won the primary with 49 percent of the vote, a wide Continue Reading →
Voters in Central Harlem will take to the polls on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, to cast crucial votes in this year’s Democratic primary.
Today, Harlem Congressman Adriano Espaillat, issued the following statement after he spent months urging the Department of Education to reconsider its decision to fund the TRIO Upward Bound program at Continue Reading →
Manhattan Gale A. Brewer will be registering voters this Saturday, August 26, 2017, to commemorate the 97th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which guaranteed women the Continue Reading →
By Rudy Collins On July 22nd, 2017, State Sen. Brian Benjamin, Council member Bill Perkins, the NAACP, Barbara Askins, president of the 125th Street BID and others were on hand Continue Reading →
This morning, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer released her formal recommendation rejecting the de Blasio administration’s East Harlem neighborhood rezoning proposal.