Bill Perkins Missed 25% Of His Meetings The Year Before Being Re-Elected

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 →

Harlem’s Bill Perkins, Adriano Espaillat, Inez Dickens, Brian A. Benjamin And Others At Harlem Town Hall

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 →

Harlem State Senator Bill Perkins To Attend Police Impersonators Harassed Tenants Meeting

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 →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Remarks Regarding Death Of Harlem’s Zymere Perkins

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 →

Harlem’s Adriano Espaillat Introduce Anti-Hate Bill Following Charlottesville Violence

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.

ACS Lawyers Claiming They Were Wrongly Blamed In Zymere Perkins’ Case

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 →

Holland Challenges Perkins For Harlem Primary Seat

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 Perkins

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).

Congrats, To Longtime Harlem Pol Who Prevailed Over Challengers

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 →

Central Harlem City Council Election District 9: Candidates, Polling Places And More

Voters in Central Harlem will take to the polls on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, to cast crucial votes in this year’s Democratic primary.

Harlem’s Espaillat On Department Of Education Decision To Fund Upward Bound

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 →

Brewer Marks Women’s Equality Day With Voter Registration Drive

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 →

Rudy’s World: Big Belly Solar Panel Trash Compactor Launch In Harlem

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 →

MBP Brewer Says “No” To East Harlem Rezoning

This morning, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer released her formal recommendation rejecting the de Blasio administration’s East Harlem neighborhood rezoning proposal.

Gun Incidents Near Morningside Park Ignite Fear In Harlem

A Queens teenager visiting his aunt in Harlem heard the chilling words “It’s time to get lit” before bullets suddenly pierced his right thigh and right foot.