Governor Cuomo For New Legislation To End The AIDS Epidemic In New York State

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedOn Sunday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced new legislation critical to ending the AIDS epidemic in New York State. Continue Reading →

Brewer’s New Youth Boards Harlem Members And It’s First Meeting

gale BrewerManhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer convened the first meeting of Council of Young Leaders of Manhattan yesterday at the Harlem State Office Building. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Comes To NAN In Harlem

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013An embattled Mayor Bill de Blasio took to Rev. Al Sharpton’s pulpit Saturday to talk about the forces opposition.  “The voices of the status quo find many, many ways to undermine progress, to stand in the way of progress,” he told a crowd at the National Action Network in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio And Others Announce New Caregiver Law

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Today, Mayor de Blasio and New York City Commission on Human Rights Commissioner and Chair Carmelyn P. Malalis announce that new caregiver protections go into effect, protecting people with care giving responsibilities. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Announce Decline In K-12 Emergency Visits

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoMayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett and Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) First Deputy Commissioner Alba Pico today announced an 85 percent decline in synthetic cannabinoid-related emergency department visits since July 2015. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s ‘Hamilton’ Breaks Tony Award Nominations 2016

hamiltonThe 2016 Tony Award nominations are in and, as expected, Alexander “Hamilton” who lived in Harlem is poised to win big. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. and company all scored nods. Continue Reading →

Honorees Receive The Clara Lemlich Awards In Harlem

Clara_Lemlich_1910 awardsJoin LaborArts and the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition as we honor five extraordinary women who have been working for the larger good all their lives. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito And Ferreras-Copeland Responds To de Blasio Budget

Melissa and ferrars in east harlem1“The FY 2017 Executive Budget incorporates many of the recommendations and priorities outlined by the Council in our Preliminary Budget Response, including greatly building New York City’s reserves and increasing the City’s capital investments, which will help safeguard our City’s continued financial security.
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Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Opens East Harlem’s Vendy Plaza

Melissa-Mark-Viverito (1)This Sunday, May 1,2016 join Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito for the opening of the new season of East Harlem’s Vendy Plaza. Continue Reading →

B.P. Brewer Appoints To Community Boards From Harlem To Houston

gale BrewerManhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer today announced this year’s slate of appointments to Manhattan’s 12 Community Boards. The appointments took effect earlier this month and include 81 new members, more than a quarter of the 312 appointments. Continue Reading →