Brewer Hosts Dominican Day Parade Launch Reception In Washington Heights

dominican_group_1Tuesday evening, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and the Dominican Day Parade Committee held a launch party in Washington Heights for the upcoming Dominican Day Parade. Continue Reading →

Espaillat’s Historic Story Receives Thunderous Ovation At Democratic National Convention (video)

espanialt-1 slider1Today, Harlem State Senator Adriano Espaillat, the Democratic primary winner in New York’s 13th congressional district, addressed the delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in support of the Clinton-Kaine ticket. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espaillat To Address The Democratic National Convention Watch Live

adriano-espaillat-fbHarlem State Senator Adriano Espaillat, the Democratic primary winner in New York’s 13th congressional district, will address the delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in support of the Clinton-Kaine ticket. Continue Reading →

Supermarket Association, Residents And Electeds Decry Closing Of City Fresh Market In Harlem

-Anthony Espinal Melissa Mark-ViveritoThe National Supermarket Association (NSA), community leaders and elected officials, including New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat, rallied today on East 116th Street, East Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Join The Community Against The Shuttering Of City Fresh Market In East Harlem

city market in harlem1Less than a year after Pathmark – East Harlem’s largest supermarket closed its doors for the last time – the National Supermarket Association, East Harlem community leaders, Community Board Members and elected officials, including Harlem, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat. Continue Reading →

Statement From Senator Adriano Espaillat On Winning Election

adriano-espaillat-fbStatement By Adriano Espaillat

“I am proud to stand with Congressman Rangel, Assemblyman Keith Wright, other leaders and elected officials who ran for Congress in the 13th District… Continue Reading →

In His Third Attempt, Adriano Espaillat Claims a Congressional Victory

thrid time a charmState Senator Adriano Espaillat claimed victory tonight in the bitter primary race to succeed Congressman Charles Rangel—a victory that, if it holds, will put him in line to become the first Dominican-American elected to Congress. Continue Reading →

Polls Close As 9 Candidates Hope To Replace Charles Rangel

charles-rangelNew York Congressional Primary polls are closing in an hour as the final New Yorkers place their votes to determine congressional candidates for November’s general elections.In Harlem, voters will decide who will succeed Congressman Charles Rangel, who is retiring after more than 40 years of service. Continue Reading →

NYC Emergency Management Hosts Mobile Office hours In Washington Heights

Mobile Office Hours washington heightsNew York City Emergency Management officials visited Washington Heights on Wednesday to discuss emergency preparedness, coordination, and planning with residents. Continue Reading →

Rodriguez And Espaillat Statement In Yeshiva University Student

espaillat-rodriguez-jpgSenator Adriano Espaillat and Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez held a press conference last month with Yeshiva University representatives, CB 12 Board Chair Shah Ally, religious leaders and residents to denounce the accusing of two Yeshiva University students who were threatened and told to take off their Yarmulkes.
Reports surfaced this morning that the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force had identified the person accused of verbally accosting two Yeshiva University students at a Dunkin Donuts in Washington Heights several weeks ago. Continue Reading →