MTA To Spend $2.1 Billion To Fix Subway Delays From Harlem To Hollis

Benito Mussolini made the trains run on time in Italy, can Veronique Hakim make the trains run on time from Harlem to Hollis? Well, your subway commute likely won’t improve just yet, but at least you might find out the real reason behind all the delays in the coming days. Continue Reading →

Protest Hits Cuomo Over Lack Of Female And Minority Appointments

Asian, African-American and Hispanic business and religious leaders demonstrated outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Manhattan office this afternoon to pressure the Democrat to diversify the leadership of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Continue Reading →

Wow, NY First State To Make College Tuition Free From Harlem To The Hudson

Market Watch reports that New York lawmakers have approved a plan to make attending public colleges and universities free for students from middle-class families. Continue Reading →

Harlem Candidates Accuse Democratic Machine Of Rigging Contest

The Observer reports that three outsider candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for a Harlem State Senate seat penned a letter lashing out at New York County Chairman Keith Wright, accusing the party boss of acts tantamount to “voter suppression” in his bid to install his favored contender in office, and threatening him with legal action. Continue Reading →

Con Edison To Pay $153.3 Million For 2014 Harlem Blast

Con Edison has reached a $153.3 million settlement with the New York State Public Service Commission for a gas explosion that killed eight people and injured 50 in 2014. Continue Reading →

Nearly All New York Subways From Harlem To Hollis Is About To Get Cell Service

nyc subway cell serviceNearly all underground subway stations from Harlem to Hollis, Queens will have cellular service on Monday, a year ahead of schedule, according to city and state officials.
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Most Harlem Subway Stations Will Have Cell Phone Service, Wi-Fi By Monday

The MTA is dialing in, a full two years ahead of schedule. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that cell phone service and Wi-Fi will be available across nearly all underground stations by Monday in response to his directive at the beginning of 2016 to accelerate the project. Continue Reading →

Free Tuition For Harlem NY Public University Students Under Proposed Scholarship Plan

Nearly one million students from middle- and working-class families attending public colleges and universities from Harlem to Hollis in New York state would no longer pay tuition, if an unprecedented scholarship plan proposed Tuesday morning by Gov. Andrew Cuomo makes it through the state legislature. Continue Reading →

Second Avenue Subway Officially Opens

The long-awaited Second Avenue subway is officially open, as trains began picking up New Yorkers at three new Upper East Side stations at noon sharp on New Year’s Day. Continue Reading →

Second Avenue Subway Takes Cuomo, de Blasio And Others On New Year’s Eve Ride Uptown

AMNY reports that Governor Andrew Cuomo will be spending his New Year’s Eve underground. He’ll be taking a celebratory ride uptown Saturday night on the new Second Avenue subway extension, ahead of the line’s public opening on New Year’s Day. Continue Reading →