Prominent Political Donor’s Facebook Post Draws Condemnation From Harlem To Hollis

NY1 reports that a Facebook posting from a prominent political donor has turned an under-the-radar controversy that started with Governor Andrew Cuomo and state Senate Democrats into one that is now getting public reaction from around the New York political world. Zack Fink filed the following report. Continue Reading →

Disney Doubles Down On Marvel TV (Includes Harlem’s Luke Cage) Deal With New York State

Crains NY reports that the Walt Disney Co. is more than doubling what was already the largest television production project in the state with an extension of its live-action miniseries set in New York City and produced by Marvel Television for Netflix, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and representatives of Disney, Marvel and Netflix jointly announced today. Continue Reading →

MTA Subway Stations From Harlem To Hollis Could Be Renamed After Estée Lauder, MasterCard, And More

Dozens of MTA subway stations could soon share names with corporate sponsors under a new “adopt-a-station” program Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday.

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The Money For The MTA’s Subway Crisis Plan Is In Governor Cuomo’s Budget

In an e-mail from the Mayor’s Press Office, stated:

This morning, Governor Andrew Cuomo asked New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis , Queens to put money into the MTA’s new plan to fix the subways. Continue Reading →

Harlem, NY Judge Died By Suicide In Drowning

The New York City medical examiner has concluded that a prominent judge found in the Hudson River died by suicide in a drowning. Continue Reading →

De Blasio Has A Lohta Say To Coumo About “… Making Sure Our Subways Run” From Harlem To Hollis

On Sunday, Mayor Bill de Blasio (right) pushed back at assertions from Governor Andrew Cuomo (left) and MTA chairman Joe Lhota (middle) regarding who controls the subway—and thus, is ultimately responsible for its swift, inevitable decline in the past few months. Continue Reading →

Community Discussion on NYC Subway’s Hosted By: Congressman Adriano Espaillat

Congressman Adriano Espaillat would like to cordially invite you to our ‘Summer of Hell’ Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, at the Columbia University Medical Center, Russ Berrie Pavilion, 1150 St. Nicholas Ave., by 167th St. Continue Reading →

MTA Brass Above Using Issued Free MetroCards

While many New Yorkers would love to have a free MetroCard, especially in light of the recent commuting chaos they’ve faced, some high-ranking MTA officials get such cards — and barely use them, according to records provided to New York Daily News. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Herman “Denny” Farrell’s Assembly Post May Be Vacant Sooner Than Later

When Assemblymember Herman “Denny” Farrell, who heads the chamber’s Ways and Means Committee, announced he would not seek reelection next year, it set off a murmur about who might succeed him in the powerful — and lucrative — committee post. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez Responds To Gov Cuomo Announcements on MTA

Following the announcement by NY Governor Andrew Cuomo and MTA Chair Joe Lhota that $1 billion in emergency funding from New York State, Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez issued the following statement:

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Harlem’s Denny Farrell Wants New Tappan Zee Bridge Named After Mario Cuomo

The new Tappan Zee Bridge is set to be named after Gov. Cuomo’s father, the late Gov. Mario Cuomo, under an agreement reached late Wednesday night. Continue Reading →

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 →