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 →
Nearly 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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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 →
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 →
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 →
DeerGate, the correct and true name of the scandalous handling of a deer in a Jackie Robinson Park in Harlem, potentially reached a conclusion today with the news that the deer, known as Bambi or more popular Lefty, will be cremated after dying of stress brought on by his capture. Continue Reading →