New York City Public Schools recorded “substantial” gains on state English and math exams announced Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña. Continue Reading →
On Thursday, July 21st, 2016, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, Department of Consumer Affairs, and Carver Federal Savings Bank launched an IDNYC pop-up enrollment center at the bank’s 125th Street branch, giving Harlem residents easy access to IDNYC and its banking benefits.
In a victory for Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, the City Council is backing off reform measures that would have required cops to identify themselves to suspects they stop while also informing them of their right to refuse being searched. Continue Reading →
Mayor de Blasio today announced the appointment of Harlem man Larry Dais and Allen Cappelli who will serve as Commissioners of the City Civil Service Commission. Continue Reading →
Harlem based Rev. Al Sharpton made an unannounced appearance in the New York City Pride Parade on Sunday, marching alongside thousands of LGBT supporters two weeks after the massacre at a Orlando, Fla., gay nightclub. Continue Reading →
New York City Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo released the following statement after Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and members of the New York City Council reached an early agreement on Wednesday with Mayor Bill de Blasio on a balanced FY2017 budget. Continue Reading →
Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Finance Committee Chair Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, New York City Council Members and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an equitable, fiscally responsible, and early budget agreement for Fiscal Year 2017. Continue Reading →