Community Gather To Mark One Month Amanda Morales Guerra Took Refuge Uptown

TOMORROW Sunday, September 18 at 12:00 PM in front of Holy Rood Church in Washington Heights, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa and NYS Senator Marisol Alcantara. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Marisol Alcántara, Adriano Espaillat And DREAMers Rally For DREAM Act

State Senator Marisol Alcántara, together with DACA recipients, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, supporters and DREAMers speak out at rally. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez, Rep Adriano Espaillat, And Others Stand Behind Mother Facing Deportation

Amanda, a working mom of three U.S. citizen children, entered sanctuary on Thursday night to avoid deportation to her native Guatemala, a country her children have never known, and where she faced death threats before fleeing. Continue Reading →

Rep. Adriano Espaillat Led Uptown Electeds And Others On Subway Crisis Answers

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat led a group of New York State and New York City elected officials for a community discussion for constituents to address New York’s subway crisis following a series of derailments, commuter delays, cancellations, fires and a host of other transit issues. Continue Reading →

Uptown Electeds Celebrate Opening Of GWB Bus Station

After years of delays and cost over runs during renovations, the GWB Bus Station finally opened its doors to the public this morning for travelers. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rodriguez, Espaillat And Others Announce Support for Inwood Library

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Senator Marisol Alcantara, and Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa issue their support for the proposal to construct a new Inwood library with 100% affordable housing included in the project. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem’s Espaillat And Others Announce 69 New Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem U.S. Representative Adriano Espaillat, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, Deputy Mayor Richard Buery and others today announced the expansion of the Community Schools Initiative to 69 new schools this September, 2017. Continue Reading →

Uptown Electeds Propose Solutions For “Most Congested Road In America”

Following the announcement that the Cross Bronx Expressway is the most congested roadway in America, NYC Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez and NYS Assembly Woman Carmen De La Rosa proposed solutions to ease traffic and the harmful emissions that cause asthma in surrounding communities. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez And Other Elected Call For Immediate Fixes To MTA Elevators

Following a week where elevators at the 168th Street subway station broke down on four separate occasions, elected officials and community residents are saying “enough.” Continue Reading →

Inwood Library Visioning Sessions With Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez

Ydanis Rodriguez would like to let you know about a great opportunity to mold the future for our treasured Inwood Library. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Rodriguez, Tenants, Electeds, Advocates Rally For Safer Conditions In Inwood

Tenants at 3852 10th Ave and 3856 10th Ave in Inwood are fighting back against their landlord, Julian Rodriguez, the property manager Kitty Huang and its associated LLC, Confe Realty, after 17 were left hospitalized from a gas leak on Saturday, January 7th. Continue Reading →

Ydanis Rodriguez Invites You To Join The Inwood Library Visioning Sessions

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

I would like to let you know about a great opportunity to mold the future for our treasured Inwood Library. Continue Reading →

Joint Statement On Swastika In Inwood Subway Station

On Monday night, January 2nd, 2017, members of the local Inwood community discovered swastikas had been drawn on an advertisement in the Dyckman Street A train station for an art exhibit at the Jewish Museum. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez Chair Of The City Council Talks Driverless Cars

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1On Friday, October 28th, 2016, Chair of the Council Member Washington Heights’ Ydanis Rodriguez read this statement regarding Driverless Cars And What They Mean For Uptown And NYC to the NYC Transportation committee:

Good morning and welcome to the Transportation Committee’s hearing on “The Future of Driverless Vehicles in New York City.” My name is Ydanis Rodriguez and I am the chair of the committee. Continue Reading →

Rodriguez And Espaillat Other Electeds, Advocates, Residents Call Out Uptown Bad Landlords

espaillat-rodriguez-jpgJust as Harlem World Magazine posts their Harlem’s 25 Worst Landlords: The Full 2016 List, a Landlord at 78 Thayer Avenue has driven his rent regulated tenants out of the buildings to the point where over 30 apartments are now vacant, while the uptown community languishes in an affordable housing crisis.
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