Street Named For Harlemite Norman Rockwell

Norman Rockwell place in harlemBy Mark Levine, City Council

Did you know that the American art legend Norman Rockwell was born
in our very own district?
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Levine, DC 37 And Park Advocates Hail Investments In Park Workers In City Budget

mark levine 2Today, Parks Committee Chair Harlem’s Mark Levine announced the City Council will allocate $9.6 million in the city budget to save the jobs of 150 park maintenance workers and gardeners. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Levine And Health Department “Know Before You Go” Free Text Alert Service

mark levine 2With Memorial Day weekend approaching, the Health Department is reminding beachgoers to sign up for the Health Department’s “Know Before You Go” free text alert service.  Continue Reading →

Brewer, Levine And Chin Call For Transparency In Deed Restriction Revelation In Harlem

brewe levine chinBorough President Gale A. Brewer, Council Member Mark Levine, and Council Member Margaret Chin jointly issued the following statement: Continue Reading →

Levine To Announce Participatory Budget Project Winners

mark levine 2On Wednesday, April 20, Harlem City Council Member Mark Levine will hold a ceremony to announce the project proposals selected by District 7 residents during this year’s cycle of participatory budgeting. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Levin And Jewish Council Members Denounce Anti-Israel CUNY Vote

mark levine 2On Friday, April 15 Jewish members of the New York City Council spoke out against a resolution set to be voted on by the student government at CUNY’s graduate school that would endorse a boycott of Israeli academics and academic institutions. Continue Reading →

Map Of Disappearing Subsidized Housing In NYC Addressed

affordable housing in harlem1Since 2012, a tenant protection group has helped restore 50,000 units of rent regulated housing in New York City that had been improperly deregulated, the New York Daily News reports. Continue Reading →

Uptown Residents Honor Late Rev. Dr. Jasper Simmons With Street Co-Naming

dr jasper street collageOn Saturday, April 9, 2016, Harlem City Council Member Mark Levine, Community Board 12 Chair Shah Ally, and uptown residents will hold a ceremony officially co-naming W. 155th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, “Rev. Dr. Jasper Simmons Place.” Continue Reading →

Council Member Mark Levine Lauds Expansion Of Bilingual Education

mark levine 2Harlem Council Member Mark Levine states:

“As the world becomes more connected, dual language education programs can powerfully change a young person’s life. Continue Reading →

Uptown Games Mark Fifth Anniversary And Running

uptown games 1Senator Adriano Espaillat, Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez and Mark Levine, the Armory Foundation and the New York Road Runners held the fifth annual Uptown Games, at The Armory New Balance Track & Field Center. Continue Reading →