City Council Levine To Require Parks Annual Report

levine regarding parks in harlemHarlem City Council Parks Committee Chair Mark Levine announced today that the Council passed Intro 558, a bill he sponsored that would require the Parks Department (DPR) to submit an annual report to the Council on the status of disability access in its facilities and its compliance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Levine On Barnard Faculty Forming Union

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Harlem Council Member Mark Levine responds to the Barnard College Faculty (at 118th Street and Broadway) in forming a union:

“I congratulate Barnard Contingent Faculty UAW Local 2110 and the Barnard College Administration for reaching a neutrality agreement that will allow the contingent faculty to decide whether or not to form a union. Continue Reading →

Electeds Call For Rapid Expansion Of Select Bus Service

M60 SBSState Senator Adriano Espaillat (D-Manhattan/Bronx), Councilman Mark Levine (D-Manhattan), and Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez (D-Manhattan), Chair of the NYC Council’s Transportation Committee, and advocates called for the expedient creation of ten new Select Bus Service lines. Continue Reading →

Community Board 12 Manhattan Jobs Fair UpTown

jobsNeed/looking for a Job? Need help with making a resume?  Employers with job openings will be onsite, as well as resources to prepare you for job interview/resume skills.
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Harlem/Uptown Electeds Hold Tenants Rights Press Conference

rent law confernceWith rent laws set to expire Monday; Harlem electeds State Senator Adriano Espaillat, the Ranking Member of the Senate’s Housing Committee, Councilman Mark Levine, Co-Chair of the City Council’s Affordable Housing Preservation Task Force, and Councilman Ydanis Rodríguez, held a press conference.

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Harlem Council Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Welcome Lassana Bathily

BathilyOn Friday, June 12, Chair of the City Council Jewish Caucus Mark Levine and Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, welcomed Lassana Bathily to City Hall. Bathily, a young Muslim man whose heroism saved Jewish shoppers from terrorists during an attack on a Kosher supermarket in eastern Paris in January, hid the shoppers in a storage room until authorities could respond. Continue Reading →

Facilitator Training For Participatory Budgeting In Harlem

participatory bugdeting1Harlem City Council member Mark Levine office is offering the first facilitator training for participatory budgeting will be held on Wednesday, June 10 from 6 PM – 8 PM at his district office located at 500 West 141st Street. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rallies To Save Nasry Michelen Day Care From Closure

nasry child care in harlemOn Thursday, May 28, Harlem City Council Member Mark Levine, State Senator Adriano Espaillat, concerned parents, and members of the community will call on the New York City Administration of Children’s Services (ACS)… Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Levine Call To Improve Gas Line Safety

Levine_Buildings_PresserOn Friday, May 15, City Council Member Mark Levine along with tenants and tenant advocates called for preemptive safety measures to the city’s gas infrastructure.

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Gale Brewer Reappoints Safe Streets Foes To Harlem And Other CB’s

Gale Brewer tells traffic violence victims how nasty they are for urging her to remove street safety obstructionists from community boards. Photo: Stephen Miller

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer has reappointed a slate of community board members with a long history of opposing safer streets and better transit. Continue Reading →

Harlem Torn About Expanding Bus-Only Lanes

extralargeHarlem is torn between the Department of Transportation’s plan to expand bus-only lanes on 125th Street west to Morningside Avenue. Continue Reading →