Senator Espaillat To Host Thanksgiving Lunch

adriano-espaillat-fbState Senator Adriano Espaillat is hosting a Thanksgiving lunch. The annual event attracts hundreds of local seniors. Continue Reading →

Harlem Churches, A Chance For Landmark Designation

historic in harlemA number of religious institutions were considered for landmark designation at a public hearing held by the Landmarks Preservation Commission last Thursday. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Levine Leads Hearing On Towers Shadows On Parks

mark levine 2On Thursday, November 12, Harlem City Council Parks Committee Chair Mark Levine will lead a hearing on Int. 737, a bill he sponsored that would create a task force to address the impacts of shadows from the development of super tall towers over public parks. Continue Reading →

Harlem Levine Calls City To Tighten Taxi Work Shifts

mark levine 2On  Monday, November 9, 2015, Harlem Council Member Mark Levine calls on city to strengthen enforcement of taxi driver work shifts after Upper West Side accident: Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Members Levine, Rodriguez And Others Get Legal With Illegal Hotels

levine and rodriquez in harlem1On Friday, October 30 the City Council Committee on Housing and Buildings held a hearing on a package of legislative proposals aimed at strengthening New York City’s enforcement against illegal hotels. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Levine And Coalition Expand Foreign Language Education

marl levine 2On Thursday, October 29, Harlem Council Member Mark Levine, Council Member Jumaane Williams, Public Advocate Letitia James, and a group of council members and state legislators joined a coalition of teachers, students and business leaders calling for a broad expansion of foreign language education programs in New York City.

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Levine And Rodriguez Lead Talk On Jewish Poverty

marl levine 2On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 at the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood, City Council Jewish Caucus Chair Mark Levine and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez will join local and national non-profit groups to host a public forum on one of the most pressing issues facing the local Jewish community today: rising poverty. Continue Reading →

Harlem, Prepare For Hurricane Joaquin


From Harlem City Councilperson Mark Levine

New York City is preparing for rain, wind and flooding over the next couple of days and for a yet uncertain impact by Hurricane Joaquin. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces New Homelessness Services

harlemless in harlemMayor Bill de Blasio today announced $12.3 million on homelessness prevention services to expand free legal representation in Housing Court and help thousands of New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis facing eviction or harassment stay in their homes. Continue Reading →

Dorothy Skinner Street Naming In Harlem


By Rudy Collins

The family and neighborhood friends of Dorothy Skinner gathered at 140th Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →