Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Record High Graduation Rate From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that New York City’s 2017 four-year high school graduation rate is the highest on record – 74.3 percent. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Upholds Water Board Credit For 664,000 NY Homeowners From Harlem To Hollis

The Mayor Bill de Blasio today applauded yesterday’s decision from the New York Court of Appeals to uphold the Water Board’s issuance of credits to homeowners. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Remarks Regarding Mayor de Blasio Legislation Signing

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed legislation that will expedite approval of demolition and construction work performed by City-procured contractors under the Build it Back program. 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 →

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 →