CUNY Application Fee of $65 Waived For Low-income City Public School Students

mayor-de-blasio1Applying to college just got cheaper for some of the city’s poorest families.

Mayor de Blasio and CUNY officials announced Monday that the $65 application fee currently required by the city’s public colleges will now be waived for low-income public school kids. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: West Indian-American Day Opening 2016 (Photographs)

day2Photographs Seitu Oronde

On Monday, September 5th, 2016, Seitu Oronde hit the road to the West Indian-American Day Opening Event (which found the Mayor de Blasio with a hand full) and Carnival in Jamaica, New York, New York. Continue Reading →

Growth From Harlem To Hollis Adds Over 26,000 Jobs in Month Of June And More

east-harlem sliderThe New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced that based on an analysis of seasonally adjusted job numbers for June 2016 by the New York State Department of Labor, New York City added 26,400 private sector jobs in June 2016. Continue Reading →

Harlem Pastor Butts Considering Run For Mayor

rev butts in harlemHarlem pastor Calvin Butts says he’s considering running for mayor — and would consider forming an alliance with the Republican Party against Mayor de Blasio. Continue Reading →

Check Out The Free NYC Design And Construction Open House

steam-kids in nycAs part of its effort to help the design, architecture and construction industries understand opportunities available to them and to work more efficiently with the City, the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) on July 20, 2016. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau Talk Launch Of Business Exchange

nyc milan 1Today, Mayor de Blasio and Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau met at City Hall to discuss their shared priorities and the international partnership between the global capitals.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio And Others Announce New Caregiver Law

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Today, Mayor de Blasio and New York City Commission on Human Rights Commissioner and Chair Carmelyn P. Malalis announce that new caregiver protections go into effect, protecting people with care giving responsibilities. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito And Ferreras-Copeland Responds To de Blasio Budget

Melissa and ferrars in east harlem1“The FY 2017 Executive Budget incorporates many of the recommendations and priorities outlined by the Council in our Preliminary Budget Response, including greatly building New York City’s reserves and increasing the City’s capital investments, which will help safeguard our City’s continued financial security.
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Harlem Council Member Mark Levine ‘…Disappointed’ In Mayor de Blasio

ps 163 alfered smith achool on 97th streetOn March 25, 2016 Harlem council member stated that “I am truly disappointed by Mayor de Blasio’s decision to file an amicus brief in support of the construction of JHL tower. Continue Reading →

De Blasio Finds Inspiration From Malcolm X In Harlem

mayorb ill de blasio in harlemNY Post reports that Mayor de Blasio told a packed Harlem church Sunday that he took the inspiration for adopting his mother’s maiden name from the “Autobiography of Malcolm X.” Continue Reading →