Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Remind Harlemites To Register To Vote This Friday

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoNew York City Council Speaker from Harlem Melissa Mark-Viverito, Governmental Operations Committee Chair Ben Kallos, Minority Leader Steven Matteo and Council Members today reminded New Yorkers to register to vote. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Speaker Touts Programs Aiding Unaccompanied Children Arriving in The City

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoA City Council program launched in 2014 has helped 119 children to avoid deportation, East Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced Friday. Continue Reading →

White Park Reopens After $3 Million Reconstruction In East Harlem

white rock parkAs city officials announced the reopening of East Harlem’s White Park on Thursday one sound echoed constantly in the background — the joyful screams and shrieks of a full playground. Continue Reading →

Harlem City Council Speaker Mark-Viverito Gets The Fix In Harlem

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934City Council Speakers are just like all the rest of us — they’re told to direct their complaints to the 311 black hole, too. Continue Reading →

Carver Federal Savings Bank Hosts A Pop-Up Enrollment Center In Harlem

Carver Bank_IDNYC pop up1On Thursday, July 21st, 2016, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, Department of Consumer Affairs, and Carver Federal Savings Bank launched an IDNYC pop-up enrollment center at the bank’s 125th Street branch, giving Harlem residents easy access to IDNYC and its banking benefits.

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“Bananas & Budhas” At La Marqueta In East Harlem

bananas___Budha in harlemBananas & Budhas, José Morales dreamed of curating a season long outdoor photographic exhibit at La Marqueta but the fickle weather was always a factor…until he hooked up with Abey Charrón. Continue Reading →

Supermarket Association, Residents And Electeds Decry Closing Of City Fresh Market In Harlem

-Anthony Espinal Melissa Mark-ViveritoThe National Supermarket Association (NSA), community leaders and elected officials, including New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat, rallied today on East 116th Street, East Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Join The Community Against The Shuttering Of City Fresh Market In East Harlem

city market in harlem1Less than a year after Pathmark – East Harlem’s largest supermarket closed its doors for the last time – the National Supermarket Association, East Harlem community leaders, Community Board Members and elected officials, including Harlem, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Accused Of “Accommodating” Mayor And NYPD

de blasio and wark in harlemNew York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s decision to scuttle legislation that would have toughened guidelines for police stops has exposed tensions on the council, with some lawmakers accusing her of being too accommodating to Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD. Continue Reading →

Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil, As City Backs Off Police Reforms

melissa-mark-viverito-de-blasio-brattonIn a victory for Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, the City Council is backing off reform measures that would have required cops to identify themselves to suspects they stop while also informing them of their right to refuse being searched. Continue Reading →