Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Announce Record Visitors From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem’s Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and NYC & Company today announced that the City will welcome an all-time record 60.3 million visitors by year’s end, surpassing the 60 million visitor milestone for the first time ever, and representing the seventh consecutive year of travel and tourism growth for the City. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Councilperson Mark-Viverito, Mayor de Blaso And Commissioner Chong Host Event in Harlem

bill-de-blasio-bill-chong-and-melissa-final-2Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Department of Youth and Community Development Commissioner Bill Chong today hosted the eighth annual “Smiles of Love” holiday gift drive at John S. Roberts Junior High in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Mayor De Blasio On Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And The Mandatory Inclusion Law

mayor-de-blasio1In a statement from Mayor Bill De Blasio on the Mandatory Inclusion Law regarding affordable housing and Harlem’s Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito stated that:

“Since adopting the nation’s most progressive affordable housing law last spring, the City has already approved developments with 4,500 affordable homes.

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Harlem’s Mark-Viverito And Other Electeds Pass Resolution Affirming NYC As A Sanctuary City

mellissa-mark-viverito-in-east-harlem1Resolution 1321 sponsored by the Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Council Member Brad Lander and Council Member Carlos Menchaca, affirms that despite president-elect Donald Trump’s senseless threats, NYC will remain a Sanctuary City for immigrant residents. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Others On DDC Summer School Enrichment Program

melissa-mark-viverito-and-ydanis-rodriguez1Uptown electeds Melissa Mark-Viverito and Ydanis Rodriguez comment on a study of middle school students who participated in the New York City Department of Design and Construction’s (DDC) Middle School Summer Enrichment Program has found that, after the program, students overall were more interested in technical career fields. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Vote On Legislation To Create An Office Of Crime Victim Services And More

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934Today the New York City Council will vote on creating an Office of Crime Victim Services to provide important resources to relevant individuals in need. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Members Levine, Rodriguez, Mark-Viverito And Others Champion America’s Diversity

mark-levine-melessa-and-ydanis1On Sunday, November 20, 2016, at 2:30 PM, the Hebrew Tabernacle in Washington Heights will host a community interfaith thanksgiving celebration to champion diversity and denounce the hatred America is experiencing nationwide. Continue Reading →

‘We Don’t Want It’: Protesters Disrupt East Harlem Rezoning Plan (Video)

east-harlem-forum1A public forum held by the Department of City Planning and local elected officials to discuss the proposed rezoning of East Harlem was disrupted Thursday night by two neighborhood activist groups. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito, Mayor de Blasio And Others Sign Laws For Free Lancers

viveritodeblasio1Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and others today held public hearings for, and signed, 12 pieces of legislation into law. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark Levine, Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Pass Gas Piping Legislation

mark-levineToday the New York City Council passed a package of legislation aimed at overhauling safety standards for gas piping infrastructure.
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