Join The Swearing-in Ceremony With Former Mayor Dinkins Of New Democratic District Leaders In Harlem

DinkinsThe Inaugural Committee of the East Harlem/El Barrio Democratic Club requests the honor of your presence to attend and participate in the Inauguration of Ruiz and Melissa Mark Viverito and Johnny C. Rivera as Democratic District Leaders. Continue Reading →

NYC Council Speaker’s Staff Joins Amida Care “Live Your Life” Harlem Wellness

image003Joey  Pressley, Deputy Chief of Staff of Member Services to New York Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, visited Amida Care‘s “Artist In You” event held on September 23 at Harlem United’s El Faro Adult Day Health Center in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dickens, Mark-Viverito Support Naked Ladies

For Sunday News: 08/26/15:Topless:New York - NY Post reporter Amber Jamieson walks in Times Square as a "desnuda" as she goes undercover as a topless painted woman soliciting tips in Times Square. Photo by Helayne Seidman

Prominent female city leaders — including Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito — praised The Post Sunday for revealing that Mayor Bill de Blasio’s crusade against the half-naked ladies of Times Square is wrong-headed and sexist. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito: Selling Synthetic Marijuana Illegal

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoLooking to crack down on the synthetic marijuana rage, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito detailed a new bill Saturday that would make peddling the drug a crime. Continue Reading →

NY Electeds At NAN Action Rally Against Synthetic Marijuana In Harlem

seitu sharpton3NY Elected Officials to attend National Action Network Saturday Action Rally to unveil a Community Action Plan against Synthetic Marijuana in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito $1 Mil To Cut Vet Homelessness

a-Mark-Viverito_3Capital New York reports that East Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced a $940,000 initiative on Thursday to support veteran homeless prevention, job placement, legal and mental health services. Continue Reading →

Welcome Pope Francis To East Harlem With A Video, Photo And/Or Text

Pope_FrancisIn honor of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States from September 22ndto 27th, Catholic Charities of New York today launched, a new digital site where people throughout the country, regardless of religious beliefs, can share a greeting with the Pope along with a message of charity. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito’s NYT Letter to the Editor

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoTo the Editor (of the NYTimes):

Re “Death of Baby Grips Mental Health Advocates for Bangladeshi Women in City” (news article, Aug. 14):

Your article makes it clear that there are people living in New York City who are not being reached with the information on the services and support available to them. Continue Reading →

Yanks Manager Girardi’s Slugfest Against Hunger In Harlem


For the hundreds of thousands of NYC children who rely on school meals throughout the school year, the City’s FREE summer meals program provides much needed support.  Continue Reading →

NYCEDC Closes New York Proton Center In Harlem

EastHarlemCenter1New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the sale of a 51,000 square foot parcel in East Harlem for the construction of The New York Proton Center (NYPC), the first proton beam therapy facility in New York State. Continue Reading →