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 →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Assures Minors Free Access To Attorneys

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoOne year after calling for New York City to step up and “respond to the humanitarian crisis we have before us,” East Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced today that the New York City Council Unaccompanied Minors Initiative is successfully providing free attorneys for every minor who arrives in New York City. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito To Create $1.4M City Bail Fund

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoHarlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito vowed to create a citywide bail fund even if Mayor de Blasio does not support it, as the Queens district attorney blasted the proposal.

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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 →

The Power of Aging Well Annual Health Festival In Harlem

Senior_Health_Festival_Jun-11A fun-filled festival with entertainment, art, exercise, and health screenings dedicated to our senior population with Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.  Don’t miss out! Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito With Sesame Street’s Maria Reads In The Bronx

Melissa-Mark-Viverito1City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is in the Bronx to celebrate the reopening of the oldest standing bridge in New York City and to tell the amazing story of the 167-year-old historic High Bridge, the emerging Bronx Children’s Museum published Bronx native Sonia Manzano’s heartfelt contribution with fun and colorful illustrations by Noelle S. Gibbons. Continue Reading →

Harlem City Council’s Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Announce NYC Young Women’s Initiative

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoToday, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Finance Committee Chair Julissa Ferreras ,Women’s Issues Committee Chair Laurie Cumbo, and Women’s Caucus Co-Chairs Elizabeth Crowley and Darlene Mealy announced the creation of the New York City Council’s Young Women’s Initiative.  Continue Reading →