Bassett, Health Commissioner Passes Legislation To Curtail Tobacco Use From Harlem To Hollis

Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett on passing of comprehensive tobacco legislation package with effects from Harlem to Hollis, Queens:

“The City today took a major stride toward improving the health of New Yorkers by passing a comprehensive legislative package to further curtail tobacco use. Continue Reading →

NYC 2017 Open Data For All Report, Updates And Livestream

NYC Open Data is proud to share this year’s NYC Open Data for All Report! Open data would not exist if it were not for New Yorkers like you asking for this information, curious to learn more about their City and using this information to make change your communities. Continue Reading →

MTA Brass Above Using Issued Free MetroCards

While many New Yorkers would love to have a free MetroCard, especially in light of the recent commuting chaos they’ve faced, some high-ranking MTA officials get such cards — and barely use them, according to records provided to New York Daily News. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez Responds To Gov Cuomo Announcements on MTA

Following the announcement by NY Governor Andrew Cuomo and MTA Chair Joe Lhota that $1 billion in emergency funding from New York State, Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez issued the following statement:

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Health Department Launches “Here For You” Campaign From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today launched a new bilingual campaign for parents of children age birth to 5 called “Here for You,” from Harlem to Hollis for all NY’ers. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Mark Levine Hosts Participatory Budgeting Kick Off Event

Yesterday, Harlem Council Member Mark Levine held a Kick Off Event for his 3rd Annual Participatory Budgeting (PB) Vote Week. Continue Reading →

Unseasonably Warm Temps Will Approach Record High In Harlem

Harlemites and other New Yorkers will be treated to an unseasonably warm day Friday with rising temperatures through much of the afternoon. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis Prepare For Coastal Storm Risks

The New York City Emergency Management Department today urged all New Yorkers to be prepared for high winds, heavy rain, and localized minor to moderate coastal flooding on Monday, January 23, 2017. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Council Member Rodriguez And Others Call To Hit And Run Driver At City Hall

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez (above) and others will call for the driver of a black Ford Econoline van to turn himself in, following a hit and run crash that left a man in critical condition on Monday morning in Midtown Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Health Department Reports Four Babies Born With Zika Virus In New York City

zikaThe Health Department today issued a Health Alert informing health care providers that four additional babies have been born with congenital Zika virus syndrome in New York City since the Department announced the first case of Zika-related microcephaly in July. Continue Reading →

Zoning At New Heights: Supertalls & the Accidental Skyline In Harlem

e0fcce97-fb09-46f0-afc6-cb573d8f67e1New Yorkers have long had a love-hate relationship with height. And, as the age of the “supertall” tower sets a new precedent for what’s possible, controversies are growing. Continue Reading →

Nearly 60 Percent Of Harlemites Live Paycheck To Paycheck: Study

east-harlem sliderNew Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis hear it all the time — homelessness can happen to anyone. A new report has found that nearly 60 percent of New Yorkers could be out on the street if they lose their jobs, have an accident or encounter some other unforeseen event that limits their ability to pay the bills. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito At The “Wall Of Resistance” Subway Therapy In NYC

melissa-mark-viveritoHarlem speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito shared her thoughts and invited others to share their thoughts on the “Subway Therpay,” “Wall Of Resistance,” during these uncertain times when we must remind ourselves of who we are as a city and hold steadfast to the values that we cherish and hold dear. Continue Reading →

New Yorkers Can Apply For $626 Toward Winter Heating Costs

new-york-rainUp to $626 is available to help New Yorkers heat their homes this winter, and applications will be accepted for the federally funded Home Energy Assistance Program starting on Monday, according to a news release from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Levine And Health Department “Know Before You Go” Free Text Alert Service

mark levine 2With Memorial Day weekend approaching, the Health Department is reminding beachgoers to sign up for the Health Department’s “Know Before You Go” free text alert service.  Continue Reading →