DCAS Opens First Civil Service Testing Center For Applicants From Harlem To Hollis On Staten Island

The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) officially opened a new Computer-Based Testing and Applications Center (CTAC) for Civil Service exams today at 135 Canal St., 3rd floor, in the Stapleton section of Staten Island. Continue Reading →

REBNY Report: NYC Residential Transactions Register New Average Sales Price Highs in 3Q

Among the New York City home sales transactions completed in the third quarter of 2017, those recorded for cooperatives from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Amazon Is Building A $5 billion Secondary North American HQ And Wants Local Governments To Submit Proposals

Venturebeat reports that Amazon has announced plans to open a second headquarters in North America and today launched a request for proposal (RFP) from local and state governments as it looks to pin down a site for the project. Continue Reading →

Donor Analysis And Interactive Map For Clinton Vs Trump Presidential Campaign

trump-and-hillaryWe wanted to share with you an updated data study regarding the Clinton Vs Trump presidential campaign from NY-based RentHop. Continue Reading →

Harlem Pastor Butts Considering Run For Mayor

rev butts in harlemHarlem pastor Calvin Butts says he’s considering running for mayor — and would consider forming an alliance with the Republican Party against Mayor de Blasio. Continue Reading →

Landmarks Designates Two More Backlog Sites In Harlem

landmark churchs in harlemOn Tuesday, June 28th, 2016, the Landmarks Preservation Commission took another step towards clearing its formerly 95-item backlog of sites calendared pre-2010. Continue Reading →

Here, Here, Harlem Officials Call For City Wide Ferry Plan Expansion In Harlem

harlem city council manToday, elected officials, community leaders and transportation advocates reiterated their call for ferry service along the Hudson River. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: Dust Settles After the NYC Marathon

Cheer Team: Heather LeClair and daughter and others

By CC Minton

On Sunday, November 1, 2015, fifty thousand runners took to the streets to run the New York City Marathon. The event kicked off in Staten Island and ended in Central Park. Continue Reading →

Lynda Ireland, Former President & CEO, NY & NJ MSDC, Has Died

lynda-ireland-memorialLynda Ireland, the former president and CEO of the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (The Council) and considered one of the nation’s leading advocates  in M/WBE business development, died at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital of New Brunswick, NJ at age 67 on March 27 following a long illness. Continue Reading →