NYC Emergency Management Hosts Mobile Office hours In Washington Heights

Mobile Office Hours washington heightsNew York City Emergency Management officials visited Washington Heights on Wednesday to discuss emergency preparedness, coordination, and planning with residents. Continue Reading →

5th Annual Dominican Flim Festival Opening Night Premiere

reynessa film in harlemIt’s an honor to cordially invite you to the Opening Night Film of the Dominican Film Festival with the USA Premiere of La Familia Reyna (The Reyna’s Family) at the United Palace on June 22, 2016 at 8:00PM. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Announced New Initiatives To Increase Diversity In Schools

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaChancellor Carmen Fariña today announced six new initiatives aimed at increasing access and boosting diversity at New York City’s specialized high schools from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Announce Budget To Invest In Youth

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Finance Committee Chair Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, New York City Council Members and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an equitable, fiscally responsible, and early budget agreement for Fiscal Year 2017. Continue Reading →

City Council Land Use Committee Approves Deadlines For Landmarking

city-council-hearing MIHYesterday, the City Council’s Land Use Committee voted through a contentious bill that would impose deadlines on the Landmarks Preservation Commission and its process of designating historic properties. Continue Reading →

#CarFreeNYC Initiative Celebrates Successful Launch Of Earth Day

earth day initiative 2016Last year, upper Manhattan Council member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the City Council Transportation Committee was joined by colleagues Chin and Crowley, Nilda Mesa, Director Mayor’s Office of Sustainability. Continue Reading →

Rodriguez And Espaillat Statement In Yeshiva University Student

espaillat-rodriguez-jpgSenator Adriano Espaillat and Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez held a press conference last month with Yeshiva University representatives, CB 12 Board Chair Shah Ally, religious leaders and residents to denounce the accusing of two Yeshiva University students who were threatened and told to take off their Yarmulkes.
Reports surfaced this morning that the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force had identified the person accused of verbally accosting two Yeshiva University students at a Dunkin Donuts in Washington Heights several weeks ago. Continue Reading →

Uptown Games Mark Fifth Anniversary And Running

uptown games 1Senator Adriano Espaillat, Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez and Mark Levine, the Armory Foundation and the New York Road Runners held the fifth annual Uptown Games, at The Armory New Balance Track & Field Center. Continue Reading →

5th Annual Uptown Games Set For Sunday At Armory (update)

Uptown GamesSenator Adriano Espaillat, Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez and Mark Levine, the Armory Foundation and New York Road Runners announce the free fifth annual Uptown Games, to be held Sunday (April 3rd) at The Armory New Balance Track & Field Center.

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City Council Members Take The Checks — But Not The Pen

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934NY Post reports that members of the City Council may be capable of shame after all. At least that’s one conclusion you could draw from the tale of the souvenir no one wanted. Continue Reading →