Uptown Gathers To Mark Three Months Since Amanda Morales Guerra Too Sanctuary

Tomorrow, November 17, 2017, at 11:00 AM in front of Holy Rood Church in Washington Heights, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and Council Immigration Committee Chair Carlos Menchaca will be joined by Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Senator Marisol Alcantara, Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa, Father Luis Barrios … Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Rodriguez Votes In Favor Of Hit and Run Alert System Bill

Joined by advocates and fellow elected officials, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the Transportation Committee, announced that the committee over which he presides voted on favor of Introduction 1463. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rodriguez And Others Praise NYPD And DA’s Office On Harlem Hit And Run

Today, NYC Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez and others gave a press conference to praise the great work of the NYPD and the Brooklyn DA’s Office that led the driver who killed beloved DJ Jean Paul Guerrero. Continue Reading →

Calling For All Immigrants And Allies To Turnout Big In NYC General Election

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez is encouraging all Immigrants and their allies to turnout big in tomorrow’s NYC General election uptown, in order to be a voice for those unable to cast a ballot. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Issues Driver Alert For Seasonal Dangers Of Dusk, Deer And Daylight Savings

Leading up to this weekend’s clock change, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez and others today issued an alert to New York City drivers about the increased dangers of driving this time of year, when drivers and pedestrians are at increased risk during dusk and evening hours. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Rodriguez Recognized With The Lifetime Achievement Award

Tomorrow, Saturday, November 4, 2017, Harlem council member Ydanis Rodriguez will be recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Lions Club International – Licey al Medio Chapter in Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rodriguez And Others Advocates Call For The Immediate Installation Of Safety Bollards

Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez, Council Members Corey Johnson, Jumaane Williams, Margaret Chin, elected officials, and transportation advocates call on the City of New York to install pedestrian safety bollards. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Adriano Espaillat Honors The Memory Of The Victims Of Flight 587

Yesterday Sunday, October 29, 2017, with their friends, families, and community leaders, New York unveiled “Flight 587 Way” at 181st Street and Amsterdam Avenue in honor to the victims and their families whose lives have been marked on Monday, November 12, 2001 by this tragic accident. Continue Reading →

Real Estate Investment Course & Guide to Buy Your First Property!

Community League of the Heights (CLOTH) in partnership with Lightstone are excited to offer an Introductory Real Estate Investment Course & Guide to Buy Your First Property. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Speaker Mark-Viverito Announce 90% Drop In Criminal Court Summonses

Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced today that the City’s enforcement of certain minor offenses, specifically giving officers the option of issuing a civil ticket instead of a criminal court summons under the Criminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA). Continue Reading →

Dominican Classical Artists Concert “Galant Style”

The Association of Dominican Classical Artists (ADCA) has just announced it’s VIII Concert Series 2017-18. The first concert titled “Galant Style” will take place on Thursday, October 19, 2017, 7:00pm, at the Aaron Davis Hall, Marian Anderson Theater, New York, NY 10031. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Introduces Bill To Save The Taxi Industry

Today, October 17th at 12:00PM on the steps of City Hall, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, chair of the Council Transportation Committee held a press conference where he announced the introduction of a bill and ongoing efforts to ease the burden of declining taxi medallion values, and make the yellow taxi more competitive. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez, Levine And Mayor de Blasio Signs New Safety Laws

Mayor Bill de Blasio today held public hearings for, and signed, twelve pieces of legislation into law. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Sign Hookah Bills Into Law

Today, October 16th, 2017, two laws introduced by Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez to address the increasingly widespread use of non-tobacco shisha among New Yorkers were signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio. Continue Reading →

Council Members Rosenthal And Rodriguez Call For Independent Study Of MTA Costs

Council Members Helen Rosenthal, Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez and other elected officials and advocacy organizations gathered today on the steps of City Hall to call for the creation of an independent commission to study cost reform at the MTA. Continue Reading →