Health Department Awards Washington Heights Organization And Others For Community Development

washington hieghts awardThe Health Department and the Fund for Public Health in New York today announced the release of $400,000 in grants to eight community-based organizations in neighborhoods across the city as part of Take Care New York (TCNY) 2020. Continue Reading →

City Councilman Leads Protests In Inwood Against Rezoning

east-harlem sliderCouncilman Ydanis Rodriguez has made the decision to not support the proposed rezoning of Inwood that would allow for a 15-story residential building in a low-rise neighborhood, reports POLITICO. Continue Reading →

Brewer Hosts Dominican Day Parade Launch Reception In Washington Heights

dominican_group_1Tuesday evening, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and the Dominican Day Parade Committee held a launch party in Washington Heights for the upcoming Dominican Day Parade. Continue Reading →

Join The Discussion At Our InwoodNYC Neighborhood Planning Meeting

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1By Ydanis Rodriguez, Council Member

I would like to invite you to our large open house to discuss the latest happenings around the Inwood NYC neighborhood planning process. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dickens And Other Electeds Introduce “Right To Record Act”

Right to Record Act recroppedOn July 14, Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, Deputy Leader, and Council Member Helen Rosenthal, Chair of the Committee on Contracts, held a press conference to announce the introduction of the “Right to Record Act”. Continue Reading →

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 →