#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 →

Uptown Community Members Rally To Save Closing Supermarket

extralargeToday, uptown elected officials and community members will rally in an effort to save a desperately needed supermarket vital to the well-being of the neighborhood.

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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 →

Farina Honors Harlem And Inwood Schools

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaSchools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that 15 schools with existing Dual Language programs will become Model Dual Language Programs for the 2015-16 school year. Continue Reading →

EmblemHealth Hosts Thanksgiving Lunch In Washington Heights

emblm1On Wednesday, November 25, EmblemHealth hosted a Thanksgiving Lunch for Seniors at La Marina in Washington Heights. Continue Reading →

Senator Espaillat To Host Thanksgiving Lunch

adriano-espaillat-fbState Senator Adriano Espaillat is hosting a Thanksgiving lunch. The annual event attracts hundreds of local seniors. Continue Reading →