NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced $1.17 million in grant awards to community based development organizations (CBDOs).
In recognition of Earth Day on Sunday, the Mayor announced the release of DOHMH’s latest New York City Community Air Survey (NYCCAS) results, which found continued improvements in air quality.
Standing in Times Square, New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and New York City Council Transportation Committee Chair Ydanis Rodriguez today announced programming for this year’s Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that New York City’s 2017 four-year high school graduation rate is the highest on record – 74.3 percent.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today a $200 million investment to replace boilers and upgrade heating systems at 20 NYCHA developments experiencing chronic outages.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City saw the fewest traffic fatalities on record last year, driven by a 32 percent drop in pedestrian fatalities.
Today, the Council will vote on bills implementing reporting requirements and improving access to resources to help prevent bullying, including requiring the Department of Education to post contact information for Continue Reading →
“As we work to make this city more equitable, we are building and preserving affordable housing at a record pace.
Here is Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s remarks at the 7th annual State of the District Address for District 10 at the Salome Ureña Educational Campus:
First Lady Chirlane McCray, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, NYC Housing Authority Chair Shola Olatoye and Gabrielle Fialkoff, Senior Advisor to the Mayor and Director of the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Partnerships Continue Reading →
As part of the 2017 Mayor’s Management Report (MMR), the Health Department today published new data showing a continued decrease in the percentage of uninsured adult New Yorkers – from Continue Reading →
The NY Posts reports that there are the schools Mayor de Blasio doesn’t mention. At 32 city elementary and middle schools, the average English-math proficiency rate on state exams has not Continue Reading →
“We’re proud of the work we are doing to create respectful monuments in our communities that seek to right a historical injustice by recognizing that this land…
Originally published on Monday, January 21, 2013: The greatest urban street game ever invented — stickball — is being celebrated in a storefront gallery in East Harlem where broomstick-swinging, spaldeen-smashing masters Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 214-B into law, and solidified the City’s commitment to providing all low-income tenants facing eviction with legal representation in Housing Court.
NY Post reports that a Harlem non-profit bankrolled with taxypayer funds from City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito helped construct the float convicted terrorist Oscar Lopez Rivera rode during the recent Puerto Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and New York City Economic Development Corporation President and CEO James Patchett today unveiled the Inwood NYC 2017 Action Plan.
The New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and the Health Department announced a new citywide campaign today at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln to promote safe sleep practices for Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem U.S. Representative Adriano Espaillat, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, Deputy Mayor Richard Buery and others today announced the expansion of the Community Schools Initiative to 69 Continue Reading →
Three projects to improve parks, public housing and schools in West Harlem and Morningside Heights won funding during this year’s participatory budgeting cycle, according to Harlem City Councilman Mark Levine.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that with the arrival of spring and warmer weather, the City is beginning work on dozens of Vision Zero street redesign and construction safety Continue Reading →
It’s almost time to vote on participatory budgeting projects for 2017. What is “participatory budgeting” you ask? Well, it’s not as boring as it’s name makes it sound.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced the launch of ‘NYC Love Your Local,’ a new initiative to celebrate and promote the Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Housing Authority Chair Shola Olatoye today committed $1 billion in City capital to replace deteriorating roofs on NYCHA buildings over the next Continue Reading →
Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today kicked off the tax season with the launch of the Agency’s 15th annual tax time campaign and encouraged New Yorkers who Continue Reading →