Uptown’s Council Member Rodriguez And Commissioner Trottenberg Announce Car Free Day Programming

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 →

Council Vote To Improve Access To Resources To Help Families From Harlem To Hollis

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 →

Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s Annual State Of The District

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 McCray, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Announce NYCHA Farm Expansion

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 →

NYC Education Experts Call Schools From Harlem To Hollis ‘Failure Factories’

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 →

East Harlem Storefront Celebrates City’s Stickball History

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 →

De Blaso, Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Others Provide Legal Council For All Low-Income Tenants

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.

Harlem Taxpayer Funds Helped Pay For Puerto Rican Day Parade Float

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 de Blasio, Economic Development Corporation President Patchett, And Harlem Rep Rodriguez Unveil Inwood Plan

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.

ACS And The Health Department Announce A New Campaign From Harlem To Hollis

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 de Blasio, Harlem’s Espaillat And Others Announce 69 New Schools

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 →

3 West Harlem, Morningside Heights Projects Funded Through Participatory Budgeting

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 de Blasio Announces ‘NYC Love Your Local’ Initiative To Businesses From Harlem TO Hollis

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 de Blasio And Housing Chair Olatoye Investing $1 Billion In NYCHA Buildings From Harlem To Hollis

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 →