Mayor Bill de Blasio, Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Sign Speed Camera Legislation

A day before 1.1 million children return to school, Mayor Bill de Blasio held a public hearing for and signed Intro. 1089, which preserves and expands the use of speed cameras near schools where speeding is prevalent. Continue Reading →

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Health Department Closes Investigation Of The Washington Heights Legionnaires’

The Health Department announced today that the investigation of the Lower Washington Heights Legionnaires’ disease cluster is over. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio, Uptowns Rodriquez And Others Sign For-Hire Vehicles Legislation

Mayor de Blasio held public hearings for and signed five pieces of legislation: Intro. 144-B, requiring the TLC to stop issuing for-hire vehicle licenses for 12 months, to study congestion and various aspects of the industry, Continue Reading →

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Massive Sinkhole Opens Up On 101st Street

Patch reports that a massive sinkhole that could swallow a car whole has opened up on an Upper West Side street, and area residents are frustrated by the lack of urgency in fixing the problem. Continue Reading →

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Paid Internship Opportunity For Your Son Or Daughter From Harlem To Hollis

What is Train & Earn?

Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation’s (NMIC) Train & Earn program is a 5-week paid certification and training program for opportunity youth ages 16-24 who are out of school and not working at the time of enrollment. Continue Reading →

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Uptown Rep Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Host Event To Certify M/WBE’s

Today, SBS Commissioner Gregg Bishop and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez hosted a certification event for minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs).

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Over 700 NYC Kids Boost Literacy And Healthy Living Through Innovative “Book Fair”

On Friday, July 20, over 700 kids took to the field at George Washington Educational Campus in Washington Heights to learn about healthy living through reading, exercising, and eating well through an innovative “book fair” sponsored by SOMOS Community Care. Continue Reading →

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De Blasio And Council Member Rodriguez Announce Uptown As Next Location For NYCx

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), the Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer (MOCTO), and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez (pictured) today announced the next site for NYCx Co-Labs programming will be located in the neighborhood of Inwood, located in Northern Manhattan. Continue Reading →

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The Participatory Budget Results Are In!

From Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez:

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Our fourth participatory budget cycle in District 10 has come to a close and the results are in.Over 2,000 District 10 residents voted for their top projects during Participatory Budgeting Vote Week from April 7th to April 15th, 2018, to help us determine how we would invest $1 million in capital funds. Continue Reading →

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Uptowns Rep. Rodriguez Is Leveling The Playing Field In The Taxi Industry (Spanish)

Here are remarks, as prepared for delivery, by uptown Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez at the Committee on For-Hire Vehicles hearing on Monday, April 30th: Continue Reading →

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