Harlem Artists In Resident And Grammy Award Winner Honored By Mayor de Blasio

New Heritage’s artist in residence and extraordinary colleague Tsidii LeLoka being honored by Harlem’s Voza Rivers and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio at the African Heritage Reception on September 26, 2018, at Gracie Mansion. Continue Reading →

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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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Chancellor Carranza Announces Record Percentage Of Families Recieving Top Pre-K Choice

Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced a record 75 percent of families received an offer to their top free, full-day, high-quality pre-K choice from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

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NYC Financed Record Number Of Affordable Homes In 2017, And A Pot Tax Could Fund The Future

As we look at the future of affordable housing from Harlem to Hollis, we may consider the Forbes projected $240 million and $1.4 billion of medical marijuana tax dollars per year to pay some of the cost of the housing (these numbers do not include legalized recreational marijuana taxes). Continue Reading →

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Statements By Mayor de Blasio And Others On Enactment Of Expanding Economic Opps For City’s M/WBES

On December 29, 2017, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation, Chapter 504 of the Laws of 2017, sponsored by State Senator Marisol Alcántara and Assembly Member Alicia Hyndman, which gives the City of New York the authority to increase economic opportunities for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs). Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Upholds Water Board Credit For 664,000 NY Homeowners From Harlem To Hollis

The Mayor Bill de Blasio today applauded yesterday’s decision from the New York Court of Appeals to uphold the Water Board’s issuance of credits to homeowners. Continue Reading →

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Commissioner Salas And Mayor de Blasio Joined Forces To Combat Predatory Used Car Practices

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today joined Mayor Bill de Blasio at City Hall as he signed Introduction 1539 and 1540 to combat predatory practices in the used car industry from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

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Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Sign Hookah Bills Into Law

Today, October 16th, 2017, two laws introduced by Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez to address the increasingly widespread use of non-tobacco shisha among New Yorkers were signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Releases Mayor’s Management Report For Fiscal 2017

The de Blasio administration today released the Mayor’s Management Report  for fiscal year 2017, an analysis of City agencies’ performance from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. Continue Reading →

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Special Election Tuesday For State Senate Seat In Harlem

NY1 reports that a special election is being held Tuesday in Harlem to fill the state senate seat vacated by Bill Perkins. Continue Reading →

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NYC Rent Board Votes For First Rent Hike On Stabilized Housing From Harlem To Hollis

After two consecutive rent freezes, the New York City Rent Guidelines Board has proposed raising the rents of rent-stabilized tenants. Continue Reading →

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City Officially Launches East Harlem Rezoning Plan

The city Department of Planning is taking the next step in its ambitious, and divisive, plan to rezone East Harlem in the name of spurring housing and economic development in the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

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