Uptown’s Rodriguez And Others Make Sure That Hart Island A Public Cemetery Receives Justice

Today, uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee joined Mayor de Blasio for a ceremony that lent final approval to the efforts to bring justice to those buried at Hart Island, Continue Reading →

NYS Elected Officials And Voting Advocates Call For Community To Participate In Early Voting

NYS Elected Officials and advocates gathered in Upper Manhattan to celebrate the new voting rights reform and to encourage their community about the importance of exercising their right to vote. Continue Reading →

The Legendary Princess Naomie At The Inwood Caves 1936


Author’s note: Published reports and records vary about the spelling of Kennedy’s first name. According to descendants her name was spelled Naomie.

Since moving to Inwood  I’d heard stories of an almost mythical figure known only as Princess Naomie, who, in the 1930’s, took up residence near the old tulip tree in Inwood Hill Park. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Community Highlights Participatory Budgeting Results

On Monday, May 13th, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez was joined by community leaders and District 10 residents as he announced the funded Participatory Budgeting Projects for Northern Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Amtrak Angers Residents After Blocking Views In The Hieghts, Spraying Chemicals

Upper Manhattan residents held a rally Wednesday night to call out the transit company Amtrak for its poor treatment of uptown neighborhoods. Continue Reading →

NMIC Union Opportunities In Healthcare Uptown

NMIC is holding an open house for upper Manhattan residents to explore positions in healthcare with SEIU/1199. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Joined ASOBEU On Sale Of Marijuana In Bodegas

Today, Friday, March 8, 2019, Council Member of Northern Manhattan, Erika Rodriguez, Chief of Staff of Assembly Member Al Taylor, and local leaders joined executives and members of The Bodega Association of United States (ASOBEU) as they announced their position regarding the sale of Marijuana in bodegas. Continue Reading →

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