Gov Cuomo Opens Winter Center

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo will activate the State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. to monitor a potent winter storm that is forecasted to impact New York State Thursday and Friday.

Melvin Stanton “Mel” Tapley Of The Amsterdam News

Melvin Stanton “Mel” Tapley was born in New York on May 29, 1918. In the 1920 U.S. Federal Census, the Tapley family of three lived in Cortlandt, New York at 1105 Park Street. His parents were Harry, a chauffeur, and Louise, and his age was recorded as nine months, which would make his birth in…

Con Ed Agrees To Two-Year Rate Freeze

In year-end good news for the borough’s Consolidated Edison residential customers, a two-year electric delivery rate freeze, and a three-year gas and steam distribution rate freeze from Harlem to East Hampton, is set to go into effect Jan. 1, pending state Public Service Commission approval.

USPS Raises Postal Rates

To welcome in the New Year in Harlem with the Postal Regulatory Commission’s decision to approve an “exigent rate increase” on postage for First Class Mail and Standard Mail.