NY Post reports that people who commit minor violations — like urinating in public or drinking a beer in a city park — will no longer get a criminal summons (from Harlem to Hollis), officials said. Continue Reading →
New York City’s municipal budget is $85.2 billion for the upcoming fiscal year — reflecting a 14 percent hike over the $75 billion budget that the Democratic mayor and council leadership enacted in 2014, their first year in office. Continue Reading →
Despite registering for a Feb. 14 special election for the vacant City Council seat in Harlem’s 9th District with a potentially misleading party affiliation Larry Scott Blackmon will remain on the ballot. Continue Reading →
If you didn’t like a “recent election,” and you’ve been trying to get your city council in Harlem or Hollis to pay attention to some issues in your neighborhood that have been going on for a while now. Continue Reading →
East Harlem City Council Melissa Mark-Viverito, along with other city pols and good government groups, on Friday unveiled a first-of-its-kind initiative to boost the dwindling number of women on the City Council. Continue Reading →
It’s going to be a sprint of an election — though it’s not clear how many candidates are running or how many voters will participate — with ballots likely to be cast sometime in February, 2017. Continue Reading →
In a victory for Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, the City Council is backing off reform measures that would have required cops to identify themselves to suspects they stop while also informing them of their right to refuse being searched. Continue Reading →
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