NYCouncil Members Introduce Ban From Harlem To Hollis On Deadly, Untraceable “Ghost Guns”

Council Members Helen Rosenthal and I. Daneek Miller will introduce legislation today banning the possession of unfinished lower gun frames or receivers, which are then used to create untraceable firearms or so-called “ghost guns.” Continue Reading →


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Uptown’s Rodriguez Elected Co-Chair Of NYC Council Black, Latino, & Asian Caucus

The Office of NYC Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez issued the following statement on the Council Member Election as Co-Chair of the NYC Council Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus (BLAC). Continue Reading →


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Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces New Partnership To Boost Minority And Women Biz Opps

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Office of Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) today announced a new community partnership to boost City contracting opportunities for M/WBEs. Continue Reading →


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Mayor Bill de Blasio Community And Outreach Effort From Harlem To Hollis

im-musilm-im-nyThe Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit and Office of Immigrant Affairs and the Commission on Human Rights announced today a series of ongoing events and a new social media ad campaign that promote respect, understanding, and support for the City’s diverse Muslim communities. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Council Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Welcome Lassana Bathily

BathilyOn Friday, June 12, Chair of the City Council Jewish Caucus Mark Levine and Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, welcomed Lassana Bathily to City Hall. Bathily, a young Muslim man whose heroism saved Jewish shoppers from terrorists during an attack on a Kosher supermarket in eastern Paris in January, hid the shoppers in a storage room until authorities could respond. Continue Reading →


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