Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito’s Successor Slammed For Also Supporting Puerto Rican Day Parade

The fallout over the Puerto Rican Day Parade committee’s decision to honor a convicted terrorist is now haunting Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s handpicked candidate to succeed her in the City Council, The Post has learned. Continue Reading →

“Machine-Backed” Candidate Wins Battle Over Vacant Harlem Seat

The Observer reports that an arcane uptown contest marked with accusations and irregularities ended in a decisive victory for the New York County Democratic Party on Friday, March 11, 2017. Continue Reading →

Harlem Candidates Accuse Democratic Machine Of Rigging Contest

The Observer reports that three outsider candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for a Harlem State Senate seat penned a letter lashing out at New York County Chairman Keith Wright, accusing the party boss of acts tantamount to “voter suppression” in his bid to install his favored contender in office, and threatening him with legal action. Continue Reading →

Espaillat And Mark-Viverito Hold Puerto Rico Debt Crisis Rally In Harlem

espaillat and melissaSenator Adriano Espaillat and East Harlem New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito will hold a rally tomorrow with local leaders to call for action on Puerto Rico’s debt crisis. Continue Reading →

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