How Much Money Is Donald Trump’s Security Costing Harlemites And New York City?

By the time Donald Trump becomes President of the United States next week, Harlemites and New York City taxpayers will have spent $37 million to keep him and his family safe from harm in Trump Tower. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Mayor de Blasio And Others Forgive $150 Mil Home And Business Owners Debt

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the resolution of more than $150 million in debt from violations issued by city agencies – the result of a three-month Department of Finance amnesty program, run in conjunction with the New York City Council. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Others On DDC Summer School Enrichment Program

melissa-mark-viverito-and-ydanis-rodriguez1Uptown electeds Melissa Mark-Viverito and Ydanis Rodriguez comment on a study of middle school students who participated in the New York City Department of Design and Construction’s (DDC) Middle School Summer Enrichment Program has found that, after the program, students overall were more interested in technical career fields. Continue Reading →

NYC To Put Landlords From Harlem To Hollis On Notice Comply With Law Or Lose Tax Benefits

east-harlem sliderNYC housing and finance officials will notify 3,000 landlords next week that they will lose a lucrative property tax break unless they follow procedures aimed at limiting rent increases. Continue Reading →

First Lady Chirlane McCray, Maria A. Oquendo, Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Launch NYC Well

politics-in-harlemFirst Lady Chirlane McCray, along with the American Psychiatric Association President Maria A. Oquendo, M.D., Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, elected officials and health leaders, today announced the launch of NYC Well, a one-click, one call connection to counseling, crisis intervention, peer support and referrals to ongoing treatment services. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Celebrate The Latino Community In NYC

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934Today Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Members Carlos Menchaca and Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, and members of the Coalition for Latin American Consulates in New York (CLACNY),… Continue Reading →

NY City Council Funds Amida Care’s Consumer Workforce Initiative

CCCADI Gala     New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito   IOU_7934The New York City Council led by Harlem New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has allocated $200,000 under the End the Epidemic budget to fund Amida Care’s Consumer Workforce Initiative program. Continue Reading →


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