Residents And Others Celebrate Opening Of Harlem African Burial Ground Show

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, New York City Economic Development (NYCEDC) and Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), in partnership with Council Member Diana Ayala and the Harlem African Burial Ground Task Force. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Bubble Bursts In Her Fight For Public Advocate’s Office

Last Tuesday seemed to dash the dreams of yet another City Council speaker, in this case, Melissa Mark-Viverito, who left the post in 2017 reports Crain’s New York. Continue Reading →

NYC Appoints East Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Transportation Advisory Group

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg appointed former East Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and State Senator Michael Gianaris to the Metropolitan Transportation Sustainability Advisory Workgroup. Continue Reading →

Judge Rules Against East Harlem Rezoning Challenge

Patch reports that a state judge ruled against a legal challenge to the city’s plan to rezone a large portion of East Harlem in an attempt to spur development in the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

Leaders Praise The Mayor For Opening Of Overdose Prevention Centers From Harlem To Hollis

Speaker Corey Johnson said: “The Council has been a leader in the push to bring these centers to New York City, and we thank Mayor de Blasio for taking this brave, important and necessary step. Continue Reading →

Statements From Eecteds Officials On FEMA’s Temporary Assistance Extension For Puerto Ricans In NYC

“For far too many of our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico, the Temporary Shelter Assistance Program means the difference between a roof over their heads or homelessness,” said Congressman Joe Crowley, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus. Continue Reading →

4 Months After Rezoning, East Harlem Stakeholders Remain Vigilant

City Limits reports that last Wednesday, city planners returned to the East Harlem community board to give their first update since the City Council’s passage of the East Harlem rezoning last November. Continue Reading →

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