NYC Is One Step Closer To Establishing The Mayor’s Office Of Sports And Recreation

Today, February 22nd, 2021, the Committee on Parks and Recreations Chaired by Council Member Peter Koo will be holding an oversight hearing examining the Parks Department’s permitting process for the use of athletic fields at parks. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Rodriguez, On Nations Largest Public Cementary Will Finally Get The Respect It Deserves

Statement from Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez:

I would like to thank Melinda Hunt from the Hart Island Project for being here today. She has testified and stood firmly supporting these bills for years. Continue Reading →

Health Department First Report On Health Disparities Among Asians From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today released an Epi Data Brief examining, for the first time, health disparities among Asian New Yorkers. Approximately 1.2 million people who identify as Asian live in New York City; the population has increased by 53 percent since 2000. Continue Reading →

NYC Becomes First To Offer ASL Direct To Deaf And For Hard Of Hearing From Harlem To Hollis

Today, the de Blasio administration announced that New Yorkers who primarily communicate via American Sign Language can now obtain City services faster and more efficiently through the use of ASL Direct, becoming the first city in the nation to offer the service. Continue Reading →

Council Vote To Improve Access To Resources To Help Families From Harlem To Hollis

Today, the Council will vote on bills implementing reporting requirements and improving access to resources to help prevent bullying, including requiring the Department of Education to post contact information for each school. Continue Reading →

Harlem Immigrants And Others Honored On Independence Day

The Lower Manhattan Historical Association is celebrating Independence Day by honoring four immigrants who have made outstanding contributions to their city and country from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →


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