Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Joined ASOBEU On Sale Of Marijuana In Bodegas

Today, Friday, March 8, 2019, Council Member of Northern Manhattan, Erika Rodriguez, Chief of Staff of Assembly Member Al Taylor, and local leaders joined executives and members of The Bodega Association of United States (ASOBEU) as they announced their position regarding the sale of Marijuana in bodegas. Continue Reading →

Street Co-Naming Ceremony Honors Flor Maria Miolan, Champion Of Children In Need

This afternoon, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez commemorated the life and memory of Flor Maria Miolan, Dominican immigrant and champion of children in need. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Has Concerns Over Use of Drone Technology by NYPD

Statement by Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez concerns over the use of drone technology by NYPD: “As the annual NYC New Year’s Eve Times Square celebration approaches, I commend the work of the NYPD and their efforts to keep the City of New York safe every year. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Espaillat On U.S. Customs And Border Protection Field Assessment And The Death Of Young Jakelin

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement upon his return from a fact-finding mission to the Sally Port of Entry and Lordsburg Border Patrol Station in New Mexico following the death of 7-year old Jakelin Caal Maquin while in CBP custody. Continue Reading →

Another First Uptown As It’s Designated First ‘Little Dominican Republic’

Patch reports that elected officials, community leaders, and activist groups gathered Friday on the Plaza de Las Americas in Washington Heights to announced the official designation of the world’s first “Little Dominican Republic.” Continue Reading →

Witness Reveals Morgan Freeman Granddaughter’s Dying Words Uptown

NY Post reports that Morgan Freeman’s dying granddaughter gasped to her killer, “Why are you doing this?” as he knifed her in the middle of a Manhattan street, a witness revealed Tuesday— adding that she and her friends were too scared to intervene. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rodriguez Statement On Court Decision Granting Stay Of Deportation To Ravi Ragbir

Uptown’s NYC Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez issued the following statement on today’s court decision granting a stay of deportation to Ravi Ragbir.

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