The Holidays now have a new Holiday Spectacular. Hip-Hop legend Kurtis Blow will be making his way Uptown to take part in The Hip-Hop Nutcracker at the United Palace on Sunday, December 7th at 6pm...Read More »
Tag Archives: Politics/Government
Support those in most need by voting Working Families Party
Apoyemos a los necesitados votando Por Demócratas en el Partido de los Trabajadores
Rent-freeze eligibility expanded for seniors and disabled
Ampliación en la elegibilidad para la congelación del alquiler
Dear Neighbors, It’s been six months since the deadly building collapse and explosion in El Barrio/East Harlem that killed eight, injured dozens, and left many of our friends and neighbors without their homes. As painful and devastating as this entire experience has been, it brought out the very best...Read More »
Andrew Cuomo 62.1%
Zephyr Teachout 34.2%
Randy Credico 3.6%
98% of precincts reporting
Tuesday, September 9th is the Democratic Primary for a number of elected offices, including the New York State Assembly and Senate and the Offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor. Make your voice heard and cast your vote.Read More »
Community Board 12 will resume its monthly committee meetings on Tue, Sep 2nd, starting at 7:00 p.m. The September 2014 calendar and committee agendas can be seen below for your review and planning. In September, CB12 committees, with the exception of Land Use...Read More »
El escaño del senado estatal del distrito 31 de Nueva York está una vez más en disputa, y se decidirá en las elecciones generales programadas para el martes 4 de noviembre. El titular, el senador estatal Adriano Espaillat...
New York State Assembly District 72 has generated more headlines than usual — and has been without a representative — since former Assemblymember Gabriela Rosa abruptly resigned in June, after pleading guilty to fraud...
In an effort to create dialogue on immigration reform, FWD.us held a panel to discuss New York State’s immigration issues on Wed., July 23rd. FWD.us is an organization focused on engaging the tech community to advocate for immigration reform. The event was co-sponsored by...Read More »
"Creo en ustedes. El presidente cree en ustedes". Las alentadoras palabras fueron pronunciadas por la Primera Dama de los Estados Unidos (FLOTUS por sus siglas en inglés), Michelle Obama, en la Liga de Ciudadanos ...
Earlier this year, the expanded version of the Earned Sick Leave bill, allowing employees of businesses with five employees or more to receive 40 hours of earned sick leave throughout the year, was signed into law. The Earned Sick Leave bill now allows workers...Read More »
Planning efforts are underway for the creation of the Washington Heights Broadway Business Improvement District. The Washington Heights Broadway BID looks to bring technical support and administrative services, public safety, beautification, and other services geared to...Read More »
Assemblymember Gabriela Rosa is set to submit a guilty plea to marriage fraud charges in Manhattan Federal Court on Fri., Jun. 27th. Earlier reports stated that the Northern Manhattan Assemblymember would be appearing in federal court regarding...Read More »
NYPD has issued a Silver Alert for the disappearance of Ronald Aleindre, male, black, 67 years of age, from West 121st St and Saint Nicholas Avenue in Manhattan. Mr. Aleindre suffers from dementia and is described as being 6'1" tall, 215 lbs., with salt and pepper hair.Read More »
La Casa Azul Bookstore, in collaboration with the Unaccompanied Latin American Minor Project (U-LAMP) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice/Safe Passage Project, is launching a book drive for children who were apprehended and detained at the Mexico-US border and are...Read More »
After a hotly contested campaign, the Congressional race in the 13th District, which is comprised of Northern Manhattan and a portion of the Bronx, finally reached the end of its road as the Democratic Primary was held this past Tues., Jun. 24th. The Manhattan Times spoke with voters
Tuesday, June 24th is the Democratic Federal Primary for the 13th Congressional District. Candidates include Charles Rangel; Adriano Espaillat; Michael Walrond; and Yolanda García. Make your voice heard and cast your vote. Polls will be open from 5:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.Read More »