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Latino Political Influence Grows, Elections and Census Show

Latino Political Influence Grows, Elections and Census Show

Upper Manhattan follows national trend of electing more Latino officials.

Campaign To Save Good Shepherd School A Success

Campaign To Save Good Shepherd School A Success

Success: Archdiocese of New York will keep the Good Shepherd Catholic School in Inwood open after teachers, parents and alumni fought to save it.

Needle Exchange Programs Creating a Difference Uptown

Needle Exchange Programs Creating a Difference Uptown

While needle exchange programs encounter opposition across the country, uptowners support local efforts to reduce AIDS and HIV infection among drug users.

While City Cycling Grows, Bike Lanes Absent Uptown

While City Cycling Grows, Bike Lanes Absent Uptown

While the city’s bike lane network continues to expand, it has not reached much of upper Manhattan.

Small Harlem Churches Struggle to Maintain Congregation Numbers

Small Harlem Churches Struggle to Maintain Congregation Numbers

With parishioners’ numbers decreasing, Harlem churches hope to attract younger members and newcomers to the neighborhood.

Legal Fight Brews Over Public Housing Arrests

Legal Fight Brews Over Public Housing Arrests

A class action lawsuit alleges a pattern of unlawful arrests of NYCHA residents.

Manna’s: As Soul Food Dwindles in Harlem, an Unlikely Champion Survives

Manna’s: As Soul Food Dwindles in Harlem, an Unlikely Champion Survives

Owned by Korean immigrant Betty Park, Manna’s faces recession, gentrification.

Rennie Rots as Recession Hits Abyssinian

Rennie Rots as Recession Hits Abyssinian

After demolition by the Abyssinian Development Corp., the future of the Renaissance complex remains unclear.

Bloomberg’s New Tenure Plan Triggers Demo and Debate

Bloomberg’s New Tenure Plan Triggers Demo and Debate

City schools face new tenure policies, sparking protests.

Lawyer Raises Rare Defense in Harlem Murder Trial

Lawyer Raises Rare Defense in Harlem Murder Trial

In the murder trial of Daniel H. Israel, defense attorney David Hammer argues that his client was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

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