Category archives for: Government

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.

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.

Lean Times: Food Stamp Recipients Face Cut in Benefits

Lean Times: Food Stamp Recipients Face Cut in Benefits

Congress passes a bill that may reduce the food stamp budget by $2.2 billion.

SNUG Will Work To Curb Guns

SNUG Will Work To Curb Guns

Operation SNUG, a new anti-gun violence program in Harlem, takes an innovative approach to the issue.

Library Budget Cuts Take Hold Uptown

Library Budget Cuts Take Hold Uptown

Budget cuts have affected the New York Public Library but uptown branches, including Harlem’s Schomburg Center, are looking for ways to bridge the gaps.

Reviving the High Bridge: City’s Oldest Bridge to Reopen

Reviving the High Bridge: City’s Oldest Bridge to Reopen

The High Bridge, which has been closed for decades, is expected to welcome pedestrians by October 2013.

UPDATE: Rangel Censured by Overwhelming Vote

UPDATE: Rangel Censured by Overwhelming Vote

UPDATE: The House voted 333 to 79 on Thursday to censure Rep. Charles Rangel, the veteran Harlem Democrat, after he was found guilty of 11 ethics violations last month. “First, let me apologize to this august body for putting you in this very awkward position today,” said Rangel before the vote. However, he continued to [...]

Rangel: Triumphant Campaign. What Next?

Rangel: Triumphant Campaign. What Next?

Rangel is scheduled to face the House ethics committee on 13 charges of violations in less than two weeks.

Uptowners Give New Machines Mixed Vote

Uptowners Give New Machines Mixed Vote

Uptown voters hit the polls, braced for the first general election using New York’s new and supposedly improved polling system.

Yes: Republicans do Campaign in Harlem

Yes: Republicans do Campaign in Harlem

Though the 15th Congressional District remains devoutly Democratic, Republicans continue to campaign there and the GOP district leader sees progress.

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