Posts tagged as: Education

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.

Crosswalks Wanted in Inwood

Crosswalks Wanted in Inwood

Neighbors of Northeastern Academy want crosswalks at its nearest intersections.

Teaching to Tackle a Sagging Trend

Teaching to Tackle a Sagging Trend

A Harlem tailor is using his years of experience in the clothing industry to fight the sagging pants trend.

Foot Doctors Say New York Law Stomps Their Practices

Foot Doctors Say New York Law Stomps Their Practices

New York State is losing its best podiatrists because of laws limiting them from working on the ankle. But a measure is pending in the Legislature that could change that.

Financial Struggles Force Famed Harlem Music School to Cut Classes and Students

Financial Struggles Force Famed Harlem Music School to Cut Classes and Students

Harlem’s most famous music school was forced to cut enrollment and curriculum this fall.

Proposed School at St. Nick’s Ignites Debate

Proposed School at St. Nick’s Ignites Debate

A proposed charter school within the St. Nicholas Houses causes controversy.

Uptowners Seek Basic Financial Education

Uptowners Seek Basic Financial Education

As credit markets turn against them, uptowners look for free financial education seminars and counseling.

A Scene Change Uptown: Albert Maysles Gives Documentaries A New Voice

A Scene Change Uptown: Albert Maysles Gives Documentaries A New Voice

Albert Maysles, legendary documentarian with more than 45 years of filmmaking experience, lived at the Dakota for decades with the likes of John Lennon and Yoko Ono. In 2005, he moved uptown, started a cinema, opened a film school, and completely changed the meaning “a night at the movies” in Harlem.

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