Posts tagged as: Uptown

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.

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.

Weak Economy Pushing Workers Off the Books

Weak Economy Pushing Workers Off the Books

With unemployment still high, upper Manhattan residents find work in the underground economy.

Campaign Encourages Guns for Bodegas

Campaign Encourages Guns for Bodegas

An alliance of bodegas supports licensed guns for self-protection.

Sexual Assault Suspect Was Free on Compassionate Grounds

Sexual Assault Suspect Was Free on Compassionate Grounds

The man accused in a rape case earlier this month had his sentence for another crime postponed just two days before the assault.

Uptown Pastors: Preaching the Census?

Uptown Pastors: Preaching the Census?

A new campaign hopes pastors will help inform the Latino population about the 2010 Census, but they will need convincing first.

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