Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Superfund site cleanup finishes this summer

Posted on September 9th, 2011 by Amanda Fiscina

Superfund site cleanup finishes this summer

Town officials and residents are debating the future of the Farmingdale Liberty Site.

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Harlem celebrates Obama’s birthday, 2012 campaign launch

Posted on September 9th, 2011 by Edric Robinson II

Harlem celebrates Obama’s birthday, 2012 campaign launch

Harlem4Obama celebrated the president’s 50th birthday and re-election campaign kickoff.

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Harlem artist, neighborhood work to preserve murals

Posted on September 8th, 2011 by Edric Robinson II

Harlem artist, neighborhood work to preserve murals

Many Harlem residents consider these gates a part of the neighborhood’s history.

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Organ donor advocates aim to expand New York registry

Posted on August 20th, 2011 by Sherrie Dulworth

Organ donor advocates aim to expand New York registry

New York state has almost 9,700 people waiting for an organ.

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Polish elections in Greenpoint

Posted on September 3rd, 2010 by Anna Spinner

Polish elections in Greenpoint

Poland elects Komorowski but Greenpoint chooses Kaczyński

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Harlem community leader begins a new chapter of her life

Posted on August 28th, 2010 by Stephanie Coutrix

Harlem community leader begins a new chapter of her life

Former 32nd Precinct Community Council president has decided to focus on new projects.

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Impending day care closures frustrate Brooklyn parents

Posted on August 28th, 2010 by Will Holloway

Impending day care closures frustrate Brooklyn parents

As two Brooklyn day cares fall victim to budget cuts, parents express dismay.

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Brooklyn’s B71 bus facing elimination

Posted on August 19th, 2010 by Will Holloway

Brooklyn’s B71 bus facing elimination

Residents protest the discontinuation of Brooklyn’s B71 bus.

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Senior centers anticipate strain from nearby closures

Posted on June 19th, 2010 by Stephen Steim

Senior centers anticipate strain from nearby closures

Senior center directors in Washington Heights fear what Harlem closures means for them.

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East Harlem affordable housing changes cause tension

Posted on December 29th, 2009 by Alizah Salario

East Harlem affordable housing changes cause tension

As housing in East Harlem evolves, low-income Section 8 tenants face new challenges

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More News

Living

Crotona Park East and West Farms to get facelift

Crotona Park East and West Farms to get facelift

Twenty percent of the new development area will be reserved for affordable housing, according to the group’s proposal.

Politics

Harlem artist, neighborhood work to preserve murals

Harlem artist, neighborhood work to preserve murals

Many Harlem residents consider these gates a part of the neighborhood’s history.

Religion

Racial propaganda causes concern in Greenpoint

Racial propaganda causes concern in Greenpoint

White supremacist fliers were left under the windshield wipers of cars parked overnight in Greenpoint, but officials say their message is protected under the First Amendment.