After last week's police raid on gangs in the Grant and Manhattanville housing projects, anti-violence advocates are seeking to defuse tensions and direct more funding to community organizations.
Under the plan, first introduced in September 2013, the DOT will reduce lanes and create medians along Morningside Avenue between 116th and 126th streets in an attempt to reduce traffic speeds and improve safety for pedestrians.
At Columbia, Wendy Sun’s desire to empower women engineers took shape when she founded Engineering Exploration Experience in her first year.
Following his election in January, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s campaign promises of to reform the city’s public schools were put to the test as he negotiated with the state government on policy ideas like universal pre-K and school co-locations.
The former St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital staff housing building on 113th Street and Amsterdam Avenue will reopen on June 1 as a luxury rentals building after a two-year renovation by Stonehenge Partners.
The bus lanes were supposed to be put in use this month, but according to the DOT, work was delayed because recent cold weather made it impossible to apply the paint and other markings needed to establish dedicated bus lanes.
If Rev. Michael Walrond were elected to the House of Representatives to represent New York’s 13th Congressional District next fall, he would continue to work as a pastor—a line of work he says gives his candidacy a “different kind of legitimacy.”
The mayor’s office announced on Saturday that the fifth through eighth grades of Success Academy Harlem 4 will move to the Annunciation School on Amsterdam Avenue and 131st Street.
Education leaders are opposing a planned reallocation of two classrooms in the building from the public school Frederick Douglass Academy II to the charter school Success Academy Harlem I, citing a higher demand for the public school.
A bill signed last week by Mayor Bill de Blasio will extend equal workplace protections to unpaid interns in New York City, but some intern-rights activists say that it’s only a first step towards ensuring rights for interns.
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