Deborah Secular

Fri, Oct 17, 2014, 2:32am
Five months after June’s massive police raids at the Grant and Manhattanville Houses, the families of those arrested stood in a crowded eleventh floor hallway on Thursday morning, waiting to be let into the courtroom where their sons and daughters would appear.
Tue, Sep 30, 2014, 2:06am
While many parents welcomed the potential new schools, other speakers said that Success Academy—the largest charter network in the city—has not been transparent about its policies on admissions and retaining low-performing students.
Wed, Sep 17, 2014, 1:59am
As the People’s Climate March, a city-wide march to call for more global action against climate change, approaches on Sunday, Upper Manhattan organizers are working to make global environmental issues feel relevant to locals.
Sun, Sep 14, 2014, 11:56pm
At a meeting meant to amplify the voices of residents of the Grant and Manhattanville houses on either side of Broadway and 125th Street, attendees said that what spoke loudest was the absence of the youth residents at the center of the ongoing violence between the developments.
Fri, Sep 12, 2014, 1:30am
A candlelight vigil on Thursday night commemorated the murder of Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy, who was shot three years ago in the hallway of her building at the Grant Houses, becoming another casualty of the 40-year dispute between the Grant and Manhattanville houses.
Thu, Sep 11, 2014, 1:28am
With 469 kids vying for 50 spots this year, TCCS has become the most-sought kindergarten in most of Northern Manhattan.
Wed, Sep 10, 2014, 3:11am
While students and parents at Harlem Central have found a home, the larger debate over school space that led to their charter school’s placement in a former Catholic school building is far from over.
Wed, Sep 10, 2014, 3:06am
Even as the cardboard signs proclaim discounts from 20 to 50 to 60 percent off, the owner of the store is still unsure what will become of the space.
Sat, Aug 23, 2014, 5:02pm
To the east of Morningside Park lies the legendary neighborhood of Harlem, a neighborhood lined with an eclectic mix of big-box stores, boutique restaurants, immigrant centers, and bodegas.
Wed, Jun 11, 2014, 11:13pm
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.

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