Fri, Nov 21, 2014, 2:05am
Columbia students joined antiviolence activists in front of the Manhattan Criminal Court for the second time in two months on Thursday morning for the court appearances of 21 Manhattanville youth arrested in June on gang-related charges.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014, 3:54am
Kevin McAllister, a longtime electrician at Columbia, also runs the Uptown Inner City Baseball League, a youth sports organization in West Harlem.
Mon, Nov 10, 2014, 12:02am
Columbia students and neighborhood residents are calling for increased resources for the issues facing young residents of the Grant and Manhattanville Houses.
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.
Fri, Sep 26, 2014, 1:24am
Approximately 20 parents and community members who were at a meeting Thursday said that the raids unfairly targeted their sons for violence that resulted from a chronic lack of resources.
Fri, Sep 19, 2014, 2:32am
At the Broadway Democrats club’s town hall meeting at Manhattan Pentecostal Church on Thursday night, discussion centered on conditions in public housing projects and local residents’ relationships with police officers from the 26th Precinct.
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.
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.
Thu, May 1, 2014, 2:52am
Robert Cartagena was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Wednesday, after being convicted for the murder of Tayshana Murphy earlier this month.