Fri, Mar 28, 2014, 2:08am
Manhattan residents proposed solutions ranging from better enforcement of red-light turns to educating cyclists at Wednesday's town hall.
Mon, Mar 24, 2014, 1:53am
The new law, which takes effect April 1, replaces a weaker form of the legislation passed by the City Council last year.
Wed, Oct 16, 2013, 3:16am
Veteran Harlem politician Inez Dickens has her heart set on becoming speaker of the City Council early next year, but a number of new challenges stand in her way.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013, 12:57am
Through participatory budgeting, residents propose and vote on projects to receive extra funding. This year, 1,780 residents voted in Mark-Viverito’s district, which includes Manhattan Valley and East Harlem, on how to allocate $1.9 million.
Wed, Mar 6, 2013, 6:52pm
Community members will choose from about 20 proposals to improve their neighborhood with $1 million in funding from City Council member Melissa Mark-Viverito.
Thu, Feb 7, 2013, 3:55am
The city Districting Commission approved a revised plan for the new City Council map Wednesday night, as City Council member Melissa Mark-Viverito released a statement signaling acceptance of the new lines.
Fri, Oct 5, 2012, 5:32am
From politicians to elementary school students, a boisterous and fed-up crowd testified at a hearing Thursday that the proposed new City Council districts would tear apart the fabric of their neighborhoods.
Wed, Oct 3, 2012, 3:48am
Redistricting would remove the western part of Melissa Mark-Viverito’s district, which goes from 96th Street to 110th Street, add much more territory in the Bronx, and shift the East Harlem dividing line east.
Wed, Sep 26, 2012, 3:46am
Last year, Mark-Viverito’s constituents picked $1.54 million worth of neighborhood improvement projects to fund. She will continue the participatory budgeting process this year.
Fri, Sep 7, 2012, 3:16am
If the new lines are approved, Columbia’s Morningside Heights campus would be split into two districts, an East Harlem council member would lose her portion of the Upper West Side, and, some local officials say, minority representation could be hurt uptown.