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Noah Gotbaum Touts Business Background, School Advocacy in UWS Council Bid

Noah Gotbaum said he would be a strong, independent voice in the City Council. 

Central Harlem »

Uptown Pols Want Select Bus Service Plan Restored for 125th Street

Adriano Espaillat and Melissa Mark-Viverito want to revive the plan to speed bus service in Harlem.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Braves Heat to Celebrate Nelson Mandela's 95th Birthday

The human rights icon celebrates his 95th birthday amid recent health issues.

Central Harlem »

Plan for Select Bus Service Along 125th Street Canceled by MTA and DOT

The agencies said they were not able to resolve conflicts with the local community over the plan.

East Harlem »

Rats Hold Residents of East Harlem High-Rise Hostage, Locals and Pols Say

Rats freely roam the grounds of Lake View Apartments at East 106th Street and Fifth Avenue.

Central Harlem »

MTA, DOT Offer Revised Plan to Speed LaGuardia Bus Service

Harlem residents had complained that the plan to speed the M60 bus ignored the needs of the community.

East Harlem »

Choir Academy of Harlem Supporters Plead With DOE to Keep the School Open

DOE officials say the school is failing and unsafe, and are planning to phase it out.

East Harlem »

Liu Calls On City to Settle $250 Million Central Park Five Lawsuit

Comptroller John Liu says the city is at risk of paying more money if the case is not settled.

West Harlem »

Black Architects Say Columbia Shut Them Out of $6.3 Billion Harlem Campus

Critics say Columbia hasn't hired enough African-American architects for its Manhattanville expansion.

Central Harlem »

People Party in Harlem Streets as Obama Declared Victor

Lines at the polls on Election Day stretched down the block at many spots in Harlem Tuesday.

Harlem »

Harlem Residents Fight Plan to Narrow Lanes on Deadly Boulevard

The DOT said it will begin making changes to Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard in August.

Harlem »

Harlem School Co-Location Could Jeopardize Funding, Parents Fear

Education officals denied the Harlem Success Academy move would disqualify magnet schools' $11M grant.

Harlem »

Wadleigh Middle School Will Not Close As Planned, DOE Announces

Wadleigh Middle School school will receive a new principal after outcry from community and officials.

Harlem »

Plan to Phase Out Wadleigh Draws Ire of Harlem Residents

The closure of the middle school comes as a controversial charter school hopes to move into the building.

Harlem »

Liu Blasts City's Plan to Close Harlem's Wadleigh Middle School Grades

The DOE plans to close middle school grades at Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing Arts.