State Sen. Bill Perkins' use of the n-word raised eyebrows at a rally against a charter school.
Parents say Harlem Success Academy's planned expansion to P.S. 145 will further strain an already overcrowded district.
Bill Perkins said he was worried Bloomberg's comments might encourage voters to stay home.
Despite ethics charges and an anti-government mood, Harlem voters remain loyal to their congressman.
Under the new rules, the Parks Department pledges to preserve gardens as long as they are registered.
Challenger Adam Clayton Powell said Rep. Charles Rangel has lost his power and support at a forum on Monday night.
Joyce Johnson accused Charles Rangel of avoiding questions from his challengers.
Actor Mark Ruffalo joined local pols Tuesday to warn of the potential dangers hydrofracking could pose to New York.
Comptroller John Liu declared a "Coalition for Fair and Free Elections" to fight the push for nonpartisan elections.
Commissioner Raymond Kelly said police were not chasing the car that killed a nun, contrary to eyewitness accounts.
The Parks Department announced a pricey makeover for the historic band shell in Marcus Garvey Park.
Smikle said, "I’m running as an insurgent, the outsider.”
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