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Wadleigh Supporters Fear Eva Moskowitz's School Expansion Proposal

Success Academy officials said it is unclear where the expanded grades would be housed.

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City Wants to Turn 125th Street Garage Into Office and Cultural Space

The parking garage at 121 West 125th St. is slated to also have cultural exhibition space.

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Advocates Call for Increase in Minimum Wage at Harlem Hearing

Assemblyman Keith Wright held a hearing in Harlem on a proposal to increase the minimum wage.

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Rangel Says Health Issues Will Not Stop Him From Running Effective Campaign

The 81-year-old congressman said he's up to the task of a 22nd term in office.

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Executive Director Hired for Group Handling Columbia Cash

The group was formed in 2009 but has come under scrutiny for its practices.

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Harlem Tenants Protest Building ID Plan

Residents of 3333 Broadway say said the plan requiring ID cards was ill-conceived.

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Assemblyman Keith Wright to Host Job Fair at Harlem Armory

Keith Wright is hosting a job fair on Thursday, Feb. 9 with 30 employers and unions expected to attend.

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Dissolve Columbia Cash Group After Unauthorized Money Move, Stringer Says

West Harlem Local Development Corporation denies the claim about one of its board members.

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Group Handling Columbia Cash Spent $300K on Consultants With Political Ties

The West Harlem Local Development Corporation paid $320,000 to two politically-connected consultants.

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CB 9 Wants Group Handling $150 M in Columbia Cash to Disclose Finances

The board says it has "no confidence" in the West Harlem Local Development Corporation which is being investigated by the State Attorney General.

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Former Rangel Foes Join Forces to Criticize Columbia University

Vincent Morgan and Adam Clayton Powell IV join forces to criticize the community benefits agreement of Columbia University's $6.4 billion Manhattanville campus expansion.

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Rangel Says AG Right to Investigate Group Handling Columbia Cash

US Rep Charles Rangel said Attorney General Eric Schneiderman would be "derelict" if he didn't look into accusations against the West Harlem Local Development Corporation.

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West Harlem Community Group Used Columbia Funds for Jobs Program

The Department of Youth and Community Development said it received $300,000 from the West Harlem Local Development Corporation to hire 220 Harlem kids for a summer jobs program.

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Attorney General Investigating Group Handling Columbia Cash

The West Harlem Local Development Corporation, the focus of an investigation by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, has spent more on consultants than programming.

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Scott Stringer Wants to Halt Group's Spending of Columbia Cash in Harlem

Borough President Scott Stringer is trying to stop the group handling the $150 million Columbia University community benefits agreement with West Harlem to stop disbursing funds and reorganize.

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