Mark Levine

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West Harlem »

Teacher Who Committed Suicide Forged Common Core Test Answers, DOE Says

The principal of the Teachers College Community School jumped in front of the subway in April.

Bed-Stuy »

Landlords Who Harass Commercial Tenants Would Be Penalized Under New Bill

Business tenants facing harassment could be awarded a month's rent or $1,000, along with other fees.

West Harlem »

Harlem Politicians Call for Bus Lanes to be Expanded Along 125th Street

City Councilmembers Mark Levine and Ydanis Rodriguez called for the expansion Thursday morning. 

Midtown »

City to Review Contracts With Donald Trump Following Comments on Mexicans

The city says it will review the contracts it has with Trump following comments he made about Mexico. 

Upper West Side »

$40K in Council Funds Earmarked to Prevent Tenant Harassment on UWS

The majority of complaints logged by Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal were housing-related.

Hamilton Heights »

City Favored Former ACS Heads in Funding Uptown Day Care, Suit Charges

Nasry Michelen Day Care Center received funding from the City Council last week.

Upper West Side »

Upper West Siders Push for Bill to Curb Construction Noise Near Schools

Locals gave lengthy testimony about the negative effects of construction noise on schools.

Rockaway Beach »

City Beaches Will Stay Open Past Labor Day for First Time in Decades

Mayor Bill de Blasio included money in the new budget to keep beaches and pools open past Labor Day. 

Upper West Side »

Central Park Car Ban Should Be Extended Farther South, Pols Say

Residents and leaders would like to see the entire park car-free.

Upper West Side »

Central Park Will Be Permanently Car-Free Above 72nd Street, Mayor Says

Bill de Blasio announced the northern section of Central Park would go car-free starting June 29. 

Washington Heights »

Officials Seek Small Business Protections After Uptown Shops Booted

Coltown Properties is replacing eight small businesses in Washington Heights after buying the property.

Washington Heights »

Robert Jackson to Run for District Leader Against His Former Staffer

The former city councilman announced he would run last week on his Facebook page.

Hamilton Heights »

City Pulls Funding to Beloved Hamilton Heights Nursery

Nasry Michelen Day Care Center has been in the neighborhood for 35 years.

Washington Heights »

Illegal Gas Hookups in Uptown Buildings Were 'Time Bomb,' Councilman Says

Con Ed recently shut off gas at eight buildings owned by Alma Realty due to illegal hookups. 

Hamilton Heights »

$1.3 M Voted to Fund Greenhouses, Ball Courts and Trees in Hamilton Heights

Winning projects include a public greenhouse and repairs to local playgrounds and basketball courts.