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Melissa Mark-Viverito

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East Harlem »

East Harlem's 23rd Precinct Leads Manhattan in Stop-and-Frisks

Blacks made up 61 percent of the more than 17,000 people stopped and frisked in East Harlem in 2011.

East Harlem »

Harlem and Bronx Leaders Demand Fairer District 8 Lines

Advocates say new district lines are unfair to both neighborhoods.

East Harlem »

Mugging Suspect Who Targeted Asians Wanted Cash for Drugs, Sources Say

Jason Commisso, who police say robbed eight victims in East Harlem, was caught riding a New Jersey bus.

East Harlem »

Queens Man Identified as Suspect in E. Harlem Robberies of Asians, Cops Say

Jason Commisso, 34, is wanted in connection with eight robberies and beatings over the last two weeks.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Fights Liquor License Renewal of Trouble-Plagued Bar

Seafood Bar El Chicanito has not been a good neighbor, area residents and CB 11 members say.

East Harlem »

Activists, Pols Try to Revive Movement to End Stop-and-Frisk Policy

Elected officials are pushing for the passage of the Community Safety Act, which would reform the policy.

East Harlem »

Angry East Harlem Residents Pledge to Fight Redistricting Plan

Residents said the proposed changes to District 8 amount to "gerrymandering."

East Harlem »

East Harlem Residents Say Crime is Their Top Concern

Union Settlement Association surveyed 1,000 residents.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Councilwoman Wins Top Marks on Human Rights Report Card

City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito won the top spot on the Urban Justice Center's report.

New York City »

Proposal Shakes Up City Council District Lines

All of the boroughs could see significant changes, thanks to population shifts.

Long Island City »

Queens Councilman References the Holocaust in Soda Ban Testimony

Queens City Councilman Dan Halloran testified at a public meeting Tuesday against the soda ban.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Stringer Vows to Fight Controversial 20 Story Nursing Home on UWS

Scott Stringer promised PS 163 parents he would address concerns over a 20-story nursing home.

Carnegie Hill »

Pols and Unions Blast Mount Sinai over Labor Practices

Pols and union leaders say Mount Sinai reneged on a promise to drop a controversial moving company.

East Harlem »

Wake Scheduled Thursday for Bullied Harlem Boy

12-year-old Joel Morales took his own life after being bullied repeatedly in school.

Manhattan »

City Council Mulls Lower Fines, Stricter Rules for Street Vendors

City Council legislation could lower fines for street vendors, but make rules stricter.

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