The father of former Gov. David Paterson was a pillar of Harlem politics for decades.
The ID, part of a State of the City promise by Mayor de Blasio, works like a driver's license.
The uptown politician scored the highest grade from the Urban Justice Center's human rights project.
About 25 businesses gathered Tuesday to hear about help available from city, state and federal agencies.
West 97th Street and Amsterdam Avenue was named after the 4-year-old girl killed there last year.
Charles Rangel ignored the needs of East Harlem in favor of Central Harlem, Espaillat supporters said.
Espaillat vowed to be a unifying voice in his latest bid to unseat Charles Rangel.
De Blasio has failed to shore up support among lawmakers, even in his own backyard, officials say.
A $1 million fraud scandal won't stop the Puerto Rican Day Parade, the attorney general said.
Carlos Velasquez, a marketing agent for the parade, allegedly spent the cash on trips and personal items.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña spent over an hour answering questions on the city's plans.
Rodriguez will chair the transportation committe while Levine will lead the parks committee.
Robert Cornegy was picked to head the council's small business committee and joins five other committees.
The new council came to order with a mix of allies and enemies being appointed to key positions.
The Queens councilman was elected Tuesday to the second most powerful City Council spot.
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