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Jackson Heights »

De Blasio First Mayor to March in Queens Pride Parade

Mayor Bill de Blasio marched in the 22nd annual pride parade in Jackson Heights, a "historic" moment.

East Harlem »

Select Bus Service Rolls Out Along the M60 Line on 125th Street

Politicians lauded the new service, but advocates for the disabled said more could be done to help them.

Upper East Side »

Ex-Gov. Paterson Calls for Pension Law Change to Help Injured NYPD Officer

Paterson and Public Advocate Letitia James said Rosa Rodriguez deserves a full disability pension.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Releases $74B Budget, Boosting Funds for Schools, NYPD and NYCHA

Mayor Bill de Blasio's first budget includes funding increases pre-K, police precincts and CUNY.

East Harlem »

Council Speaker Urged to Remove Statue of Doctor Who Experimented on Slaves

East Harlem residents want action from Melissa Mark-Viverito.

Civic Center »

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito to Introduce Power-Sharing Reforms

The proposals, first suggested last year, would share more power with the City Council membership.

Civic Center »

City Council Pushes for More NYPD Officers in Mayor's Final Budget

The council wants 1,000 new police officers, but de Blasio has previously said the NYPD has to make do.

Civic Center »

Council Wants Veterans Funding Increased in De Blasio's Budget

Nearly $1.5 million in additional funding is being sought to help the city's veterans.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Political Leader Basil Paterson Dead at 87

The father of former Gov. David Paterson was a pillar of Harlem politics for decades.

Jackson Heights »

Council Introduces Bill to Give Undocumented NYC Residents IDs

The ID, part of a State of the City promise by Mayor de Blasio, works like a driver's license.

Washington Heights »

Ydanis Rodriguez Earns Top Marks from Human Rights Watchdog

The uptown politician scored the highest grade from the Urban Justice Center's human rights project.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Businesses Damaged by Explosion Want City Help

About 25 businesses gathered Tuesday to hear about help available from city, state and federal agencies.

Upper West Side »

UWS Street Named for 4-Year-Old Crash Victim Ariel Russo

West 97th Street and Amsterdam Avenue was named after the 4-year-old girl killed there last year. 

East Harlem »

Espaillat Backers Accuse Rangel of Fostering 'Tale of Two Harlems'

Charles Rangel ignored the needs of East Harlem in favor of Central Harlem, Espaillat supporters said.

Washington Heights »

Espaillat Vows to Give Voters 'One Voice' in Second Bid to Unseat Rangel

Espaillat vowed to be a unifying voice in his latest bid to unseat Charles Rangel.