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Inwood »

New Isham Park Water Fountains Not Working Following Construction Delays

After a more than year-long construction process, residents say the two fountains do not work.

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 »

Tenant Advocacy Group Lands on Public Advocate's Worst Landlord List

Urban Homesteading Assistance Board made the list for a decrepit Hamilton Heights building it co-owns.

Washington Heights »

Adriano Espaillat Narrowly Defeats Robert Jackson in Primary Race

The incumbent Espaillat overcame an energetic challenge by Jackson in the Democratic primary.

Washington Heights »

Changes to Uptown Polling Sites Cause Confusion

Several polling sites have changed. Know where you'll vote in Tuesday's primary.

Washington Heights »

Elizabeth Ritter Ends State Senate Bid as Boss Espaillat Enters Race

Elizabeth Lorris Ritter said she was "fully supportive" of Adriano Espaillat's reelection bid.

East Harlem »

Espaillat Concedes to Rangel, Announces Plans for Senate Run

Espaillat drops bid to have "every single vote" counted and will try to keep his seat in the Senate.

Hudson Heights »

Robert Jackson Displays Soccer Skills While Launching State Senate Bid

"Action Jackson" will fight to represent Washington Heights.  

Inwood »

3 Years Later, Uptown Groups Still Waiting for Funds Promised by Columbia

Columbia University promised $300,000 for community uses, but it still hasn't been doled out.

Hudson Heights »

Espaillat Staffer Launches Bid for Her Boss' State Senate Seat

Elizabeth Lorris Ritter said she has learned from Adriano Espaillat, who she's worked for since 2011.

Central Harlem »

Airbnb Worsens City's Affordable Housing Crisis, Harlem Pols Say

City apartments should go to New Yorkers, not tourists, state and federal lawmakers said.

Washington Heights »

Councilman Mark Levine Faces Diverse Challenges in Redrawn Uptown District

Levine sees himself as someone who brings people together under a progressive agenda. 

Washington Heights »

Parks Department Unveils $11M Fort Washington Park Renovation

The renovation added a new playground, ballfields, volleyball courts and picnic areas to the uptown park.

Washington Heights »

Parents Ask de Blasio to Put Online Kindergarten Applications on Hold

The controversial online kindergarten application system is a "ticking time bomb," parents said Thursday.

Washington Heights »

WaHi Tenants Left Without Gas for 5 Months to Get Service Back, Pol Says

Gas should be restored to 525 West 156th St. on Friday morning, Jackson's office said.