Four others are looking to unseat 41-year Rep. Charles Rangel, but it can be hard to overtake an incumbent’s political networks. Still, with a district that is no longer primarily African-American, a race crowded with hopefuls, and insuppressible rumors that he might bow out, Rangel has his work cut out for him.
The congressman, who has served for 41 years, has a loyal political base, but Upper Manhattan is evolving and the district’s lines are changing.
Business School alumnus Leon G. Cooperman, Business ’67, will make a $25 million dollar donation towards new facilities in Manhattanville, the Business School announced on Monday.
Two community board members were appointed to the board of the West Harlem Development Corporation, but it took three months of negotiations and revotes.
Rudy Cabrera, Jaime Gonzalez-Campo, Juan Honorio, and Rafael Oliveras were arrested after police searched Honorio’s apartment in 3333, where they found large quantities of heroin and cocaine.
Businessman Kofi Boateng will lead the West Harlem Development Corporation as executive director, the organization announced Monday.
The $68 million facility will be located on Haven Avenue and 171st Street, two and a half blocks north of the heart of CUMC’s main campus, and will be used primarily for classroom and training space.
Johnson said that the 13th district needs “inspirational leadership," and she believes that she has been “plugged for leadership” from an early age.
Espaillat, who represents significant portions of Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, will run against longtime incumbent Rep. Charles Rangel.
Robert Sirota announced on Wednesday that he would step down as president at the end of the academic year.
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