As the University breaks ground in demolition near 125th Street, newly elected Community Board 9 Chair Larry English has spent the first few months of his job rethinking the way the board interacts with its institutional neighbor.
Back in New York, where Rangel represents the 15th Congressional District, some of his colleagues and constituents, along with political experts, have come to his defense.
After Congressman Charles Rangel dramatically walked out of his trial before the House Ethics Committee on Monday, experts are split on whether his actions will help or hurt his case.
State Senator Bill Perkins has filed an amicus brief in hopes that the Supreme Court will take a look at the legality of eminent domain use in Manhattanville.
Norman Siegel offered several recommendations to fix what he calls the broken system of New York state eminent domain procedure law.
The clutter of scaffolding, dirt, shoring, and black tarp marks the first phase of construction in Columbia’s proposed 17-acre campus expansion.
The remaining property owners in Manhattanville argue that the recent court decision, which cleared the way for the University’s $6.3 billion project, was flawed.
Congressman Charles Rangel won the Democratic nomination for the 15th Congressional District seat Tuesday night. Having served for forty years, Rangel has become a Harlem institution.
Johnson is no stranger to being the black sheep. Growing up, she was the only girl and had five brothers—but rather than stay in her room to play dress-up, she quickly took the reins among her siblings, earning the moniker “general” in the process.
Over the years, Rangel developed an ardently loyal support base. Now, that could all change.
May 23, 11:57am
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