NEWS: Morningside Heights

Apr 6, 2014, 3:13 PM
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A week after workers started clearing the north plot of the cathedral's campus, federal, state, and city officials joined local activists on Saturday morning to protest the development.

Apr 1, 2014, 1:44 AM

Police urged Morningside Heights residents and students to help them prevent grand larcenies and identity theft in the neighborhood—the two biggest problems in the 26th Precinct.

Apr 1, 2014, 1:52 AM

Thanks to the leadership of local District 7 City Council member Mark Levine, the newly reformed Jewish Caucus is gaining traction in the City Council.

Mar 31, 2014, 12:41 AM
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Preservationists are up in arms about the poor safety record and alleged criminal history of Breeze National, the contractor selected to clear the north campus of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in preparation for apartment construction.

Mar 24, 2014, 1:51 AM

In the speech, de Blasio said that while he is not against charter schools, he does not want the expansion of charter schools to push out other students.

Mar 24, 2014, 1:53 AM

The new law, which takes effect April 1, replaces a weaker form of the legislation passed by the City Council last year.

Feb 28, 2014, 5:52 AM

In response to federal food stamp cuts, Cuomo and Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy increased heating subsidies for all families who didn’t meet the threshold to make up for lost benefits.

Feb 25, 2014, 1:52 AM
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Residents of the pioneering multi-use Cathedral Gardens condominiums are hoping to soon wrap up a four-year legal battle with developer Artimus Construction over facilities and structural problems that they say have been ongoing since they moved in.

Feb 21, 2014, 3:48 AM
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Out of 32 votes for the 13th Congressional district, 28 members voted to endorse Rangel, two voted for uptown State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, and none voted for newcomer Michael Walrond.

Feb 18, 2014, 1:25 AM
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For the restaurant’s staff, the closure symbolizes the end of a long relationship with Morningside Heights residents and the bitter conclusion of a legal battle over lease agreements with their landlord, James Goldstick. For other nearby businesses, the closure represents the neighborhood’s continuing transition as rents increase.

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