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.
NEWS: Morningside Heights
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.
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.
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.
After failing to receive more than $4 billion promised by a 2007 education funding bill to provide essential resources to New York City public schools, community leaders are leading an effort to file a lawsuit against New York state.
The Jan. 11 fire was caused by an electrical fire in the basement, an FDNY spokesperson said Tuesday. But the future of the building hangs in uncertainty, especially as the two listed owners died in 2012.
At District 7 City Council member Mark Levine’s inauguration Sunday, local politicians and residents spoke of his need to unite the diverse neighborhoods of his district.
As part of its One Train Portal Project, the MTA shut down the bus stops on Broadway between 122nd and LaSalle streets in September, forcing locals to walk to 120th or 125th streets in the winter cold.
Local preservationists are unsatisfied with a Community Board resolution requesting landmark status to the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine’s campus.
After last week's six-alarm fire, neither Citibank nor the building’s owners have commented on whether the bank plans on returning to the location or if the building needs to be demolished.
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