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Officers at the 34th Precinct in Manhattan were equipped with body cameras Thursday. “I’m totally convinced now that this is the way forward,” Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill said. (Photo: Sam Hodgson | NY Times)

New ICE tactics raise concerns | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi When ICE knocks, you don’t have to open the door. A recent video from Clayton, North Carolina, reveals a pre-dawn raid conducted by Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) where Juan Oliva, 33, says goodbye to his…

Commercial driver Fausto Luna is honored at vigil.

Remembering Fausto Luna | Manhattan Times

Fausto Luna, 58, was a man of many pursuits. Born in the Dominican Republic, he was a 20-year Washington Heights resident. He was a family man who worked long hours to provide for his loved ones. On September 26,…

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El Alto: A Matter of Time

BY John Paul Infante How does one begin? Francis Mateo’s El Alto is having a release party at Word Up Bookstore on August 11th at 3PM. Or should I begin… Francis Mateo’s El Alto had a release party at…

Community gathers for anti-hate vigil | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Gregg McQueen and Desiree Johnson Sign off. Northern Manhattan took a stand against hate on Tuesday night, as about 200 people gathered in Fort Tryon Park for a vigil against racism and xenophobia – specifically…

The Far Right Comes To The Heights

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Say it ain’t so. The far right comes to the Heights. That’s right people; White Supremacist group Identity Evropa came Uptown to Fort Tryon Park on Saturday, July 28 after staging a provocation downtown at…

08/01/18: Community Forum on Proposed Inwood Rezoning

Inwood Rezoning Community Forum Wednesday, August 1, 2018 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Washington Heights Academy (202 Sherman Avenue) Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will hold an Inwood Rezoning Community Forum on…

De Blasio to NYPD: stop arrests for pot smoking | Manhattan Times

Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered the New York Police Department (NYPD) to stop arresting New Yorkers who are caught smoking marijuana in public. On Sunday, the mayor informed the police to instead issue summonses for public marijuana smoking.…