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Court allows Inwood rezoning to proceed | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen The rezoning will proceed. New York State’s highest court has declined to hear a request by Inwood residents and business owners to stop the city’s attempt to rezone parts of the neighborhood. On Monday morning, the…

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Landlord-tenant mediation program launched | Bronx Free Press

A new program aims to provide housing security to tenants across the city facing hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting immediately, the Citywide Landlord-Tenant Mediation Project will serve hundreds of New Yorkers each month by addressing rent-related issues…

New COVID-19 rental assistance | Bronx Free Press

It’s help for home. An emergency rental assistance program to assist New Yorkers who lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been announced. Designed to keep low-income tenants in their homes, the COVID Rent Relief Program will provide…

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Uptown school installs student laundry room | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Six months after becoming principal at P.S. 132, Wendy Poveda noticed something unusual. Members of the staff at the elementary school were bringing home and washing the clothes of students. Approximately 25 percent of P.S. 132…

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Increase in emergency food needs | Bronx Free Press

This chill is not cool. Fear over the “public charge” rule is creating a “chilling effect” and threats to federal programs are sending more people to the emergency food network, according to a new report released by the Food…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #NYCPride

Let’s remember that #NYCPride celebrates the moment in 1969 when men & women stood up to fight back against police harassment & societal repression. In these uncertain times, it is uplifting to know that we’ve been down before and…