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New Harlem health center to open | Manhattan Times 

An $80 million, state-of-the-art outpatient health center is coming to 124th Street in Harlem. Slated to open in the fall of 2022, the Mount Sinai-Harlem Health Center will expand services for Mount Sinai Morningside and The Mount Sinai Hospital.…

Know Your Rights As A Protester | Manhattan Times

The Legal Aid Society Has Released A Know Your Rights Guide On Police Encounters For New Yorkers. This Guide Advises New Yorkers On Their Rights As Protesters; Offers General Information To Those Who Are Arrested; Provides Information On How To…

Overdose deaths continue to rise | Manhattan Times

The rate of overdose deaths in New York City continues to rise, according to a new report released by the city’s Health Department. In the first two quarters of 2021, there were 1,233 overdose deaths in New York City,…

Gifted and Talented program expanded | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen The New York City public school system is expanding access to Gifted and Talented programs, making them available in every school district for the first time. At a press conference on April 14, Mayor Eric Adams…

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Revolution, by the roots | Manhattan Times

By Sherry Mazzocchi A new era is quietly underway in Northern Manhattan. This spring, 20 trees will be planted in Highbridge Park. The return of these trees is akin to having a long-lost relative show up fifty years after…

New look at NoMAA | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Location, location, location. Long the battle cry of real estate professionals, the limited availability of local and accessible space within which to paint, plié and ponder has also been the bane of artists everywhere – and…

BP releases plan to address Omicron surge | Manhattan Times

Do better. Voicing concerns about the number of Covid infections and hospitalizations in New York City, new Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine has released a 16-point plan to slow the spread of Omicron. Levine, formerly the Health Committee Chair…

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Apply online for half-fare MetroCards | Manhattan Times

On track. Securing a Reduced-Fare MetroCard just got a whole lot easier, after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) launched an online application process this week that allows transit riders to apply for a card through the MTA’s website. The…

The forgotten first responders | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Lieutenant Paramedic Anthony Almojera has lived through the nightmare. He is still haunted by the memory of marathon shifts during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. During March and April 2020, calls for 911 assistance reached…