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East Harlem Explosion Relief Efforts

The Red Cross has set up a Reception Center at P.S. 57, located at 176 East 115th Street (between Lexington Avenue and 3rd Avenue). Red Cross personnel at the Center will provide people affected by the explosion with assistance and...

March 12, 2014
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Press Release: New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Mold and Asthma Issues in the District

As part of a two-year investigation, Dateline NBC has been conducting research and performing interviews on childhood asthma, an issue we acutely feel in East Harlem. Levels of childhood asthma are nearly three times as severe in East Harlem as...

January 7, 2014
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Press Release Concerning Apartment Mold in the District

In the 68th District, many of our residents live in public housing. Due to a variety of factors, including an immense backlog of deferred repairs, these residents must wait an inappropriately long period of time to have their service requests...

December 20, 2013
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Nelson Mandela Press Release

On December 5, 2013, our world was saddened by the loss of one of our greatest and most influential leaders, Nelson Mandela. His unrelenting devotion to democracy was fueled by his passion for an equal society. Whether it was his opening of the...

December 18, 2013
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Bio-Tech Press Release

On December 4th, 2013, the city of New York announced plans to launch the Mount Sinai Institute for Technology. This center will be located in East Harlem, on Madison Avenue between 98th and 99th streets, using existing space at the Icahn School of...

December 11, 2013
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