Posts Tagged ‘dream act’

Tapped In

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

NeighborhoodChatter —Compiled by Adel Manoukian, Alissa Fleck and Paul Bisceglio Is Canal Street ‘Manhattan’s Next Great Retail Frontier’? When most New Yorkers think of Canal Street, they probably don’t think of quality retail. Melinda Miller of Winick Realty Group, however, wants to usher in a new era for the downtown commercial street. “For Canal Street, it’s [&hellip
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Sen. Espaillat Hopes to Retain Expanded West Side District

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Politics, West Side Spirit

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat   As the September primary date draws near, Sen. Adriano Espaillat is pushing full steam ahead in his second consecutive campaign, hoping to convince a whole new set of voters that he is the right man to represent the 31st District in the New York State Senate for another term. Espaillat narrowly lost the congressional [&hellip
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Rangel Faces Tough Challenge in June 26 Congressional Primary

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

FW-Charles Rangel(as) The lines have shifted and the race is fierce. As the date of the Democratic primary—June 26—approaches, four candidates for the 13th congressional district are competing for the party’s nomination against long-time incumbent Charles Rangel. The newly drawn boundaries of the district have been a source of much debate, with Rangel insisting that he is [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

800px-Fingerprint_scanner_identification Manhattan Borough Board Unanimously Passes DREAM Act On Thursday, May 17, members of the Manhattan Borough Board unanimously approved New York State DREAM legislation, a number of bills promoting higher education and civic engagement opportunities for students in New York City neighborhoods, regardless of their immigration status. New York City’s immigrant population, the largest of [&hellip
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