By THE EDITORIAL BOARD of AM-NY
November 10, 2015
In the bureaucracy that is NYC government, individual residents and their wish lists often get lost.
Now, those wishes can be granted. Would you want a playground or new technology at your child's school? Are you interested in a dog run in the park, a fixed roof for the library, or upgrades to a senior center? What about better street lighting, sidewalks, or wheelchair ramps?
BY DANIEL FITZSIMMONS
PUBLISHED OCT 27, 2015 AT 11:00 AM (UPDATED OCT 29, 2015) - Straus Media
Public housing residents marched five blocks south to Gracie Mansion last week with a message for Mayor Bill de Blasio: hands off our land.
The residents were protesting a recently unveiled plan to build a mixture of affordable and market rate housing on playground space at Holmes Towers on East 93rd Street and First Avenue, where they live.
By Michael Howard
Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 12:05 AM EDT
Residents in the city of Poughkeepsie raised money in an effort to bring a program called SNUG to their community to help cure violence. Time Warner Cable News' Michael Howard has the details and why they say it could turn the city around.
Poughkeepsie, like many cities, has its share of violence.
"We have had so many murders in the city of Poughkeepsie," resident Tama Bell said.
She has seen them first-hand.