Cristo Rey New York High School Summer AcademyBy Jose B. Rivera
East Harlem - July 12, 2011 - Cristo Rey New York High School will kick-off its “Summer Academy” New Student Orientation on July 18th. This three-week course includes intensive Math and English instruction and the “Business Boot Camp” program, which prepares students for our unique Corporate Work Study Program.
St. Cecilia Church Awarded Historic Preservation GrantsBy Anne Hersh
St. Cecilia Church, a renowned landmark of East Harlem’s historic El Barrio district, has been awarded two grants by The New York Landmarks Conservancy (NYLC) totaling $80,000 and an additional grant for $200,000 from New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.Read Story
Second Avenue Express BusBy Jose B. Rivera
East Harlem - February 4th, 2011 - The new Second Avenue Express Bus setup is for show and not very practical, nor any faster than before.
It inconveniences way more people than it is suppose to zip along the avenue. And it robs communities of scarce and valuable parking spaces for much of the day. It also makes it difficult for stores along the avenue to receive their deliveries. To see why and how read the rest of this article.