125 Street Library Closing for RepairsBy Jose B. Rivera
East Harlem, October 9, 2013 - The New York Public Library’s 125th Street Library To Close Through Winter For Building Improvements and will open later in 2014 when repairs are completed.
The New York Public Library is upgrading safety and temperature control functions at the 125th Street Library as part of continuing efforts to improve local branches. To facilitate these important improvements, the branch will be closed for several months through late winter, beginning October 1st.
The building will receive upgrades for the heating and cooling of the library, as well the ventilation system. Upgrades will also be made to the fire detection and prevention system.Read Story
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