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Smoke Swamps Subway Station in Harlem

Smoke Swamps Subway Station in Harlem

Train service was suspended and passengers were ordered to leave a New York subway station late Wednesday evening. Smoke billowed out of both entrances to the 137 Street-City College Station in Harlem and Hamilton Heights. A fire started between 11:10 and 11:15 p.m. according to Eduardo Sanchez, a MTA cleaner working the night shift at […]

Tensions Flare at Inwood Rezoning Hearing

Tensions Flare at Inwood Rezoning Hearing

Emotions ran high Thursday night at a public hearing about proposed rezoning plans for Inwood, with elected officials and activists accusing each other of shutting down conversation and exploiting racial dynamics to push their agenda. The meeting was a chance for residents to respond to a draft rezoning document released last month by Mayor Bill […]