Posts Tagged ‘Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez’

Uptown Residents To Hold Vigil For The Victims Of The Orlando Attack

Uptown Residents To Hold Vigil For The Victims Of The Orlando Attack

Uptown residents will hold a community vigil for the victims of the tragic shooting that took place in Orlando Saturday night. The candle light vigil will start at 8:30 pm at Bennett Park (Ft. Washington Ave. and W.183rd St.) in Washington Heights. The vigil will bring together local elected officials, religious leaders and community members […]


Pols pitch in to renovate long shuttered Washington Heights swimming pool | NY Daily News

Pols pitch in to renovate long shuttered Washington Heights swimming pool | NY Daily News

By Laignee Barron / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS A long shuttered pool inside a Washington Heights school building will get a $7 million facelift — and serve the public. A giant indoor pool at the George Washington High School hasn’t welcomed swimmers since the 1990s — and has instead been used to store furniture. Its […]


Uptown pol wants long-closed George Washington HS pool reopened to serve a ‘desperate’ community | NY Daily News

Uptown pol wants long-closed George Washington HS pool reopened to serve a ‘desperate’ community | NY Daily News

By Douglas Feiden / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS A giant swimming pool in a Washington Heights high school has been closed for more than 10 years — in a neighborhood with fewer public places for youngsters to swim than any other part of Manhattan. Since at least the late 1990s, the four-lane, 75-feet-long indoor pool […]


Little affordable housing built in Washington Heights | NY Daily News

Little affordable housing built in Washington Heights | NY Daily News

By Douglas Feiden / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Building affordable housing for the city’s poor and working families is one of Mayor Bloomberg’s marquee achievements — except in Washington Heights. Only a paltry 139 units of new housing for people of modest means have been constructed in Manhattan north of W. 155th St. between 2004 […]

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