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NYPD will soon unveil bilingual Twitter account in Washington Heights precinct | NY Daily News

NYPD will soon unveil bilingual Twitter account in Washington Heights precinct | NY Daily News

BY Simone Weichselbaum | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Twitter-loving Police Commissioner William Bratton has tapped a Washington Heights top cop to pound out what will be the NYPD’s first-ever bilingual tweets in Spanish. Deputy Inspector Fausto Pichardo, a 37-year-old Dominican immigrant who heads the 33rd Precinct, shared his plans for Twitter the old-fashioned way — […]


Inwood landlord blames tenants for violations that make his building Manhattan’s worst | NY Daily News

Inwood landlord blames tenants for violations that make his building Manhattan's worst | NY Daily News

By Simone Weichselbaum / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Manhattan’s worst landlord tells it like he sees it. In Abraham Benelyahou’s opinion, the many problems that make 92 Nagle Ave. in Inwood the borough’s victor of violations rest squarely on the shoulders of the residents. “They can’t pay rent,” the 63-year-old landlord said of his tenants. […]


Dominican voting bloc creates battleground pockets across traditionally black Harlem | NY Daily News

Dominican voting bloc creates battleground pockets across traditionally black Harlem | NY Daily News

By Simone Weichselbaum / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS It’s the uptown version of the purple state. Dominicans are gnawing away at the once-stable black power base as new voting trends show Latinos throughout upper Manhattan — and especially in Harlem’s emerging battleground pockets — are flocking to the polls in increasing numbers. A rising number […]


Century-old Washington Heights Catholic school says its broke and will soon close | NY Daily News

Century-old Washington Heights Catholic school says its broke and will soon close | NY Daily News

By Simone Weichselbaum / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS The only remaining Catholic high school in Washington Heights announced that it’s too cash-strapped to keep its doors open and will close later this year. In a brief message posted on its website, officials at Mother Cabrini High School, a 115-year-old institution on Fort Washington Ave., informed […]

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