Sheldon Silver’s Jewish constituents on the Lower East Side continue, for the most part, to lend their support to the beleaguered Assembly member, reports The Jewish Week.
Days before the Syriza party triumphed in the Greek elections, speakers in NY explained its anti-austerity position and encouraged Greeks to vote, The National Herald reports.
A group of 33 women gathered and chanted for the release from prison of Oscar López Rivera, the Puerto Rican nationalist, on Jan. 25 in northern Manhattan, reports Manhattan Times.
Christina’s Restaurant in Greenpoint serves as a mini Polish cultural center where food, discussions and performances thrive, reports Nowy Dziennik.
Seniors booed a developer’s proposal at a lively meeting in Coney Island, the Brooklyn Daily and Bensonhurst Bean reports.
A New Jersey high school teacher is publishing a series of children’s books told through the eyes of an African-American boy and his Korean taekwondo instructor, reports Korea Daily.
Virtually unnoticed, Mexican traffickers have successfully introduced drugs into Latino neighborhoods throughout the state, El Diario reports.
In Chinatown, many say that Sheldon Silver did well for the community and they believe him innocent of charges, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Q Cigars in Inwood has been family-operated since 1891 and providing quality cigars throughout decades of severed ties between Cuba and the U.S., reports Manhattan Times.
A report by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, obtained under FOIL, found that CB3 chair Gigi Li wasn’t biased in her appointments, says The Villager.
BRIC is hosting a town hall on gentrification in Brooklyn on Jan. 28, urging all voices in the borough to #BHeard.
Miguel, 29, is a Mexican immigrant working in a Brooklyn deli. Rahim Chagani follows him at his job in this photo essay.
Korean community organizations and the Korean Consulate General are providing aid in the wake of the fire in Edgewater, New Jersey, that destroyed most of the Avalon apartment complex, reports The Korea Times. Twenty percent of the residents are of Korean descent.
The 7 train that serves Flushing, plagued by construction delays, will have normal service during the Lunar New Year in February, World Journal reports.
After 53 years of cutting hair at Marble Hill International Unisex Salon, owner Roosevelt “Rosey” Spivey received a 30-day notice to vacate the premises. Patrons tell The Riverdale Press what the barbershop has meant to them and the neighborhood.