District 8

El Barrio, East Harlem, Mott Haven, Highbridge, Concourse, Longwood, Port Morris

City Council District 8 Member 2017 Election

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A Need For Educational Opportunities, Employment and Housing: A Profile of District 8
New York City District 8 City Council Candidates Debate
A Statement From District 8 City Council Candidate Diana Ayala
A Statement From District 8 City Council Candidate Tamika Mapp
A Statement From District 8 City Council Candidate Robert J. Rodriguez

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17 Subway Lines Slated For Service Changes This Weekend

The 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, A, C, E, D, F, M, J, L, N, Q and R trains will all be impacted.

Bodega Clerk Fatally Stabs Man Who Tried to Go Behind Counter, Sources Say

The victim, 46, made threats inside Candy Grocery on West 145th Street earlier in the day, sources said.

This 84-Year-Old Puerto Rican Grandmother Helped Transform Riverside Park

Jenny Benitez helped transform a forgotten corner of Manhattan into a blossoming garden.

El Barrio Rallies to Help Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria's Devastation

The Casabe Senior Houses, where most of the residents are Puerto Rican, is collecting donations.

Police Release Video of Central Park Rapist Who Broke Woman's Teeth

The suspect offered to walk the woman home but then raped her at knifepoint, police said.

New El Barrio Taco Joint Built on Top of Old Taco Joint

La Chula is a new Mexican restaurant on 116th Street that offers authentic tacos and margaritas. 

10 Things To Do in Your Manhattan Neighborhood This Weekend

Enjoy an Oktoberfest celebration, dance safari or outdoor movie this weekend.

Anthony Weiner Coaxed 15-Year-Old Girl to Strip Naked on Skype, Feds Say

Feds recommended he be sentenced to up to two years and three months at his next court date on Monday.

50 Electric Car Charging Hubs Coming to 5 Boroughs by 2020, Mayor Says

The city has mapped possible locations including Sunset Park, the Rockaways and the South Bronx. 

Rodriguez Concedes To Diana Ayala In Race For Melissa Mark-Viverito's Seat

Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez has conceded victory to Diana Ayala.

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