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  1. Francis Ryan of Fair Lawn dies at 69Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    Born and raised in Washington Heights, N.Y., he resided in Fair Lawn for more than 40 years. He served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was a parishioner of St. Catharine R.C. Church in Glen Rock.


  2. Sen. Adriano Espaillat, Public Advocate Letitia James: A major rally...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    On Saturday, Oct. 25, a coalition of housing and tenant advocates will march from Harlem to Washington Heights, along a route that has the largest concentration of rent-regulated apartments in the city New York City tenants and tenant advocates held a rally in Albany in 2011 calling on lawmakers to pass legislation mandating stronger rent laws. Housing and tenant advocates will march and rally for the same issue this weekend in Harlem and Washington Heights With only 11 days until the 2014 general election, political junkies are watching the battle for the New York State Senate closely to see which party will control the chamber.


  3. NYC Middle School Directory Causes Problems for Non-English SpeakersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    ... themselves. Janet Duran, president of the parents association at P.S. 132 Juan Pablo Duarte in Washington Heights, says the lack of information in Spanish has caused problems. "The parents who don't speak English have many problems filling out the ...


  4. Mayor Bill de Blasio Proclaims Oct. 22 "Columbia University School of Nursing Day" in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Newswise

    Mayor Bill de Blasio has declared Oct. 22 "Columbia University School of Nursing Day" in New York City. The official proclamation celebrates Columbia Nursing breaking ground on its new state-of-the-art facility in Washington Heights.


  5. Photo Call: No Me Diga! Meet the Cast of the Dominican...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Playbill

    A Spanish-language production of the Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights , which brings to life the characters of New York City's Washington Heights neighborhood, will premiere in November at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Santo Domingo. Featuring a Tony-nominated book by Quiara AlegriI a Hudes and a Tony-winning score by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the pop and hip-hop musical tells the story of a bodega owner from the Dominican Republic chasing the American Dream in New York City.


  6. Mathematical Model Shows How the Brain Remains Stable During LearningRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... School of Engineering and Applied Science, and professional schools on both the Morningside Heights and Washington Heights campuses. Their collective mission is to further our understanding of the human condition and to find cures for disease. About ...


  7. Chappell Players Soar To New 'Heights'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Torch

    ... characters whose stories were shared with the audience members. The premise of the story takes place in Washington Heights, a tight-knit community in upper Manhattan. The main protagonist and narrator, Usnavi, is brought to life by junior Ryan ...


  8. IPods Help Soothe Patients With Dementia at Washington Heights Care CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | DNAinfo.com

    Joyce Lechner has trouble remembering where she went to college, which neighborhood she lives in or how long she has lived at the Isabella Geriatric Center , an Audubon Avenue residential care facility for seniors. "Frank was so kind to everybody," said Lechner, 83, who worked as a hat-check girl at Los Angeles' famous Villa Capri Restaurant, a favorite of the singer.


  9. The Definitive Guide to NYC's Chinese-Latin American RestaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Village Voice

    ... as the neighborhoods have changed; the people who built them embrace retirement and old age. This year, Washington Heights lost the beloved Jimmy Oro, and Chelsea's seen the demise of La Nueva Rampa, La Chinita Linda, and Mi Chinita, to name a few. ...


  10. Fort Washington Park Offers Spectacular ViewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | NY1

    ... breathtaking river views. It's hard to believe it's all only steps away from the Henry Hudson Parkway in Washington Heights' Fort Washington Park. "Beautiful to be here in the city but to be in nature as well, so it's like you have the best of both ...


  11. Schervier Nursing Care Center Names Andrea Weaver, RN, Director of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | PRWeb

    ... She graduated from the Holy Name Medical Center School of Nursing in Teaneck, NJ. Originally from the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, she lives in the Riverdale section of the Bronx with her husband and two sons. About Bon Secours New York ...


  12. Cuomo courts Hispanic voters at NYC ralliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Newsday

    ... criticized the outreach as coming too late into the governor's first term. At rallies in the Bronx and in Washington Heights -- one of which was disrupted by protesters -- Cuomo cast Astorino, the Westchester County executive, as "ultraconservative" ...


  13. Family, Friends Remember Man Two Years After Fatal BeatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | NY1

    Family and friends gather in a Washington Heights church to remember a man who was killed two years ago this weekend. NY1 Mahsa Saeidi filed the following report.


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    Sunday Oct 19 | City of New York

    ... 10/16/14 at 9:40 PM. Following a prior suspension, C Train service has resumed in both directions between Washington Heights - 168th Street, MN and Euclid Avenue, BK. Expect residual delays. Notification issued 10/16/14 at 8:20 PM. Due to a rail ...


  15. Hip-hop improv group brings high-octane riffs to new TV seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... if you just draw a blank? "There's no such thing," Miranda replies, walking his dog one recent morning in Washington Heights' Fort Tryon Park. "You just keep talking. You know, I feel like the faucet is on, and I'm just funneling the water. ...


  16. Hip-hop improv group takes riffs to TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Groton Landmark

    ... if you just draw a blank? "There's no such thing," Miranda replies, walking his dog one recent morning in Washington Heights' Fort Tryon Park. "You just keep talking. You know, I feel like the faucet is on, and I'm just funneling the water. ...


  17. 7 Places to Get Totally Creeped Out for HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | DNAinfo.com

    Instead of getting lost in the crowds of Greenwich Village's Halloween parade, there are plenty of historic yet freaky sites to check out this Halloween. In Washington Heights sits the eerie Morris-Jumel Mansion, the oldest house in Manhattan that counts George Washington as a former resident.


  18. Open House Agenda: 3 Condos to See This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | DNAinfo.com

    ... rise, they are scarce, representing roughly a quarter of the city's inventory. 4260 Broadway, Apt. 406, Washington Heights 3 Bedrooms/2 Baths Condo Approximately 822 square feet $539,000 Common Charges: $555.03 per month Real Estate Taxes: $430.40 ...


  19. Transit Wireless to Start Phase 3 of NYC Subway ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Phone Scoop

    ... to Flushing Main Street Station in Queens, as well as stations in Lower Manhattan, West Harlem, and Washington Heights throughout 2015. Transit Wireless' project has seven phases in total, which will eventually bring connectivity to all 277 subway ...


  20. Lower Manhattan Subway Stations to Get Wireless Service in 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Washington Post

    Subway stations in lower Manhattan will get mobile-phone coverage next year as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority extends its plan to blanket its network with wireless service. The Fulton Street stop is among 39 new stations to be ready by next spring, also including locations in west Harlem and Washington Heights, according to a statement today from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's office.


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