Red New York / Blue New York

https://public.tableau.com/views/2020PresidentialRaceNYCUnofficialResults/ElectionDistrictMap

The 25th Precinct and Being A Good Neighbor

At our September HNBA meeting we asked Captain Henning if he could ask his cleaning staff to pay attention to the back of their parking lot, on Park Avenue. The trash build-up there was really unacceptable.

Captain Henning acted almost immediately, and I was happy to see (earlier this week) that the sidewalk along Park Avenue is much, much cleaner.

Thank you @NYPD25Pct

Pop-up COVID Testing

Today the Boriken Neighborhood Health Center of East Harlem will have a pop-up COVID testing site at the Boys and Girls Club on East 111th Street, between 1st and 2nd Avenue. All welcome, no appointments required.

While the director promised to update their website with testing locations,

https://www.boriken.org/

it’s best to just give them a call to find out where they’ll be today, tomorrow, and beyond:

Tel: (212)289-6650

A Walk Through Harlem, New York’s Most Storied Neighborhood

The New York Times has a wonderful (virtual) walking and talking chat with the architect David Adjaye about Hotel Theresa, Marcus Garvey Park, the home of Langston Hughes, the Y.M.C.A. and other landmarks.

A highly recommended, architectural focused stroll:

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/20/arts/design/harlem-virtual-tour.html

The NYPD Wants Your Opinions

The NYPD has come up with a detailed 18 question survey for you to voice your thoughts about the police and how they are doing in our community.

As we always say, the city can’t read your mind. We need to tell them what we want, what we expect, and what is unacceptable to our community:


https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nypd/about/about-nypd/reformcollaborative.page

The Mail

Harlem has had a mail system since 1673. In order for mail to travel, however, the road to Harlem to New York and beyond had to be finished, or at least made usable. Eventually, a monthly mail between New York and Boston was officially announced and the earliest letters set out on the first of January, 1673.

The novelty of the mounted postman reining up at the tavern at Harlem, with his dangling “portmantles,” crammed with “letters and small portable goods,” but tarrying only so long as necessary to deliver his mail and refresh himself and horse, added another to the sights and incidents which dutifully noted by all in town.

By-Mail Absentee Voting (Using the USPS)

After making your votes on the ballot, fold the ballot and put it in a smaller envelope. Sign and date the back of the envelope. Seal the envelope and put it in the larger envelope that is addressed to the Board of Elections. Mail or deliver your ballot to your borough Board of Elections office.

An absentee ballot must be postmarked by Election Day and must reach the Board of Elections no more than 7 days after the election to be counted.

To learn more:

https://vote.nyc/

And, to find your polling place:

https://findmypollsite.vote.nyc/

The NYPD Wants Your Opinions

“Police and Community Working Together”

Your input is invaluable and your perspective is vital in assisting the Police Department in its efforts to reform and reinvent its policies. We have launched a brand new initiative to collect feedback from New Yorkers. We will incorporate what we learn into a plan of action to make the NYPD more transparent and fair for everyone. We want to hear all feedback. What is working? What isn’t working? How can officers better work with the community members they are sworn to serve? What are best practices we can replicate across the city? While in-person attendance is limited due to COVID-19, all meetings are streamed on Zoom and Facebook. The schedule is below along with the links to join and participate.

Wednesday October 28th in Manhattan North – Click here to RSVP

To join through Facebook, please visit : https://m.facebook.com/NYPD/

For more information click here: https://www1.nyc.gov/nypd/reformcollaborative


Thank you in advance for your help.

Phone Banking for the Election 2020

Join volunteers from around New York State as we virtually make calls to swing states for Biden+Harris. Now through Election Day.

New volunteers welcome! Click the link below to see the schedule and sign-up.

https://newyorkforbiden2020.com/#phonebank