Deborah Secular

Mon, Feb 3, 2014, 3:19am
Despite pressure from local politicians to implement traffic-calming measures along a stretch of Morningside Avenue, Community Board 10 leaders said at a meeting last Thursday that they want a revised plan from the Department of Transportation before continuing discussions.
Wed, Jan 22, 2014, 11:57pm
While some Inwood residents are are enthusiastic about the opening of the Columbia-designed park near Baker Field, others recall a construction process muddied by delays and confusion.
Wed, Jan 22, 2014, 1:33am
Local activists keen on making a stretch of Morningside Avenue safer for pedestrians hope recent accidents and a renewed citywide concern for road safety will provide the political will to move a long-awaited traffic-calming plan for the avenue forward.
Fri, Dec 20, 2013, 12:12am
Veteran Harlem congressman Charles Rangel announced Thursday afternoon he would seek a 23rd term in office, after months of speculation that he would retire next year.
Sun, Nov 24, 2013, 10:44pm
As federal grant money is drying up at several local public schools, the success of a program to support innovative fields of study is coming under closer scrutiny.
Fri, Nov 22, 2013, 2:43am
A Morningside Heights school building on 123rd Street, home to over 1,200 students in three co-located schools, is bursting at the seams.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013, 2:51am
Morningside Heights public schools saw mixed results in annual Department of Education progress reports released last week, reviving ongoing concerns over the ranking’s effectiveness.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013, 3:50am
In response to the low performance of second-grade students, Teachers College Community School opted to split its two second-grade classes into three smaller classes, placing even greater demands on the school building’s space.
Thu, Nov 7, 2013, 1:27am
An event organized by Columbia’s Harriman Institute discussed the 2014 Winter Olympics, which will take place in Sochi, Russia, in light of Russia’s treatment of the LGBT community.
Thu, Oct 10, 2013, 3:00am
Parents at two West Harlem public schools chanted “sí se puede” at a public forum on Wednesday about the New York City Department of Education’s proposal to squeeze a third school in the same building as the two schools.