Late NYPD Detective Steven McDonald’s legacy lives on in the precinct he patrolled before he was shot in 1986

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Helen Rosenthal along with McDonald’s family attended a ceremony co-naming the 86th Street transverse as “Detective Steven McDonald Way.”

A 15-year-old boy shot McDonald on July 12, 1986, while the officer was responding to a bicycle theft in the park, leaving the cop paralyzed for the remainder of his life. We remember him as a hero who exemplified the best of our City. READ MORE

“Falta atención y seriedad en responder a esta crisis”

“La falta de atención y seriedad en responder a esta crisis de parte del presidente demuestra lo que piensa de nosotros como puertorriqueños. Son 3.4 millones de ciudadanos americanos. Esto es prejucio yo pienso que es racismo. Estamos en el día 12 en esta crisis y todavia no temenos lo que necesitamos,” afirmó la presidenta del Concejo Municipal de Nueva York, Melissa Mark-Viverito, quien en conjunto con el Congresista Adriano Espaillat, dieron a conocer hoy los esfuerzos que se están realizando para enviar ayuda a Puerto Rico”. READ MORE

Celebration of the independence of Mexico

The Mexican community gathered at City Hall with Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Julissa Ferreras-Copeland and Council Member Carlos Menchaca to commemorate Mexican Independence Day, standing in solidarity with the victims of Hurricane Maria and the earthquakes in Mexico. Even in trying times, we continue to come together to celebrate and honor the resilient communities that make up our great City. READ MORE

NYC sending help to Puerto Rico

New York City Council Speaker, Melissa Mark-Viverito and Mayor Bill de Blasio announce that NYC will be sending help to Puerto Rico. Learn more about how to contribute to the recovery efforts and text UNIDOS to 41444 to donate funds.

John Lennon Education Bus Tour

Welcomed the John Lennon Education Bus Tour to City Hall! Learn more about the bus & what they do for our NYC schools & children!