NYCHA Notables

Sibyl Colon When Manhattan Administrator Sibyl Colon heard frantic knocking on her apartment door last fall, she rushed out of the shower to find her neighbor of 25 years collapsed in the hallway. After screaming for her son to call 911, Ms. Colon knew exactly what else to do. She applied CPR to the unconscious… MORE

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Caretakers Build Career Path

Earlier this year, 11 caretakers were hard at work demolishing old plaster walls and putting up new ones at Manhattanville Houses. But they weren’t working in residents’ apartments or  common spaces. They were in the basement at the Training Center, taking their final exam. Through an agreement with Teamsters Local 237, the caretakers performed expanded… MORE

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You’ll Want to Get an IDNYC Card

If you think that IDNYC—the City’s government-issued identification card—is only valuable to people without government-issued photo IDs, think again. In addition to providing legal identification and access to City services, IDNYC brings many other advantages. Free, one-year memberships at 33 of the City’s leading cultural institutions, including the American Museum of Natural History, Lincoln Center,… MORE

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