26-Year-Old Man Shot To Death In Harlem

NY Daily News reports that a 26-year-old man was fatally shot outside his Harlem apartment building early Thursday, cops said. Continue Reading →

Harlem “Nonprofit Lied To Us About Our Daughter’s Death On Trip,” Say Suit

The NY Post reports that the nonprofit run by a city school teacher failed to immediately tell a Bronx family their teen had drowned on an “academic enrichment” trip to Africa, according to a lawsuit. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Olivia Cole Emmy-Winning Actress Passes

Olivia Cole, the Emmy-winning actress known for her work in such TV programs as Roots and Backstairs at the White House, died January 19, 2018, at her home in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where she lived for nearly 30 years. She was 75. Continue Reading →

Leslie Wyche, ‘Harlem’s Mayor,’ Crosses Over

NY Daily News reports that Leslie Wyche (left), a life-long Harlem resident known for years as the uptown neighborhood’s honorary mayor, passed away Thursday evening at a Bronx hospital. He was 73. Continue Reading →

Harlem Clarence H. Beavers, Last Of WWII Paratrooper Pioneers Dies

Clarence Beavers stated he was born on June 12, 1921 at West 134 Street, Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Nights Star, Della Reese Passes At 86

Harlem fave Della Reese, the iconic jazz, gospel and pop singer who later moved into television and film, and starred in Harlem Nights, has died. She was 86. Continue Reading →

The Poet Laureate Of Harlem George Edward Tait Is With The Ancestors

Poet and Musician George Edward Tait made his transition to Ancestors at 11:35 P.M. on Sunday, November 5, 2017. He died from after a long bout with cancer. Continue Reading →

Two Views In The Death Of Harlem’s Mohamed Bah

Daily News reports that two portrayals of emerged Wednesday during the start of a civil rights trial over his death at the hands of police — one of a vulnerable man in need, another of an unhinged threat to cops. Continue Reading →

Man’s Body Found Dead In Harlem River Park

The NYPD is investigating the death of a man who’s body was discovered in Harlem River Park this weekend, police told Patch. Continue Reading →

Pals Of Harlem Man Fatally Stabbed In Clash With Deli Clerk Say ‘He’s A Nice Person’

A Harlem man stabbed to death during a bloody confrontation with a deli clerk wasn’t the type to spark a fight, friends of the victim said Saturday. Continue Reading →

Murdered Harlem Teen Was Marked For Death

Lewis Encarnacion, the 17-year-old shot and killed in El Barrio last week, knew someone wanted him dead, according to his mother. Continue Reading →

Harlem Woman’s Plunge From Rooftop Probed As Suicide

NY Daily News reports that the police are investigating the fatal plunge of an East Harlem woman as a suicide, cops said Monday. Continue Reading →

Harlem, NY Judge Died By Suicide In Drowning

The New York City medical examiner has concluded that a prominent judge found in the Hudson River died by suicide in a drowning. Continue Reading →

Elderly Man’s Body Found Floating In The Harlem River

Cops are investigating the death of a 73-year-old man found floating Tuesday in the Harlem River. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Haddon Robinson, Champion Of Biblical Preaching Passes

Haddon Robinson, the respected author and seminary president who set the standard for expositional preaching, died Saturday. He was 86.

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Harlem Church Holds Eric Garner’s Memorial

A Harlem church will hold a panel discussion and memorial service for Eric Garner on Monday night on the third anniversary of his death featuring speakers such as Rev. Al Sharpton and former NBA player and activist Etan Thomas. Continue Reading →

Memorial Service For Doris Jean “Devya” Richmond In Harlem (Update)

Join a celebration of Doris Jean “Devya” Richmond’s Life and Passion during a memorial service of Music and Light. Continue Reading →

Mrs. Shirley Gooding And Family Note Regarding Harlem’s Late Great Cuba Gooding Sr.

To the many fans and all who loved Cuba Gooding Sr., who for 45 years was the lead vocalist of “The Main Ingredient,” the Gooding family, wife, Mrs. Shirley Gooding, and children, April Gooding, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Omar Gooding, Thomas Gooding, and the Gooding grandchildren… Continue Reading →

Greg Marius, Founder Of EBC At Rucker Park, Passes Away, But Not The Memories

Greg Marius, the founder of Rucker Park’s Entertainer’s Basketball Classic, passed away today after a battle with cancer. He was 59. Continue Reading →

Poisoned Elderly Harlem Couple’s Carbon Monoxide Detector Was Disabled

The carbon monoxide detector in an East Harlem apartment where an elderly couple was discovered dead had been disabled when its alarm went off, an FDNY spokesman told Patch. Continue Reading →