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 →

Harlem Man Fatally Stabs Wife, Leaps To His Death

NYDaily News reports that a Harlem man fatally knifed his wife in their apartment Sunday night, then jumped out the window and plunged eight stories to his death, police sources said. Continue Reading →

Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory Passes, 1932 – 2017

Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory, October 12, 1932 – August 19, 2017, was an American civil rights activist, social critic, writer, entrepreneur, comedian, conspiracy theorist, and occasional actor throughout Harlem for decades. Continue Reading →

Claude Lewis, Harlem Native And Founder Of National Association of Black Journalists, Dies At 82

Claude Lewis, one of the founders of the National Association of Black Journalists and a Harlem native, has died at the age of 82, his family says.  Continue Reading →

Frank Pellegrino Rao’s Owner And Sopranos Actor In East Harlem Passes

The joke was that even Frank Pellegrino couldn’t get a table at Rao’s, the famed 10-table restaurant in East Harlem that his family owned for more than 100 years. Continue Reading →

Death Of 3-Year-Old Harlem Boy Ruled Homicide

A 3-year-old East Harlem boy who died in August was beaten to death, officials said Friday. Continue Reading →

The Party No One Wants To Plan

People from Harlem to Harare rarely like to dwell on the fact that they or a loved one will die someday, even though it’s an inevitable part of life. Continue Reading →

Missing Harlem Man Found Dead in Morningside Heights

A Harlem man who was last seen Wednesday was found dead Thursday night in Morningside Heights, police told Patch. Continue Reading →

Drunk Man, 25, Falls To His Death Off Harlem Roof

noah-witke1An intoxicated 25-year-old man died after he fell from the roof of his Harlem apartment building early Sunday, police said. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Herman “Mayor Of The Block” Hailey Dies – 34 Years Later

herman-haileyThose who knew him before and after the bullet hit say the late Herman Hailey was the tallest man standing, even in his wheelchair in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Has Seizure And Dies In Police Custody

crime-tape-in-harlemSadly, police are trying to determine how a man died in custody after cops responded to his Harlem home on a routine call, sources said. Continue Reading →

Afeni Shakur, Mother Of Harlem Legend Tupac, Passes

afeni and tupac in harlemAfeni Shakur, the activist and protector of slain East Harlemite son Tupac Shakur‘s legacy, died Monday in Nothern California. She was 69. Continue Reading →

Harlem Remembers Prince, Nothing Compared To The Beautiful One

prince at the apolloHarlemites were paying tribute to Prince after news of the music superstar’s death broke today. Continue Reading →

Right Church, Wrong Body Arrives At Funeral In Harlem

10162648_GA New York family discovered at the funeral that their mother was not the woman in the coffin. Val-Jean McDonald, 81, died of lung cancer in December, and her sons Errol and Leroy McDonald are heartbroken. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Tonya Payton Memorial Service Announcement

Tonya PaytonA memorial service for Tonya Payton, the CEO and Founder of S&S Associates, a boutique public relations firm, will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016, 6:00 P.M. at Dorsett located at 677 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.  Continue Reading →