Harlem Rep. Ydanis Rodriguez Remembers Those Who Have Served & Given Their Lives For Freedom

Dear Neighbor,

Today we honor the dedication and legacy of those who have given their lives to serve our nation to make sure that we can enjoy the freedoms so many value. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: This Memorial Day From Harlem To Hollywood – Don’t Just Bow Your Head

By Seth Jordan

This year, as during each Memorial Day weekend, a small minority of Americans may attend a parade — or post something on social media that will cause #NeverForget to be a trending topic. Continue Reading →

Metro-North’s Memorial Day Weekend “Getaway” Service, May 26-29, 2017 (Update)

To help you get a jump on the Memorial Day weekend – the unofficial start of summer – Metro-North Railroad has extra early getaway service on Friday, May 26 , 2017, and plenty of trains to get you to your destination during the long holiday weekend. Continue Reading →

African Americans’ Memorial Day in Charleston, South Carolina, 1865

Memorial Day African Americans invented Memorial Day in Charleston South CarolinaThe first widely publicized observance of a Memorial Day-type observance after the Civil War was in Charleston, South Carolina, on May 1, 1865. Continue Reading →

Great Tips For Honoring Memorial Day And Kicking Off The Summer Season From Harlem To Hollis

Memorial Day Weekend is almost here. Some people see it as the official kickoff of the summer barbecuing, swimming and fun season. Continue Reading →

HW Picks: Metropolitan Area Memorial Day Free Events

The United War Veterans Council (UWVC) — organizers of the New York City Veterans Day Parade — calls on metropolitan area residents to remember this Memorial Day those who have sacrificed for us by participating at one of many events taking place Monday, May 29, 2017. Continue Reading →

Harlem Apartment Building Hit By Two-Alarm Fire

harlem-fireA two-alarm fire damaged a building in Harlem Monday Memorial Day morning.

The fire started around 6:30 a.m. on the first floor of an apartment building near the intersection of 145th Street and 7th Avenue. Continue Reading →

Memorial Day 2016 By The Numbers From Harlem To Hollywood

hellfighters2With Memorial Day weekend just a few days away, WalletHub today followed up its study on the Best States for Military Retirees by releasing its 2016 Memorial Day By The Numbers Report. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Get The “Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience” On The USS Intrepid

Star Trek The Starfleet Academy ExperienceThe USS Intrepid will become the first venue in the United States to host the “Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience” beginning July 9, 2016. Continue Reading →

The History Of Veterans Day From Harlem To Hollywood

369th harlem hellfightersWorld War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: African Americans’ Memorial Day

431832_169236859911383_1841802600_nThe first widely publicized observance of a Memorial Day-type observance after the Civil War was in Charleston, South Carolina, on May 1, 1865. Continue Reading →