New York City’s Quality Of Life Gap Worsens, Report Shows

child-with-disability-in-school-wheel-chairIn places like Harlem, New York, inequality hasn’t improved since last year — and has even worsened in some key categories, according to a new analysis released today. Continue Reading →

New Yorkers Can Apply For $626 Toward Winter Heating Costs

new-york-rainUp to $626 is available to help New Yorkers heat their homes this winter, and applications will be accepted for the federally funded Home Energy Assistance Program starting on Monday, according to a news release from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office. Continue Reading →

What Trump’s Victory May Mean For New York And It’s Trickle Down To Harlem

trumpDonald J. Trump will be the seventh president from New York and its first since Franklin Roosevelt.
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U.S. Warns Of al Qaeda Threat To Democracy In NYC

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Federal officials have warned authorities in New York, Texas and Virginia about an unspecific threat of attacks by the al Qaeda militant group around Election Day, putting local law enforcement on alert the weekend before Tuesday’s vote, officials said on Friday. Continue Reading →

NY Is Adding Facial Recognition And License Plate Readers To Its River Crossings (Video)

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In a press conference this week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an ambitious plan to revamp New York City’s bridges and tunnels, dubbed the New York Crossings Project The Verge reports, that it could effect residents in Harlem and communities like Harlem negatively throughout the state. Continue Reading →

Research Suggests Police-Worn Body Cameras Reduce Violence

1-krLGJSlG3kh0DDQ66gQAEAPolice brutality is a problem in the criminal justice system from Harlem to Hollywood. Police-worn body cameras are one potential remedy to these violent encounters, but they have both benefits and drawbacks. Continue Reading →

NY Is 2016’s 8th Greenest State With Coming Earth Day

east-harlem sliderWith Earth Day just days away, billions of taxpayer dollars being devoted to environmental-protection efforts and energy costs eating a significant portion of the average household’s income, the personal finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2016’s Greenest States.
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New York Is the 2nd Worst State In The USA For Doctors

emblemhealth_whole-body-careWith National Doctor’s Day just days away and the medical profession undergoing intense change in recent years, with the Affordable Care Act, the rise of branded hospital networks and the retirement of Baby Boomers, the personal finance website WalletHub today released its report on the 2016’s Best & Worst States for Doctors. Continue Reading →

Grant Applications Available From Preservation League

1702-1704-1706-lexington-avenue-107th-street-1911-upper-east-side-manhattan-nyc-20Applications are now available to eligible municipalities and not-for-profit organizations to compete for Preserve New York and Technical Assistance Grants (TAG), the signature grant programs of the Preservation League of New York State and the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). Continue Reading →

Levine, Park Advocates Call To Save Critical Parks Jobs

Levine Park Advocates Call for City to Save Critical Parks Jobs and ReturnThis morning, Harlem City Council Member Mark Levine led the first hearing for the Parks and Recreation Committee on the Fiscal 2017 Preliminary Budget for the Department of Parks and Recreation. Continue Reading →