Harlem Speaker Mark Viverito And Safety Chair Gibson Announce Hearing On Gun Safety

Today, Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (left), and Public Safety Chair Council Member Vanessa Gibson announced the Committee on Public Safety will convene a hearing on October 16th, 2017, in Council Chambers. Continue Reading →

Tractor Trailer Crushes Car In Harlem

AMNY reports that a tractor trailer tipped over and smashed a car in Harlem Wednesday afternoon. Continue Reading →

NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill Reflects On The Importance Of 9/11

CBS reports that Police Commissioner James O’Neill says 9/11 is a difficult day for him and so many first responders across the Tri-State area. Continue Reading →

Harlem Man, 66, Reported Missing

Patch reports that the NYPD is searching for a Harlem man who has been missing for nearly one full week. Continue Reading →

2 Of Harlem’s Finest Save Choking 2-Year-Old Boy In East Harlem

Their main focus is fighting terrorism, but two NYPD counterterror officers found themselves rushing into action to save a little boy who was choking on a lollipop. Continue Reading →

NY’s Finest, Turns Into NY’s Worst In Harlem (Video)

The NY Daily News reports that the NYPD is investigating a Youtube video that shows a cop dumping water on a grill at a sidewalk cookout — and sparking angry words from Harlem residents. Continue Reading →

Cy Vance Building Community Relationships One Person At A Time In Harlem

After Manhattan DA Cy Vance visited Harlem in an effort to build community he sent Harlem World Magazine an e-mail stating that:

“When new federal policies threaten to undermine trust between local law enforcement and the diverse communities that are served,  join with our neighbors to say no – we will not be divided, and we will not turn back the clock on our progress. Continue Reading →

Man Wounded In High Noon Shoot Out In Harlem

A man was wounded in a broad daylight shooting in Marcus Garvey Park on Thursday afternoon in Harlem, New York, officials said. Continue Reading →

Man Punches Elderly Pair In East Harlem (Update)

A man beat up an elderly pair in East Harlem over the weekend, sending both victims to the hospital, police say. Continue Reading →

NYC Mayor’s Fund To Advance Fallen Heroes Relief Effort To Stand With The NYPD

The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City today announced that it is activating its Fallen Heroes Relief Effort following the tragic killing of Officer Miosotis Familia in the line of duty in the Bronx on the morning of July 5th, 2017. Continue Reading →

Dog Killed By NYPD After Biting Owner In Harlem

NY1 reports that a police officer fatally shot a pit bull after it attacked its owner in Harlem on Friday night, according to the NYPD. Continue Reading →

Max F. “The Squealer” Schmittberger, Harlem, NY, 1851 – 1917

Max F. Schmittberger, July 27, 1851 – October 31, 1917, was born in Würzburg in the Kingdom of Bavaria on July 27, 1851. Four years after his birth, his family emigrated to the United States and settled in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fire Leaves One Dead, Another Hurt

One person is dead and another was sent to the hospital in critical condition after a fire broke out in a Harlem apartment building Monday night, police told source. Continue Reading →

Roommate Found Dead Inside Harlem Apartment

A man was found dead by his roommate inside their West Harlem apartment Sunday, police said.  Continue Reading →

Man Caught Stealing From Harlem Construction Site

A man was arrested for pilfering materials from a construction site amid a rash of similar thefts in the neighborhood, police said.  Continue Reading →