NYC First Deputy Commissioner Dina Simon Honored

We love Dina Simon, she was in the 46th Annual African American Day Parade in Harlem, the Harlem School of the Arts and even better as the First Deputy Commissioner of the NYC Department of Correction, she will be honored as one of The Network Journal’s “25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards” at a gala reception at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in NYC on March 23, 2017. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Sharpton Blasts Trump’s ‘Wicked’ Budget

Rev. Al Sharpton used his weekly rally on Saturday to assail what he called “the immorality” of President Donald Trump’s preliminary budget proposal, and to urge his followers to organize in opposition to its program-slashing designs. Continue Reading →

Harlem Landlord Threaten Sisters With Deportation To Get Apartments

Two sisters said they had to flee their East Harlem apartments after a landlord and her crew — including her Trump-supporting son — made life unbearable with increasingly ominous threats of harm and reports to immigration authorities. Continue Reading →

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Visits Red Rooster In Harlem

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in New York City Wednesday, early in the day, Trudeau was spotted in Harlem having lunch at Red Rooster. Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressman Adriano Espaillat Testifies Before The House Committee

“Chairman Hal Rogers, Ranking Member Nita Lowey:

“Thank you for allowing me to testify during today’s subcommittee hearing to lay out my priorities as they relate to State and Foreign Operations. Continue Reading →

Lincoln Center Urges Continued Support For Federal Arts Funding (Update)

For example, a recent comprehensive study conducted by the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania found that cultural assets in New York City’s neighborhoods improve citizens’ health and safety and increase the effectiveness of local schools. Continue Reading →

OP-Ed: How The Proposed “Trumpcare” May Affect Medicare

By Richard Robinson

The answer to the question “How Might Trumpcare Affect Medicare?” appears to depend on who is weighing in and the possible impact it will have for American citizens both those who are retired and perhaps more importantly for those who are currently still in the workforce. Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressman Adriano Espaillat Slams GOP’s ‘Pay More For Less’ Trumpcare

Congressman Adriano Espaillat slammed Republicans ‘Pay More For Less’ repeal bill after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report detailing the consequences of the GOP plan. Continue Reading →

Council Member Mark Levine Sponsors Chess Tournament For 600 NYC Youth

This past Saturday, March 11th, 2017, over 600 K-12 students from across New York City competed in the first-ever Council Member Mark Levine Chess Challenge in partnership with the non-profit Chess in the Schools program. Continue Reading →

Wagner Houses Residents Say No Heat In Their Harlem Building

Inside Jessica Gonzalez’s apartment at the Wagner Houses, abuela is shivering huddled under a mass of blankets. Continue Reading →