Seitu’s World: Veterans Day 2017 Event In Harlem (Photographs)

By Seitu Oronde

On Saturday, November 11th, 2017, at the launch of Mayor Bill de Blasio and his lovely wife Chirlane McCray first lady Veterans Day 2017 for their annual event were joined by David Dinkins, Charles Rangel, son Steve Rangel, and many others at Gracie Mansion in New York. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Veterans Day Parade 2017 (Photographs)

Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Sunday, November 11, 2017, Seitu covered America’s Best at the New York City Veterans Day Parade 2017, from 26th to 56th Streets in New York. Continue Reading →

God’s Love We Deliver, They Deliver Thanksgiving Meals To Our Veterans From Harlem To Hollis

Over 25% of God’s Love’s clients are Bronx residents. And while most are seniors who are too sick to cook or shop for themselves, hundreds of these seniors are U.S. veterans—many struggling with issues of housing and homelessness, substance abuse, and trauma. Continue Reading →

Astronaut And Korean War Vet Buzz Aldrin To Lead 2017 NYC Veterans Day Parade

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, will be the Grand Marshal for the 2017 New York City Veterans Day Parade — the largest commemoration of service in the nation — marching up Fifth Avenue Saturday, November 11, 2017,starting 11:00 a.m. at Madison Square Park (26th Street & Fifth Avenue), NY. Continue Reading →

Hey Harlem, Lets Celebrate Our Veterans At The 99th Annual Veterans Day Parade

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, will be the Grand Marshal for the 2017 New York City Veterans Day Parade — the largest commemoration of service in the nation — marching up Fifth Avenue Saturday, November 11, starting 11:00 a.m. at Madison Square Park (26th Street & Fifth Avenue). Continue Reading →

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 →

Cali Developer Turns Shipping Containers Into Harlem Homes For Veterans’ Housing

Cities across the U.S. are searching for new ways to add affordable housing stock to their lagging inventories for low- and middle-income residents as wages fail to keep pace with soaring rental and home prices. Continue Reading →

MBP Gale Brewer Announces Special Help For Veterans Twice A Week In Harlem

Starting this month, a veterans’ specialist from the NYC Dept. of Veterans’ Services will be onsite in her Northern Manhattan Office all day every Monday and Friday.  Continue Reading →

Here Is A List Of Free Meals And Discounts For Our Military On Veterans Day In Harlem – Thank You

veterans-day-parade-in-new-york-cityAt the end of World War I, the armistice between the Allied nations and Germany went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. Continue Reading →

Army Veteran Crossing Harlem Street Dead

pedestrian-struck1In Harlem, a 2009 Saturn slammed into the 63-year-old man — identified by his brother as Barney Pinkney, an Army veteran — as he tried to cross Morningside Avenue mid-street and outside the crosswalk, by West 124th Street at about 7:40 p.m., cops said. Continue Reading →