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 →

Veterans Crisis Line In Harlem Is #1

veteranscrisisline600x250Each day, across the country, nearly 22 veterans take their own life. Even one veteran suicide from Harlem to Hollis is too many. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Herman “Mayor Of The Block” Hailey Dies – 34 Years Later

herman-haileyThose who knew him before and after the bullet hit say the late Herman Hailey was the tallest man standing, even in his wheelchair in Harlem, NY. 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 →

3 Reasons Military Veterans Make Topnotch Employees

veterans-day-parade-in-new-york-cityPoliticians call them heroes and strangers thank them for their service. Continue Reading →

Harlem Vets Prosper At Lantern Community Services

Amy Berg (Senior Vice-President) Derick McIntyre (veteran and Lantern client) Leslie Abbey (Chief Program Officer)Lantern Community Services’ Prospero Hall, a supportive housing property for homeless veterans, marked Memorial Day with a barbeque for around 50 clients and staff today. Continue Reading →