Update: Chelsea Explosion Suspect Named As Ahmad Khan Rahami

_91300617_rahami1New York officials are looking for Ahmad Khan Rahami, a naturalized US citizen who was born in Afghanistan for questioning over Saturday’s Chelsea Explosion blast in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

New Subway Cars Will Bear Cuomo’s Color Stamp

Renderings-of-the-new-subway-carsGov. Andrew Cuomo revealed details of a new fleet of subway cars Monday, part of a “redesign of the MTA on every level” that will bear the unmistakable mark of Albany. Continue Reading →

Cuomo Announces Milestones In Ending the AIDS From Harlem To The Hudson

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedOn July 13, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State is on track to End the AIDS Epidemic (EtE) and reduce the number of new HIV infections from 3,000 per year to fewer than 750 by the end of 2020, according to the latest data released by the New York State Department of Health. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rangel, Cuomo And The de Blasio’s Celebrate Harlem/Havana Festival 2016

rangels harlem havanaFollowing Congressman Charles Rangel announcement of Harlem/Havana Music & Cultural Festival with Governor Andrew Cuomo in June, Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray hosted a celebration on Thursday, July 14th, 2016. Continue Reading →

Cuomo And Rangel Announce The First Ever Harlem/Havana Music & Cultural Festival

Andrew_Cuomo_and rangel by_Pat_Arnow1Governor Andrew Cuomo and U.S. Representative Charles Rangel today announced the first-ever annual Harlem/Havana Music & Cultural Festival, an international visual and performing arts, fashion, education and culinary exchange celebrating the rich artistic connection between iconic cities Harlem, New York and Havana, Cuba.   Continue Reading →

Sharpton, Cuomo, de Blasio And Clinton Makes Appearance In NYC Pride Parade

649292731-543155640AHarlem based Rev. Al Sharpton made an unannounced appearance in the New York City Pride Parade on Sunday, marching alongside thousands of LGBT supporters two weeks after the massacre at a Orlando, Fla., gay nightclub. Continue Reading →

Jacquelyn Kilmer, Harlem United CEO Responds To Historic Housing, Transportation, And Nutritional Support Expansion

Jacquelyn KilmerToday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that all individuals in New York City will become eligible to receive housing, transportation, and nutritional support immediately upon diagnosis of HIV infection. Continue Reading →

MTA Buses Test Safety Technology To Avoid Hitting Pedestrians

New-MTAbusSafety technology that would warn pedestrians that a bus is turning or help bus drivers avoid collisions is coming to some New York City buses. Continue Reading →

MTA’s $27B Capital Plan Gets Approval For Second Avenue Subway To Expand Into East Harlem

second ave east harlemA massive funding plan for the MTA is finally moving forward, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday. The Capital Plan Review Board has approved the $27 billion, five-year capital plan for the MTA. Continue Reading →

Harlem United Celebrates Historic “Social And Economic Justice” NY State Budget

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedLast night, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (pictured), Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey Klein, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced a historic 2016-17 state budget agreement. Continue Reading →