Con Edison To Pay $153.3 Million For 2014 Harlem Blast

Con Edison has reached a $153.3 million settlement with the New York State Public Service Commission for a gas explosion that killed eight people and injured 50 in 2014. Continue Reading →

Nearly All New York Subways From Harlem To Hollis Is About To Get Cell Service

nyc subway cell serviceNearly all underground subway stations from Harlem to Hollis, Queens will have cellular service on Monday, a year ahead of schedule, according to city and state officials.
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Most Harlem Subway Stations Will Have Cell Phone Service, Wi-Fi By Monday

The MTA is dialing in, a full two years ahead of schedule. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that cell phone service and Wi-Fi will be available across nearly all underground stations by Monday in response to his directive at the beginning of 2016 to accelerate the project. Continue Reading →

Free Tuition For Harlem NY Public University Students Under Proposed Scholarship Plan

Nearly one million students from middle- and working-class families attending public colleges and universities from Harlem to Hollis in New York state would no longer pay tuition, if an unprecedented scholarship plan proposed Tuesday morning by Gov. Andrew Cuomo makes it through the state legislature. Continue Reading →

Second Avenue Subway Officially Opens

The long-awaited Second Avenue subway is officially open, as trains began picking up New Yorkers at three new Upper East Side stations at noon sharp on New Year’s Day. Continue Reading →

Second Avenue Subway Takes Cuomo, de Blasio And Others On New Year’s Eve Ride Uptown

AMNY reports that Governor Andrew Cuomo will be spending his New Year’s Eve underground. He’ll be taking a celebratory ride uptown Saturday night on the new Second Avenue subway extension, ahead of the line’s public opening on New Year’s Day. Continue Reading →

“DeerGate” Potentially Ends As Harlem Deer Will Be Cremated

deer-in-harlem2DeerGate, the correct and true name of the scandalous handling of a deer in a Jackie Robinson Park in Harlem, potentially reached a conclusion today with the news that the deer, known as Bambi or more popular Lefty, will be cremated after dying of stress brought on by his capture. Continue Reading →

“Lefty” The Harlem Deer Died Amid A Daylong NY Political In Deergate Feud

deer-in-harlem2“Lefty” the one horn, white-tailed deer whose fate became entangled in a daylong feud between New York city and state offices died Friday from the stress of captivity, the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation said. Continue Reading →

Amida Care Spearheads New NYC Innovator Accountable Care Organization

when aids was funny in harlemAmida Care, New York’s largest Medicaid Special Needs health Plan (SNP) for people with chronic conditions including HIV/AIDS and behavioral health disorders, is developing a provider-led Innovator Accountable Care Organization (IACO) pilot focused on utilizing Medicaid Redesign to prevent new HIV infections and improve health outcomes for people living with HIV/AIDS from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. Continue Reading →

Rev. Calvin Butts Sees Better Times For Abyssinian Development Corp.

rev butts in harlemTwo weeks ago, Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church, where he vowed to defend immigrants from deportation and pledged to protect the rights of all New Yorkers who feel threatened by the incoming Trump administration. Continue Reading →