From Harlem To Hollis, NYPD To Wake Napping Riders

fa512d2485a48d068f0f6a706700adfaOn late-night and early-morning subway rides, it’s common to see passengers dozing off (or passing out) on the way home. But New York City’s police commissioner is sounding the alarm. Continue Reading →

De Blasio Initiates Paid Parental Leave Policy

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Nearly 20,000 non-union city employees will receive six weeks of paid parental leave under a new policy announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday.  Continue Reading →

Council Approves Security Guards for Private Schools From Harlem to Hollis

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Citizens Union reports that the City Council on Monday passed a controversial bill to provide public funding to private and religious schools to pay for security guards.  Continue Reading →

NYC Plans $3 Billion Homelessness From Harlem To Hollis

trash24u-7-webNew York City, in what will mark the single biggest investment of the de Blasio administration to fight homelessness, plans to create 15,000 additional units of housing that will be paired with social-service support, an initiative estimated to cost about $3 billion. Continue Reading →

Rest In Peace Harlem Tech Man Hank Williams

15651910-3ebf-4d8f-89c9-86064eb05eab-bestSizeAvailableBy Danny Tisdale

Hank Williams, 50, was hospitalized for over a week while battling pneumonia and myocarditis, which can be caused by a viral infection of the heart. Continue Reading →

New York City And Paris Launch Business Exchange

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The Harlem and France relationship is deep, from the Harlem Hellfighters fighting for France in WWII, Pastry Chef Moha Orchid at Jolie Patisserie, to Chef Alain Eoche, of Chéri at the French Bistro on Lenox Avenue and in 1815, Joseph Bonaparte, Napoleon Bonaparte’s brother, moving in to the Claremont Inn in West Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church Cut From $3.1M

rev butts in harlemAbyssinian Development Corp., the sprawling housing and social service arm of Harlem’s most influential black church, was cut off from $3.1 million in city contracts two weeks ago after it failed to submit three years of overdue tax filings and independent audits to the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services, the Daily News has learned. Continue Reading →

New HSA President Eric Pryor On Harlem World Radio

ericp-pryor1Get some tea, and turn on the radio for a conversation with Eric Pryor. Eric Pryor has been appointed as the new president of the Harlem School for the Arts (HSA) in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Chancellor Fariña Announce Improved Exams

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that students have continued to improve in the third year of the Common Core-aligned State English and math exams in school from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: The Bilingual Advantage

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaBy Carmen Fariña NYC Schools Chancellor

I grew up speaking Spanish with my parents, who fled their native Spain during its Civil War and settled in Brooklyn. I didn’t know any English when I started kindergarten and the teacher marked me absent for six weeks because I didn’t understand her mangled pronunciation of my last name. Continue Reading →