Harlem Electeds And Others Praise Mayor de Blasio Plan To Launch ’3-K for All’

Senator Chuck Schumer said, “All children deserve the opportunity to succeed and Mayor de Blasio’s universal, high-quality early childhood education program will help our littlest New Yorkers get a strong start on the path to success. Continue Reading →

Trump’s Budget Takes A ‘Meat Axe’ To Affordable Housing Budget From Harlem To Hollis

Still grappling with the implications of record cuts to federal public housing funding for 2017, NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye joined Senator Chuck Schumer outside the Elliot Houses in Chelsea on Tuesday to predict the impact of additional multi-million dollar cuts laid out in President Donald Trump’s draft “skinny budget” for Fiscal Year 2018. Continue Reading →

One Of Harlem’s Last-Remaining Mitchell-Lama Buildings At Risk

Local politicians are asking the federal government to help preserve an East Harlem affordable housing complex built in 1974 under the Mitchell-Lama program, which has provided housing for low- and middle-income families for decades. Continue Reading →

WWI ‘Harlem Hellfighter’ Henry Johnson to Receive Medal of Honor

proxyThey called Sgt. Henry Johnson “Black Death,” a soldier from the all-black “Harlem Hellfighters” unit who fought off two dozen Germans with a gun and then a knife during World War I. Continue Reading →