Rikers Inmates Prepared Turkey Dinners For Needy From Harlem To Mid-Town

officers-serve-at-rikersOn Tuesday, November 29th, 2016, NYC Department of Correction Officers, staff, inmates and chefs from the Department of Education who taught the inmates food preparation at two jails on Rikers Island prepared the turkey dinners as part of the I-CAN Fresh Start Culinary Arts program. Continue Reading →

City Proposes Consolidating South Harlem Public Schools

harlem-schoolsThe city Department of Education (DOE) proposed a plan to shut down PS 241 and redistribute students from its school zone to three neighboring schools during a Wednesday night meeting of the Community Education Council for District 3 (CEC). Continue Reading →

Bronx Teacher Hits Woman With Bottle At Harlem Applebee’s

harlemA city school teacher got surly at a Harlem Applebee’s, throwing a bottle and hitting a customer after an employee there confronted his buddy about an earlier unpaid bill, cops said. Continue Reading →

Harlem NYC Council Speaker Announces Oversight Hearing On Child Abuse And Neglect

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934Harlem New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and General Welfare Committee Chair Stephen Levin announced today that on October 31st the City Council will conduct an oversight hearing examining how the City responds to allegations of child abuse and neglect. Continue Reading →

6-Year-Old Harlem Boy Struck Repeatedly With Broken Broomstick, Held Underwater In Shower (Update)

perkins-mother-andboyfriendAllegations of child abuse were raised to multiple agencies leading up to the death of a 6-year-old Harlem boy, CBS2’s chief political correspondent Marcia Kramer reported, as prosecutors said an autopsy showed the boy had several injuries. Continue Reading →

Family Of Special Needs Teen Allegedly Forced To Perform Oral Sex Sues City For $5M

Esperanza Preparatory Academy in Harlem1A sexual assault reported in April of a 17-year-old special needs student at an East Harlem high school has triggered a $5 million lawsuit against the city and Department of Education. Continue Reading →

MFTA Shopping Day For Schools From Harlem To Hollis

materials for the artsYeah, Materials for the Arts (MFTA) has invited over 65 Department of Education (DOE) Schools to participate in their Back to School Shopping Day. Schools of all grade levels from all five boroughs will be represented. Continue Reading →