Hoops Against Violence Scores With Harlem Youth Anti-Violence Basketball Tournament (Photographs)

The first annual Hoops Against Violence event this weekend was a great Harlem community success attended by over 300 people. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito’s Long-Time Aide Diana Ayala Wins Harlem City Council Primary

Patch reports that City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito‘s long-time aide Diana Ayala (right) has emerged victorious in a closely-contested primary race to succeed the speaker in New York City’s eighth City Council district. Continue Reading →

Who’s On The Ballot For Next Week’s Primary Elections That Can Effect Harlem

NY Post reports that Mayor de Blasio isn’t the only candidate on the ballot in next Tuesday’s primary election: Continue Reading →

The Politics Of The Harlem River Divide In The 8th Council District

Only two New City Council districts cross borough lines, and only the 8th district spanning Manhattan and the Bronx actually crosses a river—in this case, the Harlem River—to do so. Continue Reading →

Harlem State Assembly Member And Council Hopeful MIA At Crucial School Control Vote

As the race for a City Council seat heats up, candidate Robert Rodriguez — also a member of the state Assembly — is under fire for missing a critical vote to determine the future of New York City public schools. Continue Reading →