Harlem’s Hope Community Employee Diverted Funds To Personal Account

legal_gavel_in_courtroom_shutterstock_148390613_4-1478280106-4200A former human resources worker at East Harlem nonprofit Hope Community, Inc. is facing charges for allegedly siphoning company money into accounts owner by herself, friends and family. Continue Reading →

NY Attorney General Blocks Harlem Nursing Home Sale

harlem lwaThe state Attorney General moved Monday to block the sale of a Harlem nursing home to the same owners behind the questionable sale of a Lower East Side home that wound up as luxury condos. Continue Reading →

Harlem United Praises Attorney General Schneiderman For Hepatitis C Cure Access

Jacquelyn KilmerOn Tuesday New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement with seven commercial health insurance providers, requiring them to cover Hepatitis C medications for nearly all patients, regardless of whether patients have advanced Hep C disease or a history of drug or alcohol use. Continue Reading →

Duane Reade Settles New York City Overcharge Probe

duane reade in harlemWith a couple of Duane Reade’s stores in Harlem, Walgreen Co agreed to pay $500,000 and reform its advertising practices to settle allegations its Walgreens and Duane Reade stores in New York routinely overcharged consumers and tricked them into thinking they were getting great deals. Continue Reading →

Pope Francis Welcome Video Site To Be Launched Today Before He Visits Harlem

image002Before Pope Francis and honorary Harlem Globetrotter visits Our Lady Queen of Angels School, on East 112th Street in East Harlem, the site CharityHasNoBoundaries.org, has been launched. Continue Reading →

Statement From Reverend Al Sharpton About Gov Cuomo

seitu sharpton3President and founder of National Action Network (NAN), Reverend Al Sharpton released the following statement in response to attacks on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order to remove district attorneys from prosecutions involving police officers who kill unarmed civilians. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis Mayor Bill de Blasio Calls For Stronger Rent Laws

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Mayor Bill de Blasio today called for stronger rent laws that will stem the loss of affordable apartments to deregulation. More than 35,000 affordable apartments have left rent regulation since it was last extended in 2011, putting enormous pressure on working families and pushing longtime tenants out of fast-gentrifying neighborhoods. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Sharpton At The Sheraton Hotel In NYC (photos)

seitu sharpton 6Photographs by Seitu Oronde

Great images from Rev. Al Sharpton and guests at the NAN Conference at the Sheraton Hotel on March in New York, New York.  Continue Reading →