11-Yr-Old Girl Pours Hot Water On Her Harlem Friend (Photos)

AN 11-year-old girl was severely burned when her friends allegedly poured scalding hot water on her during a sleepover as part of a dangerous new challenge, according to reports. Continue Reading →

Harlem Woman Gets Prison For Trying To Murder Boyfriend With Hot Oil

NY Post reports that a Harlem woman was sentenced Tuesday to 16 years in prison for trying to murder her boyfriend ​with scalding hot oil and a knife ​after a quarrel, authorities said. Continue Reading →

Sidewalk Collapses Uptown, Leaves Mother Of Two Seriously Injured

NY Daily News reports that a sidewalk collapsed beneath a woman in Washington Heights on Saturday, leaving her seriously injured after a terrifying 6-foot plunge. Continue Reading →

Con Ed Workers Injured After Harlem Manhole Explodes

Two Manhattan Con Edison workers faced a nightmare on the job Saturday when a manhole they were working on suddenly exploded, officials said. Continue Reading →

The Fab Princess Di Visits Harlem Hospital 1989 (Update)

In 1989 UPI reports that Princess Diana hugged and stroked children suffering from AIDS in a visit to a Harlem hospital today and questioned a doctor about the deadly disease. Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Jumps 8 Stories To Avoid Parole Officer

A man jumped out of an eighth floor window when his parole officer came looking for him on Friday — and miraculously suffered only an ankle injury, NYPD said. Continue Reading →

Dog Killed By NYPD After Biting Owner In Harlem

NY1 reports that a police officer fatally shot a pit bull after it attacked its owner in Harlem on Friday night, according to the NYPD. Continue Reading →

Harlem Shooting Suspect Identified

The NYPD has identified a suspect wanted in connection with a non-fatal shooting this week in Harlem, police told source. Continue Reading →

Mugger Slashes Harlem Woman For $25 (Update)

NY Daily News reports that cops are hunting for a mugger who slashed an East Harlem woman and stole her bag. Continue Reading →

NYC Health + Hospitals Earns National Awards For Quality From Harlem To Hollis

NYC Health + Hospitals (which Harlem Hospital is a member, above) has received national recognition awards for 10 of its hospitals for implementing specific quality improvement measures related to the treatment of patients suffering from heart failure, cardiac arrest, and stroke, it was announced today. Continue Reading →

In The Fourth Minute A Harlem Man Was Shot

In a NY Post story titled Five People Shot In Separate Shootings Just Minutes Apart reports how at the fourth minute, a pair of men were shot as they were standing near the corner of West 139th St. and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Man Climbs On NYPD Cruisers, Dances “Only In Harlem” (Video)

NY Daily News reports that hallucinating and incoherent, a 42-year old man hopped atop a NYPD cruiser not once, but twice — his antics attracting one million views on Facebook. Continue Reading →

The Legendary Surgeon And Civil Rights Activist, Harlem’s Louis Tompkins Wright

Louis Tompkins Wright, July 23, 1891 – October 8, 1952 was an American surgeon and civil rights activist. In his position at Harlem Hospital he was the first African-American on the surgical staff of a non-segregated hospital in New York City. Continue Reading →

Calling All Harlem Parents Register Your Child For A Free Fresh Air Fund Summer Experience

Time to register your child for The Fresh Air Fund’s 141st summer of serving New York City children from low-income communities, and give your child an experience of a lifetime, free of charge.  Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Harlem Haberdashery Celebrates The Kentucky Derby In Harlem

Photographs by Rudy Collins

On Saturday, May 6th, 2017, hats and the most fashionable patrons crowded the Harlem Haberdashery on Lenox Avenue in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →