New York’s startup activity is hot — but many of the city’s residents are being left out in the cold, according to a report by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. Continue reading
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A new center that aims to turn engineers into entrepreneurs is coming to Harlem. Continue reading
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I continue to be greatly concerned that the West Harlem Local Development Corporation (LDC) has not moved quickly enough to transition to its successor entity, the West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC). As I stated in February 23 and March 5, 2010 letters to the LDC board of directors, important work remains to be done in creating the WHDC’s governance structure and establishing it as a legal entity. Today, the situation remains largely unchanged.
The eulogies of Percy Ellis Sutton delivered last week in Riverside Church sketched the long, multifarious life of one of Harlem’s titans. He was Malcolm X’s lawyer, a Manhattan borough president, radio entrepreneur, and guardian of the Apollo Theater. But he may be best remembered as the city’s architect of black power. The endurance of Sutton’s legacy, though, is harder to judge. Governor Paterson may be an acolyte of Sutton’s, if not an heir, but to Obama, he’s a nuisance to the Democratic Party.
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Here’s a an interview with broadcasting executive Percy E. Sutton served as Manhattan borough president between 1966 and 1977, and at that time was New York state’s highest ranking black elected official.
A lawyer by training, Sutton built a small media empire that included one of New York City’s top radio stations and Harlem’s landmark Apollo Theater. He was also the attorney for slain civil-rights leader Malcolm X and his surviving family, before passing today.
Jay-Z will hold a Sept. 11 benefit concert in New York City.
The New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund says the rapper is scheduled to make the announcement Monday at Madison Square Garden. He’ll be joined by Gov. David Paterson, Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, who will be able to appoint a member of the Board of Education if mayoral control is not renewed by next week’s deadline, announces program his appointee will introduce to ensure continued safe and effective operation of NYC public schools if the mayoral control law expires and the Board is reconstituted.
One Centre Street, Manhattan
Thursday, June 25, 2009