Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial Moves Forward In Harlem

harlem-african-burial-ground-task-force-nyc-untapped-cities5Since the Village of Harlem was founded in 1660, it has served as a major residential and cultural center for communities of African descent. Continue Reading →

Health Department And Others Will Be Providing Free Vaccinations For Cats And Dogs

harlem-the-husky-dog-picture-1-54dd3230c7326d44d000001fTomorrow, the Health Department and the Animal Care Centers of NYC will be providing free rabies vaccinations to the City’s dogs and cats. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The 46th Anniversary West Indian American Day Parade & Carnival In Brooklyn

fest11Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Labor Day, Monday, September 5th, 2016, Seitu Oronde was at the 46th Anniversary West Indian Day Parade (which was started in Harlem) in Jamiaca, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Electeds Mark Levine And Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Honor JCRC- NY

pic-for-newsletter-1On Friday, September 2, 2016, the JCRC-NY was honored when the NYC Council observed their 40th anniversary at City Hall with Harlem elected Council member Mark Levine and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito alongside several JCRC-NY Board Members. Continue Reading →

Harlem Electeds Support Big Investment In Anchor Parks

harlem politics1This month Harlem’s Mark Levine joined Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver in announcing our Anchor Parks program, committing $150 million for major improvements at five large parks in areas of need. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Remind Harlemites To Register To Vote This Friday

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoNew York City Council Speaker from Harlem Melissa Mark-Viverito, Governmental Operations Committee Chair Ben Kallos, Minority Leader Steven Matteo and Council Members today reminded New Yorkers to register to vote. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Speaker Touts Programs Aiding Unaccompanied Children Arriving in The City

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoA City Council program launched in 2014 has helped 119 children to avoid deportation, East Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced Friday. Continue Reading →

White Park Reopens After $3 Million Reconstruction In East Harlem

white rock parkAs city officials announced the reopening of East Harlem’s White Park on Thursday one sound echoed constantly in the background — the joyful screams and shrieks of a full playground. Continue Reading →

Harlem City Council Speaker Mark-Viverito Gets The Fix In Harlem

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934City Council Speakers are just like all the rest of us — they’re told to direct their complaints to the 311 black hole, too. Continue Reading →

Carver Federal Savings Bank Hosts A Pop-Up Enrollment Center In Harlem

Carver Bank_IDNYC pop up1On Thursday, July 21st, 2016, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, Department of Consumer Affairs, and Carver Federal Savings Bank launched an IDNYC pop-up enrollment center at the bank’s 125th Street branch, giving Harlem residents easy access to IDNYC and its banking benefits.

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