Harlem RBI’s Wins This Years Governor Hugh L. Carey Award 2016

harlem-rbi2Mutual of America announced the recipients of its 2016 Community Partnership Award, which annually honors the outstanding contributions that nonprofit organizations, in partnership with public, private and other social sector organizations, make to society. Continue Reading →

City Estimates The Impact Of E. Harlem Rezoning

east-harlem-rezoning-mapWhen city planners unveiled the new zoning for East Harlem at a community board meeting last month, neighbors wanted to know how many new apartments would grow, and how many people could potentially be displaced. Continue Reading →

LED Safety Lights Installed At Saint Nicholas Houses In Harlem

alb_201611020196-1478197086-4904The New York City Housing Authority celebrated the completion of a $2.5 million project to upgrade the lighting system at Harlem’s Saint Nicholas Houses. Continue Reading →

Woman Shot In Harlem Public Housing Building Elevator

man-shoots-in-harlem-housing-elevatorA woman was sent to the hospital Sunday suffering from a gunshot wound to her leg after a man shot up an elevator in a Harlem apartment building, police told source. Continue Reading →

‘Bad Gurl’ Cooking Up Good Things In East Harlem Kitchen Incubator

harlem-food-incubatorJet Toomer was chopping up some collard greens when she had a realization.”I should be making some burgers,” Toomer said. “I don’t want people to think that I make salads.” Continue Reading →

21 Injured In Harlem High-Rise Fire

harlemfireTwenty people were hurt in a quick-moving high-rise fire in Harlem Monday, fire officials say.  Continue Reading →

NYCHA Environmental Ambassadors Teach NYCHA Residents To Recycle

0516_nychaAs the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) rolls out recycling for more than 400,000 residents from Harlem to Hollis, GrowNYC is gearing up to train NYCHA residents to become Environmental Ambassadors who  encourage their neighbors to participate in the NYCHA Recycles! program.  Continue Reading →

City Moves To Speed Evictions From NYCHA

nycha housesThe mayor is moving to tackle criminal activity in NYCHA developments from Harlem to Hollis.According to the Daily News, Mayor Bill de Blasio will institute policies to speed the eviction of of those with criminal records living at New York City Housing Authority complexes.

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