1 In 5 Uptown Students Experience Homelessness Says New ICPH Report

homeless in harlemIn New York City, one out of every eight, but one in five children are effected in Harlem attending public school in SY 2014-15 experienced homelessness within the past five school years. Continue Reading →

Success Academy Reports Stunning State Exam Scores While Rapidly Scaling From Harlem To Hollis

Eva MoskowitzFor the eighth consecutive year, Success Academy schools were among the highest-performing across all of New York State in math and English Language Arts. Continue Reading →

Op-ed: Free, Healthy, Summer Meals For NYC Children From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaBy NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

No child should ever have to go without a meal. That’s why the DOE is, once again, offering completely free, nutritious breakfasts and lunches to anyone 18 years or younger in New York City all summer long. Continue Reading →

Arrest Made In Attempted East Harlem Sex Assault

rapist in harlemA man has been arrested in connection with the attempted sexual assault of a child as she slept in her East Harlem home. Continue Reading →

Growth From Harlem To Hollis Adds Over 26,000 Jobs in Month Of June And More

east-harlem sliderThe New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced that based on an analysis of seasonally adjusted job numbers for June 2016 by the New York State Department of Labor, New York City added 26,400 private sector jobs in June 2016. Continue Reading →

Ol’ Dirty Bastard Provides Soundtrack For ‘Luke Cage’ Harlem’s Hero (Update)

luke cage on marvel and netflixMarvel unveiled the first official Luke Cage trailer tonight, providing a glimpse into the musclebound crime fighter’s world as he battles evil elements in Harlem, New York City. Continue Reading →

Health Department Reports First Baby Born With Zika-Related Microcephaly In NYC

160202170607-zika-virus-sexually-transmitted-dnt-gupta-lead-00013808-exlarge-169The Health Department today reported the first baby delivered with Zika-related microcephaly at a hospital in New York City. The baby and mother are currently in care and being monitored by physicians. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Join National Parent’s Day At Herald Square In New York City

Family eating healthy meal1Sunday, July 24th, is National Parent’s Day. For the first time in NYC, a rally commemorating the day will be held at Herald Square at Avenue of Americas on West 34th Street, New York, New York. Continue Reading →

Join The Community Against The Shuttering Of City Fresh Market In East Harlem

city market in harlem1Less than a year after Pathmark – East Harlem’s largest supermarket closed its doors for the last time – the National Supermarket Association, East Harlem community leaders, Community Board Members and elected officials, including Harlem, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Accused Of “Accommodating” Mayor And NYPD

de blasio and wark in harlemNew York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s decision to scuttle legislation that would have toughened guidelines for police stops has exposed tensions on the council, with some lawmakers accusing her of being too accommodating to Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD. Continue Reading →