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 →

NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem selected For Health Million-Person Precision Medicine-Study

slide_new_harlem_hospitalNYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem is proud to announce the hospital has been selected among four medical centers in New York City that will be part of a nearly $4 million national (NIH) study in support of President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI)—a large-scale research effort to extend personalized medicine to a variety of human diseases. Continue Reading →

Bettie “Queen of Pinups” Page’s History In Harlem (warning)

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Long before there was Fifty Shades of Grey, there was Bettie Page. Bettie Mae Page was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on  April 22, 1923. She gained a significant profile in the 1950s for her pin-up photos.  Continue Reading →

Tips For Staying Safe During The Coming Heat Wave In Harlem

mark levine 2By Rep. Mark Levine

With expected temperatures of 95 degrees or higher, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory from Harlem to Hollis starting this afternoon until 8pm tomorrow. Continue Reading →