Child Injured When Car Crashes Into Scaffolding In Harlem

harlem scaffolding collapse two in one2A child was injured and several others were hurt, when a livery car crashed into scaffolding in Harlem, New York. 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 →

Saint Nicholas Houses Youth Artists Dedicate Mural In Harlem

harlem projects nuralGroundswell, the Office of Council Member Ritchie Torres, and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) will unveil the first two murals of a series of three at the Saint Nicholas Houses today Thursday, June 23 at 4:00 PM EST, as part of a major one-year initiative entitled “Public Art / Public Housing.” 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 →

Adriano Espaillat Responds State Takeover Of NYCHA Proposal

adriano-espaillat-fbA quote from Senator Adriano Espaillat in response to new proposal for State takeover of NYCHA:

This proposal brings new meaning to March Madness. Instead of playing political games with our public housing residents, let’s bring funding and accountability to NYCHA. 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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Learn How to Stay Safe In The Harlem Heat

central park summerstageHeat related illness is serious in Harlem, but it can be prevented. Prolonged exposure to the heat and direct sunlight at a concert at summerstage or relaxing at Mount Morris Park can be very harmful, and in some cases, fatal. Continue Reading →

In Harlem Comptroller Stringer Announces Audit Of NYCHA Repairs

a51bcc61-163b-4580-a171-7f0402da6b0cOn Monday, July 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM, NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, hosted a brief press conference on the corner of 125th Street and Amsterdam in Harlem to announce that his audit will reveal tens of thousands of backlogged repairs from Harlem to Hollis at NYCHA. 

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NYCHA’s New GM Meets Furious E. Harlem Tenants

nycha24n-1-webThe city Housing Authority’s new general manager made his public debut Thursday, and immediately stepped into a cauldron of resentment and anger. Continue Reading →