Long Wait Times, Broken Scanners, Craziness And More During Election Day in Harlem

wait-lines-in-harlem-for-electionIt was a long wait — a very long wait — at P.S. 154 in Harlem on Election Day, but dozens of people stood in line and waited to have their votes counted. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Columbia University To Open New Campus

columbia-university-new-campusItalian architect Renzo Piano said Monday was a perfect day to dedicate Columbia University‘s new science center that is part of the school’s $6.3 billion West Harlem expansion. Continue Reading →

Firefighter Seriously Injured In Hamilton Heights Fire

hamilon-heighhtsA firefighter was seriously injured responding to a fire that broke out early Thursday morning at a 6-story apartment building in the West Harlem sub-neighborhood of Hamilton Heights, an FDNY spokesman told our source. Continue Reading →

Man Gets 46 Years For Drug Crime In West Harlem

suero-in-harlem-crimeA man who was convicted of a drug-related double shooting in West Harlem was sentenced to 46 years to life in prison Wednesday. Continue Reading →

WHDC’s RFPs For Education, Affordable Housing And Workforce Development Initiatives

401-west-113th-street-in harlemThe due date approaches for WHDC’s three requests for proposals to fund programs in the areas of affordable housing, education and workforce and economic development that benefit West Harlem/Community District 9. Continue Reading →

WHDC Releases RFPs For Education, Affordable Housing And Workforce Development Initiative

east-harlem sliderWest Harlem Development Corporation announces the release of three requests for proposals to fund programs in the areas of affordable housing, education and workforce and economic development that benefit West Harlem/Community District 9. Continue Reading →

Woman Struck, Run Over in West Harlem Hit-And-Run: Police

crime-tape-in-harlemPolice are searching for a hit-and-run driver who hit a woman and then ran her over while trying to flee in West Harlem last weekend. Continue Reading →

RiteCheck To Open Its First “Fin-Tech” Center In Harlem

rite_check_-in-harlem-ny1This is certainly not the “check cashing place” that our grandparents used to visit.  RiteCheck, a network of transaction-based financial service centers in under-banked and underserved areas in Harlem and The Bronx. Continue Reading →

Milt Jackson, Jimmy Heath And Many Others At Jazzmobile In Harlem, 1995, (Video)

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That’s legends Milt Jackson with Jimmy Heath, Bob Cranshaw, MIke LeDonne and Kenny Washington playing in these video series we found on Youtube of a legendary Jazzmobile concert at Grant’s Tomb in West Harlem, New York on August 28th, 1995.

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Grad Students Get OK To Unionize At Columbia In Harlem

Columbia-University-grad-students-Ian-Bradley-Perrin-and-Olga-BrudastovaThe National Labor Relations Board has ruled that student teachers and research assistants at private universities are employees and have a right to be represented by unions. Continue Reading →