Few Harlem Youths at Planning Meeting Against Violence

20140913_WESTHARLEM_SNOW7274-2-771x514Juvenile Justice Information Exchange reports thatl last summer, when the feud between the youth from the rival Manhattanville and Grant Houses in West Harlem was at its chaotic and bloody peak, Derrick Haynes and Taylonn Murphy had an idea. Continue Reading →

Columbia Student To Carry Mattress Until Her Rapist Is Expelled

02-columbia-performance-art-rape-student.w529.h529NYMag reports that Emma Sulkowicz says she was raped in her own dorm bed by a classmate on the first day of her sophomore year of college. Continue Reading →

Columbia Grad Terrie M. Williams Talks Mental Health On CNN

Terrie WilliamsWatch renowned communications strategist, author and mental health activist Terrie M. Williams, on “CNN Newsroom” with Brooke Baldwin at 2:30 PM (EST) and “CNN Tonight” with Don Lemon and Alisyn Camerota at 10:00 PM (EST) as she speaks about the growing number of people suffering from mental illness and depression-and copycat suicides –Today, Wednesday, August 13, 2014.
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Sweet Spot Festival Reggae Fete in Harlem

west lawn eventPack your picnic blanket, cooler & solo cups & join us for Jamaican Indepen-DANCE

Featuring music by resident Herbert Holler & NYC Champion Sound RICE &PEAS: DJ Gravy, Max Glazer, Orijahnal Vibez & Micro Don
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Two Men Shot By Lone Gunman In Harlem

23-pct-psa-5-police-involved-shooting-05-18-14Two men in a car were shot in West Harlem, cops said. Continue Reading →

Harlem Seniors To Move After $100 Mil Salvation Army Sale

williams-residence in west harlemThe Westsider wrote that the Salvation Army has made a deal to sell The Williams senior residence on 95th street and West End Avenue to a private developer for $108 million, and plans to remove the remaining seniors from the building. Continue Reading →

Rev. Dr. Amy Butler First Woman To Lead Riverside Church

Rev Amy Butler (small)Marking a historical milestone, on Sunday, June 8, the congregation of The Riverside Church called the Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, “Pastor Amy,” as the seventh senior minister of the historic Church—making her the first woman to lead the church in its 87-year history.  Continue Reading →

CNN’S Don Lemon Hosts H In Harlem

h in harlem art installationHarlem, and West Harlem in particular, has a rich cultural history and has had a tremendous impact on the arts in all of New York City. Continue Reading →

Missing Person: The Disappearance Of Lee Reid

Silver Alert_Lee Reid 28 PctNYPD has issued a Silver Alert for the disappearance of Lee Reid, male, black, 77 years of age, from West 121st Street and Morningside Avenue in West Harlem, Manhattan, New York. Mr. Reid suffers from dementia, and is described as 5’4″ tall, 183 lbs., with gray hair and is partially balding. He was last seen around 6:00 PM on 5/27/14 wearing tan pants, a blue waist length jacket, and white sneakers. If you see Mr. Reid, please call 9-1-1.

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