Pedro Martinez Honored By State Senator Espaillat (video)

sentaort  with supportersHall of Fame inductee Pedro Martinez was honored today at the State Capitol during Dominican Heritage Week. The Dominican born pitcher was recognized for his work both on and off the field, which has inspired countless Dominican-Americans.  Continue Reading →

Tahl Gets Propps At Three Kings Day Parade

securedownloadAs part of its commitment to the East Harlem community, Tahl Propp Equities (“TPE”), one of the City’s largest community-based owners, operators and developers of affordable housing, participated as a major sponsor of the 38th Annual Three Kings Day celebration in 2014.  Continue Reading →

Dem Leader Considers Retiring From Harlem Politics

Cap Ben 5 Star Security assemblymen Keith Wright Chief Salih of 5 Star SecurityHarlem Assemblyman and Manhattan Democratic Party leader Keith Wright is considering retiring from politics — to take a plum job as the $174,000-a-year borough county clerk, our source has learned. Continue Reading →

Pastor Gardner Celebrates 10th Anniversary In Harlem

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First Female Pastor to Lead Historic Harlem Church 

By Keith Forest

On October 11, Family, friends and spiritual leaders throughout the tri-state area collectively came together to honor a jewel in the ministry, Pastor Renee Francis Washington Gardner who celebrates her 10th Pastoral Anniversary as Senior Pastor of Memorial Baptist church in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Flamboyant Hair Salon Opens In Harlem

flamboyant hair in harlemAfter nearly 2 months of construction, Flamboyant Hair Salon will be celebrated their grand opening in front of city officials, friends and family on Saturday, October 11th, 2014.

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Join The 45th Annual African American Day Parade 2014

Annual African American Day ParadeJoin the 45th Annual Harlem African-American Day Parade from 111th Street & Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. To 136th Street. Continue Reading →

Congressional Collegiate Internship Program For Harlemites

charles-rangelFrom Congressman Rangel

They are reaching out to see if you may know a High School Senior, College Student, and/or a Recent Grad who would be a great candidate for the Congressional Collegiate Internship Program, and to let you know the application for the Fall 2014 program is now open. Continue Reading →

UFCW Local 2013 Signs Contract With Fresh Direct

LogoToday, the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 2013, which represents more than 15,000 members, announced the ratification of a contract with Fresh Direct.

The agreement went into effect September 1, and increased wages and benefits for nearly 1,000 FreshDirect employees. UFCW Local 2013 members will see wages increase an average of 20 percent over the life of the three-year deal. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Harlem Week Swings On Great Day in Harlem

rudy tne2On Sunday, August17th, Harlem Week brought tennis lessons to Harlem youth, with Congressman Charles Rangel, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, performers and others on hand to the festivities on 135th Street for another Great Day in Harlem!

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Congressman Rangel Wins “Trailblazers” award

rangel receives awardsCongressman Charles B. Rangel was honored at the Congressional Black Associates (CBA) annual “Tribute to our Trailblazers” award ceremony on Wednesday, July 30, 3014, with the CBA Legacy Award for being one of two remaining founders of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC).  Continue Reading →