Community And Elected Help Families Of Harlem Fire

hamilton heights fireOn Monday night, a massive fire raged through a 24 unit apartment building on 136th Street and Amsterdam. It took nearly 200 firefighters two hours to bring the fire under control. Continue Reading →

Electronics & Textile Free Recycling Collection In Harlem

recycle in harlemGrowNYC is calling for Harlemites to responsibly recycle unwanted or broken computers, TV’s, monitors, keyboards, printers, faxes, VCR’s, DVD and CD players, video game consoles, etc., (No microwaves, AC’s or household appliances). Continue Reading →

Our Lady of Lourdes School, Harlem, 1914

the building with the statue is the Our Lady of Lourdes School at 468 West 143rd Street in New York circa 1914A statue stands in the center with American flags waving on each side a top of the Our Lady of Lourdes School at 468 West 143rd Street in Harlem, NY, in 1914. Continue Reading →

Cops Arrest 5 Men in Fatal shooting in Hamilton Heights

gange mebrs shootNYDaily News reports that a 27-year-old man murdered outside his Hamilton Heights home was shot and killed because he allegedly assaulted a violent gangbanger’s sister, cops said Thursday. Continue Reading →

Yolande’s Yard: Hamilton Heights Green Youth Market

market 5By Yolande Brener

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol opened their second annual farmer’s market on July 2nd. Their opening day got off to a lively start with about 15 customers in the first hour.

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Nari Ward Is Harvesting Smiles in Harlem

nari ward in harlemIf you find yourself on the streets of Harlem’s Sugar Hill (spanning roughly 145th St to 155th St, from Edgecombe Avenue west to Amsterdam) this afternoon, you may run into artist Nari Ward, who’ll be out canvassing local residents, urging them to share a friendly grin as part of his project Sugar Hill Smiles. Continue Reading →

Missing: Harlem Senior Michael McCoy

Michael McCoy1NYPD has issued a Silver Alert for the disappearance of Michael McCoy, male, black, 66 years of age, from Amsterdam Ave and West 102nd Street in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Baller City Youth Day In Harlem!

baller basketballHarold Benjamin owner of Baller City Basketball a Non-For-Profit league in Harlem, NY. In June Baller City Basketball will have their 1st Annual Baller City Youth Day Fundraising event held in General Grant Housing in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

2014 Uptown Arts Stroll: How to Participate

jpegNoMAA (The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance) announces a call for artists for the 11th annual Uptown Arts Stroll in Washington Heights-Inwood from West 155th to 220th St. in June. Continue Reading →