Jerome Murdough was just looking for a warm place to sleep on a chilly night last month when he curled up in an enclosed stairwell on the roof of a Harlem public housing project where he was arrested for trespassing. Continue Reading →
Police unions told a federal appeals court Friday that they want the courts to decide whether a judge properly ordered changes to the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk program even if the city no longer wants to challenge her rulings. Continue Reading →
A blind man and his guide dog fell onto a New York City subway track just as a train was approaching. But thanks to the black Labrador’s quick-thinking, both dog and man escaped with relatively minor injuries. Continue Reading →
It was on the streets of her Harlem neighborhood in the 1940s that teenager Althea Gibson began working on the tennis skills that would take her all the way to winning Wimbledon. Continue Reading →
Story and photographs by Newton Paul
That Spring Thing
With Spring around the corner, sightseeing is your thing, take this romantic Autumn swing . It’s a straight shot north on the NY-9A Henry Hudson Highway from Harlem north to George Washington Bridge towards New Jersey to exit 74 Palisade Parkway to one of the largest in the USA at the Palisades Mall (1000 Palisades Center Drive) in West Nyack, New York www.palisadescenter.com.