5 Men Exonerated In Central Park Jogger Case

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‘Justice delayed is justice denied,’ – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The five men whose convictions in the brutal 1989 beating and rape of a female jogger in Central Park were later overturned have agreed to a settlement of about $40 million from New York City to resolve a bitterly fought civil rights lawsuit over their arrests and imprisonment in the sensational crime. Continue Reading →

Harlem Parks And Residents Win In $75 Bill Budget

morningsideparkLast night, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council agreed on a landmark $75 billion budget agreement. Continue Reading →

FDNY to Increase Gas Leaks Response Based On Harlem Explosion

harlem firefighters in harlem by rudy collinsThe New York City Fire Department will now have a much greater role in responding to reports of possible gas leaks, according to an order made by Mayor Bill de Blasio in response to the March explosion that leveled two East Harlem buildings and killed eight people. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: National PR Day Parade 2014

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Seitu Oronde was at the Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 8th, 2014 in New York City.

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WCS Honors Hillary Clinton at Annual Gala

hilary honored 1The Wildlife Conservation Society honored tonight Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation Chelsea Clinton, and WCS Trustee Diane Christensen for their commitments to saving elephants and protecting wildlife and wild places. Continue Reading →

de Blasio Calls $500K-Per-Unit Harlem Housing ‘Affordable’

de BlasioA day after Mayor Bill de Blasio and other high-ranking elected officials lauded the completion of a permanently affordable apartment building in Harlem’s Sugar Hill section Monday, some housing experts are raising questions about its cost. Continue Reading →

Qoute Of The Day: Mayor Bill de Blasio “No”

rangel, wlarond and espMayor Bill de Blasio said Monday he won’t endorse any candidate in New York’s 13th congressional race, a major blow to U.S. Rep. Charlie Rangel of Harlem as he seeks a 23rd term in office. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio To Attend Sugar Hill Development

Bill-de-Blasio.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360As you may have heard, Broadway Housing Communities new  Sugar Hill Development  will be opening soon.   Continue Reading →

Harlem Foodies to Launch Festival in 2015

Bill-de-Blasio,-Bill-Clinton,-Marcus-Samuelsson.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360Business owners from Harlem’s burgeoning food and drink scene will join forces next year to stage a festival to showcase the neighborhood’s culture, officials announced Tuesday. Continue Reading →