HW Pick: NYC Veterans Get Love From Volunteers On Valentines Day

photo3Local veterans and volunteers from the United War Veterans Council (UWVC) – producers of the annual NYC Veterans Day Parade – played cupid for veterans throughout New York City in the week leading up to Valentine’s Day, during its annual Goodwill Valentine’s Caravan which began at Staten Island’s Richard H. Hungerford School. Continue Reading →

Rookie Cops Learn The Drill In Harlem

nypg cops in harlemWhen Jason Santa joined the NYPD in 2008 he was thrown right into the fire.

First assigned to the 30th Precinct in Hamilton Heights and, with only his academy training to guide him, he was given the overnight foot patrol shift. Continue Reading →

M60 Controversial Bus Service On 125th Street In Harlem

M60-Bus1An abbreviated Plan for the M60 Select Bus Service was implemented on 125th Street in May 2014.  Currently, there are many discussions taking place and news articles are being written about the success or lack thereof and problems encountered with select bus service on 125th Street.

Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Coumo And Stringer State Of The State

cuomo seitu1Photographs By Seitu Oronde

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer has spent his public service career fighting for New York’s middle class, strengthening the City’s fiscal health and championing good government. Continue Reading →

Amadou Diallo Foundation’s Police-Community Relations Discussion In Harlem

Amadou-DialloA FREE Event to discuss ways to restore trust between our Communities and Law Enforcement.  Sponsored by the Amadou Diallo Foundation (ADF).

Continue Reading →

Are You A Student Leader Who Serves The Community

melissa mccartneyEach year for the past decade, Bank of America offers a select group of community-minded NYC high school students the opportunity to work a paid internship with a local nonprofit, such as the YMCA and Food Bank for New York City, as part of their Student Leaders® program.  Continue Reading →

NYC Announces New Campaign For Healthcare At No Cost

securedownloadThe Health Department and the Human Resources Administration (HRA) today launched a new ad campaign to remind New Yorkers that they may qualify for a health insurance plan available through the Affordable Care Act at no cost. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasi Bans Foam Containers From Harlem To Hollis

English: Foam peanuts.

English: Foam peanuts. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio fulfilled a campaign promise on Thursday by announcing a ban on serving food and drinks in polystyrene foam containers, a measure hailed by environmentalists but long opposed by the food service industry. Continue Reading →

Obama Library Would Continue Revitalization In Harlem

ct-ct-obama-library-nyc02-jpg-20150109

the West Harlem where Columbia University would build the Obama presidential library, residents are accustomed to change. But they have not always welcomed it. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Mario Cuomo Passes

Mario Cuomo, a son of Italian immigrants who became an eloquent spokesman for a generation of liberal Democrats during his three terms as governor of New York but couldn’t quite bring himself to run for president, has died. He was 82. Continue Reading →