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).

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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

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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

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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 →

NYC Mayor Gets Boos And Applause At New Cops Graduation

3fe5b8f0-8ade-11e4-b8e6-3911987c1991_451983418New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a mix of boos and applause as he took the stage to address a graduating class of 884 newly minted NYPD recruits Monday. Continue Reading →

NYC Will Provide Free Space For Charter Schools

ExcitedKids600Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration said Tuesday that it would provide free space in public school buildings to a dozen new or expanding charter schools, including 10 run by Eva S. Moskowitz, one of the mayor’s fiercest rivals on the issue. Continue Reading →

James Woods Rips Harlem’s Al Sharpton Over NYPD Officers

James Woods and Rev. Al Sharpton (Getty Images)

After Saturday’s ambush killing of two New York police officers, James Woods is pointing fingers at two people: Reverend Al Sharpton and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. Continue Reading →

The NYC Health Department Announces New ‘Good Choice’ Initiative

securedownloadThe Health Department today announced a new initiative, called “Good Choice,” to help food distributors highlight healthier items for their customers. Continue Reading →