Def Jam Vs. Heavyhitters Annual Family Fall Classic

10689714_10152498031547529_5952871536456138006_nThis Saturday, September 13th, 2014, is the Def Jam Vs. HeavyHitters Annual Family Fall Classic- a softball game played by celebrities, staff, and friends.

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UFCW Local 2013 Signs Contract With Fresh Direct

LogoToday, the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 2013, which represents more than 15,000 members, announced the ratification of a contract with Fresh Direct.

The agreement went into effect September 1, and increased wages and benefits for nearly 1,000 FreshDirect employees. UFCW Local 2013 members will see wages increase an average of 20 percent over the life of the three-year deal. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Harlem Week’s Children’s Festival

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By Rudy Collins

Harlem Week’s Saturday’s Children’s Festival on 135th Street was a win-win situation for this young man with The Harlem Globe Trotter’s Bobby Hunter, who won $50.00 in a 2 shot chance elimination. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Harlem Week Swings On Great Day in Harlem

rudy tne2On Sunday, August17th, Harlem Week brought tennis lessons to Harlem youth, with Congressman Charles Rangel, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, performers and others on hand to the festivities on 135th Street for another Great Day in Harlem!

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Join The Harlem Week Percy Sutton Run 2014

OnTheCourse_07Where’s my sneakers/ This 5K race honors the late Percy Sutton, who as Manhattan borough president in the 1970s championed the New York City Marathon as a five-borough event and remained a supporter of NYRR and running throughout his life; he passed away in 2009. 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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Seitu’s World: Ruben Diaz Hosts Bronx Bankers Breakfast

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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., hosted the “largest of its kind,” 16th Annual Bronx Bankers Breakfast on 8:30 a.m, on Friday, May 9, 2014 in the Bronx. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Ruben Diaz’s Finale Of Bronx Week 2014

seitu bx1On Sunday, May 18th,Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. celebrated the grand finale of Bronx Week 2014 with the annual induction ceremony and Bronx Week Parade. Continue Reading →