Heroin Deaths Spike in Harlem And Other Boroughs

160798826The heroin death toll in New York City has more than doubled over the past three years, as the drug becomes popular in new areas and among different people, The New York Times reported Thursday. Continue Reading →

Harlem Serial Bandit Gets Robbed In Atlantic City

RouletteNY Post reports that a serial bandit knocked over more than a dozen banks in New York City — only to blow his whole wad at the roulette table in Atlantic City, law-enforcement sources stated. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Riot Of 1964

800px-Demonstrators-Harlem-1964On Thursday, July 16, 1964, James Powell was shot and killed by police Lieutenant Thomas Gilligan. The second bullet of three fired by Lieutenant Gilligan killed the 15-year-old African American in front of his friends and about a dozen other witnesses. Continue Reading →

Man Stabbed And Shot in Central Harlem

stabbing and shooting in central harlemThere was a shooting and stabbing around 135th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., (7th Avenue), on August 17th, in Central Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Advocates Say New York City Facing Hunger Crisis

food in harlem is needVOA News reports that in the Harlem section of New York City, people come early and line up each day for food to feed their families at a pantry run by the Food Bank for New York City. Continue Reading →

Census Show Another Increase in NYC’s Non-Hispanic White Population

east-harlem11Kevin Gallagher and Sharon Almog, both teachers, considered moving to New Jersey with their two children several years ago when they were squeezed out of the apartment they were subletting in Stuyvesant Town, the sprawling complex that has long been a haven for working- and middle-class families in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Qoute Of The Day: “Children Dying Unnecessarily Is Ridiculous”

Eric CliettePix11 reports that New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams has seen enough. “This pandemic, this public health crisis is not something that is being ignored, it is not something that we are going accept as normal.” Continue Reading →

Rep. Charlie Rangel Declares Victory!

rangel runWith 100 percent of the returns in, Rep. Charles Rangel is ahead of State Sen. Adriano Espaillat 47.4 percent to 43.6 percent in a primary election to secure the Democratic nomination for the 13th congressional district. Continue Reading →

Harlem One Of The Most Rat-Infested in NYC

16rats1-cityroom-blogSpanInes Moore stirs awake nearly every night to an unmistakable, skin-crawling sound: rats skittering around her apartment in the dark. Continue Reading →