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 →

Rangel Drops Out of Third Televised Debate

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Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel has dropped out of the third and final televised debate in the Democratic Primary for the 13th Congressional District, which is scheduled to tape today and air Monday on BronxTalk.  Continue Reading →

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 →

AOL Building Minds One Community At A Time

all star codeBuilding Blocks of Success is an AOL program in which they invite groups of students from underserved schools who are specifically interested in tech/engineering/coding to their office for a career exploration visit. 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 →

Harlem High School Student Omotayo Adeoye Commits Suicide

omotayo_adeoye1A student at an elite Harlem high school allegedly killed herself on Thursday after she was caught cheating on an exam and cried out, “I’m sorry, I’m sorry!” Omotayo Adeoye, 17, a student at the High School for Math, Science, and Engineering at City College, was caught using her cell phone during a German-language exam, Raw Story reports. Continue Reading →