Rangel, Espaillat Raise Near-Equal Sums In Race For Money

rangel1Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel and his chief rival, state Sen. Adriano Espaillat, are running neck-and-neck in the race for campaign contributions. Continue Reading →

HW Remix: Knocking on Harlem’s Door

harlem100726_560We thought this story by Chris Smith that orignally ran in the NYMagazine on November 3, 2010 would be informative as we head into the primary elections in June 2014.

It’s a campaign-kickoff rally straight out of the playbook: festive red-white-and-blue posters, lapel buttons featuring the smiling candidate, a soundtrack of upbeat and strenuously unobjectionable tunes. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: David Dinkins Receives The ‘Champions Of Change’ Award

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On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014, HW’s Seitu Oronde was on the scene for the Champions Of Change award ceremony for the 106th Mayor of New York City David Dinkins at the New York Society of Ethical Culture, NY. Continue Reading →

Rangel and Challengers Meet in First Debate To Lead Harlem

rangel-master675The NYTImes article reports that the grizzled incumbent trumpeted his experience, pounding on the table for emphasis while insisting, to laughter, that he wouldn’t cling to his seat “till I drop dead.” Continue Reading →

State Bails Rep. Charles Rangel Out On Unpaid Rent

charles rangelNew York City’s longest-serving congressman won’t pay his rent.

State taxpayers were stiffed out of at least $87,000 when Rep. Charles Rangel stopped paying for the district office he rents in Harlem’s Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building, records ­obtained by The Post show. Continue Reading →

Rep. Charles Rangel Recieves Endorsement From Teamsters Union

AP CHARLES RANGEL A USA NYCongressman Charlie Rangel, who is facing a tough re-election battle in a rematch against State Senator Adriano Espaillat, has notched another endorsement, this time from the teamsters union. Continue Reading →

Sen. Espaillat Rips Sell By GHCC

letter28u-2-webGreater Harlem Housing Development Corporation owns this slice on West 135th Street in central Harlem. Continue Reading →