Eighth Body Found After Harlem Explosion

_73550611_oneFirefighters are trying to find further victims trapped beneath the rubble of the apartment blocks, with the death toll expected to rise. Continue Reading →

Metro-North Worker Killed By Train

title_world_us_metronorthAnother Metro-North Accident

A Metro-North Railroad worker was struck and killed by a train in East Harlem early Monday morning, officials said, the latest in a string of devastating mishaps for the railroad over the past year. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Rail-Road ‘Open Cut’ 1871

The Harlem station in ‘open cut’ was constructed by the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad in 1873-1874 as part of the Park Avenue Improvement. Continue Reading →

Update: Derailment Disrupts Travel Plans On Harlem Lines

Harlem LinesA fatal Metro-North train derailment Sunday on a corridor between New York and Albany disrupted service as many travelers were returning from the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, and was expected to complicate Monday’s commute for residents along the line between New York and Poughkeepsie. Continue Reading →

Metro North Train Derails Near Harlem: FDNY

40bc0e15-7423-4a7f-b185-a8648a4bb91f_AP196226347469_4A Metro North train bound for New York City derailed along the Hudson River early Sunday, killing at least four people and injuring 63, including 11 critically, fire officials said. Continue Reading →

Pat Crowe, “Harlem Outlaw,” Died In Harlem Hospital In 1921

05583u.previewPat Crowe, the ex-convict who lectured in Hagerstown several years ago on the theme that “Crime Doesn’t Pay,” died Saturday in a New York hospital, aged 79. Continue Reading →

Tod & Chuck Story Featured On NPR/StoryCorps

Health

Here’s a link to Harlemite Todd Roulette and his late partner former CT., State Senator Chuck Allen, III’s love story in the April 2009 Story CorpsAlumni eNewsletter.

Here’s what someone said about the story:

“I am so glad that you were able to interview Tod Roulette about his life with his friend Chuck Allen, who passed away. StoryCorps gives us a wonderful way to access healing of body and mind. All the best from Story Corps Alumna, poet and artist, Erica U. Mapp. Many Thanks!

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