2 Stabbed And 5 Shot In Harlem During Memorial Day Madness

stabbing-investigationWarm weather and hot tempers led to a series of shootings over the Memorial Day weekend and the violence spilled into the early morning hours of the work week. Continue Reading →

African Americans’ Memorial Day in Charleston, South Carolina, 1865

Memorial Day African Americans invented Memorial Day in Charleston South CarolinaThe first widely publicized observance of a Memorial Day-type observance after the Civil War was in Charleston, South Carolina, on May 1, 1865. Continue Reading →

Health Depart Launches New Texting Program To Inform Harlemites About Beach Closings

nyc texting appText BEACH to 877-877 to get real-time opening, closing and water quality information before you head to the beach

With Memorial Day around the corner marking the unofficial start of summer, the Health Department today announced a free texting service so you can “Know Before You Go” if your beach is open or closed, and receive alerts about any advisories, closures, or water quality issues. Continue Reading →

Montell Williams And Dr. Oz To Co-host Memorial Day Special Of “Veria Living Live”

livingThis Memorial Day (Monday, May 26), Montel Williams and Dr. Oz who Harlem loves will co-host the special edition of “Veria Living Live” alongside host Sonia Baghdady with a studio audience full of active military members for a full hour of big surprises. Continue Reading →