Exclusive: Explosion in Harlem at 116th St & Lexington Ave (audio)

harlem exlposionBy Eartha Watts Hicks

Sad day in Harlem. Gas explosion on 116th Street near Park Avenue, leveling 2 five-story buildings. Many injured. Two female confirmed fatalities so far. Continue Reading →

Black History Month: Cheryl Willis Book Signing in Harlem

flyernewThe Young & Powerful Group together with Lexington Development Group and Rebelle Agency present a book signing event with NY1 Anchor Cheryl Wills. Continue Reading →

Harlemite ‘Errol Louis’ Tells Rachel Maddow About Mr. Grimm (video)

We showed the video yesterday of Rep. Michael Grimm threatening a NY1 reporter reporter Mike Scott.

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HW Pick: NY Congressman Threatens Reporters Life! (Video)

Well, it looks like Wednesday could be a tough PR day for Rep. Michael Grimm R New York defended his actions late Tuesday night after he physically threatened NY1 News reporter reporter Mike Scotto at the Capitol after President Obama’s State of the Union.

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Charter Schools Free Ticket Under New NY Mayor-Elect’s Plans May Change

Charter SchoolsOperators of New York City’s publicly financed, privately run charter schools are bracing for changes promised by Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio — including the possibility of having to pay rent — that they worry could reverse 12 years of growth enjoyed under Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Continue Reading →

Harlem Kids Are Super At The 5th Annual Super Saturday! STEM EXPO In Harlem (video)

The Abyssinian Development Corporation (ADC), Manhattan’s Community School District 5 (CSD 5), and Morningside Area Alliance (MAA) brought together some of New York City’s shining science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students, community and corporate organizations, and industry professionals for the 5th Annual Super Saturday! STEM Expo. Continue Reading →