Dem Leader Considers Retiring From Harlem Politics

Cap Ben 5 Star Security assemblymen Keith Wright Chief Salih of 5 Star SecurityHarlem Assemblyman and Manhattan Democratic Party leader Keith Wright is considering retiring from politics — to take a plum job as the $174,000-a-year borough county clerk, our source has learned. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave The Foundation For A Drug-Free World Gets Citation

proc2Assemblywoman Nily Rozic presented a New York State Assembly Citation to the Foundation for a Drug-Free World (FDFW) Northeast Chapter sponsored by Dr. Bernard Fialkoff, Dental Implant and Cosmetic Periodontal Surgeon and the Fialkoff Dental Study Club, at its monthly meeting last night at Laterna Restaurant in Queens . Continue Reading →

Housing Advocates Plan Harlem March on Wednesday

rafa logoThe coalition of more than 50 housing advocacy groups known as the “Real Affordability for All Coalition” will demonstrate at Harlem’s First Corinthian Baptist Church with speeches and a march on Wednesday afternoon, the groups announced last week. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s 125th Street Is NYC’s #1 Sexiest Subway Stop

subwaycomposite4It’s no underground secret that Harlem’s subways are the ultimate in people-watching (the 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, N, R, B and C trains) — and we’ve got a lot of attractive people traveling in and around our village: to get to model casting calls, fab food spots or hot new startups – Harlem is it. Continue Reading →

Join White House Office of National AIDS Policy Director in a Dialogue for Life!

Douglas M. BrooksACRIA and Amida Care are excited to cohost “A Dialogue for Life” forums this August, led by Douglas Brooks, the newly appointed Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP). Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hempstead African Americans Unite For Inclusion

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedJune 17, 2014

Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of New York State

Dear Governor Cuomo:

Mobilizing Preachers & Communities (MPAC) is writing you today to express our deep concern about how the SUNY Board and its chairman, H. Carl McCall, have managed the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH). Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: El Pibe Meet And Greet At the Queens Mall

seitu soc1On the road for a meet-and-greet with international soccer star team captain Carlos “El Pibe” Valderrama for the kick-off World Cup celebrations on Saturday, May 10 at the Queens Center Mall in Queens, New York. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: MTA Fix & Fortify Sandy Recovery Conference

seitu mta1This week Seitu Oronde was at the MTA Fix & Fortify Sandy Recovery Conference that dealt specifically with Diversity contract opportunities on March 28th, 2014 in New York City. Continue Reading →

NYC Launches New Campaign For NYers To Sign-Up For Health Insurance Before March 31st, 2014

downloadOne out of five New Yorkers do not have health insurance; many New Yorkers are now eligible to purchase lower-cost health insurance through the Affordable Care Act

First Lady Chirlane McCray, Health Commissioner Mary T. Bassett and Incoming HRA Commissioner Steven Banks today launched a media campaign urging New Yorkers to sign up for health insurance available through the Affordable Care Act before the March 31st deadline. Continue Reading →