HW Pick: NYC Veterans Get Love From Volunteers On Valentines Day

photo3Local veterans and volunteers from the United War Veterans Council (UWVC) – producers of the annual NYC Veterans Day Parade – played cupid for veterans throughout New York City in the week leading up to Valentine’s Day, during its annual Goodwill Valentine’s Caravan which began at Staten Island’s Richard H. Hungerford School. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Assemblyperson Michael Blake After Party

blake seitu 2By Souleo

When describing the path his life has taken, Michael Blake humbly refers to the words of his mother who remarked that the family had gone “from no house to the White House.” Continue Reading →

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 →

Harlem Serial Bandit Gets Robbed In Atlantic City

RouletteNY Post reports that a serial bandit knocked over more than a dozen banks in New York City — only to blow his whole wad at the roulette table in Atlantic City, law-enforcement sources stated. 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 →