Local 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 →
Angry protests of the grand jury “no bill” in a police chokehold death on Staten Island; officers turning their backs in protest against Mayor de Blasio at the funerals of two officers gunned down in Brooklyn; the mayor’s first year in office ended with emotions high and good will in short supply in the vital area of public safety and police-community relations. Continue Reading →
Local veterans and volunteers from the United War Veterans Council (UWVC) – producers of the annual NYC Veterans Day Parade – were in for a sweet treat this morning as students from the Richard H. Hungerford School on Staten Island contributed handmade cards and gifts to the UWVC’s annual Valentine’s Day Caravan. Continue Reading →
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a mix of boos and applause as he took the stage to address a graduating class of 884 newly minted NYPD recruits Monday. Continue Reading →
Internationally renowned architect George Ranalli has ditched his Chelsea office for Harlem. Ranalli, the dean of City College’s architecture school, who taught at Yale for 20 years, has had work featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and has given lectures in Turin, Rome, Tokyo and all over the U.S., set up a new office at 447 West 127th St. this past June.
The federal judge who ruled that the New York Police Department’s stop and frisk policy violated civil rights said in a speech that body cameras could have prevented the deaths of two men by police. Continue Reading →
On Saturday, September 14th, 2014 at 6:08 AM there was a shooting and stabbing around the 32nd police Precinct on 135th Street in central Harlem, NY.
From Harlem to Hollis, there are potentially eye-opening, noteworthy or controversial police encounters are not rare. Continue Reading →
The heroin death toll in New York City has more than doubled over the past three years, as the drug becomes popular in new areas and among different people, The New York Times reported Thursday. Continue Reading →