Harlem Rep. Espaillat Statement On Reunification Of Mothers And Their Children

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement on the successful reunification of two mothers, Yeni Gonzalez Garcia and Rosayra Pablo Cruz, with their children today at the Cayuga Center located in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

$45 million Awarded Woman Who Suffered Brain Damage In East Harlem

A jury awarded $45.2 million to a brain-damaged philanthropist and her family who sued an East Harlem mall where two youths tossed a shopping cart onto her head. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Target Shopping Cart Attack Left Woman Incapable Of Physical Intimacy

Patch reports that an Upper West Side philanthropist left brain-damaged when a shopping cart was dropped on her in East River Plaza mall is a “shadow of her former self,” rendered incapable of physical intimacy, the woman’s lawyer said.

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East Harlem Launches Tax And Financial Coaching Services For Small Businesses

Newswire reports that East Harlem Financial Services has launched tax and financial coaching services for entrepreneurs and small businesses. The services are available for small business owners under $150,000. Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s African/Afro-Caribbean Legendary Poet Julia de Burgos 1914 – 1953

Julia de Burgos, February 17, 1914 – July 6, 1953, was a poet from Puerto Rico. As an advocate of Puerto Rican independence, she served as Secretary General of the Daughters of Freedom, the women’s branch of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party. Continue Reading →

Suspect Who Fatally Shot East Harlem Teen May Face Death Penalty

NY Daily News reports that a Manhattan man could face the death penalty in the fatal shooting of an East Harlem teen who was gunned down last week in a turf battle at a public housing project, authorities said. Continue Reading →

DREAM, Celebrate Opening Refurbished Field Of Dreams Through Grant From Scotts And MLB

DREAM, along with Major League Baseball and The Scotts Company LLC (Scotts), celebrated the newly refurbished Field of Dreams with a ribbon-cutting in East Harlem, New York yesterday. Continue Reading →