Harlem’s UMEZ Announces Ken Knuckles To Retire After 15 Years Leading The Organization

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) today announced that the organization’s longtime President and Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth J. Knuckles, will step down in June after 15 years of service to begin his retirement. Continue Reading →

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Seitu’s World: Veterans Day 2017 Event In Harlem (Photographs)

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On Saturday, November 11th, 2017, at the launch of Mayor Bill de Blasio and his lovely wife Chirlane McCray first lady Veterans Day 2017 for their annual event were joined by David Dinkins, Charles Rangel, son Steve Rangel, and many others at Gracie Mansion in New York. Continue Reading →

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Burglar Breaks Into Harlem Rep Espaillat’s Office

Maybe he was looking for some late-night constituent services. A masked burglar filibustered into a Harlem Congressman’s office early Friday but apparently took nothing, police sources said. Continue Reading →

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National Jazz Museum In Harlem’s 2017 Annual Benefit Concert (Photographs)

The event on On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, honoring NEA Jazz Master Randy Weston, attorney Arthur H. Barnes and the celebrated jazz presenter Jazzmobile was hosted by WBGO’s Rhonda Hamilton and The National Jazz Museum in Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Nat’l Jazz Museum Benefit Honors Harlem’s Charles Rangel, Lloyd Williams And More

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH) will host its 2017 Annual Benefit Concert honoring three pillars of the jazz community. Continue Reading →

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Donald Trump ‘Not Going To Last Long,’ Harlem’s Charles Rangel Tells Veterans

Retired Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel assured a group of young veterans aspiring to elected office that President Donald Trump and his approach to politics will prove “a short-term thing.” Continue Reading →

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Harlem Democratic Boss Still Owes $200K From Failed 2016 Congressional Bid

New documents filed with the Federal Election Commission show Manhattan Democratic Party chairman Keith Wright still $202,337.72 in the hole from his unsuccessful campaign to replace retired Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel last year Continue Reading →

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Adriano Espaillat Sworn Into Congress To Represent New York’s 13th District (Video)

Adriano Espaillat made history when he was sworn into Congress Tuesday as the new representative for New York’s 13th Congressional District — which spans parts of Harlem, Washington Heights, Inwood and the Bronx. Continue Reading →

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Harlem And NYC Sites Get Landmark Status As Panel Clears Backlog

14landmarks3-master675It has taken more than two years to resolve the bureaucratic quagmire of backlogged buildings at the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. Considering that some have been in limbo for four decades, it may have seemed like no time at all. Continue Reading →

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Marisol Alcantara Has Eye On Upper Manhattan Senate Seat

delarosa-1473830853-9914-1478603606-5416Marisol Alcantara knows what it’s like to eek out a win on election night. She just won’t have to do it on Nov. 8; she did it two months ago. Continue Reading →

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Army Secretary Visits Harlem Recruiting Center

size0Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning administered the oath to enlist 22 men and women in a ceremony Thursday at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Center Lost $500K Grant Because Of Program’s Success

161006_martin_jcrice_27_134596344The federal government cut off a $500,000 grant for a Harlem program that helped poor kids go to college — because it was doing too good a job. Continue Reading →

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The Greater Harlem Chamber Of Commerce Celebrates Its 120th Anniversary

east-harlem sliderThe Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, originally incorporated as the Harlem Board of Trade on October 3, 1896, is the longest continual business organization in upper Manhattan and will celebrate this anniversary with a gala reception at Harlem Hospital’s Muriel Pavilion. Continue Reading →

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New: JCC Harlem Brings Hopes And Dreams To Harlem

jcc-harlemJCC Manhattan is proud to announce that JCC Harlem, a new 6,000-square-foot community space on West 118th Street between Fredrick Douglass Boulevard and Manhattan Avenue, will officially open in January 2017. Continue Reading →

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Rep. Rangel Attends Biopic “The Lion of Lenox Avenue” In Harlem

charles rangel in harlemRep. Charles Rangel and his wife Alma, and community leaders were at the historic El Barrio Firehouse Community Center on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016, for a screening of The Lion of Lenox Avenue, a documentary about the life of public service of Rep. Charles Rangel. Continue Reading →

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Apply For The Rangel Congressional Collegiate Internship Program

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Dear Friends & Neighbors,

I am reaching out to you because I think you may know a College Student and/or a Recent Grad who would be a great candidate for the Congressional Collegiate Internship Program, and to let you know that seats for the Fall 2016 program are now open. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Rangel Honored For Partnership Between NY And The Dominican Republic

1785f1be-4c20-4e63-aa58-efd94282199fOn Tuesday, July 12, 2016, Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel was recognized by the Dominican Republic Ambassador to the U.S., José Tomás Pérez, for his work in strengthening the partnership between the U.S., and the Dominican Republic, and supporting the Dominican community in New York. Continue Reading →

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In His Third Attempt, Adriano Espaillat Claims a Congressional Victory

thrid time a charmState Senator Adriano Espaillat claimed victory tonight in the bitter primary race to succeed Congressman Charles Rangel—a victory that, if it holds, will put him in line to become the first Dominican-American elected to Congress. Continue Reading →

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