East Harlem Preservation’s Gina Rusch, In Memoriam, 1938 – 2022

By Kathleen Benson Haskins Secretary, East Harlem Preservation Virginia C. “Gina” Rusch, September 15, 1938 – May 23, 2022, spent her career in service to others and most of that career in East Harlem. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year…

Local East Harlem YouthBuild Graduates Earn National Scholarships

YouthBuild USA has announced that Chasity Williams and Jude Steffers-Wilson, 2015 and 2017 graduates, respectively, of Youth Action YouthBuild in East Harlem, as well as Lena McKnight, a 2011 graduate of the former Abyssinian Development Corp. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted…

Local East Harlem YouthBuild Graduates Earn National Scholarship

YouthBuild USA has announced that Amanda Guzman, Chasity Williams, and Jude Steffers-Wilson, 2004, 2015, and 2017 graduates, respectively, of Youth Action YouthBuild in East Harlem. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.