NYLCVEF Releases New Recommendations To Reform Article 10 And Site Renewable Energy

The New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (NYLCVEF) last night released Breaking Down the Barriers to Renewable Energy Siting: Recommendations Report identifying recommendations to reform Article 10 and site large-scale renewable energy projects in New York State. Continue Reading →

NY Medical Marijuana Associates Provide Online MMJ Certifications For Patients

NY Medical Marijuana Associates provides online medical marijuana certifications for patients residing in all of New York state from Harlem to the Hudson with qualifying conditions.  Continue Reading →

Proposals Sought For Sojourner Truth Monument From Harlem To Hollywood

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) has announced a request for proposals (RFP) from potential private sector partners to design, build and install a monument in commemoration of famed abolitionist and suffragette Sojourner Truth. Continue Reading →

Grants Available To Mark Legends & Lore Locations From Harlem To The Hudson

The William G. Pomeroy Foundation’s statewide Legends & Lore Marker Grant Program, which promotes cultural tourism and commemorate legends and folklore, is currently accepting applications. Continue Reading →

New York Just Passed A Bill Banning Cops From Having Sex With People In Custody

Yes! State lawmakers in New York passed a bill Thursday to prohibit cops from having sex with people in custody, closing a legal loophole that has let police avoid sexual assault convictions by claiming sex with detainees was consensual. Continue Reading →

Nikki Beharie Hosts Harlem-Based NBPC Produced ‘AfroPoP’ (Video)

The ninth season of the award-winning documentary series AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange premieres on WORLD Channel at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Monday, January 16, 2017—Martin Luther King Jr. Day—with An American Ascent. Continue Reading →

Celebrate NY State’s 240th Birthday In Harlem (Update)

New York History blog reports that on April 22nd, 2017 at noon, New York State will be 240 years old. It was on that date back in 1777 that New York’s Constitution was signed in Kingston, New York. Continue Reading →

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