AARP Presents Free Virtual Couch Concert Featuring Harlem Fave The O’Jays And More

AARP New York City presents a Virtual Couch Concert Series to bring some holiday cheer to New Yorkers from Harlem to the Hudson during a season impacted by the pandemic. Continue Reading →

Senator Hoylman Hails New Protections For LGBTQ Veterans Under “Restoration Of Honor Act”

On Veterans Day, Senator Brad Hoylman commemorated the implementation of the Restoration of Honor Act (S.45B/A.8097), his bill with Assembly Member Didi Barrett. Continue Reading →

New Veteran & Military Scholarships For John Jay College Students From Harlem To The Hudson

Awarded a Bronze Star after tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, Army Military Police Sergeant Thomas Donaldson ’22 is now focused on his next mission, his education. Continue Reading →

Harlem Resident, Vietnam Vet, Presidential Aide And More, John P. Wheeler III

John Parsons Wheeler III, December 14, 1944 –c. December 30, 2010, known as Jack Wheeler, was a Harlem resident, he was chairman of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund. Continue Reading →

USPS Issues Are Forcing The VA To Find Other Ways Of Shipping Medications To Vets

In the middle of Capitol Hill’s dance with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) says it has been forced to find alternative ways to ship mail-order prescriptions to VA patients whose medication is typically delivered by that agency, FedEx, and UPS. Continue Reading →

Veterans From Harlem To Hollywood Are Most Concerned About Health Following Service

Following military service, it’s important for veterans to stay on top of their health care. In a recent study, researchers from the Veterans Affairs Research Communications found that health is the major concern for the majority of veterans returning home from service. Continue Reading →