DCAS Waives City’s Civil Service Exam Fees For Veterans From Harlem To Hawaii

The New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) and NYC Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) today announced that the United States Armed Services Veterans are no longer required to pay application fees for the City of New York’s civil service examinations. Continue Reading →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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An East Harlem Community Fights For A Vietnam Veterans Burial Who Fought For Us

Members of the East Harlem community came together after the death of a 77-year-old decorated Vietnam veteran, Joseph Jarvis, making sure he had a proper sendoff. Continue Reading →


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