Harlem Kids Taken On NYPD In Refurbished Gym

gymNY Daily News reports that NYPD and kids squared off in a basketball game Tuesday in a refurbished city housing gymnasium in Harlem — and the players have a bunch of drug dealers to thank for it.

City officials unveiled the Frederick E. Samuel Houses’ renovated gym, which was financed with drug-trafficking proceeds the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor obtained during criminal cases.

Officials and the Police Athletic League spent $32,000 to fix up the gym and fund the basketball game, which the youths won.

About Harlem World Magazine

Harlem World Magazine is a lifestyle and brand for anyone who has a Harlem state of mind, dedicated to news, history, the renaissance and stories that celebrate our lifestyle.

Leave a Reply


Get the freshest updates with the Harlem World E-Newsletter.