In A Community Known For Firsts, NYC’s First Proton Therapy Center Opens In East Harlem

Harlem is known for its firsts, from the Patricia Era Bath, the first woman member of the Jules Stein Eye Institute to Samuel Jesse Battle the NYPD’s first black lieutenant to Shirley Chisholm the first black woman elected to Congress and many, many more firsts. Continue Reading →

Join The Celebration Of The Of “Reclaiming History, Reinvesting In East Harlem”

On Wednesday, May 15, Council Member Diana Ayala and the Harlem African Burial Ground Task Force in partnership with New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), will celebrate the opening of “Reclaiming History, Reinvesting in East Harlem”. Continue Reading →

Elected Officials And Stakeholders Break Ground On Mixed-Use Development In East Harlem

Today, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) Executive Vice President and COO Rachel Loeb, Department of Housing Preservation… Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Harlem Congressmember Espaillat Women’s History Month Celebration

By Rudy Collins

On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019, Harlem Congress member Adriano Espaillat hosted the Women’s History Month Celebration at the Harlem State Office Building’s Gallery. Continue Reading →

New York City Invests $75M More In East River Esplanade Fixes In East Harlem

New York City is dedicating an addition $75 million to complete and repair sections of the East River Esplanade in Harlem, the Upper East Side and Midtown, parks officials announced Thursday. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And First Lady McCray Announce Members Of Gender Equity Commission

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced the appointment of six new members to the City’s Commission on Gender Equity from Harlem to Hollis.

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NYC Becomes First To Offer ASL Direct To Deaf And For Hard Of Hearing From Harlem To Hollis

Today, the de Blasio administration announced that New Yorkers who primarily communicate via American Sign Language can now obtain City services faster and more efficiently through the use of ASL Direct, becoming the first city in the nation to offer the service. Continue Reading →