OP-Ed: Get Your Flu Shot…Not the Flu From Harlem To Hollis

mary-bassettBy Dr. Mary T. Bassett

A few days ago, I overheard a woman in Brooklyn saying proudly that she and her two children have never gotten the flu shot, and have never gotten sick. Continue Reading →


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Health Department Launches 2016-2017 Season Flu Shot Awareness Campaign From Harlem To Hollis

seniors in harlemThe Health Department today launched a public awareness campaign, “I Got My Flu Shot…Not the Flu,” reminding New Yorkers that the flu vaccine is the best protection against influenza and its terrible symptoms. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Mother Arrested After Letting Her Children Wander Streets Alone

nypd-badge1A 34-year-old woman was arrested after her four young children, one of them with a black eye and another with a burn mark, were found wandering the streets in Harlem, police said on Tuesday. Continue Reading →


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Modell’s Looking Good At Thor-Owned Harlem Building

135-e-125th-st-photoLess than four months after Thor Equities closed on a 45,000-square-foot office building in Harlem, the developer has sewn up a new lease for a sizable portion of the property’s retail space. Continue Reading →


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Possible Closings With Rite AID And Walgreen’s Merger In Harlem

walgreens to buy rite aidWith three Rite Aid and three Walgreens stores in Harlem, it’s interesting that a few months ago, the shareholders of #3 U.S. drugstore chain Rite Aid approved the company’s proposed acquisition by the parent company of the #1 chain, Walgreens Boots Alliance. Continue Reading →


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Duane Reade Settles New York City Overcharge Probe

duane reade in harlemWith a couple of Duane Reade’s stores in Harlem, Walgreen Co agreed to pay $500,000 and reform its advertising practices to settle allegations its Walgreens and Duane Reade stores in New York routinely overcharged consumers and tricked them into thinking they were getting great deals. Continue Reading →


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