Immigrant Heritage Week 2019, Is All About Health & Wellness For All In East Harlem

Immigrant Heritage Week is April 15-21, 2019. A number of events are being planned throughout the city in recognition of the date in history when the largest number of immigrants entered the US through Ellis Island: 11,747 in one day, April 17, 1907. Continue Reading →

Union Settlement Celebrates Nearly 125 years At Annual Spring Benefit 2019

Union Settlement, East Harlem’s oldest and largest social services provider, will celebrate 124 years of service in East Harlem at its annual spring benefit fundraising dinner at Guastavino’s in Manhattan on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Continue Reading →

Second Avenue Subway May Complicate East Harlem Developments Says Report

Extending the Second Avenue Subway to East Harlem will be a massive undertaking that transit officials estimate may take up to 10 years to complete. Continue Reading →

Volunteer Recruitment Fair At The NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan In East Harlem

Have you ever been interested in volunteering at a hospital? Do you have personal/professional skills that can provide support to patients, families, care givers, and health care providers? Continue Reading →

Policeman Fogarty And The Crime-Stopping Harlem Goats, 1897

goatscpThe following story is dedicated in memory of the eight people who died in a building collapse in East Harlem, when a leak in a natural gas pipeline laid in 1887 exploded on March 10, 2014. Continue Reading →

‘Harlem’ Tommy Murphy, Harlem, New York 1911

At the turn of the century, boxing was huge in Harlem and this 1921 Exhibit Supply Company Boxing Postcard proves it of ‘Harlem’ Tommy Murphy in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Residents Want Better Schools, Affordable Housing, Job creation And More

East Harlem residents service provider Union Settlement surveys neighborhood residents every two years to determine the community’s concerns and desires, and this year’s report shows that schools and crime are on the minds of East Harlemites. Continue Reading →

Man Shot Saturday Morning During East Harlem Dispute

The NYPD is trying to identify a man wanted in connection with an East Harlem shooting, police reported to Patch. Continue Reading →

NYC Announces Four New Monuments Honoring Female Leaders As Part Of She Built NYC Initiative

Today, First Lady Chirlane McCray and former Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen announced the next four monuments as a part of She Built NYC, an initiative to honor the trailblazing women who have helped shape New York City while addressing the absence of female statues in our public realm. Continue Reading →

Wilson Houses Fire Seriously Injures 2 In East Harlem

Two people were seriously injured Friday morning after a fire broke out in an East Harlem public housing building, an FDNY spokesman said. Continue Reading →