NYCHA Will X-Ray For Lead Paint At 135,000 Apartments From Harlem To Hollis

The embattled New York City Housing Authority has launched a new effort to identify apartments contaminated with lead paint using X-ray devices that can detect the metal through multiple layers of paint. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Sheck Wes, NYCHA And Douglaston Development Bring Thanksgiving Meals To Harlem Residents

On Thanksgiving Day, platinum recording artist Sheck Wes teamed up with the New York City Housing Authority, NYCHA and Douglaston Development to feed 500 residents at the Johnson Houses in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Not Dynamic Duo Robs 73-Year-Old Woman In Harlem

Police are searching for the two people who robbed a 73-year-old woman in East Harlem Thursday. Continue Reading →

Broken Locks In Public Housing Blamed For Robbery That Cost Senior $10,000 In Harlem

We reported yesterday of a man robbing a senior women in Harlem, today NY1 reports that police are still looking for the person they say robbed an elderly woman of thousands of dollars in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Murdered Harlem Teen Was Marked For Death

Lewis Encarnacion, the 17-year-old shot and killed in El Barrio last week, knew someone wanted him dead, according to his mother. Continue Reading →

City’s East Harlem Plan Would Allow Retail Development On NYCHA Properties

The de Blasio administration’s plan to rezone East Harlem would allow nearly half-a-million square feet of retail to be developed in three public-housing complexes, city documents show. Continue Reading →

Development At 1516 Park Avenue In East Harlem

1516-Park-Ave in east harlem1East Harlem may be experiencing a renaissance, but the stretch of Park Avenue covered by the elevated Metro-North Railroad tracks remains inhospitable and littered with vacant lots. Continue Reading →

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