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 →

‘We Don’t Want It’: Protesters Disrupt East Harlem Rezoning Plan (Video)

east-harlem-forum1A public forum held by the Department of City Planning and local elected officials to discuss the proposed rezoning of East Harlem was disrupted Thursday night by two neighborhood activist groups. Continue Reading →

Church of Scientology To Celebrate On 125th Street

extralargeThe Church of Scientology wants to celebrate the grand opening of its house of worship and community center with a massive block party on Sept. 19 at 125th Street between Second and Third avenues — but it hasn’t received approval from locals concerned about traffic.  Continue Reading →

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