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Team Taino: “Every Kid Here Has A Need”

Team Taino: “Every Kid Here Has A Need”

For Taino Towers’ kids, a new basketball team may be an alternative to the streets.

Sexual Assault Suspect Was Free on Compassionate Grounds

Sexual Assault Suspect Was Free on Compassionate Grounds

The man accused in a rape case earlier this month had his sentence for another crime postponed just two days before the assault.

Police Arrest Four in Laundry Robberies

Police Arrest Four in Laundry Robberies

The men are alleged to be behind a string of nineteen thefts that included three uptown businesses.

UPDATE: Rangel Censured by Overwhelming Vote

UPDATE: Rangel Censured by Overwhelming Vote

UPDATE: The House voted 333 to 79 on Thursday to censure Rep. Charles Rangel, the veteran Harlem Democrat, after he was found guilty of 11 ethics violations last month. “First, let me apologize to this august body for putting you in this very awkward position today,” said Rangel before the vote. However, he continued to [...]

Demand Surges At Harlem Food Pantry

Demand Surges At Harlem Food Pantry

Harlem Dowling’s food pantry now serves 5000 families a year, an increase from 1200 last year.

African Immigrants Say, Goodbye New York

African Immigrants Say, Goodbye New York

African immigrants are leaving America for Africa because of the economic recession.

Deal Called Close for Clinic and Ex-North General Hospital Workers

Deal Called Close for Clinic and Ex-North General Hospital Workers

1199 SEIU union representatives say a deal between the Institute for Family Health and former North General employees is imminent.

Management Change Worries Harlem Hospital Staff

Management Change Worries Harlem Hospital Staff

Harlem Hospital will fire 42 staff members, 13 of them doctors, by year’s end.

Local Guineans Vote in Homeland Election

Local Guineans Vote in Homeland Election

Guinea’s first free election in decades drew lines of voters to Harlem.

Students React to Achievement Gap Documentary

Students React to Achievement Gap Documentary

The Schomburg screens “Bring Your ‘A’ Game,” a documentary by Mario Van Peebles, for New York City students.

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