Posts tagged as: East Harlem

After Tragedy, Harlem Trainer Returns to Boxing with Young Talent

After Tragedy, Harlem Trainer Returns to Boxing with Young Talent

After a tragedy in the ring, trainer Barry Gibson retreated into isolation. But he’s returned, with young local talent under his wings.

East Harlem Groans Under the Weight of Support Facilities

East Harlem Groans Under the Weight of Support Facilities

Despite a city charter policy that no neighborhood have too many homeless shelters or methadone clinics, East Harlem residents and businesses have claimed their district shoulders more than its fair share of those facilities.

Hit by Affordable Care Act Penalties, Uptown Hospitals Try to Reduce Readmissions

Hit by Affordable Care Act Penalties, Uptown Hospitals Try to Reduce Readmissions

Northern Manhattan hospitals are implementing new programs to improve transitional care and cut back on the number of patients they readmit.

Family, Police Search for Missing East Harlem Girl

Family, Police Search for Missing East Harlem Girl

Family and friends of a missing 12-year-old East Harlem girl braved the rain to paper the streets with her photo Friday, pounding doors and pleading for tips. It’s been 11 days since Naemi Rivera was last seen on West 109th Street between Manhattan and Columbus Avenues, police said. The youngster is 5 feet and 4 [...]

Students and Teachers Travel Hours to Attend Top Public School in East Harlem

Students and Teachers Travel Hours to Attend Top Public School in East Harlem

The Department of Education gave P.S. 171 straight A’s in the latest school progress report.

Dead Body Pulled From River in East Harlem

Dead Body Pulled From River in East Harlem

Harbor patrol officers pulled the body of a Hispanic man in his thirties from river in East Harlem Thursday morning.

Missing: Family Fears for East Harlem Teenager

Missing: Family Fears for East Harlem Teenager

Her mother fears that Alize Dipres, 16, is with an abusive boyfriend.

As Retail Marathon Starts, Harlem Small Businesses Emphasize Personal Touch

As Retail Marathon Starts, Harlem Small Businesses Emphasize Personal Touch

With many Thanksgiving shoppers turning to large online retailers, small business owners in Harlem tried to offer something different.

Heirs of Harlem Hero Call for Street, Pool Renaming

Heirs of Harlem Hero Call for Street, Pool Renaming

Activist Hilda Stokely broke barriers of race and gender and her children want her accomplishments acknowledged.

Man Charged With Fatally Stabbing Mother, Torching East Harlem Apartment

Man Charged With Fatally Stabbing Mother, Torching East Harlem Apartment

Police responding to a fire on Park Avenue on Saturday found two stabbing victims.

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