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State Sen. Kevin Parker provides school supplies and PPE for Brooklyn students

With New York City Public Schools set to open soon, State Senator Kevin Parker is doing his part to ensure students and families have what they need to begin the school year safe and ready to learn.

FDNY and NYPD distribute groceries in Harlem on 9/11

Harlem firefighters and police officers joined Friends of Public School Harlem to distribute boxes of food on the 19th Anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Food for Families distribution by Friends of Public School Harlem

Combating the surging food insecurity crisis particularly in minority and low-income communities...

100 year old Katherine Nichson, a legacy well lived

Katherine Nichson was born in Harlem Hospital September 9, 1920.

Mozel Watson: Harlem’s wine god

Known around Harlem as the self- proclaimed “wine god,” Mozel Watson is a certified sommelier who educates Black people on wine...

Employers should start making plans to bring workforce back to offices, Mayor de Blasio says

As New York City continues to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio encouraged employers to start making plans on bringing the workforce back into offices.

City launches Department of Education COVID-19 Situation Room

To provide a rapid response to COVID-19 cases in New York City schools, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza launched the opening of the Department of Education COVID Response Situation Room.

Public transit riders being fined $50 for not wearing masks

Subway, train and bus riders in New York who refuse to wear a mask will face a hefty fine beginning Monday.

Census campaign in overdrive in Newark to prevent undercount

Officials in Newark are in high gear to get residents to fill out the 2020 Census.

Fare hikes, service cuts on horizon for MTA unless federal funding comes through

The cash-strapped MTA says riders could suffer if the federal government doesn’t come through with funding to save the agency. The result: a fare increase and cuts in service.

NYC Markets aims to create revenue stream that gives back

The COVID-19 pandemic has allowed many people to put in more time or even start a small business.

A.V.O Boyz: The journey before ‘Black is King’

In the late summer of 2014 after their first gig, Stephen “Papi” Ojo, his older brother Emmanuel also known as Sedo, and their best friend Caleb Bonney were brainstorming on their train ride back home, wondering what to call their ...

NYC Census 2020 launches a final 30-day campaign

New York City is set to potentially lose billions for COVID-19 relief and up to two seats in Congress and the Election College, which decides the presidency.

NYPD to adopt guidelines for disciplining officer misconduct, accept public comments

The New York Police Department unveiled on Monday a discipline matrix that will guide decisions on officer punishment similar to how sentencing guidelines are used in criminal cases.

At least 18 shot as weekend violence continues to plague NYC, NYPD says

At least 18 people were shot in New York City this weekend.

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