In her short adulation at the official opening of Coretta Scott-King Senior Apartments in East New York, Brooklyn, the Commissioner of the New York City Department of the Aging praised the nonprofit Community Partners Commission Association, Inc. and the Ridgewood ...
The New Jersey high school attended by former New York City Mayor David Dinkins, playwright Ntozake Shange and hip-hop mogul Jay-Z received a new beginning as officials break ground for the new Trenton Central High School.
Jersey City gets more than $3 million in private-sector grants for three affordable housing projects.
The Jersey City Small Businesses Services along with Mayor Steven Fulop recently launched a citywide, year-round campaign, “Shop Jersey City Buy Local,” to support local and independently owned businesses.
Saturday, Dec. 3, the People’s Organization for Progress is hosting a rally and march protesting the election of Donald Trump at noon beginning at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Statue on Martin Luther King Boulevard in Newark.
Results from a recent survey conducted by AARP New York and Siena College reveal that African-American Generation Xers and Baby Boomers in New York City are unprepared for retirement.
This past Saturday, Nov. 24, there was a Dr. Sebi Celebration held at the Adam Clayton Powell State Building.
This past Thanksgiving Day, while some people had turkey with all the trimmings and others went hungry, young entrepreneur Joshua Walker and his Avenue Music Group’s Spread the Love Giveback fed, clothed and entertained those in need in the Bed-Stuy ...
The Legal Aid Society and Brooklyn Defender Services joined with other defender organizations, community advocates, stakeholders and elected officials this week calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation that would treat folding knives as work tools, not weapons.
The rate of fight and assault infractions in New York City jails skyrocketed 25 percent in Fiscal Year 2016, even as per-inmate spending grew to $132,019 and the average daily number of inmates fell to a 33-year low of 9,790, ...
This past Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, Nov 25, 2016, the parents and former fiancé of Sean Bell celebrated the life of the 23-year-old father of two, who was gunned down in a hail of 50 bullets by three NYPD ...
In a city where the average rent is nearly $4,000, finding cheap and affordable housing is a long and tiring mission.
A number of dignitaries and elected officials joined members of the Motley family for a ceremony last Saturday for the co-naming of a lane in honor of Judge Constance Baker Motley, the first Black female federal judge in the nation.
The “Three Doctors” are known for their inspirational book “The Pact.” Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and the Newark Public Art Program recently unveiled a public mural depicting the doctors in the city’s West Ward.
City Council Member Andy King hosted two events at which his office donated turkeys and coats to those in need in the city’s 12th Council District in the Bronx.