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Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino supports marksmanship training in public schools

Rob Astorino supports getting "guns back in school."

Families affected by recent fire in Hamilton Heights get help

Families who lost everything during a recent fire in Hamilton Heights get assistance.

Aging healthy in Harlem

The Second Annual Senior Citizen Health/Vanity Day, a free community festival with fun, food and facts for seniors, was held on the Harlem State Office Building outdoor plaza.

Radio 103.9 appoints renowned civil rights activist as community affairs director

Cumulus announced that nationally renowned civil rights activist Tamika D. Mallory has been appointed community affairs director for New York City’s newest R&B station, Radio 103.9, “New York’s Best Mix of R&B.”

Tanya Fields calls on women to improve the environment

Tanya Fields has not slowed down since creating her nonprofit group the BLK Projek in 2009. Her “projek” provides women of color living in disadvantaged areas of New York City with access to local food and entrepreneurial and career activities.

El Barrio” Street changed to Young Lords Way

The corner of E. 111th St. and Lexington Ave. was changed Saturday to Young Lords Way, honoring the Puerto Rican group that fought for social justice in the sixties.

Anti-Sharpton police speak out

In a full-page ad in Tuesday’s New York Times, the Sergeants Benevolent Association of the NYPD published an open letter to the chairperson of the Democratic National Convention.

Brooklyn’s ‘yogi’

Registered yoga instructor and documentarian Stefanie Joshua brings the benefits of yoga, to the community. The Brooklynites message about the alternative form of exercise comes just in time for National Yoga Month in September.

More than $5 Million Allocated to Improve City Parks in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams unveiled the parks funding component of his capital budget plan during a press conference at the Hecksher Playground in Bushwick.

Pre-Labor Day Senior Concert and Community Day Brooklyn

The third annual Pre-Labor Day Senior Concert & Community Day, will be on Aug. 27,

Nigeria Entertainment Awards to Bring out some of Africa's Biggest Stars

The ninth annual Nigeria Entertainment Awards are being held Sunday, Aug. 31 at 5 p.m., at the Skirball Center for the Performing Art, 566 LaGuardia Place, Manhattan.

Medgar Evers College Hosts Town Hall Meeting on Police Brutality

The Medgar Evers College “Focus on Ferguson … and Beyond” town hall meeting will give the college community an opportunity to reflect on the latest tragic incidents and determine strategies for reforming the relationship between communities of color and law ...

Murders continue to plague Newark

Newark recently saw five killings in five days with four occurring in the city's South Ward.

State lawmakers urge Cuomo to appoint special prosecutor in Garner’s death

Thirty-two days after Eric Garner died by an apparent and prohibited chokehold from NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo, 14 New York state lawmakers have expressed their frustrations in a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo over what they called a “gross and ...

Parents of Ramarley Graham demand Dept. of Justice launch federal probe

It has been exactly one year since the U.S. Department of Justice promised to launch an investigation into the death of Ramarley Graham, an unarmed Bronx teen who was gunned down in his grandmother’s bathroom in February 2012 by NYPD ...

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