Bronx DA collects over 135 firearms at gun buyback event

District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that 136 guns—mostly revolvers and semi-automatic pistols—were turned in at the Bronx Gun Buyback held Oct. 24 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

Jersey City recognized for addressing racial injustices amid COVID-19 response

Jersey City has been chosen as one of 25 communities across the country awarded by the Kresge Foundation for leading in the midst of challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and working to solve issues of racial injustice.

Activists to celebrate Black Solidarity Day’s 51st anniversary––Nov. 2, 2020

“The most important day for Black people this year in America is Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, the 51st anniversary of Black Solidarity Day,” said Omowale Clay, activist and December 12th Movement member.

Dominick Lewis hopes to inspire others with Photodom

Dominick Lewis owns Photodom, a store that sells photography equipment, apparel and accessories.

Street Corner Resource rally in Harlem to get out the vote, and COVID-19 awareness

Street Corner Resource (I Am Peace) held street rally in Harlem with poets young and old to get out the vote, and promote COVID-19 crisis awareness.

Mayor de Blasio urges New Yorkers not to travel during holiday season

With the holiday season approaching, Mayor Bill de Blasio has urged New York City residents not to travel outside of the state as COVID-19 cases across the country continue to rise.

Enthusiastic New Yorkers Vote Early

Enthusiastic New Yorkers are voting early in a presidential election for the first time ever.

Newark taking strong measures to control COVID-19 spike

Officials in Newark are taking strong measures to address the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic after reporting this week that the City had more cases than all other municipalities in Essex County combined.

NYPD officer who shouted 'Trump 2020' suspended without pay

The NYPD has suspended an officer seen into videos posted to Twitter Saturday night that the officer using the bullhorn on his marked police vehicle to shout "Trump 2020."

Violence continues amid cooler temperatures

While temperatures are cooling down, violence in the city remains a major issue, which is evident by the string of shootings that have occurred in recent weeks.

CSS hosts human rights conference

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended many plans for 2020, but it won’t stop the Community Service Society from serving the people.

School supplies & masks for kids at Drew-Hamilton Children Center

Helping Harlem families enjoy and succeed in this most difficult year of school, Exonerated 5 member Korey Wise, The Children’s Village Tashana Pace, joined Friends of Public School Harlem and local elected officials distribute backpacks, school supplies and masks at ...

Renowned boxing trainer Tumbler Davis utilizing the sweet science to teach life skills

Native Harlemite and renowned boxing trainer Tumbler Davis has been a prominent staple in the local community for several decades, helping provide well-needed discipline and guidance for many area youths.

COVID-19 vaccine plan in place for New York

The second wave of COVID pandemic continues to take a toll on the city as the governor puts forth a plan of how the upcoming vaccine will be doled out.

SNAP nutrition assistance expanded for state’s college students

Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced new measures expanding eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) up to 75,000 community college students across the state who are enrolled in vocational classes.