Caregivers of seniors: working during COVID-19 pandemic

“Sometimes, they would sit and cry and say, ‘Why am I living if I can’t go outside?’ and things like that. And at that time, the depression comes on.”

LIFE Camp working on the frontlines in Queens during pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, LIFE Camp staff of frontline workers have been working around the clock delivering supplies and providing health and wellness services in the wake of losses in Queens where LIFE Camp is located.

Baraka urging business owners and employees to get tested for COVID-19

As New Jersey continues taking more steps toward a full reopening, businesses have been open for curbside and in-store pickup per Gov. Phil Murphy’s recent implementation of a phased reopening.

Harlem honors Malcolm X's 95th birthday

The COVID-19 global health crisis did not prevent activists from celebrating what would have been the 95th birthday of Malcolm X.

Harlem elected help feed the community

Assisting Harlem’s Esplanade Gardens 200 senior residents Board President Moire Davis, Assemblyman Al Taylor, District Leaders Keith Lilly and William Allen delivered much needed groceries and meals.

Video shows racially-charged rant, 911 call over man allegedly asking woman to leash dog in Central Park

A video going viral on social media appears to show a heated conversation that turns into an apparent racist, verbal attack on a man in Central Park.

Activists and elected officials question NYPD’s recent social distancing enforcement

Last week, a group of Orthodox Jewish people gathered at a lot located at 55th Street between 14th and 15th avenues in Crown Heights to celebrate Lag B’Omer, a Jewish holiday.

New Jersey starts to re-open for business

Taking the first steps to reopening, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is permitting the resumption of non-essential construction, curbside pickup at non-essential retail businesses, and car gatherings for the purpose of drive-through and drive-in events.

Serving the people

Hot meals for seniors and anyone in the community.

(Some) CUNY teachers to John Jay College: No jobs? No grades.

CUNY faculty members want to curtail layoffs. Some of them are willing to withhold grades to do it.

City leaders demand more testing in NYCHA after COVID-19 data released

Local leaders on Tuesday demanded testing in all New York City Housing Authority developments in response to new data released by the city.

Jonnel Doris named city’s commissioner for Small Business Services

As business owners seek help on how to bounce back, Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced the appointment of Jonnel Doris to serve as the commissioner of the city’s Department of Small Business Services.

More than 900 NYCHA residents have died of coronavirus, new data shows

The city released coronavirus data about New York City Housing Authority residents for the first time Monday, two months after the local outbreak began.

Black, Latino NYers dying of COVID-19 at twice the rate as white people: Data

Black and Latino people are dying of coronavirus at about twice the rate as white people in New York City, according to Health Department data released Monday.

Lazarus blaze stuns 125th Street

Stunned onlookers used their phones and social media to record the fire that burnt out one of Harlem’s 125th Street staples