NYPD seeks 2 shooters in fatal Brooklyn playground shooting

A popular community festival was coming to a close when gunfire erupted in a Brooklyn neighborhood

Boys & Girls Club of Harlem gets a new high-tech clubhouse

In this digital age, it's crucial for youth to know the many opportunities STEM related fields have.

1 dead, 11 others injured in shooting at community event in Brooklyn park

Late-night gunfire at an outdoor event in Brooklyn killed one man, wounded 11 other people and sent hundreds running for cover despite a large police presence in the area.

Inmates deal with no AC in Bergen County Jail

As temperatures rose to triple digits in the Northeast, inmates at New Jersey’s Bergen County Jail battled with no air conditioning leading activists to protest over their treatment.

‘Franco the Great’ gate artwork celebrated at East River Plaza

Blumenfeld Development Group, Ltd. and Brookfield, on behalf of East River Plaza, in partnership with the Save the Gates of Harlem will come together with community to celebrate icon Franco “Franco the Great” Gaskin’s gate murals, of which several are ...

New York Life Foundation awards $1.3 million in grants to help middle school students transition to high school

The New York Life Foundation in partnership with the Afterschool Alliance announced $1.35 million in new grants, to be awarded to 26 youth development organizations across the country to support middle school youth during the out-of-school time hours. Two of ...

REPORT: NYS leads in nonprofit jobs and wages

New York led the nation in nonprofit employment with more than 1.4 million jobs and total wages of just over $78 billion in 2017, according to a report released by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.

Bill proposed to give free transit fare to centenarians

Bronx Council Member Andy King introduced a bill calling on the city through the Department of Aging to facilitate a program of free access to all New York City Transit services, including Access-A Ride, buses, trains, as well as NYC ...

Blackouts exacerbate heatwave

As the heat continues to rise in NYC the city has also been experiencing a series of blackouts

Report: New laws haven’t changed bail process for NYers

A new report revealed that the New York City Department of Corrections hasn’t complied with a new law as much as they should have.

No one will do it for us— we have to do it ourselves

You don’t need a title or money to help your community.

11-year-old child shot in East Harlem: police

An 11-year-old boy was shot in the leg in East Harlem on Sunday afternoon, police said.

Legislations restrict the use of isolated confinement in New Jersey’s correctional facilities

Recently signed legislation restricts the use of isolated confinement in New Jersey’s correctional facilities.

National Urban League making moves

The National Urban League is getting a new headquarters location in New York City. Governor Cuomo has signed a bill to authorize the transfer of state property in New York City to Empire State Development for National Urban League headquarters, ...

Ambassador Dr. Lamuel A. Stanislaus celebrated street naming

The Brooklyn street co-naming to celebrate Ambassador Dr. Lamuel A. Stanislaus