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Harlem Little League is still going strong after 30 years

Baseball is struggling to attract African Americans, but the league still connects

BY WILLIAM GIBBONS

It’s a tense game between Harlem and Washington Heights in August at Marcus Garvey Park. Two on, two outs, bottom of fifth with Harlem up at bat. The winner gets a trophy and trip to Washington, D.C.

The

Running for the Future in Harlem

The sun beamed down on today's Percy Sutton Harlem 5K, walk, and Rising New York Road Runners youth races. The event, a favorite on the NYRR calendar since 2009, is a gorgeous tour of historic Harlem, with the 5K route making a long, narrow loop around St. Nicholas Park and

Harlem Sen. Brian Benjamin May Run For Comptroller, Report Says

By Brendan Krisel

Benjamin won his seat on the State Senate in a 2017 special election. 

HARLEM, NY — A Harlem state lawmaker is mulling a run for citywide office during the 2021 elections, according to reports.

 

Sources close to Sen. Brian Benjamin told City & State that the legislator is "definitely thinking"

Harlem, Upper West Side district at the center of middle school integration battle gets new leadership

 

BY CHRISTINA VEIGA 

Manhattan District 3 Superintendent Ilene Altschul answers parent questions at a Community Education Council meeting to discuss a recently implemented middle school integration plan. She is stepping down for a post at the education department's central office.

The superintendent who helped steer contentious school integration plans for Manhattan’s District

Feds To Fund Security Fixes At Harlem's King Towers

By Brendan Krisel

The Harlem public housing development will receive $250,000 for new lighting and monitoring systems.

HARLEM, NY — A Harlem public housing development will receive $250,000 for security upgrades from the federal government, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Thursday.

 

The funding will be used to install