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A Liberian Community Looks Forward In Historic Election

A Liberian Community Looks Forward In Historic Election

New Yorkers rally as the country gears up to choose a successor to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

After 20 Years, a Playground in Queens to Get $3 Million Makeover

After 20 Years, a Playground in Queens to Get $3 Million Makeover

The upgrade will feature new equipment, bathrooms, benches and greenery.

As They Clean Corona

As They Clean Corona

The Coalition to Defend Corona (CDC) performs weekly cleanups and hosts meetings for local organizers.

Developers, Communities Clash Over Target Expansion

Developers, Communities Clash Over Target Expansion

Pushback on the development has been ongoing since Target announced its expansion of a small-format store in the community.

Hundreds Hit Streets to Protest Domestic Violence

Hundreds Hit Streets to Protest Domestic Violence

As murder rates have dropped around the city, domestic violence homicide rates have not seen the same decline.

Vietnam War and 9/11 Hero Honored with Street Co-Naming

Vietnam War and 9/11 Hero Honored with Street Co-Naming

On the day of the World trade Center attacks, fireman Jimmy Lanza rushed downtown with his East Harlem company to assist with rescue efforts. He helped 16 survivors out of the ruins. They were all found in a stairwell, which later became known as the “miracle stairwell.” He survived that day, and worked for months […]

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