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East Harlem »

Liu Calls On City to Settle $250 Million Central Park Five Lawsuit

Comptroller John Liu says the city is at risk of paying more money if the case is not settled.

West Harlem »

Black Architects Say Columbia Shut Them Out of $6.3 Billion Harlem Campus

Critics say Columbia hasn't hired enough African-American architects for its Manhattanville expansion.

Central Harlem »

People Party in Harlem Streets as Obama Declared Victor

Lines at the polls on Election Day stretched down the block at many spots in Harlem Tuesday.

Harlem »

Harlem Residents Fight Plan to Narrow Lanes on Deadly Boulevard

The DOT said it will begin making changes to Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard in August.

Harlem »

Harlem School Co-Location Could Jeopardize Funding, Parents Fear

Education officals denied the Harlem Success Academy move would disqualify magnet schools' $11M grant.

Harlem »

Wadleigh Middle School Will Not Close As Planned, DOE Announces

Wadleigh Middle School school will receive a new principal after outcry from community and officials.

Harlem »

Plan to Phase Out Wadleigh Draws Ire of Harlem Residents

The closure of the middle school comes as a controversial charter school hopes to move into the building.

Harlem »

Liu Blasts City's Plan to Close Harlem's Wadleigh Middle School Grades

The DOE plans to close middle school grades at Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing Arts.

Harlem »

Long-Delayed East Harlem Community Center Opens

The Johnson Houses Community and Children's Center  will feature a host of programs and services.

Downtown »

Mark Ruffalo Joins Rally Against Hydrofracking at BMCC

Mark Ruffalo and hundreds of others rallied against hydrofracking at BMCC Wednedsay.

Harlem »

Scott Stringer Wants to Halt Group's Spending of Columbia Cash in Harlem

Borough President Scott Stringer is trying to stop the group handling the $150 million Columbia University community benefits agreement with West Harlem to stop disbursing funds and reorganize.

Harlem »

Locals Call for Walmart to Stay Out of Harlem

Harlem United Against Walmart says the mammoth retailer would destroy small businesses and take advantage of workers.

Harlem »

Frederick Douglass Statue Dedicated in Harlem

The statue is at the southern end of Frederick Douglass Boulevard, where Harlem and the Upper West Side meet.

Harlem »

Politicians and Activists Rally for Alleged Strauss-Khan Victim

Politicians and community activists rallied in Harlem Sunday in support of Dominique Strauss-Kahn's alleged victim.

Harlem »

Gay Marriage Cheered at Marcus Garvey Park Amid Religious Criticism

Despite criticism from some local church leaders, residents packed into Marcus Garvey Park to celebrate Harlem Pride.

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