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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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NAACP Leader Lashes Out at Critics of School Lawsuit

Hazel Dukes threw latest punch in squabble with Success Charter Network.

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Harlem Tenants Fight to Strengthen Rent Laws

More than 200 people gathered in Harlem to push for stronger rent control laws, a month before the laws are set to expire.

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Harlem Should Lead Push to End Dirty Heating Oil, Board Says

With the country's highest child asthma rates, Harlem schools should be the first to stop using dirty oil, CB 10 said.

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Group Handling $150M in Columbia Cash for Harlem Should be Disbanded, Says Community Board

Says the West Harlem Local Development Corporation has failed its mission.

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Schomburg Photo Exhibit Examines the Changing Face of Harlem

The Schomburg's new exhibit looks at the changing face and history of Harlem through famous photographers' lenses.

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MTA Will Search for Remains at East Harlem Burial Ground

MTA officials said they will search for remains at the 126th Street and First Avenue site beneath their bus depot.

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New Schomburg Head Welcomed to Harlem

Khalil Gibran Muhammad, 38, outlined his plans for the cultural center.

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Tenant Activists Rally for Rent Protections on City Hall Steps

The tenants called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to support their cause.

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Cathie Black Critics Vow to Continue Opposition

Critics of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's pick for schools chancellor are promising lawsuits and more rallies.

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Who is Cathie Black?

Schools Chancellor Joel Klein stepped down Tuesday and will be replaced by Hearst magazines executive Cathie Black.