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Assemblyman Keith Wright to Host Job Fair at Harlem Armory

Keith Wright is hosting a job fair on Thursday, Feb. 9 with 30 employers and unions expected to attend.

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Dissolve Columbia Cash Group After Unauthorized Money Move, Stringer Says

West Harlem Local Development Corporation denies the claim about one of its board members.

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Group Handling Columbia Cash Spent $300K on Consultants With Political Ties

The West Harlem Local Development Corporation paid $320,000 to two politically-connected consultants.

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CB 9 Wants Group Handling $150 M in Columbia Cash to Disclose Finances

The board says it has "no confidence" in the West Harlem Local Development Corporation which is being investigated by the State Attorney General.

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Former Rangel Foes Join Forces to Criticize Columbia University

Vincent Morgan and Adam Clayton Powell IV join forces to criticize the community benefits agreement of Columbia University's $6.4 billion Manhattanville campus expansion.

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Rangel Says AG Right to Investigate Group Handling Columbia Cash

US Rep Charles Rangel said Attorney General Eric Schneiderman would be "derelict" if he didn't look into accusations against the West Harlem Local Development Corporation.

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West Harlem Community Group Used Columbia Funds for Jobs Program

The Department of Youth and Community Development said it received $300,000 from the West Harlem Local Development Corporation to hire 220 Harlem kids for a summer jobs program.

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Attorney General Investigating Group Handling Columbia Cash

The West Harlem Local Development Corporation, the focus of an investigation by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, has spent more on consultants than programming.

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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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Candidate Wants Audit of Group Disbursing Columbia Money in Harlem

Vince Morgan, a candidate for the Congressional seat held by Charlie Rangel, said the West Harlem Development Corp. is a "shell of an organization" incapable of accomplishing its goals.

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Pols Seek to Fight Youth Unemployment with Urban Jobs Act

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Charlie Rangel are pushing for legislation that would fund groups who provide job training for young people.

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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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Forum Looks to Give Residents Access to City Agencies

Assemblyman Keith Wright and Council Speaker Christine Quinn host open community forum at Harlem Hospital.

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Harlem Anti-Gang Seminar Looks to Educate Parents

Assemblyman Keith Wright hopes the community can come together to help keep kids away from gangs.

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Rep. Charlie Rangel Files Early for Reelection

The 80-year-old congressman filed to seek a 22nd term, though many thought his 21st would be his last.

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