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Harlem Political Leader Basil Paterson Dead at 87

The father of former Gov. David Paterson was a pillar of Harlem politics for decades.

Kingsbridge »

Ruben Diaz Jr. Backs Espaillat in Congressional Race Against Rangel

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has endorsed state Sen. Adriano Espaillat for Congress.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy's 81st Precinct Gets New Commanding Officer

Deputy Inspector Scott Henderson is a 19-year veteran who comes to Bed-Stuy from the 88th Precinct.

Bed-Stuy »

Music School Celebrates Late Founder's 100th Birthday

A Bed-Stuy music school honored the legacy of its founding teacher this week.

Harlem »

Concrete Truck Hits 1 Train Elevated Platform at 133rd Street, MTA Says

Two separate accidents disrupted service on the 1 train in Harlem and TriBeCa Thursday morning.

Upper West Side »

Basketball's African-American Forefathers Take Center Court in Exhibit

A NY-Historical Society exhibit celebrates African-American basketball teams that predated the NBA.

Central Harlem »

Police Crack Down on Illegal Dirt Bikes With Weekend Arrests

Residents of Harlem and The Bronx have long complained about the danger posed by packs of bikers.

Soundview »

Drunk Off-Duty Firefighter Hits Pregnant Woman With Car, NYPD Says

Sean Farrell, 39, was charged with his second DWI in less than 10 years.

Bed-Stuy »

David Dinkins to Visit Bed-Stuy for Book Signing

The former mayor will visit Restoration Plaza to promote his new book, "A Mayor’s Life."

Kew Gardens »

Witness Recants Testimony in '94 Murder, Says Police Forced Her to Testify

Joan Gennace-Purser said police coached her to finger Robert Jones in the murder of his ex-lover.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Women Collecting Donated Halloween Costumes for Kids

Stephanie Interbartolo and Gina Raps want to make sure every Harlem kid has a costume this year.

Central Harlem »

Beaten Transgender Woman's Injuries Hidden by Veil-Draped Open Casket

Islan Nettles' coffin was draped in a white veil to conceal her fatal beating injuries.

Central Harlem »

Ramarley Graham's Parents Fear Repeat of Trayvon Martin 'Injustice'

Franclot Graham and Constance Malcolm say there is "no justice but injustice."

Central Harlem »

'Old Timers' Play Stickball at Harlem Festival

Stickball Hall of Fame players picked up bats and shared memories of the game of their youth.

West Harlem »

Summer Play Streets Program Kicked Off by NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly

Commissioner Kelly and hundreds of kids kicked off the summer's Play Streets program Tuesday.

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