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GoFundMe Spotlight: Harlem Fire Funeral Fund

A Word From The Pollidore Family This morning, May 8th, 2019, in Harlem, a tremendous tragedy occurred in the Pollidore family! We lost my older sister, Andrea who some know as Drea or Nadine and her 4 youngest children:…

Six killed in fatal fire uptown | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen A family of six was killed when an early morning fire swept through their fifth-floor apartment on Wednesday. It is the deadliest fire in New York City since 2017, in which 12 residents were killed in…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: The Fire This Time

The toll of yesterday's Harlem apartment fire was truly devastating, with six killed–including mom Andrea Pollidore and four of her children. The Pollidore family has set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for funeral expenses. Please help spread…

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Mixed-use project breaks ground uptown | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen They were grooving at the groundbreaking. One East Harlem, a mixed-use development with more than 400 units of housing, has officially broke ground – and young members of Groove With Me, a local dance troupe, joined…

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A closer look at hunger on campus | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen   Kassandra Montes has to mind her meals. The Lehman College senior typically doesn’t eat breakfast and often skips dinner. The majority of the money she earns from two part-time jobs goes to pay for tuition…

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El Alto: A Matter of Time

BY John Paul Infante How does one begin? Francis Mateo’s El Alto is having a release party at Word Up Bookstore on August 11th at 3PM. Or should I begin… Francis Mateo’s El Alto had a release party at…

Community gathers for anti-hate vigil | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Gregg McQueen and Desiree Johnson Sign off. Northern Manhattan took a stand against hate on Tuesday night, as about 200 people gathered in Fort Tryon Park for a vigil against racism and xenophobia – specifically…

The Far Right Comes To The Heights

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Say it ain’t so. The far right comes to the Heights. That’s right people; White Supremacist group Identity Evropa came Uptown to Fort Tryon Park on Saturday, July 28 after staging a provocation downtown at…

08/01/18: Community Forum on Proposed Inwood Rezoning

Inwood Rezoning Community Forum Wednesday, August 1, 2018 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Washington Heights Academy (202 Sherman Avenue) Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will hold an Inwood Rezoning Community Forum on…