City kicks off 20th Immigrant Heritage Week celebrating long-term and new immigrant New Yorkers

Photo: City Of New York  On April 16, 2024, Manuel Castro, Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, launched the 20th annual Immigrant Heritage Week with a campaign Celebrating the City of Immigrants, honoring long-time immigrant New Yorkers and … Read More

What should you do DURING an earthquake? Drop, Cover, and Hold On!

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit New York around 10:23 a.m. According to Governor Hochul who held a press conference earlier, there are no reports of damages in the state. Mayor Eric Adams stated during a press briefing that: “responders are … Read More

Sexually Transmitted Infections on the rise in New York City

The Health Department released on February 13, 2024, its 2022 Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Surveillance Report highlighting the ongoing need for New Yorkers to get tested and treated for STIs and employ prevention tactics that work for them. While the … Read More

The State of Our City: You Can Make It Here

By Mayor Adams Last week, in the Bronx, the borough where hip hop was born, I reported to New Yorkers on the state of our city. When our administration came into office 24 months ago, we had a clear mission: … Read More

Mourides of New York celebrate the Magal in Harlem

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Hundreds of Mourides gathered in Harlem on September 15, 2022, to celebrate the life and legacy of the brotherhood’s founder Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba during one of their most important events of the year, the Magal. … Read More

President Biden approves federal funding for New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Ida

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. who is scheduled to survey storm damage in New York on September 7, 2021, ordered Federal aid to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida … Read More

Photos: Press conference NYCEDC To Award Over A Half-Billion Dollars In Contracts To M/WBE Construction Firms

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New York City to start 3-K for All this fall

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Mayor Bill de Blasio announced last week 3-K for All, the most ambitious effort in U.S. history to provide universal, free, full-day, high-quality early childhood education for every three-year-old child regardless of family income. 3-K for All will build on … Read More

40 individuals arrested during ICE Enforcement Operations in New York

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The New York Immigration Coalition received information that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has officially arrested nearly 40 individuals in the greater New York area, as part of a targeted enforcement operation. In a memo dated Saturday, February 11th, ICE … Read More

NYC: New Yorkers earning $64,000 or less can file their taxes for free

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas kicked off last week the tax season with the launch of the Agency’s 15th annual tax time campaign and encouraged New Yorkers who earned $64,000 or less to file for free using … Read More

NYC: “We are going to defend all New Yorkers regardless of their immigration status” – Mayor de Blasio

By Isseu Diouf Campbell President Trump can sign as many executive orders he wants, Mayor de Blasio is not budging from the position he has always had about protecting all New Yorkers including the undocumented. “The stroke of a pen … Read More

NYC: Contractor at JFK charged for discriminating against Muslim employees

Today, the NYC Commission on Human Rights charges Pax Assist Inc., a wheelchair assistance service at JFK International Airport, with violating the NYC Human Rights Law for discriminating against Muslim employees by repeatedly denying their requests for break time to … Read More

WE NYC celebrates one year of providing free crucial services to women entrepreneurs

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop announced on December 14, 2016 that nearly 1,500 women have been reached through the City’s WE NYC program, a new program connecting women entrepreneurs with the resources … Read More

Immigrants, you are safe in New York City!

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Mayor Bill de Blasio met with members of the ethnic media in a recent roundtable at City Hall to reassure concerned immigrant New-Yorkers following the election of a new president that New York City will remain … Read More

Despite warning, pregnant New Yorkers continue to travel to Zika-Affected areas

  At a meeting last month with members of ethnic and community media outlets, cosponsored with City University of New York Center for Community and Ethnic Media, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett revealed new data that show a steady … Read More

How to beat the heat in New York City

Extreme heat events in New York City are defined as a heat index (which accounts for both temperature and humidity) reaching 95 degrees or more for two or more consecutive days or 100 or more for one or more days. … Read More

How Dr. Craig Spencer survived Ebola – Dr. Ram Raju and Dr. Mary Basset

By Isseu Diouf Campbell HCC president Dr. Ram Raju and NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Basset explain how they were able to treat and cure Dr. Craig Spencer who was diagnosed with Ebola at Bellevue Hospital on October 23, 2014. Related Images:

Photo of the Moment: Flying trees in Harlem

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Flying trees in Harlem  after Hurricane Sandy By Isseu Diouf Campbell Related Images: