Harlem – News August 18, 2011
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Citymeals-on-Wheels & HCCI Respond to Harlem Emergency (NY Non-Profit Press)
Citymeals-on-Wheels delivered 2,100 emergency meals to needy Harlem residents, including the elderly and children, who reside in buildings that are expected to be without gas, and unable to cook, for up to six weeks as a result of a watermain break.
NYC News in Brief, Aug 18 (The Epoch Times)
New York City Council members, Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries, and community groups gathered at City Hall on Wednesday to announce proposed legislation that would standardize the punishment for marijuana possession, reducing the punishment for public possession to the same level as private possession.
Time for weak leaders, Western lies is up (Final Call)
“We must speak truth to power or die! We must not be afraid to tell the truth even if it means we lose our lives because there is nothing more precious in this universe than truth,” said the Nation of Islam’s leader while delivering a keynote address at the Millions March in Harlem, where a crowd stretched for blocks down Malcolm X Boulevard.
Theater Review | ‘Henry V’: A Kingdom for a Stage, Princes to Act …and Maybe a Better Hall? (The New York Times)
At the beginning of the Classical Theater of Harlem’s “Henry V” actors who have been milling around and chatting with audience members slowly start to leave the casual and the quotidian behind.
Songs for Puppets and Polygamists (WNYC-AM New York)
The composer Robert Lopez has written music for puppets, polygamists – and even Winnie The Pooh.