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Commemoration of the 235th Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Washington In Harlem
Commemoration of the 235th Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Washington In Harlem (Harlem World)
In commemoration of the 235th anniversary of the Revolutionary War’s Battle of Fort Washington, members of the Brigade of the American Revolution will set up camp on Fort Tryon Park’s Cafe Lawn.
Charles Rangel Career Fair at Ccny In Harlem (Harlem World)
Congressman Charles Rangel will be hosting the Rangel Career Fair on November 14, 2011, at The City College of New York .A Congressman Rangel is working with various employers and non-profit organizations to get his constituents back to work.A This is part of his continued effort to spur economic recovery in the Manhattan Congressional District.A … (more)

Harlem Blacks show support for ‘Occupy Wallstreet’ protests (The Toledo Journal)
BY GLENN MINNIS Special to BlackAmericaWeb.com An overflowing crowd of chagrined and frustrated Harlem area residents convened at a neighborhood sanctuary over the weekend to abundantly express their support for the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations, as well as raise holy hell over what they perceive as the ‘terminally cold-hearted manipulation and … (more)

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Graffiti legend was also an NYPD cop

Graffiti legend was also an NYPD cop

By KATHIANNE BONIELLO

Last Updated: 11:24 AM, November 6, 2011

Posted: 9:34 PM, November 5, 2011

EXCLUSIVE

Police have discovered the identity of one of New York City’s most prolific graffiti vandals — and he’s one of their own.

Steven Weinberg, 43, of Flushing, a patrolman who retired from the NYPD in 2001 after hurting his leg, is the notorious “Neo” — one of the peskiest subway taggers of the 1980s.

And the spray-painting miscreant is making a comeback, cops say.

“He’s definitely prolific,” a source said.

Transit cops investigating graffiti in northeast Queens watched as Neo’s tag began appearing all over train trestles and highway overpasses the last two years, not far from Weinberg’s home.

NAME CHECK: Former NYPD cop Steven Weinberg.

ALEX RUD

NAME CHECK: Former NYPD cop Steven Weinberg.

Steven Weinberg has admitted to being the 1980s-era tagger “Neo,' and police say he’s behind the name’s reappearance recently (above).

ALEX RUD

Steven Weinberg has admitted to being the 1980s-era tagger “Neo,” and police say he’s behind the name’s reappearance recently (above).

Neo's work was featured on the Web site above

Neo’s work was featured on the Web site above

They knew their nemesis was a cop. Numerous tipsters confided that Neo once wore a badge, and detectives uncovered a faceless photograph of Neo online, back to the camera, wearing an NYPD raid jacket, according to court documents.

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