Injured Passengers Identified in Crash That Killed UGA Football Player and Staffer

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Early Sunday, University of Georgia football player Devin Willock and staff member Chandler LeCroy were killed in a single-car crash. The UGA Athletic Association reported that the accident came just hours after their team celebrated its national championship with a victory parade and celebration. The turn of events from celebration and joy for the Bulldogs’ […]

Casanova Gives Back From Behind Bars


Brooklyn born rapper, Casanova sponsored a Thanksgiving event at Children of Promise in Brooklyn, New York. Children of Promise’s mission is “to partner with children and families impacted by mass incarceration to dismantle the stigma and heal from the trauma plaguing Black and Brown communities.” Visit for more information The event, which had fellow rapper […]

Lyft Will Add Bike, Scooter and Even Subway Options With New Multimodal Features

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Lyft wants to be your one-stop-shop when it comes to navigating the world, and the popular rideshare company is doing so by upgrading its in-app options to accommodate travel options that extend to even public transportation. Visit for more information Advertisement In a clear move to compete directly with Google Maps, the new Lyft […]

The Rap Community Reacts to Tsu Surf Being Shot

The Rap Community Reacts To Tsu Surf Being Shot

Thoughts and prayers go out to Tsu Surf right now. In case you missed it, the rapper was shot multiple times in Newark, New Jersey. Fortunately, he was rushed to the hospital where he is believed to be in stable condition. Visit for more information As one of the most respected competitors in the industry, […]

#ForTheLoveOfFlint: Join Justice League NYC In Raising Awareness And Attention


Following Justice League NYC being honored with the NAACP Chairman’s Award for their social justice work, particularly relating to Flint, the hard work continues. While accepting the award, leaders Tamika Mallory and Carmen Perez had the word “FLINT” written on their arms, showcasing their tireless effort to help raise awareness, attention and vital resources. Visit […]

Pharrell’s Latest Project Is A Charitable One In Detroit

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While 2015 has proven to be quite a productive year for Pharrell Williams, the multi-talented mogul still manages to fit charitable acts into his schedule. His latest focus will be on helping developing housing in Detroit. Visit for more information As reported, Williams will be partnering with Alexander Gorlin, notorious for his innovation within […]

AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter (Sept. 14-18)


THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS September 14 to September 18, 2015 TOP HEADLINES Laying Out A Vision For The New Tech Economy This week, the Attorney General spoke at a forum sponsored by NY Tech Meetup on the intersection between tech and government. In his remarks, the Attorney General outlined his vision of “responsible disruption,” […]

AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter (Sept. 7-11)


THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS September 7 to September 11, 2015 TOP HEADLINES Stopping Unlicensed Immigration Providers The Attorney General has shut down Entertainment Visa Consultant Company (EVC), resolving allegations that the company and its owner were providing unauthorized immigration-related services. EVC processed hundreds of temporary work visas for foreign entertainers, submitting these applications to […]

Lose Weight And Stay In Shape With NYS Senator Leroy Comrie And Sharieff “The Fitness Sheriff”

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COME OUT AND WIN NIKE SNEAKERS AND TICKETS TO POWER 105.1’s POWERHOUSE CONCERT   Visit for more information For more information on Sharieff “The Fitness Sheriff”, the Hip-Hop 4 Better Health program and Senator Leroy Comrie’s Walk For Wellness program and his upcoming events hit us up at Posted by Charles Fisher and […]

Hood Health 101: Mic Check 1, 2, 1, 2! Check In On Your Community Too!

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This edition of Hood Health deals with the collective issue of keeping everybody in the cipher healthy in all facets Visit for more information The infamous microphone check in Hip Hop is used to make sure that all sound systems are a go so that not one word of the upcoming delivery is wasted. […]

Council Member Rosenthal And Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Team Up To End Hunger

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Contact: Brenda Beltram, American Dairy Association: (office) 973/857-1049 or 315/491-3318 (mobile) ***MEDIA ALERT*** ***PHOTO OPPORTUNITY***NEW YORK YANKEES MANAGER JOE GIRARDI & CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS HELEN ROSENTHAL & MARK LEVINE TEAM UP TO END HUNGER IN NYC  Visit for more information WHO: New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi […]

News From Council Member Helen Rosenthal (July 17)

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Visit for more information Advertisement Dear Neighbors,   District News   On Monday the M86 crosstown bus got an upgrade; it now has Select Bus Service and will be up to 20% faster! The bus still costs the same and has all of the same stops, but now you pay while you wait for the […]