CB11 Meeting Tonight

Here is your chance to speak to our elected officials (and/or their representatives) about issues that concern you and your neighbors. You can raise your hand and comment, write questions/thoughts in the chat, and present any community announcements you might have.

Full Board

Tuesday • September 28th • 6:30pm
In order to attend this meeting, please register in advance for this webinar.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
If you wish to speak during the public session at our September Full Board Meeting, please indicate your interest in speaking and fill out the form here.

View the agenda on our meeting calendar here.

Harlem Pete Dream Book

Harlemites who played the numbers often consulted dream books that suggested number combinations to play for luck. This rare, ephemeral book is clearly made on cheap, acidic paper, but it survives from 1948:

You can see the item on Ebay, here.

Harlem Dream Book

During the Harlem Renaissance and beyond, dream books were sold at newspaper kiosks to help people interpret things seen in dreams, and to convert those memories into a 3 digit number that could be used to play in the numbers.

Recently a 1949 “Harlem Pete” dream book came on the market. Given that they were cheaply printed on the lowest quality paper, it’s remarkable that this one survived in such good shape.

To see what it sold for: https://www.ebay.com/itm/124574310554?ul_noapp=true&autorefresh=true

Marvin Holland Fined

Patch’s Nick Garber reports that Marvin Holland is being fined by nearly $18,000. Holland was a City Council District 9 candidate during the last election.

A past candidate for City Council in Harlem was hit with nearly $18,000 in penalties this week for eight separate campaign finance violations, the city’s Campaign Finance Board announced Tuesday.

Marvin Holland, a union organizer who ran twice in 2017 for Central Harlem’s District 9 seat, faces $17,909 in penalties amid allegations that his campaign failed to report its spending and did not respond to audits from the board, in violation of city rules.

https://patch.com/new-york/harlem/harlem-council-candidate-fined-17k-campaign-violations

CB11 Full Board Meeting and More

Full Board MeetingTuesday • March 23rd • 6:30pm
In order to attend this meeting, please register in advance for this webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
View the meeting agenda here.
If you wish to speak during the public session, please fill out this form.
View our full meeting schedule here