As reported 50 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News, Thursday, April 20, 1961:
Harlem Mayor Francis Tracy reports that the city council met April 18, 1961, and discussed the following business:
• The final plans on the Harlem City Hall were approved and they have put out the bids for this project, which will be opened on May 2.
Citizens of Tomorrow
The Columbia News Citizens of Tomorrow for the week are Bobby Story, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence F. Story of Harlem; Bill Griffin, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Griffin of Harlem; and Jimmie Lewis, son of Mr. and Mrs. James B. Lewis of Harlem.