Author Archives: Postmaster
Even the rain couldn’t dampen the Bronx spirit. Hundreds braved a steady drizzle to welcome home former Bronx natives Ellen Barkin, Robert Abrams and Miguel Angel Amadeo into the Bronx Walk of Fame. During this year's induction ceremony, held on Sun., May 19th, Barkin...Read More »
9-year-old Nia Teruel sported a tiara, a long, white dress, pink lipstick, and a big smile. She only dresses like this on special occasions. “I don’t like to get dressed up,” she explained.Read More »
Precision and empathy. Both are qualities equally prized in both barbers and health practitioners. And on a recent winter day, the two professions, and those they treat, came together in neighborhoods...
‘Change the Stakes’, una coalición de padres y maestros en la ciudad de Nueva York, ha anunciado una discusión pública dirigida por un panel de maestros en el cual se discutirá el impacto de los actuales exámenes en materias, instrucción y aprendizaje...
Long before the Atkins diet, the South Beach Diet, and Weight Watchers, Bronx resident Marie Singletary was given to snacking on vegetables. She was not following a regime, just a habit...Read More »
There they were: the dancing toy soldiers, the sugar plum fairies, the towering holiday tree, bursting with ornaments and satin ribbons...Read More »
Genovena Nieto just finished shopping for a new stroller and a baby carrier. She found them both, and didn't spend a dime. The new items will come in handy when Nieto has her third child, who is due on the 26th of December, just days after the Christmas holiday. How did she get such a great deal?...
This week, she tells of a special “Paradise” on the Grand Concourse. The terra-cotta façade and massive presence of the Loew’s Paradise Theater on Grand Concourse near 187th Street caught my eye, as it has so many Bronx residents, from the moment I spotted it as a teenager....
A Circle of care and thanks on Grace Avenue
Un círculo de cuidado y agradecimiento en la Avenida Grace
Las preparaciones del Día de Acción de Gracias en el Centro ‘Workmen’s Circle Multicare’ atrajo una diversa multitud mientras los residentes ayudaban a preparar comida para el festín anual del Centro. “Tenemos muchas personas diferentes, y nos gusta hacer actividades prácticas para traer algunas de sus memorias”...
While many have spent the last few weeks in earnest preparation for a holiday feast, for others, this season of preparation has also included searching out employment opportunities. With the borough’s unemployment rate recently rated as highest in the state at 12.5%....
Lincoln Hospital Achieves Prestigious Palliative Care Certification
Hospital Lincoln Recibe Prestigiosa Certificación de Atención Paliativa
I Love the Bronx: St. Peter’s Church, Parkchester and Appreciation
Amo el Bronx: Iglesia de San Pedro, Parkchester y su apreciación
What it took me to show you that I love you...Read More »
Seeking to ensure the diversity of NYC as high-tech capital
Buscando asegurar la diversidad de NYC como capital de alta tecnología
Purim, which began this past Wednesday night, commemorates the triumph over an enemy who sought to vanquish the Jews...Read More »