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The Renaissance Rules
Las Reglas del Renacimiento

Keep it King. Local elected officials are seeking to ensure that the commercial corridors and neighborhoods within Kingsbridge, which has seen a recent influx of economic development...
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Let’s Celebrate
Celebremos nuestra herencia hispana

Cuando escucho los nombres de íconos latinos como Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Carolina Herrera, Rita Moreno, Alfonso Cuarón, Carlos Santana o Gloria Estefan, las palabras que me vienen a la mente son “talento”, “perseverancia” y “legado”...
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Speaker urges scholarship
Portavoz insta a la beca

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito was among those committing to an early start this week. Joining over a million children who geared up for their First Day at the city’s public schools this past Wed., Sept. 9th...
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Curbside Clothing Collection
Recolección de ropa en la acera

Láncelo a la acera. Para ayudar a los residentes a reciclar de forma responsable su ropa y textiles no deseados, el Departamento de Recogida de basura de la ciudad de Nueva York...
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Personification, by Picasso
Personificado, por Picasso

When Pablo Picasso was 10, his family left the sunny Mediterranean village of Málaga for a city on the north Spanish coast. His father had a better job offer in a dark, dreary place ...
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Talking the Bronx 09.16.15
Hablando del Bronx 09.16.15

Favor de unirse a Amigos de Soundview y la Alianza del Río Bronx en el Parque Soundview el sábado, 19 de septiembre de 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. para el Día Internacional de Limpieza de la Costa...
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Wise at the wheel
Sabios al volante

Being a taxi driver cost his brother his life, but that didn’t keep him from working in the industry he loved. Pablo Pérez, a manager at livery cab base New Superior Radio Group Corporation...
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Taxpayers: Be Aware
Contribuyentes: estén conscientes

El Departamento de Impuestos y Finanzas del estado de Nueva York recuerda a los neoyorquinos a ser conscientes de las estafas fiscales. A pesar de que la temporada de impuestos ha terminado...
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Sustenance and sauce
Sustento y salsa

Es hora de actuar. Septiembre es el Mes de Acción contra el Hambre, y el Banco de Alimentos de la ciudad de Nueva York hace un llamado a los neoyorquinos para ayudar...
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Faces of Faith
Rostros de Fe

Al igual que muchos residentes, Mamdadou Drame está a la espera de la visita del papa Francisco a finales de este mes.
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La Casa de Congress

Su casa es tu casa. Juan Felipe Herrera, in his first official appearance as the 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, has announced the launch of La Casa de Colores...
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Over 500 Jobs for Veterans Available

Más de 500 empleos disponibles para veteranos

Más de 500 empleos disponibles para veteranos

The next U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring our Heroes Job Fair will be held on Thurs., Sept. 10th at the Lexington Avenue Armory from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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JFK Campus will re-open on time
El campus JFK reabrirá a tiempo

El Departamento de Educación (DOE por sus siglas en inglés) ha anunciado que las siete escuelas en el campus John F. Kennedy del Bronx reabrirán el primer día de clases, el miércoles 9 de septiembre, sin interrumpir la enseñanza...
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The new Girl Code
La nueva programación de chicas

Though Jourdann Fraser is a rising senior, she’s also already a graduate. The Democracy Prep Charter High School student from the Bronx was recently honored with her peers as graduates of a summer immersion program hosted by Girls Who Code....
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Talking the Bronx 09.09.15
Hablando del Bronx 09.02.15 09.09.15

Visite el Centro de Bellas Artes de Lehman para “Un Tributo a las Grandes Bandas Latinas”, el sábado, 19 de septiembre a las 8:00 pm. La presentación tendrá la legendaria Orquesta Machito y la Orquesta Mambo Legends...
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Free Back to School Event
Evento gratuito de regreso a la escuela

All community members are invited to P.S. 279 on Thurs., Sept. 10th from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. for a back-to-school event sponsored by Councilmember Fernando Cabrera...
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Working to wellness
Trabajar para el bienestar

La obesidad infantil es uno de los problemas de salud más urgentes que enfrentan nuestras comunidades y familias. Casi uno de cada tres niño...
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Got gums?
¿Tiene encías?

A new national survey has revealed more than a quarter (27 percent) of U.S. adults admit they lie to their dentist...
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DOE Registration Centers

Now through September 18, the Department of Education (DOE) is opening nine temporary Registration Centers across the five boroughs for new students to enroll in school, and assist families who may have questions. The centers are open through Friday, September 18 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. They will be closed on September 14-15 for Rosh Hashanah.

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Swimming: Not for Summer Alone
Nadar: No solo para el verano

It seems so unfair. Just when you get into the groove of summer, and have made visits to your local outdoor pool part of your fitness and leisure routine, just when you are feeling lucky and thankful for the city's free pool system, those wondrous oases close...
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Pope in the Park
El papa en el parque

You’ll have to do more than pray. Those wanting to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis during his Central Park processional on Fri., Sept. 25th will now be able to enter a lottery conducted by the city...
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Building Stronger Communities
Creando Comunidades Solidarias

Una de las cosas de las que más disfruto como Canciller es cuando tengo la oportunidad de conversar con estudiantes y padres en las reuniones comunitarias...
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Talking the Bronx 09.02.15
Hablando del Bronx 09.02.15

What better way to say farewell to summer than with a late afternoon concert at the Historic Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum on Sun., Sept. 20th...
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Tearing down the Taboos

Miguel was working full-time and studying in college. He was 25 years old. The single parent of a 7-year-old, he was trying to rekindle his relationship with the child's mother and hoped to rebuild their family. Sometimes at work, he would joke that after he had passed away, he wanted to be remembered as...

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Sustainable September focuses on Climate Change

Septiembre Sustentable se centra en el cambio climático

Septiembre Sustentable se centra en el cambio climático

As part of Manhattan College’s Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Task Force, the Office of Campus Ministry and Social Action has planned a series of “Sustainable September” events next month....
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Now what?
¿Ahora qué?

La hija de Miguel Almanza, Ámbar Cristal, debe comenzar su último año de preparatoria en unos pocos días. Él estaba contento de que ella estuviera todavía de vacaciones esta semana....
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Fighting hard to keep fair
Luchar duro para que sea justo

It’s been a big year. 15-year-old Jaylene B. was named Freshman of the Year in her class, and was also recognized as one of the Youths of the Year by the Boys and Girls Club of America organization....
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Fit goes fun
Ejercicio divertido

Más de algunos deseos han sido concedidos. Con una nueva $ 200,000 subvención del estado, la YMCA de Nueva York ampliará su programación de bienestar para cientos de familias...
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A luxe lab for learning
Un laboratorio de lujo para aprender

What do a global wholesaler of recycled and refurbished computers (Abtranet), a jewelry maker (the Victoria Blake Collection), a tax and accounting service (Albatax)...
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Happy Birthday Social Security and Medicare!

¡El Seguro Social y Medicare cumplen años!

¡El Seguro Social y Medicare cumplen años!

This summer, we celebrate the birthday of two programs that have transformed the health and financial security of millions of senior citizens across the nation: Social Security...
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I Love the Bronx: Upstream Soirée
Amo eI Bronx: Velada contracorriente

Desde 2011, mis hijos y yo hemos sido voluntarios en la Alianza del Río Bronx. La Alianza sirve como una voz coordinada para el río Bronx, único río de agua dulce de la ciudad de Nueva York...
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The lift of legacy
El impulso de un legado

Enough proved to be more than enough. “Thanks to her, change is happening.” Helen Cornell issued these words of praise earlier this month for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand....
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Talking the Bronx 08.26.15
Hablando del Bronx 08.26.15

Únase a Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) en el Museo de las Artes del Bronx el jueves 3 de septiembre de 6:30 a 9 p.m. para una discusión acerca de la producción artística en el Bronx...
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Trauma and Teens
Trauma y adolescentes

Exposure to traumatizing events is surprisingly common in young people. As many as 47 percent of teens, aged 12 to 17, report experiencing physical or sexual abuse/assault or witnessing violence....
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Commerce at the curb
Comercio en la acera

Imagine driving to buy an item at a large retail store, and being able to pick up that purchase without battling crowds, waiting in lengthy checkout lines, or even needing to park your car....
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BFP – Talking the Bronx 08.19.15
BFP- Hablando del Bronx 08.19.15

El Museo de Niños del Bronx ofrecerá talleres educativos de arte a los niños en las Casas Mitchel, JP el sábado 22 de agosto...
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