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Setting the stage
Preparando el escenario

Long before the award-winning musical, they were bringing their own Hamiltons to Broadway.‎ For the past decade, low-income families have been provided...
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Talking the Bronx 01.06.16
Hablando del Bronx 01.06.16

Enjoy a display of military music at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts on Sun., Jan. 17th at 4 p.m. The development of music in the Royal Marines is inextricably linked...
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Kindergarten Applications Due
Fecha límite para solicitudes al jardín de infantes

El proceso de solicitud de cupo en el jardín de infantes está oficialmente en marcha. Todos los estudiantes nacidos en 2011 que actualmente viven en...
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Lin-Manuel Miranda: Person of the Year
Lin-Manuel Miranda: Persona del año

It was Busta that mattered. During Hamilton’s three-week run at the Public Theater earlier this year, creator Lin-Manuel Miranda knew where not to look.
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Arts Matter
Las artes importan

El poder del baile, la música, el teatro y las artes visuales puede impactar grandemente nuestros niños. Como maestra, yo vi esto de primera mano en el salón...
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Get on Your Feet
Get On Your Feet

Gloria y el Miami Sound Machine estarían orgullosos. El estado ha anunciado que, a partir de 31 de diciembre, las solicitudes para el nuevo Programa de Condonación de Préstamos...
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Start new traditions
Haga espacio para nuevas tradiciones

It seems we're finally realizing that we need to change the way we celebrate during the holidays. According to the New York Times, Americans take almost 1900 fewer steps than usual...
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Talking the Bronx 12.30.15
Hablando del Bronx 12.30.15

Visit the Bronx Museum of the Arts now through February 14th for “Transitions: New Photography from Bangladesh,” presented by the Bangladeshi American Creative. Featuring artists such as...
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Pardon Power
El poder del perdón

‎Un regalo especial de fiestas llegó temprano para algunos, ya que el gobernador Andrew Cuomo anunció que extenderá los indultos a los residentes...
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Your Voice, Your Vote
Su voz, su voto

The City University of New York has launched "Voice Your Choice 2016." The major voter registration initiative is aimed at registering thousands...
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Third Turn for Touro
Por tercera en Touro

Los profesores están acudiendo a Touro. Por tercer año consecutivo, la Escuela de Posgrado en Educación del Touro College (Touro) ha otorgado más grados de Maestría en...
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Ace the ACT
Aprobar ACT

ACT ha anunciado que va a ofrecer a los estudiantes de bajos ingresos acceso gratuito a la nueva versión de su programa ACT Prep en línea. El programa completamente rediseñado estará disponible...
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Dual in drive
Impulso dual

Carmen Fariña, canciller del Departamento de Educación, anunció que 15 escuelas con programas existentes de idioma dual se convertirán en programas modelo de idioma dual para el año escolar 2015-2016...
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I Love the Bronx: Trees ‘R Us
Yo amo el Bronx: ‘Trees ‘R Us’

Eight years ago, city stakeholders had a vision that a million trees could be planted in New York. The initiative, named MillionTreesNYC and organized by the Parks Department...
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Be Secure against Scams
Eliminando las estafas

A consumer alert on five common telephone scams was recently issued by the office of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman...
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The Meaning of Mom
El significado de una madre

American Mothers (AMI) has launched its 2016 National Fifth Grade Essay Contest. AMI, a non-profit organization that aims to honor mothers...
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A Fair Game
Un juego justo

This ranger was done roaming. After a decade working as a full-time Urban Ranger for the Parks Department...
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HOLIDAY TOY, COAT AND SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
COLECTA NAVIDEÑA DE JUGUETES, ABRIGOS Y ARTÍCULOS ESCOLARES

A statewide toy, coat and school supplies holiday giving drive to benefit families in need throughout New York...
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Take the Test
Realice la prueba

In honor of World AIDS Day, NYC Health + Hospitals reminds New Yorkers to prioritize their health by getting an HIV test....
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Fitness on the Fly

While flying home for the holidays might lead to joy, the trip itself will likely be anything but. After the long lines and hours of sitting...

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From Union to University
De Union a la universidad

Municipal Credit Union (MCU) is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Scholarship Program. MCU will award $66,000...
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Talking the Bronx 11.25.15

A Christmas “parranda” is a traditional Puerto Rican gathering of friends or family visiting a home and bringing lively music...
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Guilt-Free Holiday Eating
Cómo comer sin culpas en las fiestas

Ahora luego de haber sobrevivido la festividad de Acción de Gracias en familia y con amigos, muchos de nosotros...
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Fowl Territory
Territorio de aves

Acción de Gracias es la comida más grande que muchos cocineros preparan cada año. Su pieza central -el pavo- es el plato más grande...
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Filling in the void
Llenar el vacío

German Rosa has always been interested in photography, and he longed to take pictures of New York City.However, he didn’t own a camera.He’d also spent...
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Talking the Bronx 11.18.15

Experimente un taller de manualidades otoñales lleno de diversión en la Biblioteca gratuita Huntington el sábado 21 de noviembre...
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The Professor’s Prize
Premios para los maestros

It’s the teachers’ turn to stand out. Nominations for the Fourth Annual Big Apple Awards, which recognize teacher excellence, and are overseen by the Department...
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Countdown Capacity
Capacidad para Countdown

El senador Jeff Klein anunció $50,000 dólares en fondos estatales para el programa Countdown to Fitness en un almuerzo el pasado...
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Kicking Cancer
Luchando contra el cáncer

One of the biggest and best surprises I had while undergoing chemotherapy was how physically active I was able to remain.
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Homeowners and Renters Forum
Foro de propietarios e inquilinos

Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie and City Councilmember Andy King are hosting a “Homeowners and Renters Service Night”...
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Beaming bright with Beacon
Rayo brillante en Beacon

Carlos Castillo was drawn to the light at an early age. He was 14 years old when he began to volunteer at his Beacon afterschool program. The programs are offered at school-based community centers that serve children, youths and adults...
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Seeking parity on the play
Buscando igualdad en el juego

Rafaela Vivaldo no está sorprendida de que su hijo siga fallando la prueba. No ha logrado aprobar el reporte de acondicionamiento físico estudiantil...
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A special species
Una especie especial

The size of an orange. That’s how large scientists believe the brain of a newly discovered species of an ancient human relative was. This past September, researchers announced that bones uncovered in a South African cave...
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Talking the Bronx 11.04.15
Hablando del Bronx 11.04.15

Disfrute de un espectáculo en el Centro Hostos para las Artes y la Cultura de la aclamada cantante Choco Orta el sábado 14 de noviembre a las 7:30 pm. Orta regresa a Nueva York para una actuación especial en el mes de la herencia puertorriqueña...
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I Love the Bronx: Card Queen
Amo el Bronx: La tarjeta reina

Recientemente un amigo me animó a solicitar una tarjeta IDNYC. Terminó siendo tan fácil como hacer una cita en la oficina de mi asambleísta, que sirvió como centro emergente temporal de inscripción...
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Teachers fret

“My school was a disaster.” Teacher Sierra Green did not mince words as she recalled her time attending what she said were failing schools in Brownsville as a child. “It was so unfair,” she continued. “Because I grew up in Brownsville instead of Park Slope, I was treated as...

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