Education

Lehman Community To ‘Take Back the Night’

Take Back the Night’ en Lehman el 24 de abril

Take Back the Night’ en Lehman el 24 de abril

Lehman College will host its annual “Take Back the Night” event on Wednesday, April 24, from 2-8 p.m. Guest speakers include New York State Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj of the 80th District in the Bronx...
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Glamour Gals and Workmen’s

Chicas Glamour y Workmen’s

Chicas Glamour y Workmen’s

The Glamour Gals were in the house. On Apr. 13th, about 15 students from Herbert H. Lehman High School spent their Saturday afternoon with ... En-espanol

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On B.A.S.E, and ahead of the game
En B.A.S.E y con ventaja

La semana pasada cerca de 120 estudiantes y padres de familia del Bronx le echaron una mirada al futuro. A la residente de la cooperativa de la...
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Not just fun and games
No sólo diversión y juegos

Cuando el hijo de Melissa García, Elijah, tenía cinco años, le dijo a todos sus amigos en el jardín de niños que quería ser paleontólogo. "Sonaba como un...
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Monroe student earns gold at the ACF Northeast Regional

Student Gabriela Grande was the first ever culinary student from Monroe College to compete at the American Culinary Federation’s Northeast Regional Conference, held at the Turning Stone Hotel in Verona, NY.

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Wave Hill Events

In early April, Wave Hill still has the full-on vistas west to the Hudson and Palisades, offset by carpets and carpets of Glory-of-the-snow, crocus and other ephemerals spreading at visitors’ feet. But by late April story shifts up to the trees, by then blossoming...

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Paying Tribute to 100-Year-Old Bronxites

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host the borough’s third centenarian celebration to pay tribute to Bronxites who are or will turn 100 years old in 2013. This Bronx Week event salutes seniors from throughout the borough in recognition of their remarkable longevity...

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HHC Appoints New Executives to Leadership Roles

Milton Nuñez Nombrado Director Ejecutivo

Milton Nuñez Nombrado Director Ejecutivo

New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) President Alan D. Aviles has announced the appointment of Denise Soares, RN, MA as Senior Vice President ...
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In her own words
En sus propias palabras

"Las palabras son muy, muy importantes". No se podría esperar menos de una maestra de escuela, que se emociona en los días que pasa enseñando a 30 alumnos de segundo grado.
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Talking the Bronx 04.03.13

The School of American Ballet (SAB), the country’s most prominent ballet academy, will hold special free auditions for boys and girls ages 6 to 10 in the Bronx on Sun., Apr. 28th at Bronx Dance Theatre, located at 585 East 187th Street, on the 2nd floor (between Arthur Avenue and Hoffman Boulevard)...

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Happyland, 23 Years Later
Happyland, 23 años después

Emotions were still raw for family members of the 87 people killed in the Happyland Social Club fire in 1990. The victims were remembered...
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Knowing your tests
Conozca los exámenes

Para los estudiantes en Nueva York que han sido identificados como necesitando aprender inglés, English Language Learners [ELL], hay dos pruebas que tiene que tomar.
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Smart Play: Recess Gets Enhanced

Juego divertido: Se realza el receso

Juego divertido: Se realza el receso

“Dele a un niño la opción de elegir entre leer un libro y jugar, y elegirá jugar”, dijo Wanda Soto, principal de PS5 en la Décima Avenida y Dyckman en el Norte de Manhattan.
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A Model Session
Una sesión modelo

In a special weekend session, the State Senate voted on Sat., Mar. 23rd to increase the minimum wage in New York State to $9 per hour. Sen. Gustavo Rivera proved to be the tie-breaking vote, assuring ...
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Talking the Bronx – 03.27.13

Bronx Community College presents “Guns: How Do We Stop the Violence?,” the first in a series of President’s Lectures on issues of major importance to the college community and general public. Among the panelists expected to participate are Geoffrey Canada, President and CEO, Harlem...

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Mommy to Bee Expo celebrates local mothers

Over 300 area mothers-to-be and their friends and family attended the first Mommy to Bee New York Expo held this past Sun., Mar. 10th. As sponsored by Marketing & Advertising Solutions Inc., together with sponsors and partners, The Mommy to Bee Expo brought together expectant moms...

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Children’s Aid Society unveils new hub of care

La Sociedad de Apoyo a la Niñez presenta nuevo centro de atención

La Sociedad de Apoyo a la Niñez presenta nuevo centro de atención

Sliding glass doors, thick window frames, tinted glass and toy houses. This is no longer the stuff of fantasy for some residents of the Bronx...
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Fighting on Faile Street

The Episcopal Service Society (ESS) has provided after school care at PS 75 on 984 Faile Street for nearly a decade, offering homework help, art classes, step classes, academic enrichment, and even cooking classes. The program also offers peace of mind to parents who are unable to pick up their...

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The Tech is the Thing
La tecnología esta de moda

Just a few months ago Patrice, 15, didn’t know anything about coding. Now he has a portfolio of six apps.Patrice, a sophomore at Fannie Lou ...
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Talking the Bronx 03.06.13

Historic preservation consultant Hansel Hernandez will discuss the history of the Grand Concourse, and its present historic buildings, monuments, and architectural heritage on Sat., Mar. 16th at 11:00 a.m. The public lecture is presented by the Bronx Historical Society...

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Fighting mad, and smart

Luchando duro, e inteligentemente

Luchando duro, e inteligentemente

Each week, I write about the great activities taking place in our community, the resources available and what we – as parents – must do to ensure ...
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Learning with a smile
Aprendiendo con una sonrisa

Una tarde reciente, Earl Childs entró en el Bronx Library Center, ubicado en East Kingsbridge Road. Se dirigió a un espectáculo colorido... In-English

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Making “Blue Waves” in the Bronx

Haciendo ‘Olas’ en el Bronx

Haciendo ‘Olas’ en el Bronx

Last year, many of them couldn’t swim at all. Now youngsters making up the BronxWorks Blue Waves swim team will be among more than 1,000 children from 12 teams competing for individual medals...
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I Love the Bronx: The state of the borough
Yo amo el Bronx: Estado del Bronx

El presidente del condado del Bronx, Rubén Díaz, Jr. dio el discurso del Estado del Condado el martes, 20 de febrero en la Escuela Superior James Monroe. Cientos de personas se reunieron incluyendo a los oficiales electos, familiares, amigos, seguidores y miembros de la comunidad del Bronx...In-English

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Talking the Bronx 02.27.13

The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) and the Huntington Free Library (HFL) continue their 2012-2013 family-friendly craft workshop series at 12:30pm on Sat., Mar. 16th at Westchester Square’s Huntington Free Library with Doll Making with Alba García...

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Literature, loss and love
Literatura, pérdida y amor

Amor. A veces se hace escaso, pero su éxito -y sus fracasos- también contribuyen generosamente al arte, a la música y a la literatura.
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Innovation and Incentive
Innovación e Incentivos

Technology buffs take note: The Governor wants you. To stay. In one of many presentations of his State of the State address delivered in person...
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Talking the talk
Hablando de hablar

If you ask Jessica Clemente, smoke-free housing in the borough is a necessity, not a luxury. The Bronx has some of the highest asthma rates in ...
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Talking the Bronx 02.20.13

Van Cortlandt Park invites those interested in developing useful skills, making a significant contribution to the future of Van Cortlandt Park and the Bronx community to join its “Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Spring 2013 Trail Restoration Crew”...

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Wave Hill Events

A 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades, Wave Hill’s mission is to celebrate the artistry and legacy of its gardens and landscape, to preserve its magnificent views, and to explore human connections...

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Get Your Child Test-Ready
Prepare a su hijo para los exámenes

If your child is in grades 3–8, chances are they’re prepping for the State English Language Arts (ELA) and State Mathematics Tests in school. These are the standardized tests that will determine ...
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Justice on a journey
Justicia en un viaje

“Nunca puso un ‘pero’”. La voz con dulce acento de Doña Fela está llena de memoria, pero su significado es inconfundible. "Ella siempre ha sido así", añade Doña Fela...
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Making dollars-and-cents sense at Haven

Sentido de dólares y centavos en Haven

Sentido de dólares y centavos en Haven

Puede ser difícil convencer a un estudiante de cuarto grado que el o ella no necesitan un X-Box. Pero eso era exactamente lo que Monique Pettaway ...
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Basketball at Barnabas: A Winning Combination

Baloncesto en Barnabas: Una Combinación Ganadora

Baloncesto en Barnabas: Una Combinación Ganadora

Sometimes, a team’s record does not tell the true story of how a season unfolded. This is the case for the St. Barnabas High School basketball team during the 2012-2013 season. Nicknamed the Bears...
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Making heat, and history
Creando calor y haciendo historia

Un día de invierno frío no es un problema en una empresa de calderas. Estudiantes del Career Institute of Technology (CIT) lo descubrieron cuando visitaron Easco Boiler Corp. en Leggett Avenue ...
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“A tragic situation”
“Una situación trágica”

“No sabemos a que escuela van nuestros niños el próximo año – me siento indefenso”. Michal Johnson, padre de la escuela St. Jerome en el Bronx, habló en reacción a la reciente noticia del inminente cierre de la escuela...
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