Education

A learning BOOST – outside the classroom

Un BOOST de aprendizaje fuera del aula

Un BOOST de aprendizaje fuera del aula

On Fri., Apr. 26th, New York State Senator Jeff Klein visited PS 89 in the Bronx to meet with 44 students who were preparing to embark on a two-day...
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Talking the Bronx 05.15.13

Bronx Literary Fair The Bronx Library Center, located at 310 East Kingsbridge Road, will a host a Bronx Literary Fair on Sat., May 18th from 11:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The event is free, and will feature: • Peter and the Wolf Puppet Show by Garces Puppeteria at 12:00 p.m. • “How to get published in literary...

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Black gold and green thumbs
Oro negro y Planetarios

Aunque el evento se trataba de verde, el lunes, 22 de abril, el Jardín Botánico de Nueva York celebro el Día de la Tierra con el color negro.
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Pretty Pink Pollock at Poe Park

Pretty Pink Pollock is a part of a five-year project which was produced by 100 students in collaboration with artist Ray Felix. The work on display was influenced by the paintings and techniques of Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollock. Each Pollock tapestry was created with a minimum of thirty...

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Private lives in public housing

Vidas privadas en viviendas públicas

Vidas privadas en viviendas públicas

parecer un poco de trivia obscura, pero la contestación podría sorprenderle. ¿Qué tienen en común Sonia Sotomayor, Jay-Z y Jimmy Carter?
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A Call-In to drive change

Haciendo un llamado para el cambio

Haciendo un llamado para el cambio

Ana García-Reyes normalmente es vista merodeando el Colegio Comunal Hostos, donde trabaja como Directora de Programas Internacionales y Asistente...
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Springing into health and happiness

An event planner scarcely needs reason for celebration. Any excuse will do – and spring offers abundant motivation. On Sat., Apr. 20th, event planners who routinely execute weddings, parties, quinceañeras and more got together to plan something a little different: “Let’s Bloom,” a free nutrition health and wellness festival...

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Teaching Your Kids About Money

Enseñando a su niños sobre el dinero

Enseñando a su niños sobre el dinero

La temporada de impuestos puede que haya terminado, pero el sentido de los dólares y los centavos es importante durante todo el año para todos en la familia. Una de las...
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Giving to save
Donando para salvar

After the Boston Marathon bombings on Mon., Apr. 15th, there were reports of marathoners who sprinted to the nearest blood donation center after having already run over 26 miles... En-espanol

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Spare time, make change

Time is precious. It can seem that there is never enough of it to address what needs doing: school, work, family.

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A bridge of hands, a show of force

Un puente de manos, una demostración de fuerza

Un puente de manos, una demostración de fuerza

Yvette Montanez sostenía un cartel con una fotografía de su hija Aisha Santiago, de 25 años, quien fue baleada y muerta en el Bronx en el 2009.
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Sweet game of hardball
Dulce juego del béisbol ‘duro’

Hardballers got an opportunity to shine on Fri., April 19th at the Bronx Middle School Hardball Kickoff at Macombs Dam Park. Two teams, Urban Science Academy and Bronx School for Law and... En-espanol

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Models at Monroe
Modelos en Monroe

This past Thurs., Apr. 18th, students set out for another day of classes, but for some male high school students, the lesson of the day would ...
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Unstoppable
Imparable

Cándida González, de 25 años, es una fuerza en constante movimiento. A menudo es vista corriendo alrededor de su vecindario o persiguiendo a su ahijada, Myracle, en el parque...
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Stress Awareness Month—Take Our Family Pledge

Mes de la Concientización Sobre el Estrés—Tome Nuestra Promesa Familiar

Mes de la Concientización Sobre el Estrés—Tome Nuestra Promesa Familiar

Es el Mes de la Concientización Sobre el Estrés! Como esta usted liberándose del estrés en su rutina diaria? Ya sea que esté usted recuperándose aún del haber completado...
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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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