Health

A slice of cake, and PIE
Aniversario de alegría

“My mother didn’t have a birth certificate. [She] didn’t know what day she was born." Nellie James would live to be ninety years old, but her first days were not as clearly defined...
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Housing for those that need it most

Vivienda para quienes más la necesitan

Vivienda para quienes más la necesitan

Asumir los aumentos de alquiler es un problema importante para nuestra comunidad y obliga a muchos residentes del Bronx...
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Men: Make Screenings a Healthy Habit
Hombres: hacer de los exámenes de salud un hábito sano

¿Sabe usted que la expectativa de vida proyectada de un hombre nacido en Estado Unidos en el 2015 es de 76 años y 5 meses...
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Smart Starts
Inicio inteligente

Con el regreso a clases a la vuelta de la esquina, contar con soluciones fáciles, frescas y saludables para el almuerzo y la cena es más importante que nunca....
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I Love the Bronx: Low on the Line
Amo el Bronx: Bajo la línea

Time to get down. This Oct. 4th, the Down and Dirty Obstacle Race returns to Orchard Beach.
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Service Day
Dia de servicio

Un evento del Día de servicio a las personas mayores y con necesidades especiales se llevará a cabo el jueves 6 de agosto...
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Mad for marigolds, and more
Loca por las caléndulas – y más

En un reciente concurso de “búsqueda del tesoro”, Abelyna G. ganó el tercer lugar. Su premio fue una comestible y rara delicia: una habichuela verde....
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Walking to win
Caminar para ganar

Take a walk. That is the message shared by organizers of the Burnside Summer Walk events, which are held over three consecutive Saturdays in July.
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Sweet spot no more
Detenido lo dulce

As she rides her bicycle to work, Jane Bedell passes the time by keeping count of the available healthy food choices along the way. It's a short tally....
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The Bash on the Bridge
Festejo en el puente

The party was going strong – and high. NYC Parks joined Comptroller Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, City Council Speaker...
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Keep Safe in the Heat
Manténgase a salvo durante el color

Heat related illness is serious, but can be prevented. Prolonged exposure to the heat and direct sunlight can be very harmful, and in some cases, fatal. Heat can also aggravate or worsen certain health conditions...
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Feeling Fresh
A lo fresco

El 24 de julio de 2015, Fátima Shama, directora ejecutiva del Fondo Fresh Air, se unió a un grupo de niños del Bronx en la estación de autobuses de la Autoridad Portuaria...
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Free Action-Packed Celebration on National Night Out
Celebración Gratuita Llena de Acción en Noche Nacional de Salida

Celebrate National Night Out in Co-Op City with an evening of fun, community spirit, and a special performance by the Timeless Torches, the New York Liberty’s senior dance team...
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Free Dental, Legal and Mammogram Services
Servicios dentales, legales y de mamografía gratuitos

Como parte del Día de Participación de Servicios Comunitarios, se ofrecerán servicios legales y de salud gratuitos, el sábado 8 de agosto....
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Challenge Check-up
Desafío chequeo

Amanda B. tenía una cita importante. El pasado viernes 17 de julio, la adolescente entró en un espacio familiar, el centro de salud, donde ha sido paciente desde...
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Brothers and keepers
Hermanos y guardianes

At the age of 14, Tarik Carr lost his mother to cancer. He channeled his grief into helping other youths, and has spent nearly a decade as a mentor in Health People’s Kids-Helping-Kids...
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Care Starts With You
Cuidar de los demás empieza en ti

One of my favorite quotes is by Rosalynn Carter. It is, “There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.”...
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More than parlor talk
Más que hablar

“I wanted to shoot for the stars.” Though Gabrielle Jasmin had always aimed high, studying the skies wasn’t what interested her. It was the idea of working in white that drove her....
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Blake at Boricua

The team at Boricua Community Health Center, the newest center in Urban Health Plan’s network, welcomed Bronx Assemblymember Michael Blake...
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Break for dance

Statement Arts is hosting free hip-hop dance classes by artist Lya Pouleyy for children ages 5-14 starting this Sat., Jul. 18th. Classes will be divided up by age, and will be hosted over three weeks. The workshop will take place at the United Palace, at 176th Street and Broadway...

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The new Power Rangers
Los nuevos Power Rangers

Most New Yorkers wouldn't consider taking the stairs to reach the top of the Empire State Building, but by late August, some uptown summer campers might feel like they've done that dozens of times...
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Strokes, in step
Pinceladas para el bien

"Era un desastre caminando". Russell M. recordó cómo se enfrentó a los tribunales después de luchar contra el abuso de sustancias. Era agosto de 2014 y tenía que hacer un cambio....
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Make that an MD
Lograr un título en medicina

The doctors will be in. For the first time in its nearly 170-year history, the City University of New York and City College will award the MD degree.
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Summer Eye Hazards
Los Peligros del Verano para los Ojos

Two of the most often overlooked body organs are the eyes. If you want to live a healthy life overall, you must learn how to keep...
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Talking the Bronx 07.15.15
Hablando del Bronx 07.15.15

Visit the Museum of Bronx History on Sun., Jul. 19th, for a screening of the documentary Hava Nagila. Known for its upbeat and celebratory melody...
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Broken no more
Quebrantada, no más

Rebecca L. está especialmente calificada para su nueva posición. Después de luchar durante años contra la adicción a las drogas y el alcohol...
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Talking the Bronx – 07.08.15
Hablando del Bronx – 07.08.15

The Bronx Borough President’s Office offers residents an opportunity to tour some of the borough’s urban farms. On Sat., Jul. 11th, the Bronx Farms Youth Tour....
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Breathe easier this summer
Respire mejor este verano

Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are conditions that affect your lungs. They may cause you to have shortness of breath and a cough...
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Broadway Barks

Time to raise the roof- and give a woof. Broadway star Bernadette Peters will sign copies of her newly published third children’s book...
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Playdate at Playland
Cita de juegos

El sábado 27 de junio, cerca de 300 pacientes pediátricos de cáncer del Hospital Infantil Montefiore disfrutaron de paseos, comida y fiestas durante un divertido día familiar en Rye Playland...
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The Signs of Dementia
Las Señales de Demencia

Olvidar nombres, fechas y citas... extraviar objetos y no poder encontrarlos... experimentar cambios repentinos de personalidad y una incapacidad para tomar decisiones cotidianas...
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Free Summer Meals for All
Alimenta tu mente

Now through September 4, free, healthy summer meals will be available for all children 18 years or younger at more than 1,000 locations across the city...
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Party with a purpose
Fiesta con propósito

Ni siquiera las lluvias de verano pudieron atenuar la sonrisa de Briana. La niña de dos años de edad se unió a su abuela Iris Sánchez...
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Milestones and music
Hitos y música

Mark S. is no stranger to hardships. Born in the Ukraine, he was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis as a young boy. He and his family would later move to Brooklyn. When he was 18, his father was sentenced to federal prison on fraud charges....
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Committed on cause
Comprometidos con la causa

Sobre 100 activistas del HIV/AIDS, líderes comunales y oficiales electos se reunieron en las afueras de la alcaldía este pasado jueves, 18 de junio para pedirle a la ciudad de Nueva York que asignara $10 millones...
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Talking the Bronx 06.25.14
Hablando el Bronx- 06.25.15

BRIO award winning dancer Alethea Pace and Director Macdara Vallely.

Únase a la Compañía de Opera del Bronx en la Capilla Woolworth en el Cementerio Woodlawn para un concierto gratis el domingo, 28 de junio a las 3:00 p.m....
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