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Release Diabetes Prevention Funds Now

Liberar fondos para la prevención de la diabetes ahora

Liberar fondos para la prevención de la diabetes ahora

With diabetes deaths soaring, literally millions of dollars in key diabetes prevention funds have been held back for almost a year because...
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Celebrate Green Gym Day
Celebre el Día del Gimnasio Verde

En estos días, el gimnasio es sinónimo de centros locales de ejercicio o el auditorio o cafetería de su hijo. Ya no le prestamos atención a las...
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I Love the Bronx: Bioswales
Amo el Bronx: Bioswales

¿Te has preguntado lo que sucede con las aguas residuales una vez que tiras la llave del retrete, te bañas, te cepillas los dientes o lavas la ropa? ¡Yo tampoco! No somos los únicos que no damos una reflexión a este importante tema... In-English

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Where every step matters
Donde todo paso importa

La tarde del lunes, la esquina de la Avenida Valentine y el este de la Calle 188 estaba arreglada con una larga fila de una docena de mesas...
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A glossy guide for good
Una guía que siempre esta de moda

The latest fashions are tried and true – and they’re coming straight to Bronx residents in a colorful, glossy new magazine. Interested? Then, the Bronx Health Guide: Resources for the Uninsured and Underinsured should be on your must-read list. The portable guide is actually half the size of...

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I Love the Bronx: A Starry Path Ahead

Yo Amo al Bronx: Un Rutilante Sendero en el Parque

Yo Amo al Bronx: Un Rutilante Sendero en el Parque

The first two weeks of May have been busy at Starlight Park! On Sat., May 4th, an “It’s My Park Day” event was hosted by G.I.V.E., the Bronx...
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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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Medicine and mariachis

On a recent Friday afternoon at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, the sounds typical of a bustling health care center could be heard in the hallways. The whirring and beeping of medical equipment. Conversation among doctors about patient symptoms.

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I Love the Bronx: G.Y.M.
Amo el Bronx: G.Y.M.

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of meeting Joseph L. Ziegler at the Bronx River Alliance’s Winter Assembly. He was asked to share his story about...
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Putting out the flames
Apagando las llamas

Representatives of small business, the tobacco lobby, health advocates and elected officials gathered on Thurs., May 2nd as three pieces of tobacco...
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Record turnout at Run
Récord de registro en carrera

Under a cloudless, blue sky and with temperatures hovering in the low 70’s, more than a 1000 men, women and children, both avid marathoners...
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Talking the Bronx 05.01.13

The Bronx Academy of Art & Dance (BAAD!) will present its annual spring dance festival “The Boogie Down Dance Series” from Sat., May 4th through Sat., June 1st, at BAAD!, located at 841 Barretto Street in the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx. The festival features a mix of home-grown Bronx dance and dance from around New York City, and presents a diversity of dance in the Bronx...

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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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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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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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A joint effort at Union Community Health Center
Un esfuerzo conjunto en el Centro Comunitario de Salud Union

El pasado jueves 5 de abril, el Centro Comunitario de Salud Union (Union) inició el mes nacional de terapia ocupacional ofreciendo exámenes gratuitos de terapia ocupacional ...
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I Love the Bronx: G.I.V.E. at Starlight Park

Yo amo el Bronx: G.I.V.E. en el Parque Starlight

Yo amo el Bronx: G.I.V.E. en el Parque Starlight

I’ve written about Starlight Park several times and still hear many of the same questions. Among them are: “Where is this park located?”... En-espanol

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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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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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Acacia comes to Andrews

This past Thurs., Apr. 4th, The Acacia Network celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Andrews Avenue Individualized Residential Alternative (IRA) facility, the latest addition to Acacia Network’s services for people with developmental disabilities.

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MAD About Dance flies high
MAD About Dance vuela alto

Rarely do Tennessee Williams, Lady Gaga and Lewis Carroll ever share the same stage. But Michiyo Tanaka, founder of dance company MAD About Dance, is equally adept at combining these disparate influences in her work as a founder and choreographer...
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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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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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Bunnies and Angels
Conejitos y ángeles

El pasado viernes 29 de marzo el Centro Comunitario de Salud Union (Union Community Health Center) celebró su sorteo anual de canastas de Pascua para sus pacientes pediátricos...
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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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Go Green
Sea ecológico

April's celebration of Earth Day offers an opportunity for families to focus on conservation, and on ways that everyone together can learn to save energy and resources year-round.
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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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When Food is Too Little or Too Much

Cuando Se Come Poco o Demasiado

Cuando Se Come Poco o Demasiado

La anorexia, también conocida como “hambre voluntaria”, es uno de los trastornos alimenticios más comunes en la nación. También lo es la bulimia, when people eat large amounts of food, but, then “purge” or restrict it by...
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Running for change
Corriendo por el cambio

This past Sun., Mar. 10th, Cheryl “Shelley” Keeling competed in the Riverdale Medical Health Association’s Fourth Annual Healthy Minds...
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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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Talking the Bronx 03.13.13

On Sat., Mar. 16th and on Sun., Mar. 17th, La Finca Del Sur/South Bronx Farmers will host their “Waking up the Farm!”
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