Politics/government

Espaillat in the East
Espaillat en el este

Espaillat and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito greeted commuters at the corner of 116th Street and Lexington Avenue...
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The soul of our communities
El alma de nuestras comunidades

Los pequeños negocios establecidos por mamá y papá son el alma de nuestras comunidades. A medida que los alquileres se disparan y la competencia...
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“I lost Franky”
“Perdí a Franky”

Rest in peace. Over and over again - precisely 49 times - the phrase was uttered aloud in a somber memorial event held outside at the Bronx County Courthouse...
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On periods, a new parity
Atacando al tabú

When Councilmember Julissa Ferreras-Copeland began to press ahead on legislation associated with feminine hygiene products, some began to call her names...
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Change with Chacon
Cambio con Chacón

PEP serves as a forum for parents.

A new change agent for education has been named. Geneal Chacon has been appointed as the borough’s representative to the Panel for Educational Policy (PEP),...
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Talking the Bronx 06.22.2016
Hablando del Bronx 06.22.2016

Learn how to properly install your child’s car seat. Bronx Safety City is offering free car seat inspections Fri., Jun., 24th starting at 1:30 p.m...
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Meal Makers
Fabricantes de Comidas

The city’s Department of Education (DOE) is set to provide free breakfast and lunch to millions of children with its 2016 Summer Meals program...
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Bank on it in the Bronx
Contar con el condado

The Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA), Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA), and Spring Bank will launch IDNYC's first pop-up enrollment center...
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Special at Sydelle
Especial en Sydelle

It was the bathtub that did it for Laverne Rogers. Rogers had been living in a shelter for over two years before moving ‎in 2011 to the Lenninger...
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Gear shift on guns
Cambio de marcha

Speaking at the 2016 assembly of Guns Down Life Up, on June 6, Dr. Ram Raju, President and Chief Executive Officer of NYC Health + Hospitals, said it was time gun violence be added to the list of health issues plaguing New York City...
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MCNY on the Move
MCNY en movimiento

They're rid of the rent. A college that has long served as a haven for low-income and minority students has acquired a new permanent home of its own...
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Mayor, Council agree on budget deal
Alcalde y Concejo acuerdan presupuesto

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Council reached an agreement on an $82.1 billion budget for the 2017 fiscal year, which...
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Cuomo calls for stricter campaign finance rules
Normas más estrictas de financiamiento de campañas

Governor Andrew Cuomo is attempting to limit the power of independent expenditure campaigns and what he called the...
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Find the Freeze
Consiga lo congelado

A pesar de que el clima se está calentando, las autoridades municipales están llamando a una gran helada. La ciudad está haciendo un esfuerzo para...
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Seeking input on insurance increases
Buscando aportación en los aumentos de los seguros

El costo de los seguros de salud está subiendo, pero los consumidores pueden opinar sobre los propuestos aumentos. Las aseguradoras le han...
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The craft within the trade
El arte en el gremio

José Tarazona lo sobrelleva con el lienzo. El residente del Bronx trabaja como portero en el Upper West Side y lucha con la separación de...
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From broken to breaking through
Pavimentando un camino

Broken. It was how Emmanuel González described the young man he had been before. “I had no confidence when I came here,” he said.
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“There’s nothing I can’t do”
“No hay nada que no pueda hacer”

In life, he endured two years of solitary confinement. Now a scholarship founded in Kalief Browder’s name will link others who, like him, sought to forge...
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Charge in the Park
Carga en el parque

Fun – and fuel – in the sun. This summer, more New Yorkers will be able to surf the web and juice up their phones at public parks.
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A senior moment
Un momento mayor

Delilah Barbosa había comenzado a empacar. Después de residir en el Bronx durante más de seis décadas, la residente de Williamsbridge estaba a...
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Zeroing in on Zika
Examinando el virus Zika

La Dra. Dyan Summers puede haber acabado de recibir su doctorado en la práctica de enfermería, pero hace años, ella estaba a la vanguardia de la...
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Period Process
Proceso del período

The City Council’s legislative push to make free feminine hygiene products readily available in the city’s shelters, public schools and correctional...
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Equal Pay for all Pre-K
Igualdad de pago Pre-K

Pago de Pre-K. Miembros de la coalición Campaña por los Niños estuvieron acompañados recientemente en el Ayuntamiento por defensores...
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Transit plan includes safeguards to prevent fund diversion
Plan de transporte incluye salvaguardas

¡Fuera esa mano! Legisladores locales están buscando asegurarse de que el financiamiento al transporte permanezca bajo llave y sólo se utilice para...
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“No more children dying”
“No más niños muriendo”

Shanduke McPhatter has devoted several years of his life working to prevent gun violence. Yet he was not able to save his brother from becoming...
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Banking on books
Contar con libros

Se realizan más visitas a los tres sistemas de bibliotecas públicas de la Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York (NYPL por sus siglas en inglés) cada año que a...
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Taking down the “Dirty Dozen”
Bajar los humos a la “docena sucia”

Not on the city's dime. It seems that things are about to get very uncomfortable for some of the city’s worst landlords, who will soon face...
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“We have the answers”
“Tenemos las respuestas”

Brandishing placards bearing messages of empowerment in English and Spanish such as "She Will Be – College Bound" and "Ella Será Saludable,"...
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Pioneer at the Post
En honor a Herman

Herman Badillo served in many roles during his lifetime, and on Mon., May 23, he received a posthumous recognition for his many accomplishments...
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Faith as First Aid
Aclamando auxilios

This past Sunday, school was in session. During what was billed a “Weekend of Faith,” First Lady Chirlane McCray led a contingent of leaders from the De Blasio administration...
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Fiesta Fix
Arreglos de Fiesta

It’s been no Fiesta for these tenants. A group of residents from a Grand Concourse apartment building with hundreds of city violations...
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Going forward or foregone?
¿Futuro o pasado?

Casi seis meses después de la expiración de la reducción de impuestos 421-a, aún no se ha hecho ningún progreso en la reactivación del programa...
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Watching and Waiting
Mirando y esperando

Last month, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in U.S. v. Texas.The case, based on a lawsuit filed against the federal government by the State of Texas...
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Top billing at breakfast
Desayuno dinámico

There were plaudits for school parents. On Thurs., May 19, Senator Jeff Klein hosted his annual Educational Leadership Breakfast, to honor...
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Business Council seeks online input
Concejo de Regulación de Comercios solicita comentario en línea

The Temporary Business Regulation Council is accepting comments and recommendations online through May 26. Recommendations can be submitted to...
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Transfer Agents
Agentes Transformadores

Estos eruditos encajan en el proyecto. Más de $40,000 en fondos para becas y premios fueron otorgados a siete estudiantes locales de la ciudad de...
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