Politics/government

Feet first
Los primeros pies

El mundo sabe que pueden correr, patear y anotar, ¿pero pueden flotar? Recién salidas de su victoria 5-2 frente a Japón, las integrantes de la selección nacional femenil...
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Fresh beat
Un nuevo latido

Es un nuevo día en el barrio. Así lo dijeron el alcalde Bill de Blasio y Bill Bratton, comisionado del Departamento de Policía de Nueva York....
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A love supreme
Un amor supremo

A meal before the march. Uptown residents gathered this past Sun., Jun. 28th for the Annual Pre-Pride Parade Breakfast hosted by State Senator Adriano Espaillat...
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Lease Freeze
Renta congelada

Just in time for summer, a frozen treat has arrived for over one million city residents. New York City's Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) has voted for a freeze on regulated rents....
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Homework ahead
Tareas por delante

Aunque la escuela casi podría casi terminar para 1.1 millones de estudiantes de la ciudad, los administradores del Departamento de Educación (DOE por sus siglas en inglés) y la canciller Carmen Fariña, están preparándose para un verano ocupado...
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Sigh in the sky
Suspiro en el cielo

The skyline will not rise in the west. LG Electronics USA and environmental and local advocacy organizations, who had been locked in disagreement – and a legal battle – over the company’s new North American headquarters in New Jersey...
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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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New LGBTQ Resource Guide
Nueva guía de recursos LGBTQ

City Comptroller Scott Stringer has released a new 2015 issue of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Guide of Services and Resources, which includes the launch of an accompanying website...
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Lighthouse looks to lead
Lighthouse busca dirigir

El distrito escolar 12 en el sur del Bronx ha reportado una baja en el índice de la graduación de cuatro años de sus alumnos de preparatoria, 54.1 por ciento en el grupo del 2014. Una escuela charter en la avenida Intervale....
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The now of WOW
El WOW de hoy

Cuando era niña, fue clasificada como en riesgo. No mucho se esperaba de la hija única de inmigrantes dominicanos en un...
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Raising the roof (not the rent)
Hacer ruido (sin elevar la renta)

They’ve seen the light. A pilot program seeks to help building owners save green – all around. “The Bronx Clean Energy and Housing Initiative” would help owners establish and finance building energy retrofits,...
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Get your Garden on
Ponga manos a la obra en su jardín

The WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Bronx Zoo has partnered with the FarmOn! Foundation to hosting a number of interactive...
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El Bulevar de los Boricuas

Fue El Bulevar de los Boricuas este domingo, ya que cientos de miles se reunieron a lo largo de la Quinta avenida para el 58° Desfile anual del Día de Puerto...
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Mothers on the move
Madres en movimiento

She answered the phone to the worst imaginable news. When Juanita Morgan picked up the receiver, it was to hear that her son had died.
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Talking the Bronx 06.17.15
Hablando del Bronx 06.17.15

Join the Bronx Community Board 7 (CB7) and the Bronx Library Center on Fri., Jun. 19th for the First Annual Veteran’s Job and Career Fair to be held from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m...
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Silver Alert: Rafael Rosas

Notification issued 6/15/15 at 9:00 PM. NYPD has issued a Silver Alert in regards to the disappearance of Rafael Rosas, a 66-year-old Hispanic male with Alzheimer's, from the area of University Avenue and Merriam Avenue in The Bronx. He is described as being 5'4" tall and 150lbs with black hair...

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If Rent Laws Expire, We Have Your Back

There is a sense of urgency being felt in every corner of New York City – from Washington Heights, to Corona; from the South Bronx, to Sunset Park. And we need to make sure this urgency is felt all the up in Albany. In just a few short days, the rent regulation laws that govern over one million...

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Playing field of procurement
En el campo de las adquisiciones

Shirley Lam’s last career lasted a quarter of a century. She expects her next one to last even longer. After arriving from China decades ago, Lam worked full-time as a housewife...
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Driver arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Conductor detenido por atropello y fuga fatal

Conductor detenido por atropello y fuga fatal

A Manhattan man has been arrested and charged in the February hit-and-run death of a 38-year-old Columbia University employee in Marble Hill...
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Summer of STEM
Verano de ‘STEM’

Solicitudes para ‘NYC SUMMER STEM 2015’, un nuevo programa para proveerle a los estudiantes que acaban de completar los grados 2, 7 y 10 con instrucción STEM de alta calidad, gratis y todo el día, ahora están siendo aceptadas...
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WAGE BOARD MEETING
AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA

The New York State Department of Labor gives notice that on Monday, June 15, 2015, the Wage Board will hold a public hearing to receive testimony about an increase in the minimum wage...
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Hail, yes
¡Así, sí!

Condujo para recoger un pasajero en una esquina de Soundview y fue herido en el pecho con una bala. Era finales de los 60 y ser un taxista era un...
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Four Letter Words
Palabras de cuatro letras

El sueño de Aracely Cruz es ser normal. "Éste habría sido un día inolvidable", dijo Cruz recientemente. La mujer de 30 años de edad se mudó a los Estados Unidos siendo una menor, a los 14 años...
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Home, at last
En casa al fin

“I love it here.” Arnold Smalls was home. The 58-year-old had moved to the Creston Avenue Residence this past December. He had not come alone; his 4-year-old daughter Deleta joined him...
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Labor of Love
Obra de amor

"No teníamos todo lo que queríamos, pero sí todo lo que necesitábamos". Para Mario Cilento, presidente de la Federación Americana del Trabajo y el Congreso de Organizaciones Industriales ...
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No Garbage, Recycling, Organics Collection or Street Cleaning on Memorial Day

Monday, May 25, 2015: The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Memorial Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, or street cleaning on Monday, May 25, 2015.

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Frontline fight
Lucha en primera línea

A cut to the heart. That’s what advocates who rallied this past Fri., May 15th say that funding cuts to the city’s three public library systems constitute for the millions of residents...
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Hedging their bets
Cubriendo sus apuestas

Kirssy Martínez tenía 14 años cuando se mudó a Nueva York desde la República Dominicana. Cuando se graduó de la escuela preparatoria en 2005, carecía...
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Destruction for prevention
Destruir para prevenir

Ten years ago, Katie Harris made a donation to a benevolent fund affiliated with New York Police Department (NYPD) to help families of fallen police officers.
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Taking a new turn
Tomando un nuevo giro

They want to see their way clear. New York City bus operators and advocates gathered recently to address safety concerns, blind spots, and Vision Zero. Members of Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)...
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Talking the Bronx 05.13.15
Hablando del Bronx 05.13.15

Shred your personal papers for free at the 8th Annual Shred Fest on Sat., May 16th and Sun., May 17th. This event is sponsored by the New York...
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The Healing Power of Art
El Poder Curativo del Arte

Some of the most vulnerable patients, principally children and those battling behavioral health issues, who have been hospitalized at Lincoln Medical Center over the last three years, have been privy to the creative work of artists...
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Promise Keeper
Cumplir promesas

“These are all our children.” In launching the new independent non-profit organization My Brother’s Keeper Alliance this past...
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A Stitch in Time
Una puntada en el tiempo

En noviembre pasado, las noticias de México acerca de 43 estudiantes desaparecidos de la Escuela de Maestros Rurales...
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Master Mujer

El Bronx tiene una nueva administradora de correo. El Servicio Postal de los Estados Unidos (USPS por sus siglas en inglés)...
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Talking the Bronx 05.06.15
Hablando del Bronx 05.06.15

Born in the clubs and streets of the South Bronx in the early 70s, hip-hop has endured as a symbol of a vibrant and diverse...
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