Politics/government

Note to Vote
Nota para votar

Evite las filas y vaya en línea al DMV. El estado de Nueva York les recuerda a los residentes que deben estar registrados...
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Safeguarding shelter
Protegiendo el cobijo

“Lucharemos por sus derechos”. El alcalde Bill de Blasio vino al norte del condado para promocionar la Unidad...
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The Chancellor and the Charter
La canciller y la escuela charter

A la canciller le gustó lo que vio. En una reciente visita a una escuela charter del Bronx, la canciller escolar Carmen Fariña...
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Cutting CUNY
Recortes a CUNY

La joya de la corona está en peligro. Cada año, presidentes y administradores de las varias Universidades de la ciudad de Nueva York...
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Raza Relations
Relaciones de raza

Urban has gone National. Urban Health Plan (UHP), a network of community health centers based in the Bronx and Queens...
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Winning on Woodycrest
Ganando en Woodycrest

The city’s is giving back – with housing on the block. The city's Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD)...
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Balance and Benefit
Balance y Beneficio

Blandir la tarjeta, desvanecer las cuotas. Las autoridades municipales tienen la esperanza de aliviar algo de la picadura de la temporada...
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Hailing herencia
Clamando herencia

El jueves 25 de febrero, el presidente del condado del Bronx, Rubén Díaz Jr., organizó su celebración anual de...
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Rewards for the Road
Recompensas para Road

It was a big day for the BID. The Fordham Road Business Improvement District (BID) marked its 10th anniversary with...
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“Doing nothing adds to the problem”
“No hacer nada suma al problema”

The Speaker was on a streak. Just one week after her State of the City address – and a day after holding a joint roundtable with Mayor Bill de Blasio...
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Paycheck to paycheck
Cheque a cheque

Shelia Gibson, a home health aide with the Puerto Rican Family Institute, makes $11.10 an hour. She said she needs to work...
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Family Fight
Lucha por la licencia familiar

"Es lo que necesitamos". Iesha Sekou, residente de Harlem, dijo que el momento para romper el círculo de pobreza de las familias de...
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Vetting school violence
Investigando la violencia escolar

Rates are rising. The number of violent incidents in city schools soared by 23 percent in the last school year – making 2014-15...
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Empire State Fellows Program Class
Clases del Programa ‘Empire State Fellows’

El Estado de Nueva York ha anunciado la apertura del proceso de solicitudes para la última clase del programa ‘Empire States Fellows’.
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The Speaker’s Speech
El discurso de la portavoz

Cerrar Rikers. Durante su discurso del estado de la ciudad la semana pasada, la portavoz Melissa Mark-Viverito reveló un amplio conjunto...
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Talking the Bronx 02.17.16

Visit the Bronx Library Center on Wed., Feb. 24th at 10:30 a.m. for a discussion of My Old Neighborhood Remembered by bestselling author Avery Corman.
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And the winner is…
Ganador del Grammy

"No sean un trofeo". Tal fue la simple advertencia emitida por el director de escena a los miembros de la audiencia en el...
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The Rebels’ Cause
La causa de los rebeldes

Tune in to a panel discussion and community mixer that will focus on the importance of the Latino vote in the 2016 elections.
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Workers pan the plan
Trabajadores destrozan el plan

Is it a case of affluenza? So question ‎workers and advocates who are questioning just how "affordable" Mayor Bill de Blasio's affordable...
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Resolve on the Race
Elección decisiva

Trump fracasará. Los comentarios despectivos del candidato republicano a la presidencia, Donald Trump, sobre los hispanos, ha dañado...
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Hike on housing funds
Aumento en los fondos de vivienda

Let’s see the money. That was the message of public housing residents, community groups and elected officials who rallied at City Hall on...
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The cabinet member and the concert maker
El miembro del Gabinete y el maestro del concierto

Ellos quieren hacer música - y algo más. Recientemente un miembro del gabinete del presidente Barack Obama visitó el Bronx....
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Silver Alert – Madeline Devonish

Silver Alert issued 2/2/16 at 4:45 AM. NYPD has issued a Silver Alert in regards to the disappearance of Madeline Devonish, a 79-year-old black female with Alzheimer's disease, from the area of East 141st Street and Brook Avenue in The Bronx. She is described as being 5'6" and 120 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes.

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RISE relief
Alivio RISE

Sandy was the largest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded. Ravaging the Northeast in October 2012, it left a trail of massive destruction in its wake...
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Ruling Relief
En busca del alivio

Los nueve necesitaban moverse.Tal fue el mensaje de los inmigrantes y defensores que se reunieron el jueves 14 de enero, implorando al máximo tribunal del país...
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Forum at the Fort
Foro en el Fuerte

It was the face-off at Fort Washington. The Democratic candidates vying for New York’s 13th Congressional District seat (NY-13) gathered at...
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Overhauling HASA
Reparando HASA

HASA needs to get its house in order.That was the message this past week from City Comptroller Scott Stringer and Human Resources Administration...
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Cuomo v. CUNY
Cuomo vs. CUNY

With Governor Andrew Cuomo slated to release his latest Executive Budget on January 13, community organizations, clergy and union members assembled on...
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Language lift
Impulso a los idiomas

Lectura y la aritmética, y ahora todo el día. Por primera vez, los padres de las escuelas públicas con dominio limitado del inglés tendrán acceso total a ayuda de...
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Silver Alert: Manuel Davilla

Silver Alert issued 1/6/2016 at 5:15 PM. NYPD has issued a Silver Alert in regard to the disappearance of Manuel Davilla, an 84-year-old Hispanic male who suffers from dementia, from the area of Bronx River Parkway and East 174th Street in The Bronx. He is described as being 5'5" tall and 150lbs with short white hair and brown eyes.

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Missing Moreno
Extranando a Moreno

Judith López recibió el tipo de noticias que ninguna madre quiere oír jamás. El 14 de noviembre, su hijo Anthony A. Ureña, de 23 años, salió de su casa del Upper West Side hacia un club en Inwood...
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The Pay Pals
Los amigos del pago

Do it for Mario. Invoking the legacy of his father, who passed away a year ago, Governor Andrew Cuomo continued the push for a statewide minimum wage of...
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Forward for Flores
Flores avanza

La junta acaba de volverse más inteligente. La Dra. Zaire Z. Dinzey-Flores, una erudita de políticas de vivienda y diseño, planificación urbana y desigualdad comunitaria...
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Kindergarten Applications Due
Fecha límite para solicitudes al jardín de infantes

El proceso de solicitud de cupo en el jardín de infantes está oficialmente en marcha. Todos los estudiantes nacidos en 2011 que actualmente viven en...
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Bounty of a Billion
La recompensa de mil millones

Working families are winning big. Families received more than $1 billion in 2015 from the New York State Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), as was announced this week by...
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“I didn’t want it to be this way”
Missing student found dead

Judith López received the kind of news that no mother ever wants to hear. On November 14, her son, Anthony A. Ureña, 23, left his Upper West Side home for a club in Inwood. He never returned. That wasn’t like him. He was a Lehman College student with aspirations of becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He loved his white pit bull Sampson so much that...

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