Politics/government

LIP service saves lives
Servicio LIP salva vidas

Su madre se suicidó cuando él tenía 11 años. "Es personal para mí", dijo el asambleísta Luis Sepúlveda, cuya madre se suicidó a la edad de 33 años, después de su cuarto intento.
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On the map
En el mapa

Pónganlo en los libros. El Consejo de Turismo del Bronx lanzó la primera Guía para Visitantes del Bronx.
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Restoring the faith in justice
Restaurar la fe en la justicia

This week, Judge William Garnett of the State Supreme Court ruled against my office’s request to unseal the grand jury minutes in the Eric Garner case.
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The Future is Now
El futuro es ahora

Tomo el timón del Grupo de Trabajo Puertorriqueño/Hispano con gran optimismo y con un enfoque decidido para abordar los numerosos problemas que enfrentan los 4 millones...
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Si se puede

Bajo el liderazgo del Presidente Nacional de HNBA, Cynthia D. Mares, la Asociación Nacional de Abogados Hispanos está lanzando un nuevo programa para apoyar estudiantes...
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Surveying New York, in 7
Encuestando a Nueva York

New York City’s long-term plan is updated every four years, and Mayor Bill de Blasio will offer the newest version, PlaNYC, on Earth Day, April 22. The idea, according to a statement...
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An Equal Shot
Una misma oportunidad

La Ciudad de Nueva York es, y siempre ha sido, un país de oportunidad para inmigrantes. Se habla más de 200 idiomas en nuestra ciudad y las personas...
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Careful in the crossing
Cuidado al cruzar

Cuide sus pasos. Revise su velocidad. Respete los señalamientos. El Departamento de Transporte (DOT por sus siglas en inglés) ha dado a conocer un Plan de Acción de Seguridad Peatonal...
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Lasting in love
Amor eterno

“I feel I got married yesterday.” Yet, what seemed like moments ago to Larry Cosentino was, in fact, June 6th 1948 – 67 years ago this summer.
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Hit-and-run driver sought
Se busca conductor que atropelló y huyó

La policía todavía está en busca de un conductor que atropelló, y huyó, matando a un hombre del Bronx en una intersección muy transitada de Marble Hill, el pasado lunes 23 de febrero.
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New ADAs Announced
Nuevos ADAs anunciados

Bronx District Attorney Robert T. Johnson has hired four new Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs), as was announced this past Tues., Mar. 3rd.
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The “Know Your Rights” Series

The Safety Net Project, together with Councilmember Andy King, will host its fourth in a series of “Know Your Rights” trainings on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at 7 p.m. at Boston Secor Community Center, 3540 Bivona Street. The session will focus on issues and safety net programs critical to many Bronx residents in District 12.

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King Coat Drive

In light of the frigid temperatures, Councilmember Andy King is mobilizing a coat drive for all Bronx residents. On Sun., Feb. 22nd, King will be distributing coats at his district office, located at 940 East Gun Hill Road. “There are far too many people – children and seniors included – who have been suffering through these bitter cold days...

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The workers among us

MTA bus operators carry more than two million passengers every day over the most difficult routes in the world, constantly congested with traffic and pedestrians. The Transport Workers Union, Local 100, alone represents more than 10,000 of these operators. It would be nearly impossible to find someone living in this city for any length...

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Love in the balance
Amor en equilibrio

Su primera entrevista en Goldman Sachs parecía prometedora. Pero poco después, la oportunidad se desvaneció. La historia de Ramón Lebron podría sonar familiar...
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Show of Pride
Muestra de orgullo

On Thurs., Feb. 12th, Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. hosted “A Century of African-American Life, Heritage and Culture,” his Annual African-American Heritage Celebration...
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“I’m still Carl”
“Todavía soy Carl”

The Speaker was in the House. Recently appointed State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie joined the Rev. Al Sharpton...
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The Study of Sotomayor
El estudio de Sotomayor

Fordham Law students visited the United States Supreme Court late last month for a unique meeting with Bronx native Justice Sonia Sotomayor...
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Klein quits law firm, backs new ethics laws
Klein respalda nuevas leyes de ética

State Senator Jeff Klein has announced that he was cutting ties with his law firm and backing an ethics plan that would limit the outside income that lawmakers ...
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Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s State of the City 2015

Bienvenidos! Won-Ying! Welcome to El Barrio, East Harlem! Thank you to our Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer! Thank you to Reverend Que English from the Bronx Christian Fellowship...

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Wanted: Parents sought for education councils
Se buscan padres

They want you.The New York City Department of Education (DOE) is looking for a few good parents to serve on...
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Hailing Heastie
Hace historia Heastie

Bronx Assemblymember Carl Heastie was elected as Speaker of the New York State Assembly on Tues., Feb. 3. In the chamber’s 238-year history...
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“This is our calling”
“Esa es nuestra vocación”

Buenas tardes. Me siento honrado de haber ganado su apoyo para ser elegido como el nuevo presidente de la Asamblea del...
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Weather advisory for Thurs., Jan. 29th

The New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) issued a weather advisory for light snow and cold temperatures beginning the evening of Thurs., Jan. 29th, through the Sat., Jan. 31st. “Light snow expected Thursday night through Friday morning, with dangerously frigid temperatures and life-threatening...

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Parking regulations suspended through Jan. 31st

The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, announced on Wed., Jan. 28th that Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended Thu., Jan. 29th, Fri., Jan. 30th, and Sat., Jan. 31th to facilitate snow removal.

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Lauding the launch
Aplausos para la tarjeta

A host of elected officials, led by City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, gathered at the Bronx Library Center on Fri., Jan. 23 to mark ...
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Ritual, not rest, on the seventh day
Ritual, no descanso, en el séptimo día

Es su ritual. El grupo de mujeres se reúne el último domingo de cada mes. Como en otras prácticas, ellas tallan la costumbre...
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Aid for scam victims
Ayuda para víctimas de estafa

Local families victimized by a housing scam will soon receive some relief, after an Inwood man has created an online fundraiser to help them recover money they lost to a con artist....
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A dream denied
Un sueño negado

Para varias familias locales, el sueño de una vivienda asequible se convirtió rápidamente en una pesadilla, después de que dicen que fueron estafadas por $ 2,700 dólares cada una por una mujer...
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Why I am Visiting Israel
Porqué estoy visitando Israel

El pueblo de los Estados Unidos ha permanecido firme con el pueblo de Israel desde el día en que el país fue fundado en 1947...
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Grilling on the green
Cuestionar el verde

“What is the importance of recycling?” asked Councilmember Andy King. No conference presentation here. Instead, the Bronx legislator asked the question of students...
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Proud of service
Orgulloso del servicio

El jueves 15 de junio, DNAinfo.com publicó un artículo sobre una demanda presentada por Carmen Díaz-Santiago...
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No Garbage Collection or Street Cleaning on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) has announced that in observance of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, there will be no garbage, recycling, or organics collection, or street cleaning on Monday, January 19, 2015. In addition, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed...

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Making the grade in style
Sistema con estilo

Monitoring cosmetology businesses should be as easy as A-B-C, according to local legislators. Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr.
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In remembrance
Cuomo sepultado

El ex gobernador del estado de Nueva York Mario Cuomo fue sepultado el martes 6 de enero en la iglesia católica St. Ignatius Loyola en Manhattan.
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A lion at rest
Un león descansa

“They are having a sale.” It was a little white lie one mother told her young daughter in the early evening hours of Mon., Jan.
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