Politics/government

Explícamelo: The Crisis in Egypt

Explícamelo: La Crisis en Egipto

Explícamelo: La Crisis en Egipto

¿Puede explicar la naturaleza de los disturbios civiles actuales en Egipto? Después de décadas de gobierno autoritario, desde Sadat hasta Mubarak
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Voting to spend

The people of East Harlem have spoken. And they want a solar-powered greenhouse. Last Monday, about 100 people gathered at the Johnson Community Center at Lexington and 113th Street to celebrate...

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Age is nothing but a voter

La edad no es otra cosa que un votante

La edad no es otra cosa que un votante

In any hotly contested political race, candidates typically relish the opportunity to reach a large segment of likely voters at a single event.
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Why I Am Running
Porque me postulo

My story is like so many New York stories. It began somewhere else. My family immigrated from Taiwan when I was five years old, looking for the...
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Why I Am Running
Porque me postulo

Bill de Blasio comenzó su carrera en el servicio público como miembro del personal para el primer alcalde afroamericano de la ciudad de...
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New funding aid for city immigrants

Nueva ayuda para inmigrantes de la ciudad

Nueva ayuda para inmigrantes de la ciudad

El Presidente Barack Obama dio a conocer el programa de Acción Diferida para niños (DACA, por sus siglas en inglés) el pasado junio.
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“A better, just world”
“Un mundo mejor y más justo”

The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting case of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin last week was met with anger by many across...
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In the heat, in the race
En el calor, en la carrera

En medio de la ola de calor que azotó a Nueva York la semana pasada, los residentes se reunieron el jueves 18 de julio en el parque St. Mary en el...
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Erick Salgado: Why I Am Running

Erick Salgado: Porque me postulo

Erick Salgado: Porque me postulo

Mi decisión para postularme para alcalde ocurrió a principios de noviembre pasado mientras estaba trabajando para ayudar a los residentes...
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Pride and justice
Orgullo y justicia

Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. is out – and proud. Earlier this year, President Díaz expressed his support of same sex marriage...
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Trailblazers in the house

When the season turns warm, the traditional route of migration – for spring break or for summer vacation – is to head from north to the southern climes..
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DREAMers unite in finance fight

DREAMers’ unidos en la lucha

DREAMers’ unidos en la lucha

On Tues., May 28th, hundreds of supporters rallied at Baruch College to show support for New York State's Development, Relief, and Education for Alien...
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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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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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In the KNIC of time
Patinando hacia el final

Lucy Paxos y su esposo abrieron Capital Diner en la esquina de Kingsbridge Road y la Avenida Jerome en el 1970. Ella dijo que era un tiempo bueno para...
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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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Lehman Community To ‘Take Back the Night’

Take Back the Night’ en Lehman el 24 de abril

Take Back the Night’ en Lehman el 24 de abril

Lehman College will host its annual “Take Back the Night” event on Wednesday, April 24, from 2-8 p.m. Guest speakers include New York State Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj of the 80th District in the Bronx...
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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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I Love the Bronx: Save our Post Office

Yo amo el Bronx: Salve nuestra Oficina Postal

Yo amo el Bronx: Salve nuestra Oficina Postal

Earlier this year, in the January 9th I Love the Bronx column, we discussed the Bronx General Post Office, located on the Grand Concourse between....
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¡Basta!: Revealing an unacceptable bias

¡Basta!: Revelando un sesgo inaceptable

¡Basta!: Revelando un sesgo inaceptable

As members of the Board of Directors of the Puerto Rican Bar Association, the oldest ethnic bar association in New York State, established in 1957...
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A Model Session
Una sesión modelo

In a special weekend session, the State Senate voted on Sat., Mar. 23rd to increase the minimum wage in New York State to $9 per hour. Sen. Gustavo Rivera proved to be the tie-breaking vote, assuring ...
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Talking the Bronx – 03.27.13

Bronx Community College presents “Guns: How Do We Stop the Violence?,” the first in a series of President’s Lectures on issues of major importance to the college community and general public. Among the panelists expected to participate are Geoffrey Canada, President and CEO, Harlem...

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Fighting on Faile Street

The Episcopal Service Society (ESS) has provided after school care at PS 75 on 984 Faile Street for nearly a decade, offering homework help, art classes, step classes, academic enrichment, and even cooking classes. The program also offers peace of mind to parents who are unable to pick up their...

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NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY/SENATE PUERTO RICAN/HISPANIC TASK FORCE

Como presidente del Grupo de Trabajo Puertorriqueño e Hispano de la Asamblea/Senado del Estado de Nueva York, deseo invitarlo personalmente a unirse a nosotros a la Conferencia de Primavera Somos El Futuro 2013...
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Jessica Lappin Endorsed by State Sen. José M. Serrano for Borough President

As announced this past Mon., Mar. 18th, New York City Councilmember Jessica Lappin’s campaign announced that State Senator Jose...
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Tish James secures endorsements

Tish James asegura apoyo crucial

Tish James asegura apoyo crucial

This past Tues., Mar. 19th, Councilwoman Letitia "Tish" James' campaign for New York City Public Advocate announced key endorsements from a group ...
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A New Yorker for the Bronx

On any given day, Cynthia Thompkins, 56, leaves her nine-to-five as a public defense attorney at the Legal Aid Society to attend two or three meetings back-to-back...
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On point: Pushing for crime-mapping

This past Fri., Mar. 1st, Councilmember Fernando Cabrera, Chair of the Council’s Committee on Technology, discussed a possible amendment to the New York City Charter that would require the Department of Information, Technology and Telecommunications (DOITT) to create and maintain...

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Fighting mad, and smart

Luchando duro, e inteligentemente

Luchando duro, e inteligentemente

Each week, I write about the great activities taking place in our community, the resources available and what we – as parents – must do to ensure ...
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Big-time chance with a stake in the Bronx

Gran oportunidad con una apuesta en el Bronx

Gran oportunidad con una apuesta en el Bronx

"Creo que pagué por este lugar", dijo Melvin, inspeccionando el espacio a su alrededor. En su voz, había un toque de soberbia, y tal vez incredulidad. Melvin, residente del Bronx y visitante...In-English

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I Love the Bronx: The state of the borough
Yo amo el Bronx: Estado del Bronx

El presidente del condado del Bronx, Rubén Díaz, Jr. dio el discurso del Estado del Condado el martes, 20 de febrero en la Escuela Superior James Monroe. Cientos de personas se reunieron incluyendo a los oficiales electos, familiares, amigos, seguidores y miembros de la comunidad del Bronx...In-English

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“Everyday, modern-day heroes”

“Where there is unity, there is strength.” With those words, Pastor Jay Gooding opened in prayer the 18th Annual Black History Month Breakfast at the Villa Barone Manor in Throggs Neck this past Sat. Feb 23rd. As hosted by Sen. Jeffrey D. Klein, the event gathered more than 250 individuals from the Bronx...

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Innovation and Incentive
Innovación e Incentivos

Technology buffs take note: The Governor wants you. To stay. In one of many presentations of his State of the State address delivered in person...
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Talking the Bronx 02.20.13

Van Cortlandt Park invites those interested in developing useful skills, making a significant contribution to the future of Van Cortlandt Park and the Bronx community to join its “Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Spring 2013 Trail Restoration Crew”...

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Get Your Child Test-Ready
Prepare a su hijo para los exámenes

If your child is in grades 3–8, chances are they’re prepping for the State English Language Arts (ELA) and State Mathematics Tests in school. These are the standardized tests that will determine ...
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The New York beverage ban is over-regulation at its worst
La prohibición de bebidas de Nueva York: Sobre-regulación de la peor clase

Back in September, the NYC Board of Health rubber-stamped Mayor Bloomberg’s controversial ban on the sale of sodas larger than 16 ounces.
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