Public Safety

I Love the Bronx- Get on Board
Yo Amo El Bronx- Suban a bordo

It wasn't until about 5 years ago that I learned about our local community board. I am not alone. Often, when I speak with fellow residents, some have no idea what the community board is, or know what their roles are. Here are a few useful tips...
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Keep Safe in the Heat
Manténgase a salvo durante el color

Heat related illness is serious, but can be prevented. Prolonged exposure to the heat and direct sunlight can be very harmful, and in some cases, fatal. Heat can also aggravate or worsen certain health conditions...
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Feeling Fresh
A lo fresco

El 24 de julio de 2015, Fátima Shama, directora ejecutiva del Fondo Fresh Air, se unió a un grupo de niños del Bronx en la estación de autobuses de la Autoridad Portuaria...
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Free Dental, Legal and Mammogram Services
Servicios dentales, legales y de mamografía gratuitos

Como parte del Día de Participación de Servicios Comunitarios, se ofrecerán servicios legales y de salud gratuitos, el sábado 8 de agosto....
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I Love the Bronx: Boogie on the Boulevard
Amo el Bronx: Boogie en el bulevar

Durante los días de la administración del presidente del condado Fernando Ferrer, unas tres millas de los carriles centrales de Grand Concourse...
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Care Starts With You
Cuidar de los demás empieza en ti

One of my favorite quotes is by Rosalynn Carter. It is, “There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.”...
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Keep cool with Con Ed
Manténgase fresco con Con Ed

With hot and muggy weather ahead, Con Edison wants to remind customers to use energy wisely, while saving money. New Yorkers can stay cool all summer by following these money-saving conservation tips...
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“Our streets, not Wall Street”
“Nuestras calles, no Wall Street”

A sweltering heat wave did little to tamp the enthusiasm of yellow taxi drivers and their backers, this past Mon., July 20th.
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One year later
Un año después

Ellos no olvidan. El primer aniversario de la muerte de Eric Garner estuvo marcado por toda la ciudad con mítines, vigilias y protestas, y los participantes insistieron en que seguirán presionando para que se haga justicia en su caso....
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More than parlor talk
Más que hablar

“I wanted to shoot for the stars.” Though Gabrielle Jasmin had always aimed high, studying the skies wasn’t what interested her. It was the idea of working in white that drove her....
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Garner Anniversary Events

Various events are being held throughout the city to commemorate the one-year anniversary of death of Eric Garner. Below is a selected list. Fri., July 17th - Manhattan 5:30 p.m. Millions March NYC, NYC ShutItDown, Peoples Power Assemblies and Black Lives Matter NYC...

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The new Power Rangers
Los nuevos Power Rangers

Most New Yorkers wouldn't consider taking the stairs to reach the top of the Empire State Building, but by late August, some uptown summer campers might feel like they've done that dozens of times...
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Strokes, in step
Pinceladas para el bien

"Era un desastre caminando". Russell M. recordó cómo se enfrentó a los tribunales después de luchar contra el abuso de sustancias. Era agosto de 2014 y tenía que hacer un cambio....
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Reading rules
Reglas de lectura

Alexandra won’t be bored this summer. She’ll be busy instead. The P.S. 5 Inwood student is gearing up for her entry into the third grade this fall with a stacked summer – literally....
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Settlement reached in Garner case
Acuerdo alcanzado en el caso Garner

La familia de Eric Garner ha alcanzado un acuerdo de $5.9 millones de dólares con la ciudad. El anuncio fue hecho el lunes 13 de julio por el contralor Scott Stringer y un abogado de la familia Garner....
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A Talk with Thompson
Una plática con Thompson

Hace un año, la oficina del fiscal del distrito de Brooklyn anunció que no buscaría arrestos por drogas de bajo nivel. Específicamente: no procesaría a las personas arrestadas...
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From crisis to constancy
De la crisis a la constancia

When Lisa Dieguez became homeless, she struggled not to become hopeless too. But with few-to-none resources at hand, and carrying the weight of former instances of substance abuse...
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Broken no more
Quebrantada, no más

Rebecca L. está especialmente calificada para su nueva posición. Después de luchar durante años contra la adicción a las drogas y el alcohol...
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Community Policing: More of the Same
Vigilancia Policial: más de lo mismo

A few of us stopped by Nagle Avenue this past Friday to picket against the announcement of Mayor Bill De Blasio and New York Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner Bill Bratton...
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Breathe easier this summer
Respire mejor este verano

Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are conditions that affect your lungs. They may cause you to have shortness of breath and a cough...
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Broadway Barks

Time to raise the roof- and give a woof. Broadway star Bernadette Peters will sign copies of her newly published third children’s book...
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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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Playdate at Playland
Cita de juegos

El sábado 27 de junio, cerca de 300 pacientes pediátricos de cáncer del Hospital Infantil Montefiore disfrutaron de paseos, comida y fiestas durante un divertido día familiar en Rye Playland...
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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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The Signs of Dementia
Las Señales de Demencia

Olvidar nombres, fechas y citas... extraviar objetos y no poder encontrarlos... experimentar cambios repentinos de personalidad y una incapacidad para tomar decisiones cotidianas...
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Free Summer Meals for All
Alimenta tu mente

Now through September 4, free, healthy summer meals will be available for all children 18 years or younger at more than 1,000 locations across the city...
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Milestones and music
Hitos y música

Mark S. is no stranger to hardships. Born in the Ukraine, he was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis as a young boy. He and his family would later move to Brooklyn. When he was 18, his father was sentenced to federal prison on fraud charges....
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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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Talking the Bronx 06.25.14
Hablando el Bronx- 06.25.15

BRIO award winning dancer Alethea Pace and Director Macdara Vallely.

Únase a la Compañía de Opera del Bronx en la Capilla Woolworth en el Cementerio Woodlawn para un concierto gratis el domingo, 28 de junio a las 3:00 p.m....
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Weekend Bx5 Bus Service Extension Notice
Extensión de Servicio en el fin de semana del Bx5

Beginning September 6, 2015, MTA New York City Transit will extend weekend Bx5 bus service from Pelham Bay Park to the Bay Plaza Shopping Center. The extension on weekends will provide a "one-seat" ride for South Bronx customers...
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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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Pre-K Extension
Prórroga para Pre-K

En un esfuerzo para hacer más fácil para las familias el registro de sus hijos en los programas de pre-K, el Departamento de Educación (DOE) ha anunciado que se está abriendo una segunda ronda de solicitudes...
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