Public Safety

New support for prevention
Apoyo para prevención

El programa de salud escolar de Montefiore ha recibido una subvención de $3 millones de dólares para una nueva iniciativa de prevencion. El compromiso viene de la Fundación Jerome L. Greene, que se enfoca en las causas de la educación, las artes, la salud y la justicia social....
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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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“We all have struggled”
“Todos hemos tenido problemas”

Era grande y amplia. La generación que se graduó en 2015 del Bronx Community College del City University de Nueva York, era simplemente enorme. "Esta es la clase más grande de graduación en la historia del BCC"...
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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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Mind Matters
Asuntos Mentales

Camille Stanford ha tenido problemas con los problemas. Para la estudiante del Hostos Community College, equilibrar sus responsabilidades laborales, académicas y de la vida es simplemente un día normal...
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A Romance Rekindled
Un romance reavivado

Hubo amor en el aire. Casi medio siglo después de su cierre, el puente más antiguo de Nueva York ha reabierto oficialmente...
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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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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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Large lift for small business

Un gran impulso a los pequeños negocios

Un gran impulso a los pequeños negocios

Anastasia Ekue recibió una visita especial el pasado miércoles. La propietaria de la tienda de un dólar hizo una pausa...
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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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Free Legal Clinic for Immigrant Workers
Clínica Legal Gratuita para Trabajadores Inmigrantes

MFY Legal Services will hold a free, walk-in legal clinic for immigrant workers on Wednesday, June 17th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Workers have rights, regardless of immigration status...
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The lost boy
Niño perdido

From the beginning, he was precious cargo. Christopher Duran arrived in the United States before he was of age – any age.
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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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Filing fair
Limar equitativamente

Van a lograrlo. En respuesta a los recientes informes preocupantes sobre las condiciones peligrosas dentro de la industria de los salones de uñas, el gobernador Andrew Cuomo...
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I Love the Bronx: BomBarBecue
Amo el Bronx: BomBarBecue

I love and support many Bronx-based programs. BombaYo lives on the top of that list, given how it preserves Puerto Rican history, culture and tradition. This past Sun., May 24th, the group held...
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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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Riding high
Volando alto

Él sólo desearía haberlo hecho primero. "Sería millonario ahora", sonrió Evaristo Torres. Torres ha sido un conductor de Uber del Bronx durante...
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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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I Love the Bronx: BxVC
Amo el Bronx: BxVC

La Coalición de Voluntarios del Bronx celebró su segunda entrega de premios anuales a los voluntarios del Bronx esta semana pasada. La Coalición está compuesta por 40 organizaciones...
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Citizen Preparedness Training
Clase de preparación para desastres

Las tropas de la Guardia Nacional de Nueva York estarán dando clases gratuitas de preparación para desastres en la escuela New Venture el miércoles 27 de Mayo a las 6:30 p.m.
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Water Safety Tips
Consejos de seguridad en el agua

Con mayo siendo el Mes Nacional de la Seguridad en el Agua y el inicio "no oficial" de la temporada de natación de verano con el fin de semana de Día de los Caídos a la vuelta de la esquina...
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Preventing a future tragedy
Previniendo La Próxima Tragedia

The moment unscrupulous actors set up an illegal gas hook-up, they start the clock on a dangerous timer that puts the fate of that building...
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Going deep up above
Profundizando hacia arriba

They were in for a beatdown. The mounds of fresh vegetables and fruits awaited pulverizing by Lehman College students Alicia Archer and Sharwntelle Samuels, who diligently prepared fresh smoothies with a NutriBullet machine...
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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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A Renovated Van Nest
Un renovado Van Nest

El comisionado de Parques Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, se unió al presidente del condado del Bronx Rubén Díaz Jr.; al concejal James Vacca; al senador del estado de NY, Gustavo Rivera; a Tony Vitaliano, presidente de la Junta Comunitaria...
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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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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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Relief at the ring
Alivio en una llamada

Llámeles.El 13° servicio anual de llamadas de Citizenship NOW! de CUNY inició el pasado lunes 27 de abril en el Community College Stella y Charles Guttman de City University de Nueva York (CUNY)...
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Strong in Spring
Saludables en primavera

Rhoda y Milton Schloss eran una pareja en una cita. “Venimos cada año”, explicó Rhoda. El dúo, residente de Pelham Parkway...
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National Life@50+ Event and Expo
Evento y Exposición National Life@50+

Celebramos todo la vida tiene para ofrecer @50+. Del 14 al 16 de mayo de 2015, AARP organizará el Evento y Exposición Nacional Life@50+ en la soleada y cosmopolita ciudad de Miami...
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Helping Nepal
Ayudar a Nepal

In the wake of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, New Yorkers are encouraged to consider providing support to organizations assisting in relief efforts.
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