Public Safety

Keeping Cool
Manteniéndose Fresco

For elders and people who are frail, that’s dangerous news since they are at greater risk for heat-related health problems when...
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“He’s not ever coming home”
“Nunca volverá a casa”

It was an antojo – the kind of sudden, simple whim you aim to satisfy without much bother. Carl Luis Ducasse just wanted a milkshake...
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City urges immigrants: Seek aid, use caution
Ciudad insta a los inmigrantes: busquen ayuda, tengan cuidado

We’ve got your back. To those disappointed in the recent decision by a divided Supreme Court that struck down...
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Together, we must, and we can
Juntos podemos

Tenía 24 años cuando ocurrió. Había tenido un día difícil en el trabajo, y mi hija y yo nos dirigíamos hacia nuestro...
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Free Learn-to-Swim Programs Expanded
Programa gratuito ampliado para aprender a nadir

New York State will provide free Learn-to-Swim programs to approximately 3,000 children this summer...
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Cutting for a Cure
Corte por una Cura

Sit for snip, stay for the screening. 2016 Cutting for a Cure Health Fair and Marathon will start this Fri., July 15th...
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Care Expanded for HIV-Positive Individuals
Se expande cuidado para individuos con HIV positivo

It's hands-on. All HIV-positive individuals in New York City are soon to become eligible to receive...
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An RN Rally
Una manifestación de RN

"Con demasiada frecuencia, no son reconocidos por el trabajo que hacen", dijo la defensora pública...
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“I lost Franky”
“Perdí a Franky”

Rest in peace. Over and over again - precisely 49 times - the phrase was uttered aloud in a somber memorial event held outside at the Bronx County Courthouse...
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On periods, a new parity
Atacando al tabú

When Councilmember Julissa Ferreras-Copeland began to press ahead on legislation associated with feminine hygiene products, some began to call her names...
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Gear shift on guns
Cambio de marcha

Speaking at the 2016 assembly of Guns Down Life Up, on June 6, Dr. Ram Raju, President and Chief Executive Officer of NYC Health + Hospitals, said it was time gun violence be added to the list of health issues plaguing New York City...
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Counting on care
Un circulo de cuidado

Este Día del Padre será uno emotivo para Eddie Paige. Será la primera vez que Paige, residente del Bronx, celebre ser un padre de...
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Transit plan includes safeguards to prevent fund diversion
Plan de transporte incluye salvaguardas

¡Fuera esa mano! Legisladores locales están buscando asegurarse de que el financiamiento al transporte permanezca bajo llave y sólo se utilice para...
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“No more children dying”
“No más niños muriendo”

Shanduke McPhatter has devoted several years of his life working to prevent gun violence. Yet he was not able to save his brother from becoming...
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Taking down the “Dirty Dozen”
Bajar los humos a la “docena sucia”

Not on the city's dime. It seems that things are about to get very uncomfortable for some of the city’s worst landlords, who will soon face...
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Men: Time to Get Serious About Health
Hombres: Es hora de tomar en serio la salud

Junio es el mes de la salud de los hombres, la época del año para aumentar la conciencia de los problemas de salud de los hombres que pueden prevenirse...
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Faith as First Aid
Aclamando auxilios

This past Sunday, school was in session. During what was billed a “Weekend of Faith,” First Lady Chirlane McCray led a contingent of leaders from the De Blasio administration...
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Fiesta Fix
Arreglos de Fiesta

It’s been no Fiesta for these tenants. A group of residents from a Grand Concourse apartment building with hundreds of city violations...
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Fend off Fraud
Defiéndase del fraude

Los ladrones de identidad utilizan cada vez más los dispositivos conocidos como "skimmers", los cuales se adhieren a los cajeros automáticos o...
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On the beat
Al ritmo

It’s medicine on the move. Planned Parenthood of New York has launched a Bronx campaign pushing HIV prevention for women...

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Linked in loss
Ligadas en el lamento

Sofia Russo endured another painful Mother’s Day this year. The memory of her young daughter’s death after being struck by a...
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Power to the Parents
Poder para los padres

Sofía Nivar tuvo brillo en el cerebro. "Hay tantas gemas en nuestra propia comunidad", dijo. "Y a veces ni siquiera lo sabemos".
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Blue Belles
Bellas de azul

During the monthly 42nd Precinct Community Council meeting on Thurs., Apr. 28th, New York Police Department (NYPD)...
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Demand in Denim
Demanda en mezclilla

“I am not invisible.” Gina Simo spoke firmly, adding, “It’s time for healing.” The teacher, a survivor of sexual abuse, came with friend Heidi to an April 27 rally at...
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Efforts for Ecuador
Esfuerzos por Ecuador

When a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Ecuador on April 16, leaving more than 650 people dead and over 12,000 injured, rescuers from eight countries mobilized to help with relief efforts.
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Connecting to care
Conectando con el cuidado

Fue algo como un regreso a casa para Herminia. La vicealcaldesa de Salud y Servicios Humanos -y nativa del Bronx- Herminia Palacio...
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Birthday for Boricua
Cumpleaños de Boricua

When Boricua Community Health Center opened in the Morrisania section of the Bronx last April, it brought much needed...
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Safe schools for all
Escuelas seguras para todos

Education isn’t just for well-behaved students. Every child deserves the opportunity to learn. Though well intentioned...
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Silver Alert: Jose Aguasvivas

Silver Alert issued 4/16/16 at 4:25 AM. The NYPD has issued a Silver Alert for the disappearance of Jose Aguasvivas, a 67-year-old Hispanic male from the Woodstock area of The Bronx, suffering from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

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Clinton calls on NAN
Llamado de Clinton a la NAN

It is time that we stood up to systemic racism in all of its forms,” said Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, speaking at the 25th Annual Convention of the National Action Network (NAN) on April 13.

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Questions of Character
Cuestiones de personajes

Keith Albahe sabe que es un Guasón, pero no es una amenaza. Albahe pasa sus días como un personaje disfrazado en Times Square...
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Silver Alert: Mien Nguyen

A Silver Alert has been issued for Mien Nguyen, an 83-year-old Asian female from the area of University Avenue and West 167th Street in The Bronx. Description: 5'5" tall and 150lbs Last Seen: Approximately 10:00 PM on 4/2 near University Avenue and West 167th Street in The Bronx.

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TGIF for Equity
Proyecto de ley beneficia el tránsito en condados externos

Get 'em on track. State and city legislators are seeking to secure additional transit funding and greater infrastructure investment for...
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Stepping out with SUV
Dando paso con SUV

In response to the recent wave of gun violence, elected officials and advocates rallied at the Throggs Neck Houses this past Sat., Mar. 19th.
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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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Deploring deportation
Condenando la deportación

Pónganle un freno al ICE. Miembros de la Coalición de Inmigración de Nueva York (NYIC por sus siglas en inglés), del...
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