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Fatima goes Fresh
Fátima se vuelve Fresh

As announced this past Mon., Jun. 15th, Fatima A. Shama, born and raised in the Bronx, will become the new Executive Director of The Fresh Air Fund. "I am grateful for the opportunity to lead an organization that has had such a positive impact ...
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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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I Love the Bronx: Fish Parade
Yo amo el Bronx: Parada del Pez

Stand for a swim. The Point CDC's 12th Annual Hunts Point Fish Parade and Summer Festival has been scheduled for Sat., Jun. 20th. The mile-long procession begins at 11:30 a.m. at Hunts Point Riverside Park....
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Bomba, Barber and Boom
Bomba, barbero y boom

El orgullo del Bronx tomará el escenario en el martes 23 de junio, cuando el grupo BombaYo abra el concierto de la Filarmónica de Nueva York en Van Cortlandt Park. Dirigidos por el Dr. Drum (José Ortiz)...
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Admiration at Aquinas
Admiración en Aquinas

Welcomed by salutatorian Anneli Joy Lofgren and valedictorian Alexis Joeann Martínez, the 121 blue-robed and smiling young women of Aquinas High School’s Class of 2015 were cheered by family and friends during commencement exercises ...
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Safe in the Sun
Seguridad bajo el sol

As we move into summer, families will spend more time outdoors. Exposure to the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays increases the risk of skin...
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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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I Love the Bronx: Borough in a Bucket
Amo el Bronx: el condado en un cubo

It is such an exciting time to be here. Though I was born and raised in the borough, I have come to discover how little I knew about the Bronx. In 2011, as I embarked on this journey of discovery, I created a bucket list of places to see and things to do...
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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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Summer of STEM
Verano de ‘STEM’

Solicitudes para ‘NYC SUMMER STEM 2015’, un nuevo programa para proveerle a los estudiantes que acaban de completar los grados 2, 7 y 10 con instrucción STEM de alta calidad, gratis y todo el día, ahora están siendo aceptadas...
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Celebrating the contributions of Puerto Ricans
Celebrando las Contribuciones de los Puertorriqueños

When you hear the song “¡Qué Bonita Bandera!” on the streets, you know that the biggest Latin celebration of this city is upon us. The National Puerto Rican Day Parade floods the Fifth Avenue with red, white and blue flags...
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Dads and Kids Fun Day
Día de diversión para padres y niños

El día de diversión de la Semana de la Salud de los hombres es un momento para enfocarse en la importancia del cuidado preventivo y los chequeos regulares de salud masculina. Fidelis Care, un plan de salud a nivel estatal con casi 1.3 millones de miembros...
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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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Talking the Bronx 06.10.15
Hablando del Bronx 06.10.15

Los mejores jugadores de preparatoria de la ciudad de Nueva York de la Liga Atlética de Escuelas Públicas (PSAL por sus siglas en inglés) competirán el sábado 20 de junio en el Juego de las estrellas de la Copa de cricket del alcalde 2015...
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Healing Right
Sanar de forma adecuada

Although warmer weather means more outdoor activities, it can also mean more scrapes, cuts and scratches. Whenever your skin is injured — whether by falling off of a bike or tripping over a ball — a scar may form...
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Booked for the Bridge
Pauta para el puente

Fatimatou D. could barely stay still. The Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School second grader beamed as she spoke. “I am excited,” said Fatimatou. “We will get to play, ride our bikes, and our scooters.”...
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The triumphant tee
El tee triunfante

Solía ser un vertedero. Ahora, en lo que alguna vez fueron terrenos utilizados como basureros, hay un campo de golf de millones de dólares, el cual fue desarrollado por la Organización Trump....
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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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Rent rage
Rabia por las rentas

Time is almost up. With New York State rent regulations laws set to expire in days, elected officials, community leaders and residents gathered for...
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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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I Love the Bronx: Gupit Gupit
Amo el Bronx: Gupit Gupit

A few years ago I had the opportunity to meet artist Guy Gonzales. We would later discover we were neighbors...
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Talking the Bronx 06.03.15
Hablando del Bronx 06.03.15

Belmont está llevando la tradición italiana de vuelta al Bronx con la Fiesta de San Antonio. Comenzando el miércoles...
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The Misconceptions of a Healthy Diet
Las Falsedades de una Dieta Sana

People strive to eat healthy to protect their wellbeing. But did you know that in an era of widely-available dieting advice and multiple diet plans, some people are taking healthy eating to an extreme...
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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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Can-do Colleen
Todo en Touro

Hace seis años, Colleen Kim fue empleada como ingeniero de software en San Diego, poniendo así su título en ingeniería aeroespacial a trabajar...
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Afropoetics
Afro-poética

Mayra Santos Febres, autora de fama internacional y creadora del Festival de la Palabra de Puerto Rico, estará acompañada por una alineación estelar...
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The Graduate
La graduada

Simplemente llámenla licenciada. Landa Towns, gerente de distribución tanto de The Manhattan Times y The Bronx Free Press, y el miembro...
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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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Four Letter Words
Palabras de cuatro letras

El sueño de Aracely Cruz es ser normal. "Éste habría sido un día inolvidable", dijo Cruz recientemente. La mujer de 30 años de edad se mudó a los Estados Unidos siendo una menor, a los 14 años...
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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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