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Back on track
De nuevo en marcha

Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio have agreed to a deal that will keep a $26.1 billion capital plan for the Metropolitan Transportation...
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Donate, coordinate and educate
Donar, coordinar y educar

Este invierno, estudiantes de preparatoria y de universidad pueden ayudar a salvar vidas y ser elegibles para ganar una beca de hasta $2,500 dólares organizando una campaña de donación de sangre para la Cruz Roja Americana...
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Where to watch the debate
Donde ver el debate

The first televised debate featuring Democratic presidential candidates will take place tonight, this Tuesday evening, October 13. Former Secretary of State Hillary...
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Matchmakers in the marrow
Casamenteros de médula

Usted podría ser la esperanza. Miembros de la Fundación Icla da Silva, que trata de salvar las vidas de niños y adultos con leucemia y otras enfermedades reclutando donadores de médula ósea....
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In the house, and on the hunt
En la casa y en la búsqueda

Verónica Matías is seeking to be on the next level. The 23-year-old graduated from college in 2013 with a degree in criminal justice...
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I Love the Bronx: Fall into Beauty
Amo el Bronx: Pura belleza

El fin de semana pasado viajé lejos del Bronx, rumbo a Pennsylvania, para la boda de mi hija mayor. Para llegar a su casa hay que cruzar Hawk’s Nest, en Nueva York...
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Banned at the bodega
Prohibición en la bodega

Raheen died of a heart attack. He was 38. Demitria Sessons knew Raheen as a friend, and in mourning his loss, she is committed to preventing others from suffering....
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Rainbow bright in Bedford
Arco iris brillante en Bedford

Brillen radiantes y orgullosos. Ese es el mensaje para las jóvenes adultas lesbianas, homosexuales, bisexuales y transexuales (LGBT por sus siglas en inglés) del Bronx, en parte gracias a un icono de la música pop que siempre ha elegido destacar.... In-English

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Talking the Bronx 10.07.15
Hablando del Bronx 10.07.15

Visit the Mosholu branch of the New York Public Library on Fri., Oct. 23rd for an interactive musical program titled “Hoot and Halloween”...
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Enthusiasm for the curb
Entusiasmo por los bordes

Suba derecho. El Departamento de Transportación de la ciudad de Nueva York (DOT, por sus siglas en inglés) ha completado la tan esperada reparación de las aceras en las afueras de Parkside Houses en el Bronx...In-English

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Get the Facts on the Flu
Los mitos y las realidades sobre la gripe

The coughing, the sneezing, the body aches, a fever, and often with chills: they are all the signs that you are the latest victim of the influenza.
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Safe and sound
Sanos y salvos

El campus del Bronx Community College realizará su primera celebración pública del "día nacional para salir del clóset", con un mitin en el campus este jueves 8 de octubre...
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New York Youth Mentoring Program

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the launch of a new New York Youth Mentoring Program on Mon., Oct. 5th. The program looks to provide career and life guidance to children who are at risk of failing out of school or in foster care across the state.

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Free Legionnaires Screenings and Treatment

Don’t delay; get tested. That is the message from Senator Jeff Klein and Assemblymember Mark Gjonaj, who have announced a partnership with ProHealth...
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Met Council on Housing Community Meeting

Join the Met Council on Housing on Thurs., Oct. 15th from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. for a discussion on how to fortify housing rights through tenant organizations. Participants will learn how to form tenant groups, engage members of the community on the issue of tenant rights, and more.

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Francis in the field
Francisco en el campo

Estaban siguiendo a Francisco. Sólo un día después de que el Papa Francisco concluyera su primera e histórica visita a los Estados Unidos, cerca de mil...
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A Genius Gent

The man is a Mac. Word came on Mon., Sept. 28th from the MacArthur Foundation – composer, lyricist and musical artist (and uptown native) Lin-Manuel...
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From waste to wonder
De desechos a maravilla

“Era Betty la fea”. Pero eso era antes. Después de un proceso de dos años de remodelación, una deteriorada monstruosidad ubicada en...
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Push on HALT
Impulsar HALT

“I am a survivor.” The Albion Correctional Facility is one of several state facilities exclusively for women in New York State. While an inmate there, Regina...
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Talking the Bronx 09.30.15
Hablando del Bronx 09.30.15

Vea "Proyecto de trabajadores de la avenida Jerome", la más reciente exhibición del Centro Documental del Bronx (BDC por sus siglas en inglés) desde ahora hasta 18 de octubre...
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You’re in Charge
Usted está a cargo

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the time each year to raise awareness about the importance of early detection of the disease...
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Redress for Right of Way

They want it this way. City Councilmembers have introduced a new legislative package intended to address lingering concerns about the "Right of Way" law the Council introduced last year. Led by Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez, Chair of the Council's Transportation Committee...

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Manning up
Ser hombre de verdad

Esto es real. Padres, hermanos, tíos, abuelos y cuidadores masculinos a través de la ciudad tomaron las calles temprano este pasado...
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Tales on Tape
Historias grabadas

As part of its Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, the Library of Congress has launched an online selection of recordings from its Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape, a series of audio recordings of renowned poets and prose writers...
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I Love the Bronx: Peace and Power
Amo el Bronx: Paz y poder

El 29 de septiembre se cumplió un año desde que el historiador local y activista comunitario Kristopher Morgan Powell falleció...
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Save the Date!
¡Separe la fecha!

This month, for the second year, families will be invited to Tweed to attend Parent Conferences. Parents are an integral part of the system, and I want to hear from you...
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One dead, more sickened in new Legionnaires’ cluster

One person has died and a total of 13 have been sickened in a new cluster of Legionnaires' cases in the Morris Park section of the Bronx. Speaking in the Bronx on Wed., Sept. 30, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett explained that the current cluster is unrelated to the...

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Turning against Trump
Contra Trump

Basta. Advocates gathered at Trump International Hotel and Tower at Columbus Circle last week to protest Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump...
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The Task Masters
Los maestros del deber

Jorel Ware se acostumbró a viajar al centro para ir a su trabo. Durante los últimos tres años, el nativo del sur del Bronx se abrió paso hasta Times Square para llegar a su trabajo de tiempo completo en McDonald’s...
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The taste of transformation
La transformación del gusto

Vegetables just didn’t make the cut. Historically, Lezrette Hutchinson’s barbecues were not veggie-friendly. But things changed after she completed a cooking program ...
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I Love the Bronx: In the Mix
Amo el Bronx: En la mezcla

Grandmaster Melle Mel y Grandmaster Caz, pioneros del hip-hop del Bronx, recientemente aparecieron en la primera presentación en vivo de Macklemore y Ryan Lewis de la canción "Downtown"...
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La ISLA Bonita

They are doing the wave at Walton. Three years after opening, Community Learning Schools are beginning to show results in the Bronx...
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From rink to riches
De la pista a la riqueza

Esta vez, son cuatro sabios los que buscan traer los regalos de navidad. Un cuarteto de funcionarios electos del Bronx está pidiendo al Departamento de Parques convertir...
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Submit and Sue Won’t Do
Alto a la sumisión

American Revolution-era orator Patrick Henry’s thought is instructive in the current national debate over police encounters with civilians in which the latter end up beaten, arrested and even killed...
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Talking the Bronx 09.23.15
Hablando del Bronx 09.23.15

Luego de hacer su debut como conjunto en el Centro de Bellas Artes y Cultura Hostos trece años atrás, Arturo O’Farrill y la Orquesta Afro-Latín Jazz, ganadores del Premio Grammy 2015...
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Stop on the spin
Eliminen los paseos

Noreen O'Tierney recently toured Central Park with a group of friends. They took in the sights atop a horse-drawn carriage. She marveled at the experience...
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