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Giving to save
Donando para salvar

After the Boston Marathon bombings on Mon., Apr. 15th, there were reports of marathoners who sprinted to the nearest blood donation center after having already run over 26 miles... En-espanol

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Spare time, make change

Time is precious. It can seem that there is never enough of it to address what needs doing: school, work, family.

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A bridge of hands, a show of force

Un puente de manos, una demostración de fuerza

Un puente de manos, una demostración de fuerza

Yvette Montanez sostenía un cartel con una fotografía de su hija Aisha Santiago, de 25 años, quien fue baleada y muerta en el Bronx en el 2009.
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Sweet game of hardball
Dulce juego del béisbol ‘duro’

Hardballers got an opportunity to shine on Fri., April 19th at the Bronx Middle School Hardball Kickoff at Macombs Dam Park. Two teams, Urban Science Academy and Bronx School for Law and... En-espanol

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I Love the Bronx: St. Paul’s turns 131

Amo el Bronx: St. Paul cumple 131 años

Amo el Bronx: St. Paul cumple 131 años

No hay escasez de lugares de culto en el Bronx. Sea cual sea su creencia religiosa, hay un lugar para usted en nuestro condado...
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Models at Monroe
Modelos en Monroe

This past Thurs., Apr. 18th, students set out for another day of classes, but for some male high school students, the lesson of the day would ...
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Unstoppable
Imparable

Cándida González, de 25 años, es una fuerza en constante movimiento. A menudo es vista corriendo alrededor de su vecindario o persiguiendo a su ahijada, Myracle, en el parque...
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Stress Awareness Month—Take Our Family Pledge

Mes de la Concientización Sobre el Estrés—Tome Nuestra Promesa Familiar

Mes de la Concientización Sobre el Estrés—Tome Nuestra Promesa Familiar

Es el Mes de la Concientización Sobre el Estrés! Como esta usted liberándose del estrés en su rutina diaria? Ya sea que esté usted recuperándose aún del haber completado...
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A joint effort at Union Community Health Center
Un esfuerzo conjunto en el Centro Comunitario de Salud Union

El pasado jueves 5 de abril, el Centro Comunitario de Salud Union (Union) inició el mes nacional de terapia ocupacional ofreciendo exámenes gratuitos de terapia ocupacional ...
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Talking the Bronx 04.17.13

This coming Fri., Apr. 19th from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., the Bronx Museum of the Arts will present an Open House of its new exhibit Solace on the Line. A year ago, Todd Heisler, a New York Times staff photographer who has won two Pulitzer Prizes for photography, and Susan Hartman, a journalist...

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Lehman Community To ‘Take Back the Night’

Take Back the Night’ en Lehman el 24 de abril

Take Back the Night’ en Lehman el 24 de abril

Lehman College will host its annual “Take Back the Night” event on Wednesday, April 24, from 2-8 p.m. Guest speakers include New York State Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj of the 80th District in the Bronx...
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50 years on the right track
50 años por el buen camino

Medio siglo. Neighborhood Cycle, en el 571 de Courtland Avenue ha permanecido en la familia de Jeffrey Martone durante más de 50 años...
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I Love the Bronx: G.I.V.E. at Starlight Park

Yo amo el Bronx: G.I.V.E. en el Parque Starlight

Yo amo el Bronx: G.I.V.E. en el Parque Starlight

I’ve written about Starlight Park several times and still hear many of the same questions. Among them are: “Where is this park located?”... En-espanol

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Glamour Gals and Workmen’s

Chicas Glamour y Workmen’s

Chicas Glamour y Workmen’s

The Glamour Gals were in the house. On Apr. 13th, about 15 students from Herbert H. Lehman High School spent their Saturday afternoon with ... En-espanol

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On B.A.S.E, and ahead of the game
En B.A.S.E y con ventaja

La semana pasada cerca de 120 estudiantes y padres de familia del Bronx le echaron una mirada al futuro. A la residente de la cooperativa de la...
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Not just fun and games
No sólo diversión y juegos

Cuando el hijo de Melissa García, Elijah, tenía cinco años, le dijo a todos sus amigos en el jardín de niños que quería ser paleontólogo. "Sonaba como un...
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A la calle

If you are walking down 116th Street in El Barrio, you might not have noticed at first that you are hungry. But you will. Even if you’ve just finished a full meal, the chances are your appetite will stir again. All along the busy thoroughfare, as the sun warms the sidewalk, food street vendors...

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Pioneer League: Doing the right thing
Liga Pioneer: haciendo lo correcto

Este sábado 6 de abril, se celebrará un partido de fútbol americano en el Parque de la represa Macombs. A diferencia de otros encuentros...
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Acacia comes to Andrews

This past Thurs., Apr. 4th, The Acacia Network celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Andrews Avenue Individualized Residential Alternative (IRA) facility, the latest addition to Acacia Network’s services for people with developmental disabilities.

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MAD About Dance flies high
MAD About Dance vuela alto

Rarely do Tennessee Williams, Lady Gaga and Lewis Carroll ever share the same stage. But Michiyo Tanaka, founder of dance company MAD About Dance, is equally adept at combining these disparate influences in her work as a founder and choreographer...
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Monroe student earns gold at the ACF Northeast Regional

Student Gabriela Grande was the first ever culinary student from Monroe College to compete at the American Culinary Federation’s Northeast Regional Conference, held at the Turning Stone Hotel in Verona, NY.

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Wave Hill Events

In early April, Wave Hill still has the full-on vistas west to the Hudson and Palisades, offset by carpets and carpets of Glory-of-the-snow, crocus and other ephemerals spreading at visitors’ feet. But by late April story shifts up to the trees, by then blossoming...

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Paying Tribute to 100-Year-Old Bronxites

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host the borough’s third centenarian celebration to pay tribute to Bronxites who are or will turn 100 years old in 2013. This Bronx Week event salutes seniors from throughout the borough in recognition of their remarkable longevity...

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HHC Appoints New Executives to Leadership Roles

Milton Nuñez Nombrado Director Ejecutivo

Milton Nuñez Nombrado Director Ejecutivo

New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) President Alan D. Aviles has announced the appointment of Denise Soares, RN, MA as Senior Vice President ...
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In her own words
En sus propias palabras

"Las palabras son muy, muy importantes". No se podría esperar menos de una maestra de escuela, que se emociona en los días que pasa enseñando a 30 alumnos de segundo grado.
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Bunnies and Angels
Conejitos y ángeles

El pasado viernes 29 de marzo el Centro Comunitario de Salud Union (Union Community Health Center) celebró su sorteo anual de canastas de Pascua para sus pacientes pediátricos...
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Talking the Bronx 04.03.13

The School of American Ballet (SAB), the country’s most prominent ballet academy, will hold special free auditions for boys and girls ages 6 to 10 in the Bronx on Sun., Apr. 28th at Bronx Dance Theatre, located at 585 East 187th Street, on the 2nd floor (between Arthur Avenue and Hoffman Boulevard)...

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Going big at Kips Bay
Kips Bay va a lo grande

The auditorium of the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club on Randall Avenue is about to undergo a massive transformation. It’s going to the Heights – and it’s a family affair.
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I Love the Bronx: Save our Post Office

Yo amo el Bronx: Salve nuestra Oficina Postal

Yo amo el Bronx: Salve nuestra Oficina Postal

Earlier this year, in the January 9th I Love the Bronx column, we discussed the Bronx General Post Office, located on the Grand Concourse between....
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Happyland, 23 Years Later
Happyland, 23 años después

Emotions were still raw for family members of the 87 people killed in the Happyland Social Club fire in 1990. The victims were remembered...
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Go Green
Sea ecológico

April's celebration of Earth Day offers an opportunity for families to focus on conservation, and on ways that everyone together can learn to save energy and resources year-round.
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Knowing your tests
Conozca los exámenes

Para los estudiantes en Nueva York que han sido identificados como necesitando aprender inglés, English Language Learners [ELL], hay dos pruebas que tiene que tomar.
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Smart Play: Recess Gets Enhanced

Juego divertido: Se realza el receso

Juego divertido: Se realza el receso

“Dele a un niño la opción de elegir entre leer un libro y jugar, y elegirá jugar”, dijo Wanda Soto, principal de PS5 en la Décima Avenida y Dyckman en el Norte de Manhattan.
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Making the case at Court Deli
El caso del Court Deli

There are a number of courtrooms in the South Bronx. Some are made available for civil litigation; others are used to determine questions of criminality.
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The Kids Are Out – Now What?
Los Chicos Están Fuera—Y Ahora Que?

Seguro, los chicos están disfrutando de su Receso de Primavera. Y porque no habrían de hacerlo? Es una semana y media fuera de la escuela.
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¡Basta!: Revealing an unacceptable bias

¡Basta!: Revelando un sesgo inaceptable

¡Basta!: Revelando un sesgo inaceptable

As members of the Board of Directors of the Puerto Rican Bar Association, the oldest ethnic bar association in New York State, established in 1957...
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