Tag Archives: Community

Talking the Bronx – 09.06.17
Hablando del Bronx – 09.06.17

Experience the Fall 2017 Arts and Crafts Fair at City Island on Sat., Sept. 9th and Sun., Sept 10th from 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. This year’s Fall Arts and Crafts Fair...
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NYPD help stations installed in four Bronx parks
Estaciones de ayuda del NYPD instaladas 

NYC Parks and the New York City Police Department have installed blue light emergency call boxes in four Bronx parks. As part of a pilot program...
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Working with E-Waste
Responsables con los residuos electrónicos

As you take inventory of what might be needed for your family’s back to school checklist or just for an office spruce-up, it's important to determine the...
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Seeking Shelter
Buscando refugio

Don’t kick them out. Homeless LGBTQ youth and advocates rallied on the steps of City Hall on August 24 to call for the city to extend the age...
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Badge of Parity
Distintivo de igualdad

“Be prepared.” The motto of the Girl Scouts, the youth organization founded in 1912, is simple enough. And when New York Congresswoman...
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The Throne Watchers
Los vigilantes del trono

Watching Game of Thrones will never be the same. Comedy stars Michael Díaz and Anthony Palmini created a new video that beautifully sends up...
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Request Denied
Solicitud rechazada

Se la han negado. A Amanda Morales-Guerra, la inmigrante guatemalteca refugiada en la iglesia Holyrood en Washington Heights mientras intenta...
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Talking the Bronx – 08.30.17
Hablando del Bronx – 08.30.17

Paddle through the afternoon with the Bronx River Alliance on Sat., Sept. 9th at 9:30 a.m. The group will make their way along the East Coast...
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Flipping the Script
Cambiando los guiones

Este crédito apunta a un reparto más amplio. Líderes de la industria del entretenimiento se han unido con legisladores estatales para instar...
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Don’t pull plug on Televisión Dominicana, Public Advocate urges 
No desenchufen la Televisión Dominicana, pide la defensora pública

Una importante red de cable en español podría ser retirada de miles de suscriptores de la ciudad de Nueva York, y la defensora pública Letitia James...
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“We’re going to challenge immoral”
“Vamos a desafiar lo inmoral”

She sought sanctuary — and has earned a stay. A Washington Heights church is providing refuge to a Guatemalan immigrant mother facing...
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Snipping SNAP
Reporte: recortes propuestos golpearían duro a los neoyorquinos

Un nuevo análisis del presupuesto propuesto por el presidente Donald Trump muestra que despojaría a miles de millones de neoyorquinos...
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Talking the Bronx – 08.23.17
Hablando del Bronx – 08.23.17

Do you want to go to college? Are you having a hard time figuring out where to start preparing to apply? Get the help you need at the Sedgwick Library...
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College Access for All
El acceso universitario para todos

Como muchos neoyorquinos, fui la primera de mi familia en ir la universidad. Nunca había pensado en esa posibilidad hasta que a mediados de...
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Colors of Pride
Los colores del orgullo

“She deserves it.” Genesis Villella lauded her mother, fallen New York Police Officer Miosotis Familia, as she accepted the recognition granted...
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Murals celebrate mental health
Celebrando la salud mental

Padres, oficiales electos y estudiantes se reunieron el mes pasado para una inauguración y corte de cinta de un Proyecto de Arte Mural de Nueva York...
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Talking the Bronx – 08.16.17
Hablando del Bronx – 08.16.17

The Bronx Museum of the Arts invites all for Family Night at Willis Avenue Community Garden on Sat., Aug. 26th from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The event...
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Election Television
Hora de elección

Tune in for straight talk. Voters will now have the opportunity to hear straight from the candidates running for City Council...
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Harmed by Hookah
Afectados por la hookah

There is a problem that is putting the health of my neighbors at risk – hookah. Many people in my community believe that hookah is...
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The canvas of contention
La lucha sobre el lienzo

Politics is sure-fire fodder for art. That’s true in two new exhibits by Washington Heights artist Andrea Arroyo. Known for colorful...
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Remote Relief
Alivio a distancia

Slay your summons – without having to leave home. New York City residents are now able to fight summonses from numerous city agencies...
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A Milestone in Melrose
Un hito en Melrose

Es un proyecto de prestigio. Ni siquiera el aguacero torrencial pudo calmar los espíritus de los reunidos para la ceremonia...
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Talking the Bronx – 08.09.17
Hablando del Bronx – 08.09.17

Delight in the sounds of jazz at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) on Fri., Aug. 18th from 6:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. An all-star ensemble assembled...
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Going big in the borough
A lo grande en el condado

It was a fruit-ful Friday. A section of East 167th Street in the Bronx came alive late last month.  Music filled the air, a singer crooned out familiar...
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Carnaval on the Concourse
Carnaval en el Concourse

The avenue was again light with rhythm, color and pride. Thousands of residents lined the Grand Concourse this past Sun., Jul. 30th for the Annual...
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Beauty in the Baking
Homenaje en el Horneado

Era caramelo del destino. Cuando estaba en medio de llenar una orden de magdalenas, su ayudante volteó y preguntó: "¿Puedo ser tu espolvoreadora #1?"...
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Boots Boost
Las botas y los bomberos

These boots are meant for fighting. The City Council has allotted $4 million in funding to provide a much-needed second pair of boots to all New York City Fire Department (FDNY) firefighters...
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Aghast at Stagg
¿Estafado por Stagg?

Bait and switch. That is what City Councilmember Andy King says has happened at a residential building located within his district...
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A makeover, and memories, at Saw Mill
Una renovación, y recuerdos, en Saw Mill

Donde otros ven montones de tierra, Elaine Cintrón ve un rayo de esperanza. Ella miró recientemente el estado actual del parque infantil...
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Talking the Bronx – 08.02.17
Hablando del Bronx – 08.02.17

Treat yourself to tales at the Bronx Museum of the Arts on Fri., Aug. 25th from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Guests should arrive by 7:00 p.m. to put their...
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Operation BackPack
Operación mochila

El aprendizaje es un proceso práctico. Escribir, dibujar, medir, calcular, elaborar y organizar materiales ayudan a los niños a pensar, procesar...
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Workers rally behind action plan
Trabajadores se unen al plan de acción

The summer of hell is getting hotter. Transit Workers Union Local 100 (TWU) has launched a new campaign calling out Mayor Bill de Blasio for...
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A Mission of More
Una misión de más

Tres veces el cuidado. El Plan de Salud MetroPlus, la filial de Salud + Hospitales NYC, el más grande sistema municipal de salud del...
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A Centered Start
Un inicio centrado

It is the flagship. That is how Chief Medical Officer David Collymore describes the Ramón Vélez Health Center of the Acacia Network...
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Public MTA oversight hearing
Audiencia pública sobre la MTA

¿Listos para despojarse? Denunciando lo que llamaron un "sistema en caos", Melissa Mark-Viverito, presidenta del Concejo Municipal...
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Data Drain at DOE 
Fuga de datos en el DOE

It's gone from bad to worse. Though the city’s Department of Education (DOE) launched an initiative last year to bring a computer science...
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