Tag Archives: Community

Talking the Bronx 11.25.15

A Christmas “parranda” is a traditional Puerto Rican gathering of friends or family visiting a home and bringing lively music...
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Stop on the stoning
Freno al engaño

Francisco Moya salió de su hogar en Queens un día y se dio cuenta de dos autos estacionados en su calle, ambos sin tablillas.
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Fowl Territory
Territorio de aves

Acción de Gracias es la comida más grande que muchos cocineros preparan cada año. Su pieza central -el pavo- es el plato más grande...
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Filling in the void
Llenar el vacío

German Rosa has always been interested in photography, and he longed to take pictures of New York City.However, he didn’t own a camera.He’d also spent...
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“We have to salute them”
“Tenemos que rendirles homenaje”

"Me volví un hombre". Gus Martínez tenía 18 años cuando fue reclutado por la infantería y fue enviado a combatir en la guerra de Corea. Las experiencias fueron duraderas.
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Hike hits home
Aumento en casa

Exercising executive authority, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on November 10 that he would raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour for all state government...
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On the Run
En la carrera

Cerca de 3,000 aficionados al béisbol, corredores, marchistas y sobrevivientes del cáncer y sus familiares y amigos participaron en Séptima Carrera Anual Runyon...
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I Love the Bronx: Very Virginia
Amo el Bronx: Corazón en Virginia

I've spent the last week visiting family in Ponce, Puerto Rico.It is always a joy to be back on the island, a very different scene than New York's concrete jungle...
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Talking the Bronx 11.18.15

Experimente un taller de manualidades otoñales lleno de diversión en la Biblioteca gratuita Huntington el sábado 21 de noviembre...
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The Professor’s Prize
Premios para los maestros

It’s the teachers’ turn to stand out. Nominations for the Fourth Annual Big Apple Awards, which recognize teacher excellence, and are overseen by the Department...
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It’s Not About You. Protect Them.
No se trata de usted, protéjalos.

When you vaccinate against flu, you don't just protect yourself. You protect your family and everyone around you who is vulnerable...
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Heating Help
Ayuda para su Calefacción

Hogares que necesitan ayuda para pagar sus facturas de calefacción este invierno pueden ya comenzar a aplicar para asistencia al Programa de Asistencia de...
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Emergency Snow Laborers Needed
Se necesitan trabajadores de nieve de emergencia

Early registration has begun for emergency snow laborers for the upcoming snow season. Snow laborers are per diem workers who are called upon to remove snow and ice citywide...
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Countdown Capacity
Capacidad para Countdown

El senador Jeff Klein anunció $50,000 dólares en fondos estatales para el programa Countdown to Fitness en un almuerzo el pasado...
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Give something that means something
Dar algo que significa algo

Blood donations often decline from now to New Year’s Day when holiday festivities pull people away from their donation appointments. Despite the busy holiday season...
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Hip at home‎
Hip en nuestra casa

The holiday season is a time when familiar traditions come alive. Last year at the United Palace, seeds for a new holiday tradition were sown, by adding a modern...
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Kicking Cancer
Luchando contra el cáncer

One of the biggest and best surprises I had while undergoing chemotherapy was how physically active I was able to remain.
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Badges for the beasts
Insignias y bestias

Mil. Ese es el número de animales tratados por la Sociedad Americana para la Prevención de la Crueldad contra los Animales...
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Building blocks
Bloques de construcción

Michael Byrne pasó una década viviendo sin un techo sobre su cabeza. "Durante diez años viví en las calles", dijo el hombre de 51...
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A Tale of Trova
Atrévase con Trova

La Asociación Dominicana de Artistas Clásicos (ADCA, por sus siglas en inglés) estará auspiciando su segundo concierto de VI...
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Trouble at the Triangle
Problemas en el Triángulo

A coalition has been formed to help maintain the D’Auria Murphy Triangle. Bronx Community Board 6, local businesses and community...
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Homeowners and Renters Forum
Foro de propietarios e inquilinos

Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie and City Councilmember Andy King are hosting a “Homeowners and Renters Service Night”...
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Hoax or hit?

Ana Delgado didn’t eat solid foods for a whole month. Instead, she heeded the advice of a friend, who recommended specific weight loss products, that included powders and elixirs. “In a month, I consumed about $1,500 worth of powders,” recalled the Colombian immigrant...

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Beaming bright with Beacon
Rayo brillante en Beacon

Carlos Castillo was drawn to the light at an early age. He was 14 years old when he began to volunteer at his Beacon afterschool program. The programs are offered at school-based community centers that serve children, youths and adults...
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Seeking parity on the play
Buscando igualdad en el juego

Rafaela Vivaldo no está sorprendida de que su hijo siga fallando la prueba. No ha logrado aprobar el reporte de acondicionamiento físico estudiantil...
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A special species
Una especie especial

The size of an orange. That’s how large scientists believe the brain of a newly discovered species of an ancient human relative was. This past September, researchers announced that bones uncovered in a South African cave...
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Talking the Bronx 11.04.15
Hablando del Bronx 11.04.15

Disfrute de un espectáculo en el Centro Hostos para las Artes y la Cultura de la aclamada cantante Choco Orta el sábado 14 de noviembre a las 7:30 pm. Orta regresa a Nueva York para una actuación especial en el mes de la herencia puertorriqueña...
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Valuing the Invaluable
Valuando lo invaluable

Every day, I hear stories about family caregivers and the challenges they face while helping their loved ones. Marcela feels that caring for her mother, while having...
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I Love the Bronx: Card Queen
Amo el Bronx: La tarjeta reina

Recientemente un amigo me animó a solicitar una tarjeta IDNYC. Terminó siendo tan fácil como hacer una cita en la oficina de mi asambleísta, que sirvió como centro emergente temporal de inscripción...
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Teachers fret

“My school was a disaster.” Teacher Sierra Green did not mince words as she recalled her time attending what she said were failing schools in Brownsville as a child. “It was so unfair,” she continued. “Because I grew up in Brownsville instead of Park Slope, I was treated as...

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Going for The Guys
Abriendo en Broadway

It’s coming to Broadway. The Guys, an off-Broadway play by Anne Nelson and directed by Hannah Ryan, Associate Director of the 2015 Tony Award winner The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, is making its way to Broadway – at Manhattan College...
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Growing Bookworms
Creando ratones de biblioteca

De una forma u otra, como seres queridos y tutores, tenemos mucho que ofrecer que pueda inspirar a nuestros hijos a amar la lectura. Algunos de mis recuerdos más preciados incluyen escuchar historias de mi padre sobre su país natal, España....
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Hamilton High
Preparatoria Hamilton

School just got a new rap. A recently announced collaboration will provide 20,000 city high school students with the hottest ticket in town – the musical Hamilton.
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“We can do it”
“Podemos hacerlo”

Ángela Henry conoce muy bien la violencia doméstica. Ella ha tenido no una, sino tres parejas abusivas. A pesar de que ahora está libre de esas relaciones, el dolor ha perdurado....
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New gilt at Gracie
Nuevo enchapado en Gracie

Gracie Mansion’s got a new look. Its new exhibit, “Windows on the City,” takes a fresh look at city life during the era the Mansion was built. About 49 works of art depicts...
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I Love the Bronx: Choosing Change
Amo el Bronx: Elegir el cambio

On Sat., Oct. 24th, the New York chapter of the National Conference of Puerto Rican Women (NACOPRW-NY) held is 2015 Annual Scholarship Awards...
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