Tag Archives: Government

Rain Barrel Giveaway
Sorteo de barriles de lluvia

Barrel in. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Councilmember Andy King will hold a rain barrel giveaway...
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Lhota reveals subway action plan
Lhota revela plan de acción para el metro

He’s going to need a Lhota luck. MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota has unveiled his agency’s plan to improve and modernize the subway system...
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“I am proof we can”
“Soy la prueba de que podemos”

El programa de juicio era una simulación, pero la juez de la Suprema Corte era real. Los alumnos de séptimo y octavo grado que participaron en...
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Beacon in Belmont
Modelo en Belmont

Están haciendo lo mejor para el Bronx. El Hospital Saint Barnabas (SBH por sus siglas en inglés) organizó una ceremonia de colocación...
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At the ready
Inauguración para la fuerza laboral inmigrante

Busque, y lo encontrará. El Departamento de Servicios para Pequeños Negocios de la ciudad (SBS por sus siglas en inglés) ha abierto...
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Lottery deadline looms
Sorteo hacia la ciudadanía

Alejandro Paulino immigrated to the United States a decade ago. The Washington Heights resident became a U.S. citizen on August 26...
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Wall Ball Wonders
Maravillas del ‘Wall Ball’

Many New Yorkers can remember hours of fun playing handball at a neighborhood or schoolyard court. Now, the sport...
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“Don’t stop now”
“No se detenga ahora”

Homeless individuals and supportive housing advocates have been staging a weekly gathering outside of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s...
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We must all do our part
Es hora hacer todo de nuestra parte

The major party conventions are over. The Presidential campaign of 2016 is now firmly underway. And, the truth...
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Seeking Congressional Interns
Encuéntrese en el Congreso

Están abiertos lugares del Programa de Prácticas Universitarias para el Congreso de este otoño. Estudiantes universitarios...
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Allocations for affordable housing
Asignaciones para vivienda asequible

Está buscando construir. El presidente del condado del Bronx, Rubén Díaz Jr., ha asignado más de $3 millones de dólares...
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Turning Out Latino Youth Vote? There’s an App for That
¿Buscando participación electoral juvenil latina? Ya hay una aplicación para eso

Immigrants have a lot at stake in this year's presidential campaign, and a new smartphone app aims to help get out the vote on...
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Grassroots – and gaining ground
Echando raíces y ganando terreno

Ahora es su turno para quedarse. Durante más de 45 años, Servicios Legales del Bronx ha proporcionado a los residentes del condado de...
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Summer Leisure and Learning
¡Llego el verano! Es hora de diversión y aprendizaje.

Summertime brings opportunities to cheer on friends at neighborhood baseball games, visit a local...
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“I lost Franky”
“Perdí a Franky”

Rest in peace. Over and over again - precisely 49 times - the phrase was uttered aloud in a somber memorial event held outside at the Bronx County Courthouse...
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On periods, a new parity
Atacando al tabú

When Councilmember Julissa Ferreras-Copeland began to press ahead on legislation associated with feminine hygiene products, some began to call her names...
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Change with Chacon
Cambio con Chacón

PEP serves as a forum for parents.

A new change agent for education has been named. Geneal Chacon has been appointed as the borough’s representative to the Panel for Educational Policy (PEP),...
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Meal Makers
Fabricantes de Comidas

The city’s Department of Education (DOE) is set to provide free breakfast and lunch to millions of children with its 2016 Summer Meals program...
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Pioneer at the Post
En honor a Herman

Herman Badillo served in many roles during his lifetime, and on Mon., May 23, he received a posthumous recognition for his many accomplishments...
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Faith as First Aid
Aclamando auxilios

This past Sunday, school was in session. During what was billed a “Weekend of Faith,” First Lady Chirlane McCray led a contingent of leaders from the De Blasio administration...
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Fiesta Fix
Arreglos de Fiesta

It’s been no Fiesta for these tenants. A group of residents from a Grand Concourse apartment building with hundreds of city violations...
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Election Day Problems?
¿Problemas el día de las elecciones?

If you experienced a problem or barrier to voting in the April 19, 2016 Primary Election, please share your experience with...
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Filing for Free
Preparación gratuita de impuestos

The New York State Mobile Command Center will visit the Bronx to help eligible taxpayers file their tax returns for free...
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Resolve on the Race
Elección decisiva

Trump fracasará. Los comentarios despectivos del candidato republicano a la presidencia, Donald Trump, sobre los hispanos, ha dañado...
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A hero makes his rounds
Un héroe hace sus rondas

"Ni la lluvia, ni el calor ni la oscuridad de la noche alejan a estos portadores de la rápida conclusión de sus rondas acordadas”.
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The New York beverage ban is over-regulation at its worst
La prohibición de bebidas de Nueva York: Sobre-regulación de la peor clase

Back in September, the NYC Board of Health rubber-stamped Mayor Bloomberg’s controversial ban on the sale of sodas larger than 16 ounces.
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