Tag Archives: Politics/government

“There’s nothing I can’t do”
“No hay nada que no pueda hacer”

In life, he endured two years of solitary confinement. Now a scholarship founded in Kalief Browder’s name will link others who, like him, sought to forge...
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Charge in the Park
Carga en el parque

Fun – and fuel – in the sun. This summer, more New Yorkers will be able to surf the web and juice up their phones at public parks.
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A senior moment
Un momento mayor

Delilah Barbosa había comenzado a empacar. Después de residir en el Bronx durante más de seis décadas, la residente de Williamsbridge estaba a...
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Period Process
Proceso del período

The City Council’s legislative push to make free feminine hygiene products readily available in the city’s shelters, public schools and correctional...
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Equal Pay for all Pre-K
Igualdad de pago Pre-K

Pago de Pre-K. Miembros de la coalición Campaña por los Niños estuvieron acompañados recientemente en el Ayuntamiento por defensores...
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Transit plan includes safeguards to prevent fund diversion
Plan de transporte incluye salvaguardas

¡Fuera esa mano! Legisladores locales están buscando asegurarse de que el financiamiento al transporte permanezca bajo llave y sólo se utilice para...
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“No more children dying”
“No más niños muriendo”

Shanduke McPhatter has devoted several years of his life working to prevent gun violence. Yet he was not able to save his brother from becoming...
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Banking on books
Contar con libros

Se realizan más visitas a los tres sistemas de bibliotecas públicas de la Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York (NYPL por sus siglas en inglés) cada año que a...
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Taking down the “Dirty Dozen”
Bajar los humos a la “docena sucia”

Not on the city's dime. It seems that things are about to get very uncomfortable for some of the city’s worst landlords, who will soon face...
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“We have the answers”
“Tenemos las respuestas”

Brandishing placards bearing messages of empowerment in English and Spanish such as "She Will Be – College Bound" and "Ella Será Saludable,"...
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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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Going forward or foregone?
¿Futuro o pasado?

Casi seis meses después de la expiración de la reducción de impuestos 421-a, aún no se ha hecho ningún progreso en la reactivación del programa...
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Health at Hutch
Salud en Hutch

Montefiore Medical Center’s Hutchinson campus hosted a Health Day fair on May 13. During the daylong event, which was part of the official 2016 Bronx Week calendar, local residents...
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Watching and Waiting
Mirando y esperando

Last month, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in U.S. v. Texas.The case, based on a lawsuit filed against the federal government by the State of Texas...
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Top billing at breakfast
Desayuno dinámico

There were plaudits for school parents. On Thurs., May 19, Senator Jeff Klein hosted his annual Educational Leadership Breakfast, to honor...
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Business Council seeks online input
Concejo de Regulación de Comercios solicita comentario en línea

The Temporary Business Regulation Council is accepting comments and recommendations online through May 26. Recommendations can be submitted to...
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Transfer Agents
Agentes Transformadores

Estos eruditos encajan en el proyecto. Más de $40,000 en fondos para becas y premios fueron otorgados a siete estudiantes locales de la ciudad de...
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Lift for Labor
Empuje a la fuerza laboral

¿La primera orden del día de los trabajadores? Partir el pan. Funcionarios electos y representantes de los trabajadores organizados se reunieron en el Tercer...
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E is for Excellent
E es por Excelencia

Standout teachers have a new opportunity to shine. The Empire State Excellence in Teaching Program, as recently announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo...
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Honoring hometown heroes
Honrando a los héroes locales

Estrellas en servicio. Más de 200 miembros retirados del servicio y activos de las Fuerzas Armadas fueron honrados en el desayuno de Agradecimiento a...
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Developing DACA
DACA en desarrollo

Comiencen a correr la voz. La Oficina del Alcalde para Asuntos de Inmigración (MOIA por sus siglas en inglés) se ha asociado con la...
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Find your Funds
Encuentre sus fondos

Staff from State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli’s office will attend community events throughout this month to help...
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Coming together for clean power
Uniéndose por la energía limpia

He knows how to work a spotlight. Now, award-winning actor and environmentalist Mark Ruffalo wants to cast the focus on clean power in New York.
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Looking for loot?
¿Buscando el botín?

Get ready for a stellar Saturday. The jackpot for this Saturday’s Powerball drawing is a whopping $415,000,000 – that is over...
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A sweet sixteen
Dulces dieciséis

Another day, another record. The honors keep pouring in for Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway megahit Hamilton.
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Talking the Bronx 05.04.16
Hablando del Bronx 05.04.16

Únase al nativo del Bronx y urbanista Sam Goodman el sábado 7 de mayo a las 11 a.m. para una caminata de la Grand Concourse.
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Success squares off
Success se pone en guardia

La fundadora de las Escuelas Charter Success Academy, Eva Moskowitz, tiene un nuevo mensaje para el alcalde Bill de Blasio: "Nos vemos en la corte".
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Carding for care
Tarjeta con nueva trama

This hook-up is for health. The city has announced it is adding even more benefits for IDNYC cardholders, this time to improve access to...
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Sign Up
Inscríbase

This past week, we marked College Signing Day – a day of great excitement and celebration. Across all five boroughs, high school seniors have made their final...
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Silver sentenced to 12 years in prison
Silver condenado a 12 años de prisión

El ex presidente de Asamblea del estado de Nueva York, Sheldon Silver, fue condenado a 12 años de prisión por cargos federales de corrupción el martes...
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Demand in Denim
Demanda en mezclilla

“I am not invisible.” Gina Simo spoke firmly, adding, “It’s time for healing.” The teacher, a survivor of sexual abuse, came with friend Heidi to an April 27 rally at...
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“We are out of time”
“Nos hemos quedado sin tiempo”

"La crisis humanitaria está aquí". Hablando en la apertura de la Cumbre de la Diáspora de Puerto Rico/puertorriqueños...
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Efforts for Ecuador
Esfuerzos por Ecuador

When a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Ecuador on April 16, leaving more than 650 people dead and over 12,000 injured, rescuers from eight countries mobilized to help with relief efforts.
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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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