Tag Archives: Politics/government

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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New funding fix?
¿Solución por impuesto?

He’s calling it the “fair fix” to the transit system crisis. After being pushed by transit advocates to back a plan for reduced price Metrocards for low-income subway...
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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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Quality Review
Revisión de Calidad

A report that looks in depth at how climate change is impacting crops has found that they are being robbed of nutrition, and warns that there will be...
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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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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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Another Chance
Otra oportunidad

Los residentes que buscan la redención deben ir a la iglesia este sábado. Darcel D. Clark, fiscal del distrito de Bronx, junto con socios de la...
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Subsidy Sabotage
Sabotaje de subvenciones

Ending federal health insurance subsidies would make prices go up almost immediately, according to some healthcare advocates. Following...
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A Change for All
Un Cambio para todos

¿Qué pueden hacer los neoyorquinos para impulsar un aire más sano y un futuro mejor para nuestros hijos? Como pediatra formada en salud ambiental...
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Transgender ban sparks protests
Prohibición provoca protestas

Neoyorquinos salieron a las calles el miércoles para protestar por el anuncio del presidente Trump de que no se permitirá a los individuos...
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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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The ‘Respect’ Rally
La manifestación del respeto

The right to counsel meant the right to rally – and even party a bit. In a celebration best described as jubilant, elected officials and housing...
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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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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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$16 Billion to Combat Inequality
$16 mil millones para combatir la desigualdad

Small business owners, do you want to live in a city where the local economy mirrors the vast diversity of New Yorkers? So do we, but we...
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Recycling Enforcement Begins August 1
La aplicación del reciclaje comienza el 1º de agosto

Revolucionar el reciclaje. A partir del 1º de agosto de 2017, el Departamento de Recolección de Basura de la ciudad...
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Uber charged with discrimination
Uber acusado de discriminación

Advocates for people with disabilities want Uber to comply with the law by providing more vehicles that are wheelchair accessible...
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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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A new rhythm in reel
Un nuevo ritmo

Hay más para explorar. Armando Guareno busca ampliar las nociones populares de los tipos de arte producidos y creados por quienes están en la diáspora dominicana...
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Tussle on the Turf
Pelea en el césped

Estaban pateando el balón en La Canchita. El Club de Fútbol de la Ciudad de Nueva York (NYCFC, por sus siglas en inglés) y el Consulado General de...
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The Storm after the Sermon‎
La tormenta después del sermón ‎‎

‎No tienen elogios para este pastor. El concejal del Bronx, Fernando Cabrera, está siendo duramente criticado por un retador demócrata...
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Call for Full Credit
Créditos Completos

Samantha De La Rosa is prepping. "Instead of living day to day, I have a plan for my career and [my] savings," says the Bronx resident. Last year...
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Suit of unity
Demanda de unidad

See you in court. On the same day U.S. Senators pondered – and ultimately scrapped – a replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), New York...
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Rush to Crush
Prisa por triturar

La Sociedad de Conservación de la Vida Silvestre (WCS, por sus siglas en inglés) está dando al público la oportunidad de ayudar a aplastar...
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Settled: Joint $4.4 million agreement with Visiting Nurse Service
Resuelto: acuerdo conjunto de $4.4 millones

Case re-solved. New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim have announced that Visiting Nurse Service...
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Amnesty on the Ascent
Amnistía en la subida

Enliste su ascensor. Los propietarios de viviendas privadas con ascensores no registrados pueden legalizar las unidades sin penalización por los...
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“Family of blood, family of blue”
“Familia de sangre, familia de azul”

Familia ahora es de primer grado. El comisionado de policía James O'Neill anunció la decisión de promocionar póstumamente a la...
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A Mother’s Matter
La misión de madre

It's a “No” to this workplace woe. Advocates are seeking to provide new mothers with enhanced support to breastfeed and pump breast...
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Carter in Charge
Carter a cargo

More than a year after the city moved to revamp the Department of Homeless Services (DHS), the agency finally has a new leader. On July 10...
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A Swimming Start 
Empezar a nadar

Dive in. The state’s Parks Department is looking to make a splash this summer by once again offering free swimming lessons for children...
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Health and Honey
Salud y Miel

Resistencia, sostenibilidad y responsabilidad fueron los principios rectores de la Cumbre del G20 de este año en Hamburgo, donde los...
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Help Now for Heat Later
Para un mejor calor luego

Hot enough yet? Though summer is far from over, the state is asking residents to look ahead – to a later season of heat. The state’s Office of...
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