Tag Archives: Politics/government

Home Drama
Drama en casa

30,000. More than 30,000 New York City families were evicted last year from their apartments. Hit hardest were Bronx residents – as the borough...
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Honing in on housing
Poniendo a punto la vivienda

Estaban comprometidos a una temprana edad. A los 26 años, se convirtió en el concejal más joven en la historia de San Antonio, Texas.
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Speaker talks tech
Hablando de tecnología

Time to reboot. City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has announced a new technology plan designed to better connect New Yorkers with the Council's work and promote civic engagement...
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March on Message
Marchar para dar un mensaje

Harán una entrega especial. Este próximo lunes 13 de abril, activistas y líderes comunitarios se embarcarán en una caminata de 250 millas a través...
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“We are the quintessential immigrant city”

“Somos la ciudad de inmigrantes por excelencia”

“Somos la ciudad de inmigrantes por excelencia”

Todos están dentro. La administración del alcalde Bill de Blasio y la oficina del fiscal general Eric Schneiderman, anunciaron recientemente la creación...
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Get the Guide
Consiga la Guía

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer has released a comprehensive guidebook on city, state and federal services specifically for immigrant communities. Immigrant Rights and Services Manual runs about 70 pages...
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“Success is good”
“El éxito es bueno”

"Lo que me hace levantar cada mañana es luchar por la justicia social". Lourdes Rivera claramente no necesita cafeína para moverse.
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Follow the funds
Siguiendo los fondos

Vengan y recupérenlo. Ese fue el mensaje que el contralor del estado de Nueva York, Thomas DiNapoli, envió a los residentes con...
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Garden Gifts
Regalos del Jardín

She sang the songs from Frozen. But she could not have felt warmer. This past Fri., Mar. 27th was a special day for the aspiring singer Nailyn, a resident at the Jackson Avenue Family Residence...
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A loss that lingers
Una pérdida que persiste

Un cuarto de siglo ha pasado, pero el dolor perdura. El miércoles 25 de marzo marcó el 25 aniversario de la fatídica noche en que Julio González...
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Gaining in the Games
Ganar con los Juegos

Turns out, some records are meant to be broken. In its fourth year, the Uptown Games, held this past Sat., Mar. 28th by Senator Adriano Espaillat...
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On alert
Alerta

El gobierno, las fuerzas del orden y los líderes comunitarios advierten a los inmigrantes que buscan asistencia jurídica el tomar precauciones contra estafadores...
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LIP service saves lives
Servicio LIP salva vidas

Su madre se suicidó cuando él tenía 11 años. "Es personal para mí", dijo el asambleísta Luis Sepúlveda, cuya madre se suicidó a la edad de 33 años, después de su cuarto intento.
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On the map
En el mapa

Pónganlo en los libros. El Consejo de Turismo del Bronx lanzó la primera Guía para Visitantes del Bronx.
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Restoring the faith in justice
Restaurar la fe en la justicia

This week, Judge William Garnett of the State Supreme Court ruled against my office’s request to unseal the grand jury minutes in the Eric Garner case.
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The Future is Now
El futuro es ahora

Tomo el timón del Grupo de Trabajo Puertorriqueño/Hispano con gran optimismo y con un enfoque decidido para abordar los numerosos problemas que enfrentan los 4 millones...
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Si se puede

Bajo el liderazgo del Presidente Nacional de HNBA, Cynthia D. Mares, la Asociación Nacional de Abogados Hispanos está lanzando un nuevo programa para apoyar estudiantes...
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Surveying New York, in 7
Encuestando a Nueva York

New York City’s long-term plan is updated every four years, and Mayor Bill de Blasio will offer the newest version, PlaNYC, on Earth Day, April 22. The idea, according to a statement...
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An Equal Shot
Una misma oportunidad

La Ciudad de Nueva York es, y siempre ha sido, un país de oportunidad para inmigrantes. Se habla más de 200 idiomas en nuestra ciudad y las personas...
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Lasting in love
Amor eterno

“I feel I got married yesterday.” Yet, what seemed like moments ago to Larry Cosentino was, in fact, June 6th 1948 – 67 years ago this summer.
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Hit-and-run driver sought
Se busca conductor que atropelló y huyó

La policía todavía está en busca de un conductor que atropelló, y huyó, matando a un hombre del Bronx en una intersección muy transitada de Marble Hill, el pasado lunes 23 de febrero.
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New ADAs Announced
Nuevos ADAs anunciados

Bronx District Attorney Robert T. Johnson has hired four new Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs), as was announced this past Tues., Mar. 3rd.
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The “Know Your Rights” Series

The Safety Net Project, together with Councilmember Andy King, will host its fourth in a series of “Know Your Rights” trainings on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at 7 p.m. at Boston Secor Community Center, 3540 Bivona Street. The session will focus on issues and safety net programs critical to many Bronx residents in District 12.

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King Coat Drive

In light of the frigid temperatures, Councilmember Andy King is mobilizing a coat drive for all Bronx residents. On Sun., Feb. 22nd, King will be distributing coats at his district office, located at 940 East Gun Hill Road. “There are far too many people – children and seniors included – who have been suffering through these bitter cold days...

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The workers among us

MTA bus operators carry more than two million passengers every day over the most difficult routes in the world, constantly congested with traffic and pedestrians. The Transport Workers Union, Local 100, alone represents more than 10,000 of these operators. It would be nearly impossible to find someone living in this city for any length...

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Love in the balance
Amor en equilibrio

Su primera entrevista en Goldman Sachs parecía prometedora. Pero poco después, la oportunidad se desvaneció. La historia de Ramón Lebron podría sonar familiar...
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The Study of Sotomayor
El estudio de Sotomayor

Fordham Law students visited the United States Supreme Court late last month for a unique meeting with Bronx native Justice Sonia Sotomayor...
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Klein quits law firm, backs new ethics laws
Klein respalda nuevas leyes de ética

State Senator Jeff Klein has announced that he was cutting ties with his law firm and backing an ethics plan that would limit the outside income that lawmakers ...
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Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s State of the City 2015

Bienvenidos! Won-Ying! Welcome to El Barrio, East Harlem! Thank you to our Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer! Thank you to Reverend Que English from the Bronx Christian Fellowship...

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Talking the Bronx 02.11.15
Hablando del Bronx 02.11.15

Meet Barry, Maurice and Robin, three billy goats that encounter a bridge troll en route to their concert at the Lovinger Theatre at Lehman College....
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Wanted: Parents sought for education councils
Se buscan padres

They want you.The New York City Department of Education (DOE) is looking for a few good parents to serve on...
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Hailing Heastie
Hace historia Heastie

Bronx Assemblymember Carl Heastie was elected as Speaker of the New York State Assembly on Tues., Feb. 3. In the chamber’s 238-year history...
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“This is our calling”
“Esa es nuestra vocación”

Buenas tardes. Me siento honrado de haber ganado su apoyo para ser elegido como el nuevo presidente de la Asamblea del...
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Weather advisory for Thurs., Jan. 29th

The New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) issued a weather advisory for light snow and cold temperatures beginning the evening of Thurs., Jan. 29th, through the Sat., Jan. 31st. “Light snow expected Thursday night through Friday morning, with dangerously frigid temperatures and life-threatening...

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Parking regulations suspended through Jan. 31st

The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, announced on Wed., Jan. 28th that Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended Thu., Jan. 29th, Fri., Jan. 30th, and Sat., Jan. 31th to facilitate snow removal.

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Lauding the launch
Aplausos para la tarjeta

A host of elected officials, led by City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, gathered at the Bronx Library Center on Fri., Jan. 23 to mark ...
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