Tag Archives: Politics/government

Commerce at the curb
Comercio en la acera

Imagine driving to buy an item at a large retail store, and being able to pick up that purchase without battling crowds, waiting in lengthy checkout lines, or even needing to park your car....
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Klein looks to KO K2
Klein busca acabar con el K2

Preocupado de que el Bronx “se está convirtiendo en la capital K2 de la ciudad de Nueva York”, el Senador Estatal Jeff Klein ha introducido una nueva legislación...
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BFP – Talking the Bronx 08.19.15
BFP- Hablando del Bronx 08.19.15

El Museo de Niños del Bronx ofrecerá talleres educativos de arte a los niños en las Casas Mitchel, JP el sábado 22 de agosto...
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Pencils and pews
Lápices y bancos

Grove la pasó bien. Varios cientos de personas asistieron a principios de este mes a la feria de regreso a la escuela de la Iglesia Bautista Union Grove Missionary...
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Vital and VIP
Vital y VIP

It was a near-instant connection. During a day-long series of health screenings, administrators La Casa de Salud (La Casa), or the House of Health, had met a few very important people...
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Accounting for allocations
Fondos de capital

El presidente del condado del Bronx, Rubén Díaz Jr., anunció que su oficina proporcionará más de $34 millones de dólares en fondos de capital a organizaciones en todo el condado...
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Spin cycle
Girar y girar

Vianny Pimentel was on patrol. The high school senior served as an official chaperone at the second annual "Senior Prom" at NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital this past Mon., Aug. 17th...
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DO Diana? Done.
¿Diana una DO? Listo.

Fue cuando observó a un pediatra tratando a un niño con problemas respiratorios que ella conocía. El interés de Diana Rivers en convertirse en una doctora en medicina osteopática...
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Fortune of Francis
La fortuna de Francisco

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer’s office will be conducting a ‎statewide lottery for one ticket to the Joint Meeting of Congress with His Holiness Pope Francis of the Holy See on September 24, 2015....
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Healing and hope, through hoops
Sanando y esperanza, a través del aro

El 2006 fue un año devastador para Dexter Gardiner. Ese enero, su madre falleció, seguido por la pérdida de su hermana con leucemia en junio....
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Road of glory
Camino a la gloria

The Dominican Day Parade has traditionally been celebrated on the second Sunday of August in honor of “La Guerra de la Restauración” [The War of the Restoration]....
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Winning the hunger game
Ganar el juego del hambre

El gerente vino a comer. El gerente de los Yankees de Nueva York, Joe Girardi, estaba en una misión el pasado jueves 6 de agosto...
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Beating the bane
Vencer la maldición

It turns out there are easier experiences than giving birth. Ask Geri Sciortino. She says she has found it was less painful to undergo child birth – twice – than to obtain a state contract for her graphic design business....
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The Bilingual Advantage
La ventaja bilingüe

I grew up speaking Spanish with my parents, who fled their native Spain during its Civil War and settled in Brooklyn. I didn’t know any English...
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Painters Recruit Apprentices
Pintores contratan aprendices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for District Council #9 will conduct a recruitment from September 10, 2015 through September 23, 2015 for 50 painter, decorator, and paperhanger apprentices...
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“Marching was an act of healing”
“Marchar fue un acto de sanación”

Among the many colorful floats, dancers and elected officials making their way along Sixth Avenue this past Sun., Aug. 9th was a small contingent of about 30 university students, educators and community members....
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Shoot show
Espectáculo de rodaje

En sus marcas, cinéfilos.Las becas Made in NY es un programa de un año recientemente anunciado que tiene como objetivo proporcionar recursos ampliados y oportunidades a los neoyorquinos...
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National Thrift Store Day
Día nacional de tiendas de segunda mano

ReuseNYC will join with 60 nonprofit thrift stores and local vintage shops on Mon., Aug. 17th to celebrate National Thrift Store Day, by urging New Yorkers to “shop second-hand first."...
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Minding the Moms
Mirando a las madres

Madres Americanas, Inc. ahora está aceptando nominaciones para Madre del Año 2016 y Madre de Logros para todos los 50 estados, el Distrito de Columbia y Puerto Rico...
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“He should be here”
“Él debería estar aquí”

"You crazy." It is a familiar note. The amused teasing between siblings is its own shorthand, a Morse code strung together by memory and experience...
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Royalty and reality
Realeza y realidad

Hilda Colón no se convirtió en "reina" de la noche a la mañana. De hecho, tomó un viaje de casi diez años para que la mujer de 74 años de edad fuese reconocida como parte de la realeza...
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Marching to a new beat
Marchando a un nuevo ritmo

Los funcionarios del nuevo Desfile del Día Dominicano Inc. anunciaron a los homenajeados del Desfile del Día Dominicano 2015, que se celebrará el domingo 9 de agosto....
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Legionnaire’s outbreak: 7 dead, 86 ill
Brote de legionelosis: 7 muertos, 86 enfermos

It is the largest outbreak of the disease the city has ever seen. So noted Mayor Bill de Blasio about the outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx...
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A slice of cake, and PIE
Aniversario de alegría

“My mother didn’t have a birth certificate. [She] didn’t know what day she was born." Nellie James would live to be ninety years old, but her first days were not as clearly defined...
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Housing for those that need it most

Vivienda para quienes más la necesitan

Vivienda para quienes más la necesitan

Asumir los aumentos de alquiler es un problema importante para nuestra comunidad y obliga a muchos residentes del Bronx...
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Breaks by the books
Ahorre ahora

The Department of Taxation and Finance is reminding New Yorkers that qualifying clothing and footwear purchases are exempt from New York sales tax year-round....
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Smart Starts
Inicio inteligente

Con el regreso a clases a la vuelta de la esquina, contar con soluciones fáciles, frescas y saludables para el almuerzo y la cena es más importante que nunca....
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Service Day
Dia de servicio

Un evento del Día de servicio a las personas mayores y con necesidades especiales se llevará a cabo el jueves 6 de agosto...
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Rhythm and roots
Ritmos y raíces

They lined up by the thousands, early to take their posts. Residents gathered on Sun., Jul. 26th along the Grand Concourse to march, cheer, mingle and dance...
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Walking to win
Caminar para ganar

Take a walk. That is the message shared by organizers of the Burnside Summer Walk events, which are held over three consecutive Saturdays in July.
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First citywide transgender forum
Se alberga el primer foro transexual

El primer foro de la ciudad de Nueva York para llamar la atención sobre las necesidades de los neoyorquinos transexuales se celebró el 23 de julio en el Colegio Comunal Hostos en el Bronx....
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The Bash on the Bridge
Festejo en el puente

The party was going strong – and high. NYC Parks joined Comptroller Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, City Council Speaker...
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Missives for the Pontiff
Mensajes para el pontífice

En honor a la visita del Papa Francisco a los Estados Unidos del 22 al 27 de septiembre, Caridades Católicas de Nueva York ha lanzado CharityHasNoBoundaries.org, un nuevo sitio digital donde la gente de todo el país...
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When closed doors are good for business
Cuando las puertas cerradas es buen negocio

As summertime temperatures rise, local store owners tend to crank up the air conditioning.‎ But retailers that leave their doors open while running the AC are not only harming the environment.‎...
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Back to the future
De vuelta al futuro

They go way back.Roberto D. Álvarez has known Jimmy Rodríguez since he was a teenager. “I started working with him at Jimmy’s Bronx Café,” said Álvarez, referring to the first eatery the restaurateur he opened in 1993...
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I Love the Bronx- Get on Board
Yo Amo El Bronx- Suban a bordo

It wasn't until about 5 years ago that I learned about our local community board. I am not alone. Often, when I speak with fellow residents, some have no idea what the community board is, or know what their roles are. Here are a few useful tips...
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