Tag Archives: Public Safety

Revving up to slow down
Acelerando para reducir la velocidad

While the last-minute race to check off every last item on their back-to-school lists rages on, one group is equally determined to make sure...
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Urging Latinos forward on HIV
Hablando abiertamente sobre el VIH

Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) lanzaron hoy la campaña Podemos Detener el VIH Una Conversación...
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“I had to be here”
“Tenía que estar aquí”

“I can’t breathe.” The phrase came – again – from the intersection of Bay and Victory Streets in Staten Island. But this...
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The busting of buskers
La redada de músicos callejeros

Andrew Saunders ya no baila en los trenes. Desde que fue detenido en 2013, el bailarín de 20 años de edad de Baychester dice que dejó de actuar con su grupo, We Are Family for Life (W.A.F.F.L.E.) en el metro....
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NYPD Announces Operation Safe Cycle
NYPD Anuncia Operación Ciclo Seguro

La segura iniciativa de dos semanas de duración para ciclistas se celebrará en toda la ciudad. El Departamento de Policía de la ciudad de Nueva York (NYPD por sus siglas en inglés) anunció Operación Ciclo Seguro...
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Catch “PB” Fever
Pille la fiebre “PB”

Un proyecto de vivienda pública en el sur del Bronx, un centro para personas mayores en East Harlem, una oficina de organización comunitaria en Red Hook y una iglesia en The Rockaways.
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“I never saw him not smiling”
“Nunca lo vi sin sonreír”

He was welcomed home as a hero. Family, friends and colleagues of Sgt. Keith A. Ferguson gathered Saturday morning to remember him and co-name the street on which...
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Breaking Bratton’s Windows
Alto a Bratton

En una tarde fría de diciembre del año pasado, en las escalinatas de la alcaldía, me reuní con otros activistas y Padres contra la Brutalidad Policial, un grupo de padres de las víctimas de violencia a manos del Departamento de Policía...
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CCRB in the Bronx

As part of its new initiative “CCRB in the Boroughs,” the NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) will have investigators available to take police misconduct complaints on Tues., July 29th from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Office of Councilmember Andrew Cohen, located at 3636 Waldo Avenue in Riverdale.

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At sixteen, still striking back
A los dieciséis años, sigue contraatacando

Virgilia Figueroa vende cosméticos y joyas. Como cualquier mujer de negocios, sabe si ella se ve bien, la gente va a comprar sus productos. Pero su marido comenzó a oponerse a su aspecto cuando ella se iba a trabajar....
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Driving Safely this Summer
Manejando con mayor seguridad este verano

After a long winter, the weather has finally warmed up and more people are getting out on the roads. With baby boomers entering their fifties and sixties
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Night Time Lane Closure on Major Deegan Expressway

Drivers are advised that there will lane closures along the Major Deegan Expressway (north bound and south bound near the High Bridge)...

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No Garbage, Recycling, Organics Collection or Street Cleaning on Friday, July 4, 2014

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Independence Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, or street cleaning on Friday, July 4, 2014.

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SummerStage Kids Returns
Regresa SummerStage Kids

El jueves 10 de junio, la Fundación de Parques de la ciudad anunció el lanzamiento de SummerStage Kids, el festival familiar interactivo que lleva más de ...
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Safety with Dignity

Timothy Crump is dead, and Noel Estevez is incarcerated. The ripple effects of this tragedy affect not just these two young people, but their families, their friends, their neighbors, schools, and communities...

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Winners on the block
Ganadores en la cuadra

R-E-S-P-E-T-O. Los estudiantes dejaron claro esta semana que ya era hora de respetar sus vecindarios. Los ganadores del concurso de carteles "Respect Our Block" fueron anunciados...
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Make the Best Choice against Hydrofracking

La Mejor Opción para Proteger de la Fractura Hidráulica

La Mejor Opción para Proteger de la Fractura Hidráulica

Desde 2008, las compañías multinacionales de petróleo y gas han cabildeado agresivamente en Albany para que se apruebe la utilización del...
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NYC DOT Henry Hudson Repair Advisory

Southbound right lane will be closed between West 89th and West 86th Street from Saturday evening through the morning of June 24 for important repairs. Southbound entrance ramps to the parkway from West 125th Street to West 96th Street to be closed between 6 and 10 a.m. daily.

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Without a home, but not without hope

Sin hogar, pero no sin esperanza

Sin hogar, pero no sin esperanza

Garrett McMahan spends much of his time working with the homeless population of New York City. He can be found at local soup kitchens, talking with clients there and connecting them with vital health services...
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When Asthma Appears After Childhood

Cuando el Asma Aparece Después de La Infancia

Cuando el Asma Aparece Después de La Infancia

Much has been written about Asthma and its devastating effects upon children and adolescents. But did you know that Asthma could also affect adults? ...
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“My roots are in the Bronx”
“Mis raíces están en el Bronx”

Montefiore Medical Center has announced a new partnership with the López Family Foundation and the establishment of the Center ...
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Cielo Latino shines

It was a heavenly time. Advocates joined together with fashion, business, community and health industry leaders this past Wed., May 14th at the 2014 Cielo Latino gala, the largest fundraiser for Latino/Hispanic AIDS initiatives in the U.S., at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.

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Hands-OnlyTM CPR Training
Entrenamiento de RCP Hands-OnlyTM

En reconocimiento a la Semana Nacional de Concientización sobre la RCP, que va del 2 al 8 de junio, la American Heart Association, en colaboración con la Fundación Amerigroup, se unió...
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No Garbage, Recycling, Organics Collection or Street Cleaning on Memorial Day

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Memorial Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, or street cleaning on Monday, May 26, 2014. Residents who normally receive Monday garbage and organics collection should...

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Silver Alert: Benigno Gonzalez

Silver Alert issued 5/14/14 at 1:35 PM. NYPD has issued a Silver Alert for the disappearance of Benigno Gonzalez, male, Hispanic, 75 years of age, from Tiebout Avenue and East 184th Street in the Bronx. Mr. Gonzalez is 5'7" and weighs 160 pounds.

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“How can a mother sleep?”
“¿Cómo puede dormir una madre?”

It is a simple message, but the four words have resounded throughout the world. “Bring back our girls”. It is the rallying cry for the return of nearly....
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Looking for a lift
Buscando un ascensor

The East 149th Street station, where the 2, 4 and 5 trains converge, has an elevator shaft. But no elevator. Commuters who use the station...
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Canto con fuerza

33 por 33. Las mujeres descendieron en masa el pasado domingo 27 de abril. Muchas lucían camisetas de color rosa brillante y pañuelos azules atados...
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The verdict of verse
El veredicto del verso

Every Thursday afternoon, poet, playwright and educator Dave Johnson leads a spirited poetry workshop. The setting is not a sleek coffee shop...
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Face-off in first debate
El primer enfrentamiento

It was their first date. The Democratic candidates for the 13th Congressional District met this past Thurs., Apr. 10th before a packed house at...
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Taking stock- and notes
Evaluando la situación, y tomando notas

El viernes 28 de marzo, agencias de la ciudad, junto al Concejal Fernando Cabrera, se reunieron con los dueños de los negocios afectados por el gran incendio que dañó severamente dos edificios, causando los derrumbes de los techos...
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Battle on the waterfront
Batalla en la Costa

They want something different. That was on the minds of the nine members of South Bronx Unite who were arrested this past Sat., Mar. 22nd...
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Preventing Teen Violence
Prevención de la Violencia Juvenil

Approximately one year ago, a 15-year old boy was brought into the Emergency Room at Lincoln Medical Center in the South...
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Health Dept. investigating measles outbreak

Depto. de Salud investigando brote de sarampion

Depto. de Salud investigando brote de sarampion

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced today that it has identified 16 cases of measles in the Northern Manhattan and Bronx area.
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“It’s something you don’t get over”

“Es algo de lo que no te recuperas”

“Es algo de lo que no te recuperas”

There could hardly be a more bittersweet celebration. In honor of Black History Month, local union 1199 SEIU, chose to highlight the...
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Mi Gente: Stop and Frisk Stopped?

Mi Gente: ¿Detención y cacheo terminó?

Mi Gente: ¿Detención y cacheo terminó?

El alcalde Bill de Blasio ha cumplido una de sus promesas de campaña, disminuyendo el atractivo de la histórica Floyd contra el caso de la ciudad de...
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