Tag Archives: Public Safety

Upgraded gear for NYPD
Mejores equipos para el NYPD

En respuesta a los recientes ataques con disparos contra la policía en Dallas y Baton Rouge, el Departamento de Policía de...
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Watch on the Water
Vigile el agua

Rocíe de forma segura. El Departamento de Protección Ambiental de la ciudad (DEP por sus siglas en inglés) le recuerda...
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Public notice
Aviso Público

The City Council has passed a trio of bills requiring the New York Police Department (NYPD) to publicly report incidents involving use of force...
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Making the grade
Haciendo el grado

All aboard. In discussing efforts by the Department of Education (DOE) to diversify public schools during a recent roundtable...
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Keeping Cool
Manteniéndose Fresco

For elders and people who are frail, that’s dangerous news since they are at greater risk for heat-related health problems when...
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“He’s not ever coming home”
“Nunca volverá a casa”

It was an antojo – the kind of sudden, simple whim you aim to satisfy without much bother. Carl Luis Ducasse just wanted a milkshake...
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Together, we must, and we can
Juntos podemos

Tenía 24 años cuando ocurrió. Había tenido un día difícil en el trabajo, y mi hija y yo nos dirigíamos hacia nuestro...
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Care Expanded for HIV-Positive Individuals
Se expande cuidado para individuos con HIV positivo

It's hands-on. All HIV-positive individuals in New York City are soon to become eligible to receive...
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An RN Rally
Una manifestación de RN

"Con demasiada frecuencia, no son reconocidos por el trabajo que hacen", dijo la defensora pública...
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“I lost Franky”
“Perdí a Franky”

Rest in peace. Over and over again - precisely 49 times - the phrase was uttered aloud in a somber memorial event held outside at the Bronx County Courthouse...
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On periods, a new parity
Atacando al tabú

When Councilmember Julissa Ferreras-Copeland began to press ahead on legislation associated with feminine hygiene products, some began to call her names...
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Counting on care
Un circulo de cuidado

Este Día del Padre será uno emotivo para Eddie Paige. Será la primera vez que Paige, residente del Bronx, celebre ser un padre de...
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Find the Freeze
Consiga lo congelado

A pesar de que el clima se está calentando, las autoridades municipales están llamando a una gran helada. La ciudad está haciendo un esfuerzo 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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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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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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Fend off Fraud
Defiéndase del fraude

Los ladrones de identidad utilizan cada vez más los dispositivos conocidos como "skimmers", los cuales se adhieren a los cajeros automáticos o...
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On the beat
Al ritmo

It’s medicine on the move. Planned Parenthood of New York has launched a Bronx campaign pushing HIV prevention for women...

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Linked in loss
Ligadas en el lamento

Sofia Russo endured another painful Mother’s Day this year. The memory of her young daughter’s death after being struck by a...
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Power to the Parents
Poder para los padres

Sofía Nivar tuvo brillo en el cerebro. "Hay tantas gemas en nuestra propia comunidad", dijo. "Y a veces ni siquiera lo sabemos".
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Blue Belles
Bellas de azul

During the monthly 42nd Precinct Community Council meeting on Thurs., Apr. 28th, New York Police Department (NYPD)...
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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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Birthday for Boricua
Cumpleaños de Boricua

When Boricua Community Health Center opened in the Morrisania section of the Bronx last April, it brought much needed...
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Safe schools for all
Escuelas seguras para todos

Education isn’t just for well-behaved students. Every child deserves the opportunity to learn. Though well intentioned...
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Silver Alert: Jose Aguasvivas

Silver Alert issued 4/16/16 at 4:25 AM. The NYPD has issued a Silver Alert for the disappearance of Jose Aguasvivas, a 67-year-old Hispanic male from the Woodstock area of The Bronx, suffering from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

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Clinton calls on NAN
Llamado de Clinton a la NAN

It is time that we stood up to systemic racism in all of its forms,” said Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, speaking at the 25th Annual Convention of the National Action Network (NAN) on April 13.

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Conned on the Concourse?
¿Engañados en el Concourse?

“I share my apartment with rats,” said Tyeast Anderson. “And I have no gas.” Anderson's hardship as a tenant of 750...
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Questions of Character
Cuestiones de personajes

Keith Albahe sabe que es un Guasón, pero no es una amenaza. Albahe pasa sus días como un personaje disfrazado en Times Square...
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Silver Alert: Mien Nguyen

A Silver Alert has been issued for Mien Nguyen, an 83-year-old Asian female from the area of University Avenue and West 167th Street in The Bronx. Description: 5'5" tall and 150lbs Last Seen: Approximately 10:00 PM on 4/2 near University Avenue and West 167th Street in The Bronx.

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The Minimum is Moral
El mínimo es moral

Every year, the top hedge fund managers make over a billion dollars each for betting on the stock market. New York has more hedge funds...
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Making the case with CAPP
El caso CAPP

El número de casos reportados de abuso infantil está en aumento en los Estados Unidos. En el año 2013, un estimado de...
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TGIF for Equity
Proyecto de ley beneficia el tránsito en condados externos

Get 'em on track. State and city legislators are seeking to secure additional transit funding and greater infrastructure investment for...
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Truth seeking, in sneakers
“Corro por justicia”

"Mi hijo es tu hijo, tu hijo es mi hijo". Las palabras se imprimieron en la camisa de Antonio Tizapa en...
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Stepping out with SUV
Dando paso con SUV

In response to the recent wave of gun violence, elected officials and advocates rallied at the Throggs Neck Houses this past Sat., Mar. 19th.
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Weapon recoveries in public schools on the rise
Recuperación de armas al alza

El número de armas incautadas a estudiantes en las escuelas públicas de la ciudad de Nueva York se disparó un 25 por ciento...
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Revival and Recovery
Renacimiento y recuperación

Vélez vive. The Acacia Network (Acacia) is about to restore much-needed health services to the South...
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