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Glamour Gals and Workmen’s

Chicas Glamour y Workmen’s

Chicas Glamour y Workmen’s

The Glamour Gals were in the house. On Apr. 13th, about 15 students from Herbert H. Lehman High School spent their Saturday afternoon with ... En-espanol

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On B.A.S.E, and ahead of the game
En B.A.S.E y con ventaja

La semana pasada cerca de 120 estudiantes y padres de familia del Bronx le echaron una mirada al futuro. A la residente de la cooperativa de la...
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Not just fun and games
No sólo diversión y juegos

Cuando el hijo de Melissa García, Elijah, tenía cinco años, le dijo a todos sus amigos en el jardín de niños que quería ser paleontólogo. "Sonaba como un...
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Pioneer League: Doing the right thing
Liga Pioneer: haciendo lo correcto

Este sábado 6 de abril, se celebrará un partido de fútbol americano en el Parque de la represa Macombs. A diferencia de otros encuentros...
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Acacia comes to Andrews

This past Thurs., Apr. 4th, The Acacia Network celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Andrews Avenue Individualized Residential Alternative (IRA) facility, the latest addition to Acacia Network’s services for people with developmental disabilities.

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I Love the Bronx: Listen and Share
Amo el Bronx: Escucha y Comparte

Me gusta mucho escuchar historias de vida de las personas. Recientemente tuve una conversación con un taxista que me recogió cerca de Fordham. Él dijo que vino a Nueva York desde México a mediados de 1970...
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MAD About Dance flies high
MAD About Dance vuela alto

Rarely do Tennessee Williams, Lady Gaga and Lewis Carroll ever share the same stage. But Michiyo Tanaka, founder of dance company MAD About Dance, is equally adept at combining these disparate influences in her work as a founder and choreographer...
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Monroe student earns gold at the ACF Northeast Regional

Student Gabriela Grande was the first ever culinary student from Monroe College to compete at the American Culinary Federation’s Northeast Regional Conference, held at the Turning Stone Hotel in Verona, NY.

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Wave Hill Events

In early April, Wave Hill still has the full-on vistas west to the Hudson and Palisades, offset by carpets and carpets of Glory-of-the-snow, crocus and other ephemerals spreading at visitors’ feet. But by late April story shifts up to the trees, by then blossoming...

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Paying Tribute to 100-Year-Old Bronxites

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host the borough’s third centenarian celebration to pay tribute to Bronxites who are or will turn 100 years old in 2013. This Bronx Week event salutes seniors from throughout the borough in recognition of their remarkable longevity...

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HHC Appoints New Executives to Leadership Roles

Milton Nuñez Nombrado Director Ejecutivo

Milton Nuñez Nombrado Director Ejecutivo

New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) President Alan D. Aviles has announced the appointment of Denise Soares, RN, MA as Senior Vice President ...
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In her own words
En sus propias palabras

"Las palabras son muy, muy importantes". No se podría esperar menos de una maestra de escuela, que se emociona en los días que pasa enseñando a 30 alumnos de segundo grado.
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Bunnies and Angels
Conejitos y ángeles

El pasado viernes 29 de marzo el Centro Comunitario de Salud Union (Union Community Health Center) celebró su sorteo anual de canastas de Pascua para sus pacientes pediátricos...
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Talking the Bronx 04.03.13

The School of American Ballet (SAB), the country’s most prominent ballet academy, will hold special free auditions for boys and girls ages 6 to 10 in the Bronx on Sun., Apr. 28th at Bronx Dance Theatre, located at 585 East 187th Street, on the 2nd floor (between Arthur Avenue and Hoffman Boulevard)...

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Going big at Kips Bay
Kips Bay va a lo grande

The auditorium of the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club on Randall Avenue is about to undergo a massive transformation. It’s going to the Heights – and it’s a family affair.
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I Love the Bronx: Save our Post Office

Yo amo el Bronx: Salve nuestra Oficina Postal

Yo amo el Bronx: Salve nuestra Oficina Postal

Earlier this year, in the January 9th I Love the Bronx column, we discussed the Bronx General Post Office, located on the Grand Concourse between....
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Happyland, 23 Years Later
Happyland, 23 años después

Emotions were still raw for family members of the 87 people killed in the Happyland Social Club fire in 1990. The victims were remembered...
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Go Green
Sea ecológico

April's celebration of Earth Day offers an opportunity for families to focus on conservation, and on ways that everyone together can learn to save energy and resources year-round.
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Knowing your tests
Conozca los exámenes

Para los estudiantes en Nueva York que han sido identificados como necesitando aprender inglés, English Language Learners [ELL], hay dos pruebas que tiene que tomar.
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Smart Play: Recess Gets Enhanced

Juego divertido: Se realza el receso

Juego divertido: Se realza el receso

“Dele a un niño la opción de elegir entre leer un libro y jugar, y elegirá jugar”, dijo Wanda Soto, principal de PS5 en la Décima Avenida y Dyckman en el Norte de Manhattan.
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Making the case at Court Deli
El caso del Court Deli

There are a number of courtrooms in the South Bronx. Some are made available for civil litigation; others are used to determine questions of criminality.
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The Kids Are Out – Now What?
Los Chicos Están Fuera—Y Ahora Que?

Seguro, los chicos están disfrutando de su Receso de Primavera. Y porque no habrían de hacerlo? Es una semana y media fuera de la escuela.
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¡Basta!: Revealing an unacceptable bias

¡Basta!: Revelando un sesgo inaceptable

¡Basta!: Revelando un sesgo inaceptable

As members of the Board of Directors of the Puerto Rican Bar Association, the oldest ethnic bar association in New York State, established in 1957...
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A Model Session
Una sesión modelo

In a special weekend session, the State Senate voted on Sat., Mar. 23rd to increase the minimum wage in New York State to $9 per hour. Sen. Gustavo Rivera proved to be the tie-breaking vote, assuring ...
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Talking the Bronx – 03.27.13

Bronx Community College presents “Guns: How Do We Stop the Violence?,” the first in a series of President’s Lectures on issues of major importance to the college community and general public. Among the panelists expected to participate are Geoffrey Canada, President and CEO, Harlem...

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Mommy to Bee Expo celebrates local mothers

Over 300 area mothers-to-be and their friends and family attended the first Mommy to Bee New York Expo held this past Sun., Mar. 10th. As sponsored by Marketing & Advertising Solutions Inc., together with sponsors and partners, The Mommy to Bee Expo brought together expectant moms...

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When Food is Too Little or Too Much

Cuando Se Come Poco o Demasiado

Cuando Se Come Poco o Demasiado

La anorexia, también conocida como “hambre voluntaria”, es uno de los trastornos alimenticios más comunes en la nación. También lo es la bulimia, when people eat large amounts of food, but, then “purge” or restrict it by...
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Running for change
Corriendo por el cambio

This past Sun., Mar. 10th, Cheryl “Shelley” Keeling competed in the Riverdale Medical Health Association’s Fourth Annual Healthy Minds...
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Children’s Aid Society unveils new hub of care

La Sociedad de Apoyo a la Niñez presenta nuevo centro de atención

La Sociedad de Apoyo a la Niñez presenta nuevo centro de atención

Sliding glass doors, thick window frames, tinted glass and toy houses. This is no longer the stuff of fantasy for some residents of the Bronx...
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Fighting on Faile Street

The Episcopal Service Society (ESS) has provided after school care at PS 75 on 984 Faile Street for nearly a decade, offering homework help, art classes, step classes, academic enrichment, and even cooking classes. The program also offers peace of mind to parents who are unable to pick up their...

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I Love the Bronx: Windows of Hip-Hop

Amo al Bronx: ‘Windows of Hip-Hop’

Amo al Bronx: ‘Windows of Hip-Hop’

Video Music Box (VMB) celebró su aniversario 30 este año. Recuerdo que poníamos el canal 31 a las 3:30 p.m. para ver los últimos videos urbanos. A diferencia de MTV, la cual no estaba disponible...
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NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY/SENATE PUERTO RICAN/HISPANIC TASK FORCE

Como presidente del Grupo de Trabajo Puertorriqueño e Hispano de la Asamblea/Senado del Estado de Nueva York, deseo invitarlo personalmente a unirse a nosotros a la Conferencia de Primavera Somos El Futuro 2013...
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Jessica Lappin Endorsed by State Sen. José M. Serrano for Borough President

As announced this past Mon., Mar. 18th, New York City Councilmember Jessica Lappin’s campaign announced that State Senator Jose...
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Coupons Savings for Every Mom

Ahorros con cupones para todas las madres

Ahorros con cupones para todas las madres

Usually, when young moms think of saving, it’s more likely to be while rifling through the sales rack at a children’s department store, ...
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Tish James secures endorsements

Tish James asegura apoyo crucial

Tish James asegura apoyo crucial

This past Tues., Mar. 19th, Councilwoman Letitia "Tish" James' campaign for New York City Public Advocate announced key endorsements from a group ...
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On the rocks, and winning
Al hielo y ganando

The play’s the thing that will capture the conscience of the king, said Hamlet. It is also the thing that, thanks to a distinctive playwriting
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