Politics/government

The Parade Polemic
Dilema del Desfile

Some are opting out; others are doubling down. As sponsors and participants continue to pull out of this year’s Puerto Rican Day...
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Swipe Fight
Lucha por el pase

“Mr. Mayor, swipe us in!” That was the chant resounding near the City Hall R train station on May 17, as advocates, public defenders and elected...
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“Blackness itself is a broken window”
“El ser negro ya es una ventana rota”

Break broken windows. During a recent discussion on the policing strategies of the New York Police Department (NYPD), advocates...
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Finding Firefighters
Buscando bomberos

“New York’s Bravest” is looking to increase its ranks. The application period to take the written exam to join the Fire Department of New York...
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The Appointment of Acosta
El nombramiento de Acosta

El gobernador Andrew Cuomo ha designado al Honorable Rolando Acosta como presidente de la División de Apelaciones del Primer Departamento...
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A Ratio of Reason
Una proporción razonable

Assigning too many patients to a single nurse can be dangerous. That's the message nurses want state legislators to hear. Nurses from...
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A Re-entry Rally
Una manifestación de reingreso

Leviticus Mitchell sabe lo que se siente cometer un error. El residente del Bronx terminó tras las rejas a los 14 años por un cargo de posesión...
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City expands Community Schools program
Se amplían las escuelas comunitarias

The city is adding 69 new schools to its Community Schools initiative starting in September. The expansion will bring the citywide total...
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By the Book
Al pie de la letra

A pair of South Bronx libraries is about to get a much-needed facelift. The New York Public Library (NYPL) has announced that the Hunts Point...
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“Everybody wins”
“Todos ganan”

Fue una fiesta para romper el ayuno. El presidente del condado Rubén Díaz Jr. fue el anfitrión de su cuarto desayuno anual de la Semana...
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New protections for freelancers
Nuevas protecciones para los trabajadores independientes

Freelance workers and independent contractors in New York City now have added protection from people who don't pay. The Freelance...
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Bronx Week 2017 in full swing
Semana del Bronx 2017 en pleno apogeo

This week marks the 46th annual celebration of Bronx Week, with a host of events celebrating the “Boogie Down” borough...
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