Tag Archives: Government

From one brown girl to another
De una muchacha morena a otra

Dear Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Your Spanish is like mine; acquired in the streets, it sounds like it was put through a strainer, and I love...
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New board members join Osborne
Nuevos miembros de la junta en Osborne

Están a bordo. La Asociación Osborne, la organización de defensa de políticas y servicio directo del Bronx, comprometida con la reforma...
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Basket Cases
Cuestión de cestas

Make the shot count. Basketball-net inspired trash cans will soon be appearing in parks and street corners throughout the Bronx. The...
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“Planning with purpose”
“Planificación con propósito”

It was a fresh start at St. Ann’s. FreshDirect held a ribbon-cutting on July 17 for its new state-of-the-art facility in the South Bronx. The online grocer...
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Advocating for “Junior’s Law”
Abogando por la “Ley Junior”

In response to the stabbing death of 15-year-old Lesandro (Junior) Guzmán-Feliz, two Bronx legislators are seeking to compel small businesses...
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More than 800 NYCHA kids tested positive for lead, city admits
Más de 800 niños de NYCHA dieron positivo para plomo, admite la ciudad

As many as 820 children in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments tested positive for elevated levels of lead in recent years...
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DOE unveils new website
DOE presenta nuevo sitio web

El Departamento de Educación de la ciudad (DOE, por sus siglas en inglés) ha lanzado un nuevo sitio web, [www.schools.nyc.gov], diseñado...
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Protect our Physicians
Proteger a nuestros médicos

June 30th marked the one-year anniversary of a fatal shooting at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in my district. One patient and multiple physicians...
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A Supreme Concern
Una preocupación suprema

This was a big week for the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). Not only did the Court rule on Trump v. Hawaii, also known as...
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Battle on the Bridge
Lucha libre

"¡Sin odio, sin miedo! ¡Los inmigrantes son bienvenidos aquí! "¡Trump, escucha! ¡Estamos en la lucha!" El calor sofocante solo pareció...
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A Safer Slumber
Un sueño más seguro

Marlene Catana always kept her baby close. In fact, for the first few months of his life, she slept with Julian, now 15 months old, in the same...
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Civilian Complaint Review Board to Hold Community Board Meeting
La Junta de Revisión de Quejas Civiles organizará reunión de Junta Comunitaria

The Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) will hold its monthly Board meeting at the McKinley Community Center in the Bronx...
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