Tag Archives: Public Safety

The “Know Your Rights” Series

The Safety Net Project, together with Councilmember Andy King, will host its fourth in a series of “Know Your Rights” trainings on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at 7 p.m. at Boston Secor Community Center, 3540 Bivona Street. The session will focus on issues and safety net programs critical to many Bronx residents in District 12.

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The workers among us

MTA bus operators carry more than two million passengers every day over the most difficult routes in the world, constantly congested with traffic and pedestrians. The Transport Workers Union, Local 100, alone represents more than 10,000 of these operators. It would be nearly impossible to find someone living in this city for any length...

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Look again at the Look-Alike
Mire otra vez a los parecidos

La Corporación de Salud y Hospitales de la ciudad de Nueva York (HHC por sus siglas en inglés) obtuvo recientemente la designación de Centro de Salud Federalmente Calificado...
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Paulino wins at PAL
Paulino gana en PAL

A Bronx youngster has been named a winner of the 2015 Police Athletic League (PAL) Art Contest. PAL students illustrated inventions with a positive impact...
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Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s State of the City 2015

Bienvenidos! Won-Ying! Welcome to El Barrio, East Harlem! Thank you to our Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer! Thank you to Reverend Que English from the Bronx Christian Fellowship...

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Wanted: Parents sought for education councils
Se buscan padres

They want you.The New York City Department of Education (DOE) is looking for a few good parents to serve on...
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I Love the Bronx- River Hearing
Amo el Bronx – Reunión sobre el río

El Río Bronx es el único río de agua dulce de la ciudad de Nueva York. Corre aproximadamente 23 millas desde su fuente en el embalse Kensico...
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Severe weather warning for New York City

Advertencia de clima severo para la ciudad

Advertencia de clima severo para la ciudad

Snow, sleet, and freezing rain will create dangerous travel conditions Sunday evening and during Monday morning and evening rush hour commutes. Mayor de Bill de Blasio today issued a severe weather warning...
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Weather advisory for Thurs., Jan. 29th

The New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) issued a weather advisory for light snow and cold temperatures beginning the evening of Thurs., Jan. 29th, through the Sat., Jan. 31st. “Light snow expected Thursday night through Friday morning, with dangerously frigid temperatures and life-threatening...

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Parking regulations suspended through Jan. 31st

The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, announced on Wed., Jan. 28th that Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended Thu., Jan. 29th, Fri., Jan. 30th, and Sat., Jan. 31th to facilitate snow removal.

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Lauding the launch
Aplausos para la tarjeta

A host of elected officials, led by City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, gathered at the Bronx Library Center on Fri., Jan. 23 to mark ...
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Aid for scam victims
Ayuda para víctimas de estafa

Local families victimized by a housing scam will soon receive some relief, after an Inwood man has created an online fundraiser to help them recover money they lost to a con artist....
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A dream denied
Un sueño negado

Para varias familias locales, el sueño de una vivienda asequible se convirtió rápidamente en una pesadilla, después de que dicen que fueron estafadas por $ 2,700 dólares cada una por una mujer...
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“I’m only looking forward”
“Sólo estoy mirando hacia adelante”

Un nuevo e innovador programa basado en el Bronx busca ayudar a personas en libertad condicional de la ciudad de Nueva York...
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No Garbage Collection or Street Cleaning on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) has announced that in observance of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, there will be no garbage, recycling, or organics collection, or street cleaning on Monday, January 19, 2015. In addition, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed...

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Strokes of unity
Pinceladas que unen

I have been mourning the loss of my colleagues in Paris in the tragic and unspeakable events last Wednesday January 7th. There has been a tremendous outpouring of images ...
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Making the grade in style
Sistema con estilo

Monitoring cosmetology businesses should be as easy as A-B-C, according to local legislators. Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr.
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Pathway, via plastic
Un camino vía plástico

Put it on the card. Now, millions of New Yorkers can turn to IDNYC, the new municipal identification program launched this past

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Sharing with Shoutloc
Compartiendo con Shoutloc

Leo Gjoni was understandably upset when thieves broke into his family’s Pelham Bay home two years ago. Police said there’d been a rash of area robberies...
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Safety for seniors
Seguridad para los adultos mayores

Senior citizens in East Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood can now better protect themselves from fire, thanks to an FDNY program that provides free smoke detectors...
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Due to high demand
Debido a la alta demanda

A partir del miércoles 14 de enero, después de las 9 de la mañana, los neoyorquinos podrán hacer una cita en el centro de inscripción más....
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De Blasio: Crime down in NYC
De Blasio: disminución del crimen

El índice de delincuencia de la ciudad de Nueva York cayó en el 2014, dijo el alcalde Bill de Blasio. En su intervención en 1 Police Plaza junto con el comisionado de la policía William Bratton...
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Spreading the word
Regando la voz

Ellos no llamaron – a ellos los llamaron. Los 80 adolescentes, todos de octavo grado de la Escuela ‘Charter’ Hyde Leadership y ‘South Bronx Academy for Applied Media’ (SBAAM), que visitaron el Hospital St. Barnabas...
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Mayor’s Fund continues relief efforts
Fondo de la Alcaldía continúa los esfuerzos de ayuda

The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York announced this Mon., Dec. 29th that $120,000 has been raised in pledges through the Fallen Heroes Relief Effort...
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The Difficult Conversation Must be Had
La conversación difícil que hay que tener

Criando a un hijo puertorriqueño en Washington Heights, a menudo me preguntaba qué decirle sobre cómo lidiar con la policía. Aunque hoy the Heights es un área en proceso de aburguesamiento, durante los años 80...
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Mortgage help provided
Se proveerá apoyo hipotecario

Las familias en duelo de los oficiales del NYPD Wenjian Liu y Rafael Ramos, quienes murieron en el cumplimiento de...
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Talking the Bronx 12.24.14
Hablando del Bronx 12.24.14

Únase a 1040 Lounge para una presentación de película sobre el fotógrafo Jamel Shabazz, seguido por preguntas y respuestas con el director Charlie Ahearn el viernes, 16 de enero de 6:30 p.m. a 9:00 p.m. En la infancia del hip-hop, el fotógrafo Jamel Shabazz documentó...
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“The worst day of my life”
“El peor día de mi vida”

Two NYPD officers were shot dead in Brooklyn on Sat., Dec. 20, after they were ambushed in their patrol car by an armed man.
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Never forgotten
Olvidados jamás

As winter winds blow through the city, New Yorkers look to head inside their homes for warmth. But for many...
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Advocates protest Manhattan Institute
Defensores protestan contra el Instituto Manhattan

Homeless people and their allies led a rally at the Manhattan Institute this past Wed., Dec. 11th and marched inside the organization’s offices ...
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Talking the Bronx 12.17.14
Hablando del Bronx 12.17.14

The Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC) and the Garifuna Coalition will present the “Second Annual Parranda con Paranda: A Puerto Rican and Garifuna Holiday Celebration...
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Flu Vaccine: Worth the Shot
La Vacuna de la Gripe: Vale la Pena

If you ever wondered why should everyone over 6 months of age get the Seasonal Flu Vaccine, I will tell you...
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“Feels like open season”
“Se siente como temporada de caza”

A Staten Island’s grand jury’s decision on Dec. 3rd to not bring charges against New York Police Department (NYPD) Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner drew disappointed...
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“The City We Need to Be”

Eric Garner's death was a terrible tragedy that no family should have to endure. For many across our city and our nation, yesterday's grand jury ruling compounds feelings of grief with dissatisfaction and anger. As we reflect on the weeks leading up to yesterday's decision and prepare our path forward, I want to share a snapshot...

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No indictment in Garner case

A Staten Island grand jury has voted to not file criminal charges against New York City Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo. The 43-year-old Garner was killed in July after Pantaleo placed him in a chokehold while attempting to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes. Pantaleo was stripped of his badge and gun following Garner’s death.

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“The fight is not over”

The nation's eyes focused on Ferguson, Missouri on the evening of Monday, November 24, after a grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.

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