Tag Archives: safety

Stepping it up for street safety
Un paso para el peatón

Hay un nuevo derecho a paso. El Departamento de Transportación de la ciudad de Nueva York (DOT, por sus siglas en inglés), ha...
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Call for greater NYPD oversight
Exhortando mayor supervisión del NYPD

Seguir a la fuerza. Un grupo de vigilancia del gobierno ha emitido una propuesta para crear una mayor transparencia...
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Championing the Heroes of Clay
Homenajeados los “héroes de la vida real”

Cuando vio el humo, Iván Maestre no dudó. Un trabajador de mantenimiento en el No. 1248 de la avenida Clay, un edificio de...br>In-English

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DOB Zika Advisory
Consejos acerca del Zika

Drain it. In an effort to eliminate potentially dangerous breeding sites,‎ the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) is reminding...
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Zapping false Zika ads
Ataque a los anuncios del zika

El fiscal general del estado de Nueva York, Eric T. Schneiderman, anunció que seis de las siete empresas que recibieron...
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“He’s out there somewhere”
“Está ahí afuera en algún lugar”

For Kay León, the waiting is the hardest part. Her father, Alberto Martinez León, has been missing for nearly two weeks...
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“It’s now time to move on”
“Es hora de seguir adelante”

Fue un giro imprevisto del hombre más importante en azul. El martes 2 de agosto se supo que el comisionado de la...
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No Joke with Pokémon Go
Le dicen ¡No! A Pokémon Go

It's the game of phones. Since its release in early July, the virtual reality game Pokémon Go has sent scores of New Yorkers...
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A home free from harm
Un hogar seguro

La ciudad está redoblando esfuerzos para los supervivientes. Ahora es una violación a la Ley de Derechos Humanos...
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Blake charges NYPD with “absolute injustice”
Asambleísta denuncia “absoluta injusticia”

"Lo que ocurrió es una absoluta injusticia y tragedia" Eso es lo que Michael Blake, asambleísta del Bronx, está diciendo...
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A Good Gulp
Buenos tragos

Swill away; the water's swell. It's official. A recent taste test competition purports to confirm what proud New Yorkers...
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Wage Wrestlers
Se recuperan $4 millones en salarios atrasados

El Gobernador Andrew Cuomo anunció que su Grupo de Trabajo para Combatir la Explotación de los Trabajadores...
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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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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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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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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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Spike in injury claims at city jails
Aumento en demandas por lesiones en cárceles

High time to wind it down. City Comptroller Scott Stringer is renewing his earlier calls to shut down Rikers Island, amid damning new...
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Fowl Territory
Territorio de aves

Acción de Gracias es la comida más grande que muchos cocineros preparan cada año. Su pieza central -el pavo- es el plato más grande...
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LIP service saves lives
Servicio LIP salva vidas

Su madre se suicidó cuando él tenía 11 años. "Es personal para mí", dijo el asambleísta Luis Sepúlveda, cuya madre se suicidó a la edad de 33 años, después de su cuarto intento.
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Tune in, tech-free
Sintonizar sin tecnología

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children are spending an average of seven hours a day watching...
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Preventing Teen Violence
Prevención de la Violencia Juvenil

Approximately one year ago, a 15-year old boy was brought into the Emergency Room at Lincoln Medical Center in the South...
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Miracle on the Deegan

The stars must have been aligned perfectly as a single-engine fixed-winged plane with three passengers onboard made an emergency landing – in the northbound Major Deegan a 1/2 mile south of the East 233 Street exit. The unusual incident was reported at 3:26 p.m., on Sat., Jan. 4, when...

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OEM Issues Winter Storm Warning

A citywide winter storm warning has been issued starting Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 6:00PM until 1:00PM on Friday, January 3, 2014. The current forecast calls for 6-8 inches of snow accompanied by strong winds and low temperatures.

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“She was always smiling”
“Ella siempre sonreía”

Kisook Ahn’s daily commute to work was an hour and a half. The Flushing, Queens resident traversed three boroughs before the Metro North’s Hudson...
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“Your worst nightmare”
“Su peor pesadilla”

On Sunday mornings, Adele Plot and her husband usually go for riverfront walks together. Near the intersection of Palisade and...
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“Shop and frisk” comes under fire

“Compra y cacheo” bajo el fuego

“Compra y cacheo” bajo el fuego

La saga de los llamados casos de "compra y cacheo" en los grandes tiendas locales continuó a principios de este mes en las cámaras del....
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Urban dialogue explores profiling
Diálogo Urbano explora los perfiles raciales

El alcalde electo Bill de Blasio le ganó con una victoria aplastante al candidato republicano Joe Lhota. Entre sus principales plataformas...
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A hero makes his rounds
Un héroe hace sus rondas

"Ni la lluvia, ni el calor ni la oscuridad de la noche alejan a estos portadores de la rápida conclusión de sus rondas acordadas”.
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Is this the first Hispanic NYPD Commissioner?

¿Será este el primer Comisionado hispano del Departamento de Policía?

¿Será este el primer Comisionado hispano del Departamento de Policía?

Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio has said that he would seek to replace Ray Kelly as the Commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD). In response, some groups, including the NYPD Hispanic Society...
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Avonte—Our Missing Child
Avonte — Nuestro niño perdido

Ya han pasado cuatro semanas desde que Avonte Oquendo, de 14 años de edad, salió corriendo de su escuela en Long Island City.
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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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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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On point: Pushing for crime-mapping

This past Fri., Mar. 1st, Councilmember Fernando Cabrera, Chair of the Council’s Committee on Technology, discussed a possible amendment to the New York City Charter that would require the Department of Information, Technology and Telecommunications (DOITT) to create and maintain...

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