“We have the answers”
“Tenemos las respuestas”

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Brandishing placards bearing messages of empowerment in English and Spanish such as "She Will Be – College Bound" and "Ella Será Saludable,"...
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Bags of Bounty
Bolsas de bondad

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It was a bounty of health – and color – along St. Nicholas Avenue this past Wed., May 25th. Healthcare network Affinity Health Plan opened the doors to its storefront office ‎to offer residents...
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Community News 05.25.16
Noticias Comunitarias 05.25.16

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Discover the sounds of spring at Morris-Jumel Mansion on Sat., May 28th from 3 – 5 p.m. The melodic sounds of harps and voices of the Celtic Isles will be on display at the "Music at Morris-Jumel" spring opener featuring...
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Seeking to reap in reform
Cosechando un cambio

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It’s been a long road – with more miles ahead. Activists made their way this past Sun., May 22nd into Northern Manhattan, one of the many stops on...
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Immigration meets innovation
La inmigración unida a la innovación

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Constrúyanlo y se quedarán. La iniciativa IN2NYC, lanzada a principios de este año por la Corporación de Desarrollo Económico de NYC (NYCEDC por sus siglas en inglés)...
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Home at O’Hanlon‎
En casa en O’Hanlon

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Robert Hairston estuvo viviendo en un refugio del norte del condado durante dos años. Luego, en octubre pasado, el nativo de Harlem obtuvo un arrendamiento: un apartamento nuevo en...
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Puzzle at the Polls
Rompecabezas en las encuestas

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There was no malice – and no master plan. So insisted New York City Board of Elections (BOE) Executive Director Michael Ryan, as he was...
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Watching and Waiting
Mirando y esperando

Last month, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in U.S. v. Texas. The case, based on a lawsuit filed against the federal government by the State of Texas...
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Going forward or foregone?
¿Futuro o pasado?

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Casi seis meses después de la expiración de la reducción de impuestos 421-a, aún no se ha hecho ningún progreso en la reactivación del programa...
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City to redevelop entire East Harlem block
Remodelación de manzana completa de East Harlem

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The de Blasio administration has announced plans to create a below-market-rate housing development along nearly an entire city block in East Harlem.
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Master Work
Obra maestra

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The Masters-in-Education Teacher Incentive Scholarship Program will begin accepting applications on May 26. The program provides a...
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UC Recap – May 16th – May 21st

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We didn’t even know we were in the running but we are ecstatic to be considered one of the 25 best NYC neighborhood blogs of 2016.

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The High School Musical
Estudios en Escenario

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Broadway tiene un nuevo beat – boxer. Y ha sido nombrado en su puesto por nada menos que Lin-Manuel Miranda. Miranda está...
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“A New York Minute”
“Un minuto en Nueva York”

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New York is number one. So argues a new report issued by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) which indicates that as state funding...
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On the Fence
En la valla

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Color it Carlo. Uptown residents walking near the A train station on 184th Street and Overlook Terrace may have recently been surprised by...
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Care, and a Catcher
Cuidado de corazón

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Esta inauguración no necesitó una alfombra roja; tuvo a un receptor real. El proveedor de seguros WellCare de Nueva York...
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Community News 05.18.16
Noticias Comunitarias 05.18.16

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Come to Manhattan's oldest house this Sat., May 21st to learn about terrariums, which are sealed transparent globes or similar containers in which plants are grown.
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On a MWBE Mission
En una misión MWBE

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More than 100 owners of Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) attended an open house earlier...
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Fend off Fraud
Defiéndase del fraude

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Los ladrones de identidad utilizan cada vez más los dispositivos conocidos como "skimmers", los cuales se adhieren a los cajeros automáticos o...
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Brawl at Inwood school denounced
Denuncian violencia afuera de la escuela Inwood

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Not in our community. That was the message of elected officials and concerned parents after a wild brawl outside an Inwood school left seven students...
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Rangers Take You to the River
Remando juntos

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New York City is surrounded by water, yet we tend not to spend much time actually on it. But take my word for it: the water is there...
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Taste Test
Prueba de Sabor

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Opportunity was theirs for the nibbling.Uptown food vendors were recently given a chance to exhibit their goods to potential retail partners...

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E is for Excellent
E es por Excelencia

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Standout teachers have a new opportunity to shine. The Empire State Excellence in Teaching Program, as recently announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo...
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Uc Recap – May 9nd – May 14th

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Please do the following: Go to http://www.ptp.nyc/ and purchase your tickets for The People’s Theatre Project’s annual benefit...

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Reading Reps
Lanzados en Lectura

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Antes de que pudieran ir por los libros, tuvieron que hacer sentadillas. Los estudiantes de la escuela primaria bilingüe Dos Puentes pasaron su tarde...
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The Wizard brings Wild Style
Wild Style llega al United Palace

Director Charlie Ahearn on set (left) and today (right).

They’ll be putting it down at the Palace. The United Palace of Cultural Arts (UPCA) will soon screen the iconic 1983 film...
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Abrupt closure of center causes alarm
Buscan reapertura de centro de rehabilitación diurno

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It’s a case of CRSC v. CSEA. So charge families and workers who rallied on Thurs., May 5th to call for the reopening of a Harlem center serving mostly...
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Developing DACA
DACA en desarrollo

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Comiencen a correr la voz. La Oficina del Alcalde para Asuntos de Inmigración (MOIA por sus siglas en inglés) se ha asociado con...
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Friend the Fest
Se necesitan voluntarios‎

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The 32nd Medieval Festival will take place on Sun., Sept. 18th from 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. in Fort Tryon Park and volunteers are needed...
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Passion Project
Proyecto pasión

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They’ll be packing. On Fri., May 13th, public school students from District 6 and the Urban Arts Partnership will descend upon United Palace...
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Community News 05.11.16
Noticias Comunitarias 05.11.16

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Visit the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum on Sat., May 14th from 5 – 7:30 p.m. for a special benefit event. The historic farmhouse is the oldest...
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Coming together for clean power
Uniéndose por la energía limpia

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He knows how to work a spotlight. Now, award-winning actor and environmentalist Mark Ruffalo wants to cast the focus on clean power in New York.
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Watch Your Mouth
Cuide su boca

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El cáncer oral es uno de los cánceres de más rápido crecimiento actualmente. Según la Sociedad Americana del Cáncer, más de....
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Find your Funds
Encuentre sus fondos

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Personal de la oficina del contralor del estado de Nueva York, Thomas P. DiNapoli, asistirá a eventos comunitarios a lo largo de este mes para...
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UC Recap – May 2nd – May 7th

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The United Palace is taking you back to 1983 with the classic hip-hop film, Wild Style. Not only will you get to see the genre defining film in...

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Looking for loot?
¿Buscando el botín?

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Get ready for a stellar Saturday. The jackpot for this Saturday’s Powerball drawing is a whopping $415,000,000 – that is over...
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Michelen on the move
Michelen en movimiento

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Stephanie Batista’s plight was a familiar one. Like many mothers working outside the home, she was in need of a good day care
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Drawing on the dynamic
Dibujando dínamos

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There were icons and comics – but thankfully, no con. Students from afterschool and community center programs funded by the Department...
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Are You Art Smart?

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Would you like to improve your memory? Interested in gaining ever more mental might?

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A sweet sixteen
Dulces dieciséis

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Another day, another record. The honors keep pouring in for Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway megahit Hamilton.
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Success squares off
Success se pone en guardia

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La fundadora de las Escuelas Charter Success Academy, Eva Moskowitz, tiene un nuevo mensaje para el alcalde Bill de Blasio: "Nos vemos en la corte".
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MOM: Stories about the one without whom you wouldn’t be

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No Name Comedy/Variety Show producer Eric Vetter brings New York's established and emerging authors and storytellers to...
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Carding for care
Tarjeta con nueva trama

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This hook-up is for health. The city has announced it is adding even more benefits for IDNYC cardholders, this time to improve access to...
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Sign Up
Inscríbase

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This past week, we marked College Signing Day – a day of great excitement and celebration. Across all five boroughs, high school seniors have made their final...
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Silver sentenced to 12 years in prison
Silver condenado a 12 años de prisión

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El ex presidente de Asamblea del estado de Nueva York, Sheldon Silver, fue condenado a 12 años de prisión por cargos federales de corrupción el martes...
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Broadening access for black immigrants
Ampliando el acceso

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"¡Las vidas de los inmigrante negros también importan!" Los miembros del grupo de defensa Coalición de Inmigración de Nueva York (NYIC por sus siglas en inglés)
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Community News 05.04.16
Noticias Comunitarias 05.04.16

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Ana Castillo ha sido llamada una de las voces más poderosas de la literatura chicana. Nancy Mercado es la editora de la primera antología...
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Aces for Anna
Ases para Anna

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Lo logró. La ganadora 2016 del Concurso de Carteles del Paseo de las Artes de la Alianza de las Artes del Norte Manhattan...
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Spell of Sunshine
Hechizo ‘Sunshine’

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To mark April, which has been designated Project Sunshine Month, volunteers worked to bring cheer to uptown children...
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The Importance of Healthy Eating
La Importancia de Comer Saludable

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Las enfermedades cardiovasculares son la principal causa de muerte en los Estados Unidos y causa una significativa carga en nuestro sistema de salud.
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