Author Archives: Postmaster

Sandy’s hook, sweet and smooth

Franklin Pimentel knows Superstorm Sandy’s strength well. The storm’s punches left him without power the days following her steamroll through town. “I had to drink martinis to keep warm,” he said with a laugh...

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Glam and grit: The Empire Girls bring girl power

The Verizon Wireless store near the corner of 181st and Broadway emanated with serious girl power this past Thurs., Nov. 15th. The Empire Girls, namely Adrienne Bailon and Julissa Bermúdez, were in the Heights...

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Hot Hula and Cajun food
Venciendo la diabetes nuevamente en el Sinaí

There are 25.8 million people living with diabetes in the United States. Staggering though that figure might be, the disease’s impact in northern Manhattan is even more striking...
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A temporary amusement in the park

Un parque temático temporero en el parque

If local residents were left scratching their heads this past Friday afternoon as they strolled past or jogged in Inwood Hill Park, one can only imagine what the Lenape might have thought...
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Youth food pantry goes mobile
El banco de alimentos juvenil se vuelve móvil

En el Día de los Veteranos, el pasado lunes 12 de noviembre, los jóvenes voluntarios de Helping Hands Food Pantry en Inwood se movilizaron para llevar alimentos y suministros a los neoyorquinos...
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Hurricane Sandy, and Our Kids
El Huracán Sandy, y nuestros hijos

Aunque Sandy vino y se marchó, miles en nuestra amada ciudad permanecen aun sin energía. En el Bronx, los residentes se han unido para rearmar lo que queda de City Island. Mientras tanto, el viernes en la tarde, funcionarios de MTA estuvieron...
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After a fright, resolve and some treats
Después de un susto, mresolución y buscando dulces

Dos días después que “Frankenstorm Sandy” golpeara la costa, las familias locales respondieron con determinación, decididos a mantener una apariencia de normalidad para sus familias. Y para muchos, eso significó el Día de las Brujas el 31 de octubre...
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Easy-Peasy Parent-Teacher Conferences

Fáciles Conferencias entre Padres y Maestros

Las conferencias de padres y maestros muy a menudo pueden sentirse como el último enfrentamiento: la maestra de su hijo y usted. Es como ir a su primera cita, y luego de eso, soportar la agonía y la incertidumbre de custodia. Sin embargo, no siempre tiene que ser una situación rápida, conocer y saludar...
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Make Every Day Food Day
Día de Alimentos Diariamente

Normalmente yo no escribo acerca de comida, pero ya que la comida es combustible para la actividad física, y ya que una de mis organizaciones favoritas recientemente llevó a cabo un evento para promover alimentación saludable – pensé en hacer una excepción...
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Coyote Love Story
Coyote Love Historia

Ser un músico en la ciudad de Nueva York puede estar bien lejos de glamoroso. Implica largas horas, trabajo pesado y tarde en la noche. El trabajo a menudo también ofrece muy poco en cuestión de dinero o beneficios, y puede ayudar en incurrir en grandes deudas...
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Wind and water: Hurricane Sandy hits

It was one of the largest storms recorded in New York State history, a devastating mass of wind and water this past Mon., Oct. 29th that wrought extensive flooding and massive power outages that brought the city to a halt. More than eight million people...

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Empower Your Kids Against Bullying

Empodere a sus niños contra la intimidación

Bullying has been an important topic throughout our country and our city of late, and more so as educators and parents...
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The launch of United Palace of Cultural Arts

The United Palace’s new non-profit cultural program was launched this Thurs., Oct. 25th with an evening’s arts collective and interaction that included presentations, performances and the presence of key partners such as Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance...

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UC Recap: October 22 – October 27

The first ever Inwood Hill Park Harvest Festival took place on Saturday, October 20th and of course the UC was there. Check out the awesome pictures of the festivities...

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A walk in white demands end to violence

Caminata en blanco demanda fin a la violencia

On Wednesday, the streets went white. Hundreds of women in white wedding and formal dresses gathered together to march through Washington Heights.
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A rousing finish for a trusted (and rusted) friend

Bluey no longer graces Inwood streets. The formerly blue 1982 Honda Civic had a dignified send-off Saturday afternoon. Owner Harry Ettling arranged a New Orleans-style funeral for his most trusted and rusted friend. “It’s time,” Ettling said. The car ran perfectly, but the body was giving out.

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Sister Helene: Inwood native on a mission

Hermana Helene: Oriunda de Inwood en una misión

Hay una persona que la Hermana Helene O’Sullivan nunca olvidará. Era una joven adolescente camboyana. Venía de una familia disfuncional y se fue de la casa...
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Community News 08.01.12

Inspired by the world renowned El Sistema music program and led by Abreu Fellow' 11 David Gracia...

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“This is truly precious, truly being rich.”
“Esto realmente es un tesoro, realmente ser rico”.

“This is the only place I can come and feel free,” said Ada Maldonado. “This is a gift I thought I’d never receive.”
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Bluey goes home
Bluey se va a casa

Harry Ettling está haciendo todo por el funeral de su mejor amigo, incluyendo una procesión funeral al estilo de Nueva Orleans...
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Tenants raise concerns over 16 foreclosed Vantage buildings
Inquilinos presentan preocupaciones en 16 edificios embargados de Vantage

On Tues., July 24th, New York City Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez, together with Council Speaker Christine Quinn...
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Coalition of transit riders demands service restorations

On Tues., July 24th, Transit Workers’ Union Local 100, together with transit riders, elected officials and community advocates...

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Soda ban hearing held by Board of Health
Departamento de Salud e Higiene Mental celebra una vista sobre la propuesta prohibición a la soda

El martes 24 de Julio, el Departamento de Salud e Higiene Mental de la Ciudad de Nueva York celebró una vista, su primera...
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Food for the soul, and with heart
Alimento para el alma, y con corazón

Just hours before Mayor Michael Bloomberg was to have honored her and her eponymous restaurant at a special...
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In the Heights’ Lin-Manuel Miranda returns to Broadway
In the Heights’ Lin-Manuel Miranda regresa a Broadway

En el verano del 2008, Lin-Manuel Miranda fue protagonista de su primer espectáculo en Broadway, saliendo a...
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Free and Cheap – Any Day of the Week
Gratis y Barato – Cualquier día de la semana

There may not seem there is much in the way of formal celebrations to note in August – no big Independence Day fireworks and the like...
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What a mother: an artist revels in personal themes
Que madre: un artista revelado en temas personales

Para algunos, la perspectiva de emprender cualquier importante proyecto de trabajo mientras simultáneamente cuida a...
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Sweet on Savoy
Dulce en Savoy

In sketching out the culinary landscape of northern Manhattan, there is a sweet spot like no other: The Savoy Bakery...
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Sister Helene: Inwood native on a mission
Hermana Helene: Oriunda de Inwood en una misión

Hay una persona que la Hermana Helene O’Sullivan nunca olvidará. Era una joven adolescente camboyana. Venía de una familia...
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From Harlem to Havana, Pastors for Peace maintain worldwide mission
De Harlem a Habana, ‘Pastores por la Paz’ mantienen misión mundial

Fuera de un torbellino de violencia nació una fundación para la paz. El Reverendo Lucius Walker, el fundador director ejecutivo de la...
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BUILDING A BETTER TRANSIT FUTURE IN ROOSEVELT ISLAND
CREANDO UN MEJOR FUTURO DE TRÁNSITO EN ISLA ROOSEVELT

The future looked rosy 100 years ago, when New York undertook a revolutionary plan to build a vast network of subways and...
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A Supernova in residence, and at home
Una residencia Supernova, y en casa

Un supernova es la dramática muerte de una estrella-una visible explosión a una distancia de miles de años luz. Para Carla Lynne Hall, el evento ...
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Residents of run-down Thayer Street building demand relief
Residentes de destartalado edificio en la Calle Thayer demandan socorro

No electricity, no heat, and walls that fall apart. These are the conditions the tenants at 2 Thayer Street are living in. Con Edison has cut off the light and...
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April 23 – April 28

The 2012 Tribeca Film Festival is now over but one of my favorites of the many movies that were highlighted was Babygirl...

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National Jazz Museum in Harlem

It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words, and while that may or may not not be literally true, seeing Ella Fitzgerald in...

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Miss Latina 2012 comes uptown

While many might argue that a stroll down any one of the streets of northern Manhattan constitutes being part of a beauty pageant...

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A new green fleet makes its way uptown

Green is the new yellow, if you’re only accustomed to hailing cabs of a lemon-colored hue. Or perhaps the new black, should your taxi...

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The Cornerstone Chorale performs Spring Concert

People filled the pews of Holyrood Church in Washington Heights this past Sunday afternoon to hear the stirring sounds of The...

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Funding good old-fashioned fun
Subvencionando diversión a lo antiguo

Over at Dyckman Fields, one youth baseball league is putting merriment and a playful spirit back into Washington Heights and Inwood baseball. And this season, television network SNY and Citi...
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My Child Has Been Diagnosed with Autism, Now What?
Mi hijo ha sido diagnosticado con autismo, ¿y ahora qué?

Para ayudar a reconocerlo en el mes de concientización sobre el Autismo, la Dra. Catherine Lord, Directora del Centro para el Autismo y el Desarrollo del Cerebro en...
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Mother’s Day is coming!

Broadcast your special Mother's Day event, sale or promotion 18,000 times over in the pages of your local community bilingual newspaper, The Manhattan Times...
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Annual Shearing of the Heather signals spring in Fort Tryon Park
Esquileo anual de brezo señala las primavera en Fort Tryon Park

Un jugador de gaita vestido de tartán encabezó una procesión de los residentes locales listos para una dosis de clima primaveral...
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Noted designer Oscar de la Renta endorses Espaillat for Congress

On Tuesday, the man who became the first Dominican to design for a French couture house endorsed the man who is seeking to become the first Dominican member of Congress. This past Tues., Apr. 17th...

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Fundraiser for PS/IS 187 to feature John Pizzarelli and his Quartet

This coming Sun., Apr. 29th, there will be some serious swinging, by children and adults alike. Music from the Great American Songbook is scheduled to be performed by...

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Circa 95: Getting to the roots, and birthplace, of hip-hop

The synergy between Bronx native Patty Dukes and Washington Heights native Reph Star sparked in 2007 over a 24-hour period during which they wrote and recorded a rap song...

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In bloom, always

No matter how fickle the weather outside, spring was most certainly in bloom – and safely indoors – this past Sat., Apr. 21st with local star students of the CUNY in...

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“The State of the District” is delivered

This past Sun., Apr. 22nd, residents of northern Manhattan, local community leaders and elected officials, including Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer...

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April 16 – April 21

Washington Heights Hip-Hop artist, Dark, has a new album out, The Money Zone that is available for free download. The album features production from the legendary Erick Sermon...

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NOTICE OF JUDICIAL VACANCIES FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT

In accordance with Part 150 of the Rules of the Chief Administrator of the New York State Courts, please be advised that the following judicial vacancies in the First Judicial District...

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Passing Glances: The inner life revealed, and on display
Dando Vistazos: La vida íntima revelada, y expuesta

The seductive power of Fort Tryon Park is at its peak. The combination of warm weather, bird songs, the scent of flowers blooming colors are a rare delight for city-dwellers’ senses...
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