Education

New gilt at Gracie
Nuevo enchapado en Gracie

Gracie Mansion’s got a new look. Its new exhibit, “Windows on the City,” takes a fresh look at city life during the era the Mansion was built. About 49 works of art depicts...
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Counting down, and looking up
En cuenta regresiva y levantando la mirada

Size matters. ‎A recent survey conducted by the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) found that the number of oversized classes in New York City’s public schools has shrunk. ‎As announced by UFT President Michael Mulgrew earlier this month, the number of overcrowded classes...
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MT – Community News 10.28.15

Visite la tienda de libros ‘Word Up Community’ el sábado, 7 de noviembre de 6-8 mientras un grupos de distinguidos poetas leen de sus colecciones del 2015.
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Missing the mark on M/WBEs
Perdiendo la marca M/WBE

Sarah Pérez Jarret did not leave anything to chance. The 30-year-old obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences from the Sophie Davis School...
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Don’t Miss…
No se pierda…

Parques NYC presenta el primer Día de Juegos de Otoño el Día de las Elecciones (no hay escuela). Vaya al Parque Highbridge en el Oeste de la Calle 172 y la Avenida Amsterdam en Manhattan para un día de diversión y juegos...
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UC Recap- October 19 – October 24

Halloween is here, people… Uptown parents looking for a safe and fun event for their children, look no further than The Inwood Center (5030 Broadway @ 213th Street), which will once again host their annual Halloween event on Friday, October 30th from 3:30 to 5:30 pm...

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Keen on connection
Entusiastas de las conexiones

"'La energía es fenomenal". El delirio es real. Clayton Banks no dejaba de hablar el pasado viernes 16 de octubre mientras Silicon Harlem (SH) celebraba su segunda Conferencia Anual de Tecnología...
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#AutumnInNYC

As the air gets cooler, the colors get warmer, the city offers one last burst of color as the leaves change...
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Stand up for Your Health
Defienda su salud

¿Pasa mucho tiempo sentada? Todos lo hacemos. Como escritora lo hago, y mucho. Esto haría feliz a...
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“You have an ally”
El Alcalde en el Alto

Era momento de hablar. El alcalde Bill de Blasio celebró la primera reunión del ayuntamiento desde que asumió el cargo hace casi dos años, el pasado miércoles 14 de octubre...
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PTP wants you
PTP te quiere

The People’s Theatre Project (PTP) invites young residents to join together to create a new piece based on their experiences with its new season of “To Be Heard.”...
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MT- Community News 10.21.15
MT- Noticias Comunales 10.21.15

Reúnase con la Dra. Leonisa Ardizzone (Dr. A.) de ‘Storefront Science’ en el Parque Highbridge el sábado, 24 de octubre a las 3:00 p.m. para explorar la forma...
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UC Recap- October 12 – October 17

Mayor Bill de Blasio chose Washington Heights to hold the first town hall meeting of his mayoralty. The event was held at Gregorio Luperón High School for Science and Mathematics on October 14th.

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The Parents’ Petition
A petición de los padres

When her son reported that he was being bullied in school, Griselda De León didn’t hesitate to speak up and address the problem. ‎But, when she met with teachers and the parents of the children involved, she couldn’t understand much of what was being said...
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First in flight
El primero en volar

Rafael Ferreras nunca se consideró uno de "los chicos geniales". Se sentía como si siempre estuviera poniéndose al día. Ahora todo el mundo está tratando de mantenerse al día con él...
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The walls that speak
Paredes que hablan

The eleven took on nine. Earlier this month, a group of 11 mural artists took to nine different public sites in East Harlem and the South Bronx to give them color...
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Donate, coordinate and educate
Donar, coordinar y educar

Este invierno, estudiantes de preparatoria y de universidad pueden ayudar a salvar vidas y ser elegibles para ganar una beca de hasta $2,500 dólares organizando una campaña de donación de sangre para la Cruz Roja Americana...
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UC Recap- October 5 – October 10

Car enthusiasts have been making note of the reemergence of an ascendant Lincoln. Lincolns are once again redefining luxury, class and refinement. Enter the brand new 2016 Lincoln MKX...

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Requests for Gifted and Talented Programs

Solicitudes a programas para dotados y talentosos

Las familias ya pueden presentar solicitudes para las pruebas del examen para Dotados y Talentosos (G y T por sus siglas en inglés).
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Chanting for charters
Consignas por las escuelas charter

"Es difícil decir esto", dijo Eduardo Torres. "Pero estoy celoso de mi hijo". Torres estaba con su hijo de siete años de edad mientras hablaba sobre sus sentimientos de envidia....
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Handling with care
Manéjelas con cuidado

Warts aren’t just for witches and goblins. According to member dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, children and teens, people who frequently bite their nails...
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Where to watch the debate
Donde ver el debate

The first televised debate featuring Democratic presidential candidates will take place tonight, this Tuesday evening, October 13. Former Secretary of State Hillary...
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In the zone
En la zona

It was a weigh-in. Residents joined together on a blustery Saturday morning at P.S. 5 Ellen Lurie to lend their voices to what the future of Inwood, the northernmost neighborhood of Manhattan, will be...
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Prize the pumpkin
Premio a las calabazas

Get out your sharpest knives. Just after the ghouls and the fairy princesses have packed up, there will be another moment in the limelight for your jack-o’-lantern....
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Matchmakers in the marrow
Casamenteros de médula

Usted podría ser la esperanza. Miembros de la Fundación Icla da Silva, que trata de salvar las vidas de niños y adultos con leucemia y otras enfermedades reclutando donadores de médula ósea....
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The Revolution Evolution
La evolución de Revolution

When Andy Zee walked by an empty Harlem storefront a few months ago, it was as if he found gold. There it was—14,000 square feet of storefront space for rent without a real estate broker....
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MT – Community News 10.07.15
MT – Noticias Comunitaria 10.07.15

Únete a la Portavoz Melissa Mark-Viverito en la Sucursal Aguilar de la Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York el jueves, 15 de octubre a las 6:00 p.m. para la Asamblea General de Presupuesto Participativo...
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Free Insurance Workshops
Talleres gratis sobre seguros de salud

New York City Health + Hospitals (HHC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are offering free workshops to help residents understand Medicare...
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UC Recap- September 28 – October 3

Lin-Manuel Miranda is a genius! Before you call me Captain Obvious, I know that he has shook up Broadway not once but twice. First with In The Heights and now with Hamilton but the prestigious MacArthur Foundation has chosen Lin-Manuel...

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New York Youth Mentoring Program

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the launch of a new New York Youth Mentoring Program on Mon., Oct. 5th. The program looks to provide career and life guidance to children who are at risk of failing out of school or in foster care across the state.

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A Genius Gent
Un caballero genio

The man is a Mac. Word came on Mon., Sept. 28th from the MacArthur Foundation – composer, lyricist and musical artist (and uptown native) Lin-Manuel...
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Francis in the field
Francisco en el campo

Estaban siguiendo a Francisco. Sólo un día después de que el Papa Francisco concluyera su primera e histórica visita a los Estados Unidos, cerca de mil niños se reunieron...
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Push on HALT
Impulsar HALT

“I am a survivor.” The Albion Correctional Facility is one of several state facilities exclusively for women in New York State. While an inmate there, Regina...
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Fifteen Fervor
Pasión por los quince

Cuando en 1999 los fundadores de la Escuela Charter Amber escribían sus propuestas, estaban decididos a fundar la escuela en el norte del condado para...
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A Straight Skinner
Una Skinner franca

Dorothy Skinner sabía decir lo que pensaba. "Era una mujer muy decidida", recuerda Johnny Simmons. Simmons se cruzó por primera vez con la mujer que más tarde sería su suegra cuando era un joven ...
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Community News 09.30.15
Noticias comunitarias 09.30.15

Visit the Museum of the City of New York now through February 2016 for its newest exhibition titled "Affordable New York," in which the city's history of...
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You’re in Charge
Usted está a cargo

Octubre es el mes de la concientización del cáncer de mama, el momento para crear conciencia sobre la importancia de la detección temprana de la enfermedad y educar y empoderar a las mujeres...
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Tales on Tape
Historias grabadas

As part of its Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, the Library of Congress has launched an online selection of recordings from its Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape, a series of audio recordings of renowned poets and prose writers...
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Ward off fraud
Protegerse del fraude

A la luz de los casos recientes en los que se han encontrado culpables a abogados por daños personales al robar fondos de los clientes, Cy Vance -fiscal de distrito de Manhattan- ofrece las siguientes recomendaciones para evitar el fraude y la mala conducta...
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The Dreams of Denisse
Los sueños de Denisse

Al igual que muchos estudiantes universitarios, Denisse Rojas descubrió que tenía que trabajar 30 horas o más a la semana para mantenerse al día con sus responsabilidades financieras...
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Stop on the spin
Eliminen los paseos

Noreen O'Tierney recently toured Central Park with a group of friends. They took in the sights atop a horse-drawn carriage. She marveled at the experience...
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MT- Community News 09.23.15
MT – Noticias de la Comunidad 09.23.15

Join the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) for a tour of its composting project on Sat., Sept. 26th from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m...
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Submit and Sue Won’t Do
Alto a la sumisión

American Revolution-era orator Patrick Henry’s thought is instructive in the current national debate over police encounters with civilians in which the latter end up beaten, arrested and even killed....
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Film for all
Cine para todos

IFC Center, el cine que desde el año 2005 ofrece funciones de películas en lengua extranjera, independientes estadounidense y documentales, está ampliando su programación educativa...
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PROTECTING YOUR CHILD’S VISION
Proteger la visión de su hijo

Con el comienzo de otro año escolar, la preocupación por la salud de los ojos de su hijo debe ser tan importante como una visita a su pediatra...
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A Call to Congress
Llamando al Congreso

The Fall 2015 Congressional Collegiate Internship Program is now accepting applications from high school seniors, college students, or recent college graduates...
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UC Recap- September 14 – September 19

Renee Mancino believed in Uptown when very few people did. For almost four decades Renee brought a little sweetness to so many of our lives with all the seriously delicious goodies concocted at the two Carrot Top locations...

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Covering the bases
Cubriendo las bases

Rucker Park was rocking. The famed playground hosted a school prep event earlier this month sponsored by healthcare provider Fidelis Care and the 32nd Precinct of the New York Police Department (NYPD).
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“Forever Grateful”
“Eternamente agradecido”

“My parents always taught me to give back,” said Marcus Charlton. The Lehman College junior is now embarking on a journey that wil fulfill his desire...
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Demanding dignity
Exigiendo dignidad

Manos quietas. Ese fue el mensaje de individuos y defensores de las personas sin hogar que se reunieron en el norte del condado el pasado miércoles...
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