Education

Community News 10.02.13
Noticias Comunitarias 10.02.13

Academia Inwood recibe Delegación UN
La Academia de Liderazgo en Inwood ‘Charter’, en asociación con World Vision, recibió...
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Did you know?
¿Sabia Usted?

En septiembre de 1968, el Congreso autorizó al presidente Lyndon B. Johnson a proclamar la Semana Nacional de la Herencia Hispana...
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On track and high tech at The Armory

De alta tecnología en la Armería

A state-of-the art lab unveiled in Washington Heights will offer advanced technology training intended to give locals a leg up in a competitive job market.
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Time to Welcome the Fall

Hora de dar la bienvenida al otoño

El otoño puede parecer a veces como la más subestimad y menospreciada temporada de las cuatro. Está atrapada entre los días lánguidos . . .
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“Family” first in line
“Familia” antes que todo

Estudiantes de la escuela secundaria Gregorio Luperón en la calle 165 tendrán la distinción de estar entre el último grupo de los primeros...
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La Casa de Isabel y Carlos

Cuando Carlos e Isabel Navarro se instalaron en Washington Heights con sus cinco hijos en el 1969, eran la única familia mexicana en millas.
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Smart Snacking for Back to School

Bocadillos inteligentes para el regreso a clases

With the start of the school year around the corner, now is the perfect time for parents to ramp up efforts at infusing their kids'...
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Books – and roots – on wheels

Luis Ramos wants people to get connected. Not with smart phones or on social networks, but to their native roots. “We are all native to the Earth...
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Falls no more
No más caídas

Luz Peguero, a local senior, sat at a round table at STAR Senior Center, and detailed a litany of surgeries she has undergone. Among them, she...
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Word Up returns
Regresa Word Up

Casi un año después del día en que Word Up cerró, se celebrará una gran reapertura con gran estilo y una fiesta. Y todos están invitados. La nueva...
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Listos para volar
Scholars poised to soar

Jokeyni Lorenzo ha pasado los últimos seis años vistiendo una bata de laboratorio cada vez que entraba en el Hospital Presbiteriano...
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“Coach K” comes calling
“Coach K” hace llamado

Mike Krzyzewski, a four-time national champion as Duke University's men's basketball coach and two-time gold medal winner as head of the U.S...
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Schooled in medicine, poised to soar

Educados en medicina, listos para volar

Jokeyni Lorenzo has spent the last six years donning a lab coat each time she entered NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. She is not a doctor.
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Summer of Reading
Verano de lectura

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Being left back
Ser dejado atrás o “colgarse”

With new Department of Education requirements for promoting a child from one grade level to the next, the chances of your child not advancing might be...
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EmblemHealth Honors non-profits at Second “Commitment to Care Lecture and Award Series”

EmblemHealth, the largest New York-based health insurer, honored seven nonprofit organizations during the second installment of its...
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Sharp words and broad swords
Manejo de espada y palabras

Moose Hall Theatre Company’s production of King Lear is cast. And only just a few days after the first read-through, the actors...
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Sounding off on school conditions
Quejas sobre las condiciones en las escuelas

El miércoles 8 de mayo, trabajadores de mantenimiento escolar, miembros del Concejo de la Ciudad y defensores...
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A beacon of hope on Sugar Hill
Un rayo de esperanza en Sugar Hill

En una tarde de primavera sin nubes, un sol radiante brillaba en el cielo azul sobre el techo del lugar del Proyecto Sugar Hill, en la...
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The grown-up graduates
Graduado en grande

Como madre de seis niños, Teresita Rueda ha ido a muchas graduaciones. Pero el sábado, 27 de abril, su hija Ednita Aucancela, asistió a la ceremonia de su madre.
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No to Dos
No a Dos

PS 103, otherwise known as the Dos Puentes Elementary School, is slated to come to Washington Heights this fall. In a district where...
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Bound and bothered
Atada y molesta

The Loves of Aaron Burr: Portraits in Corsetry and Binding opens next week at the Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum. The exhibit was created by Camilla Huey...
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Oh, skrap!

At a street fair at IS 52, students found a new artistic medium. Trash.The fair was organized as part of the Earth Day celebration...
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A Call-In to drive change

Haciendo un llamado para el cambio

Ana García-Reyes normalmente es vista merodeando el Colegio Comunal Hostos, donde trabaja como Directora de Programas Internacionales...
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Springing into health and happiness

An event planner scarcely needs reason for celebration. Any excuse will do – and spring offers abundant motivation. On Sat., Apr. 20th, event planners who routinely execute weddings, parties, quinceañeras and more got together to plan something a little different: “Let’s Bloom,” a free...

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Teaching Your Kids About Money

Enseñando a su niños sobre el dinero

La temporada de impuestos puede que haya terminado, pero el sentido de los dólares y los centavos es importante durante todo el año para todos en la familia.
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Community News 05.01.13

The New York Police Department’s (NYPD) Community Affairs Bureau is hosting a program called "Cops and Teens Click Together," which teaches...
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Community News 04.24.13

A senior resource fair will be held this Fri., Apr. 26th from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at RiverstoneSeniorCenter...

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START! makes strides
START logra grandes avances

Algunos de los estudiantes universitarios más brillantes de la nación enseñan ciencias en las escuelas públicas de Washington Heights de forma gratuita. Cada semana, estudiantes de la Universidad Yeshiva...
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A legacy honored in helping students create their own
Honrando un legado de ayuda a estudiantes

Rodney Cooper, a radiology student at Harlem Hospital Center, struggled to contain his emotions as he stood in front of a packed auditorium at Columbia University Medical Center and accepted a scholarship to assist his healthcare career...
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Summer Camp (On the Cheap)
Campamentos de verano (lo más barato)

One of the biggest challenges faced by parents comes around this time of year. Summer camp brochures, flyers and e-mail blasts fill up our mailboxes and inboxes...
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A campaign continues
Continúa la campaña

20 years ago, the Campaign for Fiscal Equity (CFE) began in Northern Manhattan. The core mission of the CFE, as explained by advocates, has been...
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“My Mom Told Me to Get a Summer Job”
“Mi madre me dijo que consiguiera un empleo de verano”

“¿Por qué no te consigues un empleo de verano?” Parece ser el grito de las madres en todas partes a sus hijos adolescentes. Durante esos calientes meses de verano...
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Girl on Fire
Chica en Fuego

Con Edison researcher, and Washington Heights resident, Anastasia O’Malley was recently recognized with a prestigious industry award for her work on a project to....
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Knowing your tests
Conozca los exámenes

Para los estudiantes en Nueva York que han sido identificados como necesitando aprender inglés, English Language Learners [ELL], hay dos....
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Smart Play: Recess Gets Enhanced

Juego divertido: Se realza el receso

“Dele a un niño la opción de elegir entre leer un libro y jugar, y elegirá jugar”, dijo Wanda Soto, principal de PS5 en la Décima Avenida y Dyckman ...
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UNIDOS against underage drinking

UNIDOS contra menores bebiendo alcohol

A 2011 survey done by Monitoring the Future, an organization that studies teen behaviors, reported that nationwide, 70 percent of 12th graders had tried alcohol, and 40 percent of 12th grader responders admitted to having drunk...
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Kicking butts, saving lives
Pateando colillas, salvando vidas

Los jóvenes de la ciudad de Nueva York están listos para patear colillas. Y desean que todos se unan a la lucha. Este pasado miércoles, 20 de marzo ...
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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...
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Calling for an end to gun violence

Tony Bennett might be better known for his 17 Grammy Awards than he is for his time in 1944 spent fighting in the Battle of the Bulge—the largest ...

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Sosúa and Sidransky
Sosúa y Sidransky

Alan Sidransky ha sido un sinnúmero de cosas – chef, banquero, entrenador personal, asesor – pero el nativo de Washington Heights finalmente puede ...
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A good read, a good deed
Una buena lectura, una buena acción

Junot Díaz went to the doctor’s office this past week. Over 200 people followed. The Pulitzer Prize winner had not come down with the flu, or the dreaded...
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Protest by the keystroke
Protesta por la pulsación de teclas

Dissident Cuban blogger Yoani María Sánchez Cordero is hoping for a tribute to democracy in her native country. What she envisions isn’t an obelisk...
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A century of valor
Un siglo de valor

100 years ago in northern Manhattan, the area was mostly farmland. Walrus mustaches were all the rage. And the fire trucks were horse-drawn. The Engine 93...
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By the book, a fairy alights
Por el libro, un hada se posa

Más de mil libros infantiles necesitan un buen hogar. Durante más de un año, los libros han vivido en el departamento de Judith Amaro antes...
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Honoring commitment to care

“They’re all, in their own right, rising stars.” Basketball Hall of Famer and former New York Knicks player Earl “The Pearl” Monroe, also nicknamed “Black Jesus,” would know of what he speaks. Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1990, Monroe was a four-time NBA All-Star guard and was celebrated for his twisting...

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Community News 03.13.13
Noticias Comunitarias 03.13.13

El Departamento de Parques y Recreo ha restaurado la histórica cúpula del Centro Recreativo J. Hood Wright. La cúpula, un prominente rasgo...
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In the running: Candidate Cheryl Pahaham

Aspiraciones: Candidata Cheryl Pahaham

Cheryl Pahaham ostenta una Licenciatura en Estudios Afroamericanos de Wesleyan University. Su Doctorado en Sociología (co enfoque en la pobreza...
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Fighting mad, and smart
Luchando duro, e inteligentemente

Each week, I write about the great activities taking place in our community, the resources available and what we – as parents – must do to ensure our children’s health and well-being.
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Leading in service, science and heart
Un líder en servicio, ciencia y corazón

On the eve of the 159th anniversary of the of the Dominican Republic’s Independence Day, political and community leaders paid homage to a long-time ...
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