Opinion

Meals Made Easy
La buena comida, a lo sencillo

Con el regreso a clases justo a la vuelta de la esquina, las soluciones frescas, fáciles y saludables para las comidas son más importantes. Ya se trate de un...
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¡Presente!

Marcharé en el Desfile del Día de Puerto Rico porque estoy orgulloso de ser puertorriqueño. Marcharé porque mi vida, y la de mi familia...
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UC Recap – May 22 – May 27

By the time you read this, there is a good chance that the 15th Annual Uptown Arts Stroll has already began. This year’s honorees are...

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Musings on Mental Health
Reflexiones sobre la salud mental

Sentirse nervioso por una cirugía es normal y esperado. Pero la depresión postoperatoria, una condición común y grave, apenas se...
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How Well is your Water?
¿Qué tan buena es su agua?

Con el clima cálido a la vuelta de la esquina, todos estaremos tratando de hidratarnos más. ¿Qué mejor manera de refrescarnos que con...
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UC Recap – April 10 – April 15

It is 2½ minutes to ‘midnight.’ The Doomsday Clock is ticking ever so louder ever since you know who usurped our democracy. Welcome...

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Ensuring the Stability of Home
Garantizar la estabilidad del hogar

In a few short weeks, the New York State legislature will release its budget for this fiscal year. Our...
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Fake Resistance and the Democrats
Resistencia falsa y los demócratas

Durante el fin de semana, manifestantes se reunieron frente al edificio del New York Times y otras oficinas de medios de comunicación...
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UC Recap – January 23rd – January 28th

The Trump Revolution was consummated on January 20th. In an ominous speech that was partially written by self-avowed...

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These are the days
En Estos Días

There is no better way to say goodbye to a year than visiting the Botanical Gardens in the Bronx. And when the visit is with the new generation...
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Your Voice
Tu Voz

La noche del lunes antes de las elecciones, me fui a dormir seguro de que pasaría el resto de mis treinta luchando dentro de una...
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Community News – 09.14.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 09.14.16

Come to Inwood Hill Park on Sun., Sept. 18th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for an adult bike riding class. Organized by...
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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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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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The Minimum is Moral
El mínimo es moral

Every year, the top hedge fund managers make over a billion dollars each for betting on the stock market. New York has more hedge funds...
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“A New Inwood”
“Un nuevo Inwood”

It is truly a privilege to live in and represent the beautiful neighborhood of Inwood in Upper Manhattan.
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Fowl Territory
Territorio de aves

Thanksgiving is the largest meal many cooks prepare every year. Its centerpiece—the turkey—is the largest dish most cooks...
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Valuing the Invaluable
Valuando lo invaluable

Every day, I hear stories about family caregivers and the challenges they face while helping their loved ones. Marcela feels that caring for her mother, while having...
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Shake Your Soul
Agite su espiritu

The flyer with the drawing of a joyful dancing figure asked, “Hey Inwood, wanna dance?" It offered "a fun and freeing movement practice that relaxes your...
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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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Get the Facts on the Flu
Los mitos y las realidades sobre la gripe

The coughing, the sneezing, the body aches, a fever, and often with chills: they are all the signs that you are the latest victim of the influenza.
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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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Working to wellness
Trabajar para el bienestar

La obesidad infantil es uno de los problemas de salud más urgentes que enfrentan nuestras comunidades y familias. Casi uno de cada tres niño...
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Is Uber similar to Walmart?
Es Uber Igual a Wal-Mart?

Cuando los progresistas se hicieron cargo de ambos lados del gobierno municipal en la ciudad de Nueva York, quedamos con orgullo bajo...
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Summer Eye Hazards
Los Peligros del Verano para los Ojos

Two of the most often overlooked body organs are the eyes. If you want to live a healthy life overall, you must learn how to keep...
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Healing Right
Sanar de forma adecuada

Although warmer weather means more outdoor activities, it can also mean more scrapes, cuts and scratches. Whenever your skin is injured — whether by falling off of a bike or tripping over a ball — a scar may form...
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Reverse the Reconfiguration
Revertir la reconfiguración

Dear Editor, My name is Eileen King and I am President of the Board of Directors of Inwood Tower, which is located at 11 Fort George Hill.
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On a Mission
La misión comercial a Cuba

As the son of an immigrant from the Caribbean, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, it is with great hope that I envision the transformation of the U.S.-Cuba...
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What I learned
Lo que aprendí

Four years ago, the most beautiful and peaceful protests we’ve seen in recent memory erupted in Zuccotti Park. Like-minded progressives of...
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Make That Call
Haga Esa Llamada

Katie Couric, el Hospital New York-Presbyterian y su Centro Jay Monahan para la Salud Gastrointestinal y la Fundación Nacional de la Alianza...
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Restoring the faith in justice
Restaurar la fe en la justicia

This week, Judge William Garnett of the State Supreme Court ruled against my office’s request to unseal the grand jury minutes in the Eric Garner case.
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Cuomo Courts Disaster
Cuomo invita al desastre

El componente de la política educativa de la llamada "Agenda de Oportunidades del norte del condado", expuesta por el gobernador Cuomo, de entre todos los lugares...
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UC Recap – March 2 – March 7

Did you know that the United Palace was featured in NYC Media’s Wonder Theatres special recently? Built during the movie palace boom in the 1920s, the United Palace opened its doors in 1930 as an opulent movie house that transported moviegoers to a lavish, almost otherworldly, setting. Today, the venerable United Palace has become a haven and a hub for...

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The workers among us

MTA bus operators carry more than two million passengers every day over the most difficult routes in the world, constantly congested with traffic and pedestrians. The Transport Workers Union, Local 100, alone represents more than 10,000 of these operators. It would be nearly impossible to find someone living in this city for any length...

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Avoid Injuries in the Winter
Como evitar lesiones durante el invierno

El invierno significa carreteras más heladas, visión borrosa y pasos más torpes. Para evitar lesiones, la terapista física Karena...
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Strokes of unity
Pinceladas que unen

He estado de luto por la pérdida de mis colegas de París en los trágicos e indescriptibles acontecimientos del pasado miércoles 7 de enero. Ha habido un enorme flujo de imágenes de los políticos...
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Beware the False “Miracle”
Cuidado con los supuestos “milagros”

“This year, I’m going to lose some weight.” If you find yourself making this common New Year’s resolution, know this: many so-called “miracle” weight loss supplements and foods...
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Un año que viene y otro que se va

Durante los primeros 18 años de mi vida, cada año, mi familia se reunía en casa de Mamá Justa, mi abuela materna, y con cantos de “un año que viene y otro que se va”, esperábamos el nuevo año.
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Human Rights 365
Derechos humanos 365

El día de los Derechos Humanos, 10 de diciembre de cada año, conmemora la fecha en que la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas aprobó la Declaración Universal de los Derechos Humanos...
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UC Recap – December 1 – December 6

I am writing this newsletter still in awe of what I just witnessed, right here in Washington Heights, at the venerable United Palace. The Hip-Hop Nutcracker was quite simply fantastic. The New York City debut of the show exceeded all of my expectations. Just image Tchaikovsky's classic score augmented by some of the most imaginative and innovative hip-hop choreography you will ever see.

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“The City We Need to Be”

Eric Garner's death was a terrible tragedy that no family should have to endure. For many across our city and our nation, yesterday's grand jury ruling compounds feelings of grief with dissatisfaction and anger. As we reflect on the weeks leading up to yesterday's decision and prepare our path forward, I want to share a snapshot...

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Get tested
Hacerse la prueba

En honor del día mundial del SIDA, la Corporación de Salud y Hospitales (HHC por sus siglas en inglés) de la ciudad de Nueva York, insta a los neoyorquinos a priorizar su salud haciéndose una prueba de VIH.
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Prepare to Care for Your Loved Ones
Preparémonos para Cuidar de Nuestros Seres Queridos

El tener planes y procedimientos listos ayuda a que lo que estemos planeando se ejecute sin contratiempos. Por esto es importante planear ...
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Resources for All

We object to the October 22nd article by Gregg McQueen on Success Academy. Various questionable practices of the Success Academy Charter School network, and the Charter school movement more generally, went unreported. Here are critical points of information we feel should be highlighted

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Why Cuomo Needs to Go
Porqué el Sr. Cuomo se tiene que Ir

New Yorkers pay the highest taxes in America—40% more than the average American—in a state ranked as having the Worst Economic Outlook in America.
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Support those in most need by voting Working Families Party
Apoyemos a los necesitados votando Por Demócratas en el Partido de los Trabajadores

As a society, we must be judged by how we treat the most vulnerable among us. That’s why I am determined...
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High marks for Healthfirst
Alta clasificación para Healthfirst

Healthfirst has received a four-star quality rating for its Medicare Advantage plan from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)..
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Moving from the Water Cooler
Convirtiendo la Conversación en Acción

Este domingo pasado me integré a los más de 300.000 activistas en la Marcha Popular por el Clima. Marchamos para...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 8-18 to 8-23

If we don’t support our own - who will? That is the question and notion that has been the driving force behind the Uptown Collective since we began broadcasting on a daily basis in February of 2010. The Uptown Renaissance was already a thing back then, we just gave it ...

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For Allergies, Prevention is Best Medicine
Para las alergias, la prevención es la mejor medicina

Los síntomas de alergia son una preocupación para muchos, incluso mientras nos dirigimos hacia el verano. Flores y árboles florecen en diferentes momentos, liberando polen en el aire y causando esos conocidos...
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