Politics/Government

Met Council on Housing Community Meeting

Join the Met Council on Housing on Thurs., Oct. 15th from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. for a discussion on how to fortify housing rights through tenant organizations. Participants will learn how to form tenant groups, engage members of the community on the issue of tenant rights, and more.

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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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Redress for Right of Way

They want it this way. City Councilmembers have introduced a new legislative package intended to address lingering concerns about the "Right of Way" law the Council introduced last year. Led by Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez, Chair of the Council's Transportation Committee...

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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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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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Turning against Trump
Contra Trump

Basta. Advocates gathered at Trump International Hotel and Tower at Columbus Circle last week to protest Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump...
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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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The Task Masters
Los maestros del deber

Jorel Ware se acostumbró a viajar al centro para ir a su trabo. Durante los últimos tres años, el nativo del sur del Bronx se abrió paso hasta Times Square para llegar a su trabajo de tiempo completo en McDonald’s...
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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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A Sweet Street
Una dulce decisión

Antes de Francis, estuvo Tutu. A medida que la ciudad se prepara para dar la bienvenida al Papa Francisco...
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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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Stroll the span
Paseo por el tramo

The Hudson River waterfront, including Riverside Park, is an enticing destination for residents on the west side of Northern Manhattan to picnic, play ball and ride bikes....
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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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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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More said than done
Más dichos que hechos

El jueves pasado hubo una elección primaria. Como era de esperarse, los resultados dejaron a algunos felices y a otros no tanto. Pero sobre todo hizo evidente que la gente es indiferente, si acaso es consciente de eso....
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Speaker urges scholarship
Portavoz insta a la beca

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito was among those committing to an early start this week. Joining over a million children who geared up for their First Day at the city’s public schools this past Wed., Sept. 9th...
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MT – Community News 09.16.15
MT – Noticias comunitarias 09.16.15

Obtenga un mejor conocimiento del manejo del crédito en un evento organizado por la Oficina de Soluciones de Negocio NYC en la sucursal de la calle 125 del Banco Popular Community...
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Personification, by Picasso
Personificado, por Picasso

When Pablo Picasso was 10, his family left the sunny Mediterranean village of Málaga for a city on the north Spanish coast. His father had a better job offer in a dark, dreary place ...
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Let’s Celebrate
Celebremos nuestra herencia hispana

Cuando escucho los nombres de íconos latinos como Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Carolina Herrera, Rita Moreno, Alfonso Cuarón, Carlos Santana o Gloria Estefan, las palabras que me vienen a la mente son “talento”, “perseverancia” y “legado”...
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Wise at the wheel
Sabios al volante

Being a taxi driver cost his brother his life, but that didn’t keep him from working in the industry he loved. Pablo Pérez, a manager at livery cab base New Superior Radio Group Corporation...
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Taxpayers: Be Aware
Contribuyentes: estén conscientes

El Departamento de Impuestos y Finanzas del estado de Nueva York recuerda a los neoyorquinos a ser conscientes de las estafas fiscales. A pesar de que la temporada de impuestos ha terminado...
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Step It Up
¡A caminar!

It's official: walking is good for you – and we need to do more of it. This past Sept. 9th, Dr. Vivek Murthy, the U.S. Surgeon General, kicked off a nationwide “Call to Action”....
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UC Recap- September 7 – September 12

María Montéz passed away on September 7th, 1951, but not before making history. María Montez went from humble origins in Barahona, Dominican Republic to the heights of Hollywood in the 1940’s...

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Faces of Faith
Rostros de Fe

Al igual que muchos residentes, Mamdadou Drame está a la espera de la visita del papa Francisco a finales de este mes.
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Rays mark rise
Los rayos marcan el ascenso

The sun will always rise in the east – and uptown. A new mural along the East 125th Street pedestrian plaza aims to brighten the corridor for residents...
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Over 500 Jobs for Veterans Available

Más de 500 empleos disponibles para veteranos

The next U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring our Heroes Job Fair will be held on Thurs., Sept. 10th at the Lexington Avenue Armory from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Congestion Hearing

A public hearing on traffic congestion in Manhattan is being held by Borough President Gale A. Brewer, together with government transportation agencies and regulators, experts, advocates for consumers and transit riders, and transportation industry stakeholders.

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La Casa de Congress

Su casa es tu casa. Juan Felipe Herrera, en su primera aparición oficial como el 21° consultor poeta laureado, ha anunciado el lanzamiento...
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Community News 09.09.15

Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez invites residents to learn more about Participatory Budgeting and help determine how to spend $1 million for...
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DOE Registration Centers

Now through September 18, the Department of Education (DOE) is opening nine temporary Registration Centers across the five boroughs for new students to enroll in school, and assist families who may have questions. The centers are open through Friday, September 18 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. They will be closed on September 14-15 for Rosh Hashanah.

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In the right gear
En la velocidad correcta

Earlier this year, Wayne Cion was making a turn at less than a mile per hour at 9 p.m. on 174th Street and Vyse Avenue in the Bronx when he heard...
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Time for Tingó
Momento de Tingó

Se dice que nunca aprendió a leer ni a escribir. Pero ahora, se impartirán clases a cientos de niños en su nombre. El Centro de Aprendizaje y Cuidado de Niños Mamá Tingó...
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Swimming: Not for Summer Alone
Nadar: No solo para el verano

Parece tan injusto. Justo cuando le estas cogiendo el gusto al verano, haciendo de tu piscina local parte de tu ejercicio y rutina de ocio...
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Rebound for El Barrio
La recuperación de El Barrio

Loitering. Alcohol abuse. Drug usage. These are some of the issues afflicting the East Harlem hub at 125th Street and Lexington Avenue, says Assemblymember Robert Rodríguez...
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Building Stronger Communities
Creando Comunidades Solidarias

Una de las cosas de las que más disfruto como Canciller es cuando tengo la oportunidad de conversar con estudiantes y padres en las reuniones comunitarias...
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Pope in the Park
El papa en el parque

You’ll have to do more than pray. Those wanting to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis during his Central Park processional on Fri., Sept. 25th will now be able to enter a lottery conducted by the city...
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Sanitation Advisory – Labor Day, Monday, September 7th
No habrá recolección el Día del Trabajo

El Departamento de Saneamiento de la ciudad de Nueva York (DSNY) anunció hoy que en el Día del Trabajo, no habrá recolección de basura, reciclaje o residuos orgánicos...
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MT- Community News 09.02.15
Noticias Communitarias 09.02.15

Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust for a Cocktail Party Fundraiser on Sun., Sept. 20th from 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. in support of the park...
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Seeking safety
Buscando seguridad

The New York Police Department (NYPD) is accepting applications for school crossing guard positions citywide. Earlier this year, the city allocated $1.14 million in additional funds to hire 80 new crossing guards, and the NYPD is currently seeking applicants for 41 vacant positions...
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After the blaze, a small benefit
Tras el incendio, un pequeño beneficio

"Los dos estábamos durmiendo", dijo Christian, recordando lo que llegaron a ser los últimos momentos que él y su hermano menor pasarían en su casa...
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Now what?
¿Ahora qué?

La hija de Miguel Almanza, Ámbar Cristal, debe comenzar su último año de preparatoria en unos pocos días. Él estaba contento de que ella estuviera todavía de vacaciones esta semana....
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The lift of legacy
El impulso de un legado

Enough proved to be more than enough. “Thanks to her, change is happening.” Helen Cornell issued these words of praise earlier this month for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand....
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Fresco, with feeling
Fresco, con sentimiento

Hicieron sus marcas. Lograr que el edificio de la escuela esté listo para el primer día por lo general requiere de pintura, pero el equipo de la Preparatoria para Medios y Comunicación....
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Missing Mr. Ricky
Extrañando al Sr. Ricky

Keith Avila was impatiently waiting for the delivery of his new sneakers on August 17th. The package finally came, but the 17-year-old was surprised...
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