Politics/Government

A double EDge
College EDge

Johan Rubin is a busy man. Although he has already graduated from Yeshiva University, he was back at his alma mater this past Fri., Feb. 22nd ...
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MT Community News 02.20.13

The Washington Heights and Inwood Chamber of Commerce will host a breakfast meeting this Thurs., Feb. 21st at 8:30 a.m. at the Isabelle Geriatric Center.
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A Justice on a journey
Una Juez en un viaje

“I had become almost mythical,” said the woman. The words, more likely to prompt a disbelieving response, were, in this case, met with nods and knowing smiles.
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Secretary of State outlines Governor’s plans

Secretario de Estado resume planes del Gobernador

El 25 de enero, Cesar A. Perales, Secretario de Estado de Nueva York, presentó el mensaje del “Estado del Estado” y el presupuesto del Gobernador Andrew Cuomo...
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Candidates convene for historic uptown forum

Los candidatos convocan a foro histórico en el norte de la ciudad

Residents packed into the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Center this past Thurs., Jan. 31st were not there for an art exhibit or new play.
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Calling for immigration reform ahora
Llamando a la reforma migratoria ahora

Undocumented workers and students, immigrant families and children, community advocates, and elected officials came together...
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Change in leadership at CB12
Cambio de liderazgo en CB12

465. That is the number of resolutions and recommendations Community Board 12 has passed in the past four years. Pamela Palanque-North...
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From Lehman to lensman: Reznick goes rogue
Desde Lehman al hombre lente

The photographs show people in poses universal, at work and at play. They are familiar faces. In one picture, for example, we see a man and a woman.
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Ramadan launches Council campaign
Ramadan lanza campaña para Concejal

“Nadie más tiene el resume que tengo yo”. Con esas palabras, Zead Ramadan anunció su candidatura para concejal de la ciudad de Nueva York en el 2013.
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Standing Up to stop and frisk
Enfrentándose al ‘detener y registrar’

Sara Diallo y su novio estaban dormidos en el tren cuando dos policías los despertaron. La pareja de desamparados no tenían a donde ir ...
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Mark Levine launches campaign

This past Sun., Dec. 2nd, Democratic District Leader Mark D. Levine launched his campaign for northern Manhattan’s 7th District City Council seat, and did so with endorsements that included New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer...

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MT Community 11.28.12

El Teatro de Niños Pied Piper de la ciudad de Nueva York con sede en Inwood presentará la obra de Shakespeare ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. Niños entre las edades de 10 a 18 están envueltos...
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From Belle Harbor to Burnside: Revisiting Flight 587 tragedy
De Belle Harbor a Burnside: Reviviendo la tragedia del Vuelo 587

Belkis Lora todavía recuerda la última vez que vio a su hermano, José Francisco Lora. Fue justo minutos antes de que muriera. Era un pasajero en el Vuelo 587, y estaban juntos momentos antes de que el avión despegara...
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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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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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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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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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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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Making a splash with a grand opening

Despite the many who visited in these last weeks, La Marina had not yet “officially” opened – until this past Wed., July 18th...

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Public meeting held on safety concerns

At a public meeting held this past Fri., July 27th, Deputy Inspector Barry Buzzetti, the Commanding Officer of the 34th Precinct...

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Espaillat campaign seeks court intervention; judge orders hearing

The contested primary race in the 13th Congressional district between Rep. Charles Rangel and challenger New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat has just gotten more heated.

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Councilmember Jackson honored with UFT’s highest award

New York City Councilmember Robert Jackson will receive the United Teachers Federation’s (UFT) most prestigious award...

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Local student artist wins Rangel’s 2012 Congressional Arts Competition

This past Mon., May 7th, Congressman Charles Rangel joined local arts leaders, students and parents as he announced this...

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“Brides” in white – and in step – march against violence

“Novias” en Blanco y en Fila Marchan contra la Violencia

Rising early in the day, Josie Ashton took care in donning the white wedding dress. Cloaked in her formal attire, she traveled to Fort Washington Presbyterian Church in Washington Heights...
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