Public Safety

On the waterfront
En la ribera

Lydia Gaston is a long-time East Harlem resident, but she can’t remember the last time she was at the waterfront. It’s difficult to get there. And once you arrive, it’s not especially safe.
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No light, no heat, no gas
Sin luz, sin calefacción, sin gas

Pablo Satan, Maria García and Juana Monegro, along with other tenants in seven dilapidated buildings along West 183rd Street, have not had electricity in their homes for weeks.
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Support Graduate Medical Education

As House Speaker John Boehner has said, the Affordable Care Act is the “law of the land.” The Supreme Court has upheld it. The 2012 election reaffirms it. Whether you love it or hate it, the law is being implemented. The law is welcoming 27 million Americans into the health care system and urging them to find a doctor — a regular source of care.

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Community News 03-06-13

Moving into its third year of existence here in New York City, CATCH Healthy Habits paired teams of volunteers age 50 and over, with kids in grades K-5 to teach them fun and constructive ways to be active and healthy. This March, after serving communities in The Bronx, the inter-generational program will...

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MT – Community 02.27.13

Registration for the Inwood Little League, the oldest in the city, is open for its last week of registration. All are invited to visit at the League’s...
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Where Are We Going?
Hacia dónde vamos?

In celebrating Dominican heritage, things can get academic. "Where Are We Going?: The State of Dominican-Americans," a series of panel discussions were held this past Sat., Feb. 23rd, as sponsored by EmblemHealth and co-hosted by Councilmember Robert Jackson...
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After fraud, finding freedom
Después del fraude, encontrar la libertad

Son tan sólo cinco horas de vuelo directo desde Miami a la capital de Honduras, y el sitio en donde se encuentra su principal aeropuerto internacional, Tegucigalpa...
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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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Tolstoy, ESOL, and Wii
Tolstoy, ESOL y Wii

Want to play video games, paint a masterpiece, find a job, and learn English? For free? Yes, there is such a place, and closer than you might think...
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Acacia Network – 02.20.13 – Depression

Over 20 million Americans suffer from depression. It is more common among women, often starting in ages 15 -30. Depression is often triggered by stressful events such as divorce, death or job loss, and a person is more likely to become depressed if they have a family history of it.

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CB12 meets at new EMS facility

Northern Manhattan residents can expect both large and small improvements in quality of life matters this year.Alternate side of the street parking regulations will be reduced.
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Harsh winters create hardships for seniors

Winter, which has come on strong in the last week, is tough on everyone. It puts the cold shoulder on our outside activities, chills our bones, and dampens on our spirits. As tough as it is for all of us, the harsh winter weather is particularly tough and can at times become dangerous for seniors. “Winter can force many older people to become virtual prisoners...

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Tax Season Readiness
Preparación de Impuestos

Justo ahora llega la temporada que muchas familias jóvenes esperan ansiosamente – de alguna manera. Si, la temporada de impuestos. Cuando yo era más joven, tenía planes para el esperado ...
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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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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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A family all the way, by any name
De todos modos una familia, con cualquier nombre

La Ciudad de Nueva York es el hogar para todo tipo de familias. Tahique Foster es una de las madres solteras en la ciudad. No obstante...
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Family Caregivers: You’re not alone

Cuidadores familiares: no están solos

Most family caregivers feel isolated. Extensive resources are available, but most are unaware of this help. Confident they’re facing their challenge alone...
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Focused on more than fitness
Más alla del Buen Físico

While it is a more common sight to see Goldin Martínez encouraging youths to do crunches, push-ups and obstacles courses, the new challenge...
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UC Recap: November 19 – November 24

We started the week with the sweet news that Uptown’s own Carrot Top Pastries was voted #1 for Carrot Cake in all of New York City by the NY Daily News. The Uptown Hip-Hop movement is really beginning to make some noise...

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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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Hurricane Sandy, and Our Kids
El Huracán Sandy, y nuestros hijos

Aunque Sandy vino y se marchó, miles en nuestra amada ciudad permanecen aun sin energía. En el Bronx, los residentes se han unido para rearmar lo que queda de City Island. Mientras tanto, el viernes en la tarde, funcionarios de MTA estuvieron...
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Wind and water: Hurricane Sandy hits

It was one of the largest storms recorded in New York State history, a devastating mass of wind and water this past Mon., Oct. 29th that wrought extensive flooding and massive power outages that brought the city to a halt. More than eight million people...

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Empower Your Kids Against Bullying

Empodere a sus niños contra la intimidación

Bullying has been an important topic throughout our country and our city of late, and more so as educators and parents...
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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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A favorite son killed in Inwood
Hijo favorito asesinado en Inwood

José Reyes Silva era el hijo favorito de su padre. El, más que cualquiera de sus 10 hijos, se parecía y actuaba como su padre.
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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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