Public Safety

Seeking to reap in reform
Cosechando un cambio

It’s been a long road – with more miles ahead. Activists made their way this past Sun., May 22nd into Northern Manhattan, one of the many stops on...
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Fend off Fraud
Defiéndase del fraude

Los ladrones de identidad utilizan cada vez más los dispositivos conocidos como "skimmers", los cuales se adhieren a los cajeros automáticos o...
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Brawl at Inwood school denounced
Denuncian violencia afuera de la escuela Inwood

Not in our community. That was the message of elected officials and concerned parents after a wild brawl outside an Inwood school left seven students...
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Abrupt closure of center causes alarm
Buscan reapertura de centro de rehabilitación diurno

It’s a case of CRSC v. CSEA. So charge families and workers who rallied on Thurs., May 5th to call for the reopening of a Harlem center serving mostly...
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Watch Your Mouth
Cuide su boca

El cáncer oral es uno de los cánceres de más rápido crecimiento actualmente. Según la Sociedad Americana del Cáncer, más de....
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Demand in Denim
Demanda en mezclilla

“I am not invisible.” Gina Simo spoke firmly, adding, “It’s time for healing.” The teacher, a survivor of sexual abuse, came with friend Heidi to an April 27 rally at...
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“We are out of time”
“Nos hemos quedado sin tiempo”

"La crisis humanitaria está aquí". Hablando en la apertura de la Cumbre de la Diáspora de Puerto Rico/puertorriqueños...
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Efforts for Ecuador
Esfuerzos por Ecuador

A principios de este mes, un terremoto de 7.8 grados de magnitud sacudió a Ecuador, el movimiento más grande que haya golpeado a...
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Safe schools for all
Escuelas seguras para todos

Education isn’t just for well-behaved students. Every child deserves the opportunity to learn. Though well intentioned, the zero tolerance policies...
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Safety in song
Seguridad en una canción

These show stoppers were trafficking in safety. Nearly 400 second graders recently trained their eyes on the performers who sang...
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Clinton calls on NAN
Llamado de Clinton a la NAN

It is time that we stood up to systemic racism in all of its forms,” said Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, speaking at the 25th Annual Convention of the National Action Network (NAN) on April 13.

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Questions of Character
Cuestiones de personajes

Keith Albahe sabe que es un Guasón, pero no es una amenaza. Albahe pasa sus días como un personaje disfrazado en Times Square...
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Uptown Games return

Time to lace up. The Uptown Games, now in its fifth year, will return this weekend to The Armory New Balance Track and Field Center. Hosted by Senator Adriano Espaillat, Councilmembers Ydanis Rodríguez and Mark Levine, the Armory Foundation...

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Making the case with CAPP
El caso CAPP

El número de casos reportados de abuso infantil está en aumento en los Estados Unidos. En el año 2013, un estimado de...
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Weapon recoveries in public schools on the rise
Recuperación de armas al alza

El número de armas incautadas a estudiantes en las escuelas públicas de la ciudad de Nueva York se disparó un 25 por ciento...
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Officials denounce incident labeled hate crime

Se denuncia incidente como crimen de odio

Not on our watch. That was the message sent by uptown community leaders and elected officials who gathered to denounce...
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Deploring deportation
Condenando la deportación

Pónganle un freno al ICE. Miembros de la Coalición de Inmigración de Nueva York (NYIC por sus siglas en inglés), del...
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“Doing nothing adds to the problem”
“No hacer nada suma al problema”

The Speaker was on a streak. Just one week after her State of the City address – and a day after holding a joint roundtable with Mayor Bill de Blasio...
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Zero Growth
Crecimiento Zero

The zeroes are adding up. The promotional campaign to raise awareness on traffic safety is expanding...
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Vetting school violence
Investigando la violencia escolar

Rates are rising. The number of violent incidents in city schools soared by 23 percent in the last school year – making 2014-15...
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Con Edison Scam Alert
Alerta de Fraude relacionada con Con Edison

Don’t fall for the call. Con Edison is warning customers to be on alert for scams in which a caller threatens a service turnoff unless...
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The Speaker’s Speech
El discurso de la portavoz

Cerrar Rikers. Durante su discurso del estado de la ciudad la semana pasada, la portavoz Melissa Mark-Viverito reveló un amplio conjunto...
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The BCB Bully?
¿Intimidación del inquilino?

They're calling BCB out. Tenants at a pair of Harlem apartment buildings are up in arms over their landlord, who they say...
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Honing in on health
Enfocando en la salud

The doctor was in – for a dialogue. As countries in other parts of the world grapple with the rise of the Zika virus, New York City Health Commissioner...
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Snow Struck
Bomba de nieve

The blizzard on Sat., Jan. 23rd walloped New York City with a near-record snowfall, with accumulations of nearly 30 inches in some areas.
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Snowstorm Tips and Awareness

Due to the anticipated arrival of winter storm Jonas this Saturday, the New York City area needs to stay informed and be ready for possible high winds, snow accumulations, and...

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Forum at the Fort
Foro en el Fuerte

It was the face-off at Fort Washington. The Democratic candidates vying for New York’s 13th Congressional District seat (NY-13) gathered at...
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Turning to texts
Activando con texto

Envíelo por mensaje de texto. Por primera vez los legisladores de la ciudad están considerando la implementación de un sistema que permita...
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Flaw in the fun
Daño en la diversión

Zachary Miller thought he was being a good dad. When shopping with his seven-year-old daughter, Zahirah, a Dora the Explorer backpack caught the child's eye...
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Silver Alert: Manuel Davilla

Silver Alert issued 1/6/2016 at 5:15 PM. NYPD has issued a Silver Alert in regard to the disappearance of Manuel Davilla, an 84-year-old Hispanic male who suffers from dementia, from the area of Bronx River Parkway and East 174th Street in The Bronx. He is described as being 5'5" tall and 150lbs with short white hair and brown eyes.

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Missing Moreno
Extranando a Moreno

Judith López recibió el tipo de noticias que ninguna madre quiere oír jamás. El 14 de noviembre, su hijo Anthony A. Ureña, de 23 años, salió de su casa del Upper West Side hacia un club en Inwood...
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“I didn’t want it to be this way”
Missing student found dead

Judith López received the kind of news that no mother ever wants to hear. On November 14, her son, Anthony A. Ureña, 23, left his Upper West Side home for a club in Inwood. He never returned. That wasn’t like him. He was a Lehman College student with aspirations of becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He loved his white pit bull Sampson so much that...

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No swindle on the seniors

Hands off the grandparents. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., ARC XVI Fort Washington and Riverstone Senior Centers have teamed up in a new campaign to keep seniors safe from scams...

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Predators in public
Depredadores en público

Rafael González recientemente se convirtió en un padre adoptivo. Tiene preocupaciones, sin embargo, más allá de las preguntas sobre cómo establecer mejor los toques de...
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Community News 12.23.15
Noticias Comunitarias 12.23.15

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Visit Inwood Hill Park on Sat., Jan. 9th from 9 – 10:30 a.m. to learn about a local favorite: eagles. New York Urban Parks Rangers...
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When cool closes shop
El cierre de lo genial

Last week, Northern Manhattan residents uttered a collective groan. APT.78 was closing its doors. Forever. After contentious battles with the NYPD...
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Syria to NYC
De Syria a Nueva York

Se estima que más de 250,000 sirios han perdido la vida en lo que han sido casi cinco años de conflicto armado. Lo que alguna vez fue un levantamiento....
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Volunteer for Veterans

All are invited to take part in the Rotary Club of Inwood's 9th Annual Community Card Writing Party and Donation Drive or hospitalized veterans. Volunteers are asked to bring a favorite pen and two boxes of holiday cards for the card-writing party to be held on Wed., Dec. 16th at 7:00 p.m.

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Police-Community Relations Improvement Initiative

Borough President Gale Brewer has pledged to fund four community-based initiatives to improve relations between the police and young people in the communities they serve and protect in Manhattan. If your Manhattan community organization has an approach that will help build...

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Questions on air quality at Riverbank State Park
Inquietudes sobre la calidad del aire en Riverbank State Park

Pruebas recientes de la calidad del aire en la Planta de Tratamiento de Aguas Residuales del North River bajo Riverbank State Park revelaron niveles elevados de formaldehído, pero...
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Dig in for the Drive
Participe de la Campaña

Everyone is invited to participate in the 2015 NYPD Coat Drive and Food Drive at the 34th Precinct, which has been a designated site for collections...
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“Push forward”
“Impulsar hacia adelante”

Dispositivos residenciales de detección de gas metano y la sustitución de tuberías problemáticas son dos mejoras de seguridad que se espera que ocurran a raíz de la explosión de gas...
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Be Secure against Scams
Eliminando las estafas

A consumer alert on five common telephone scams was recently issued by the office of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman...
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Community News 12.09.15

Visite la Mansión Morris-Jumel el sábado, 12 de diciembre a las 3:00 p.m. para su Concierto Navideño Anual. El grupo ‘Brooklyn Baroque’...
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Shot callers
Brazos a la obra

Touro College of Pharmacy (PCOT) los estudiantes participaron recientemente en la Tercera “Operation Immunization"...
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Stop on the stoning
Freno al engaño

Francisco Moya salió de su hogar en Queens un día y se dio cuenta de dos autos estacionados en su calle, ambos sin tablillas.
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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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Design by demand
Diseño por demanda

El mes pasado, Judith Merino y su hijo fueron obligados a mudarse del apartamento en el que habían estado viviendo. Los propietarios eran miembros de...
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Emergency Snow Laborers Needed
Se necesitan trabajadores de nieve de emergencia

Han comenzado las inscripciones anticipadas para los trabajadores de nieve de emergencia para la próxima temporada de nieve. Los trabajadores de nieve laboran...
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Bataclan, Beirut, Bennett

As word spread of the attacks, residents sought to show solidarity with victims and residents of Paris. Many turned to social media, posting messages and...
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