Raise the age, save in spades
Aumentar la edad, ahorrar en palas

Lywan Reed spent three years incarcerated. ‎”I was terrified.” He was 16 when first jailed, first at Rikers for four months and then at the...
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Break for Bobo
Venga por Bobo

Juan Bobo manages a baseball team, Los Criollos de Caguas. On the side, he conducts exorcisms and hunts ghosts to make ends meet...
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UC Recap – December 26th – December 31st

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Praise and peace at PACE
Paz en PACE

Se congregaron con el cardenal. Miembros del Centro Senior Life de ArchCare, en East Harlem, recibieron un regalo especial el lunes 19 de diciembre...
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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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To Teach His Own
Enseñar lo propio

Expand the eval. The city has announced an update to its teacher evaluation system, implementing a method that relies more heavily on measures...
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Diving into the Ds
Sumergirse en las D

Time to learn your Ds. With hate crimes on rise since the presidential election, many New Yorkers have wondered what to do if they personally...
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Solitary Stop
Fin del aislamiento

It is the isolation Victor Pate remembers the most. The Harlem native, who was incarcerated for 15 years, was kept in solitary confinement for...
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Community News – 12.28.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.28.16

The Office of Councilmember Mark Levine is hosting a low/no-cost insurance sign up event on Thurs., Jan. 19th from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Attendees will...
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HELP THANKS WOW
AYUDA GRACIAS GUAU

Lo estoy robando, y descaradamente. Anne Lamott, tan querida amiga como cualquier escritor que conozcan profundamente, y sólo...
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Minds on the March
Mentes en la Marcha

These winning scholars might need sneakers. The Dominican Day Parade, Inc., a nonprofit that operates New York City’s annual Dominican...
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The Charm of Chucho
El encanto de Chucho

Fue una vez parte del movimiento New Wave ("Nueva Ola") de la música pop de los años 60. Y este mes, el veterano artista puertorriqueño...
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Keeping Seniors Social
Manteniendo redes sociales activas

No es raro experimentar un mayor deseo de acurrucarse en el sofá e "hibernar" cuando el clima se vuelve frío, pero para las personas mayores con...
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Tree-Cycle
Ciclo del árbol

No lo tire, hágalo abono. El Departamento de Recogida de Basura (DSNY) iniciará su programa anual de recolección de árboles de Navidad el martes...
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End Of Year Giving Tips
Consejos sobre donaciones de fin de año

As you consider making end-of-year charitable donations, the office of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued a new report to consider...
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UC Recap – December 19th – December 24th

I hate to be the bearer of bad news. But you know who is about to be President in a matter of weeks and this country, and ultimately the world...

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The Nest at the Branch
El nido en la sucursal

Cuando Ronald Clark era un adolescente, salió de la cama en medio de la noche. Su cabeza estaba llena de preguntas candentes. Quería saber...
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Solace in the Solstice
Consuelo en el solsticio

Todos lo llamaban Gus. William Fairchild Weidlich estaba camino al éxito. Fue a las mejores escuelas: Exeter y luego Yale. Obtuvo un título de abogado...
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“It’s a bloody shame”
“Es una vergüenza sangrienta”

“Over time, it became clear that I would miss family gatherings, teacher conferences, and days at the beach.” Janice Carter said at first, she...
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Reality Bytes
Bytes de Realidad

Los anteojos están llegando. Como demostró recientemente la presidenta de la Corporación de Desarrollo Económico de la Ciudad de Nueva York...
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Table Talk
Sobremesa

They met in the late morning to talk pie – and how to acquire a greater slice of it. A month after knocking the city for its poor performance in allocating...
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Community News – 12.21.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.21.16

The Apollo is celebrating its 10th Annual Kwanzaa celebration on Sat., Dec. 31st at 2:00 p.m. Celebrate New Year’s Eve with performances by the...
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Helping with HOPE
Ayudando con HOPE

¿Combatiendo la pobreza? Hay una aplicación para eso. Al menos la habría si Joel Berg se saliera con la suya. Berg, director ejecutivo de Hunger...
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Site Seers
Contando con cultura

Help boost travel throughout the borough. Applications for the 2017 Manhattan Cultural Tourism Grant are now open. Each year, the New York City...
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Bank on the Books
Apostar por los libros

Scholars, take note. Municipal Credit Union (MCU) is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Scholarship Program. MCU will award $66,000...
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Batter Up
Entrega de galletas

Encienda el horno y únase al esfuerzo de llevar una sorpresa casera a las familias locales en necesidad. Las galletas se recogerán en la Despensa...
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UC Recap – December 12th – December 17th

The Hamilton cultural juggernaut continues to conquer. How do you cap off a year that includes 11 Tony Awards including Best Musical, a...

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Advocates plan march on Trump Tower
Defensores planean marcha a la Torre Trump

‎"Slapped in the face." That's how Steven Choi, Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) describes what happened to immigrants...
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The Billionaire Buoys Club
Los Million-arios del Mar

Llámelos Millon-arios. Jóvenes locales se han convertido en miembros de un club especial cuyas actividades incluyen concentrarse...
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The Hug at the White House
El abrazo en la Casa Blanca

Este detective pasó de navegar por el metro a mirar las estrellas en la Casa Blanca. Recientemente, mientras andaba en el metro, Ian Aquino...
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“More than 100 x 35”
“Más que 100 x 35”

It’s a global thing. The financial institution Banco Popular de Puerto Rico partnered recently with the Acacia Network to host a screening of...
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Lightening a mother’s load
Misión de madre

It was time for wellness at Win. As New York City’s homeless population continues to rise, so does the burden it places on families...
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Value Verified
Valor Verificado

No change. That’s what Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed in regards to the “city’s values” and his administration’s commitment to protecting...
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Community News – 12.14.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.14.16

El Museo Infantil Sugar Hill Está organizando una noche de "rondas" el miércoles, 21 de diciembre de 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. El evento es una adaptación...
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“Allocate” is advocates’ demand
“Asignar” es la demanda de los defensores

Make good. That was the demand from education advocates calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo to follow through on...
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Cause for Concern
Motivo de preocupación

Nadie tuvo nada bueno que decir sobre el presidente recién electo ni sus políticas en una sesión de información del norte del condado...
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Will ACA repeal wreak havoc?
¿La revocación de ACA causará caos?

More than a million New Yorkers would lose their health insurance with even a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to...
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Get on Board
Únase a la Junta

Traiga la charla a la mesa. La oficina de la presidenta del condado de Manhattan, Gale A. Brewer, está aceptando solicitudes de membresía...
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UC Recap – December 5th – December 10th

We The People – A Social Justice Theatre Festival was an absolute blast. The People’s Theatre Project (PTP) really outdid themselves ...

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ACS head Carrión steps down
Carrión, cabeza de la ACS, renuncia

Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) Commissioner Gladys Carrión, who came under fire this year after two young children died...
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Contact via lens
Contacto a través de la lente

Straight out of Brooklyn – the city’s video visitation program for prisoners on Rikers Island will, for the first time, be expanded beyond that borough...
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No Brakes on the Bikes
Sin freno

Es azul para todos los condados. El presidente del Comité de Transporte del Ayuntamiento está abogando por que el dinero de los...
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First in Craft
Las artesanías en alto

George Halley es un diseñador de modas ganador del premio Coty. El modisto de Washington Heights es conocido por sus vestidos de gala...
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Shop – Don’t Drop
La ciudad redobla las iniciativas de Vision Zero

La concientización importa. Mientras la ciudad entra en la temporada de fiestas y la parte más oscura del año -por lo general el momento más mortal...
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Community News – 12.07.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.07.16

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Three Kings Day Parade in El Barrio. Join members of the community in Fri., Jan. 6th at...
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Catch on to Kinder Applications
Atención a la Aplicación

The kindergarten application process is officially underway. All students born in 2012 who currently live in New York City are eligible to attend...
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A Profile in Persistence
Un perfil de persistencia

He’s been a military combat veteran, a police officer, an actor, and a singer. The roles have occasionally been real – and sometimes they’ve been...
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Right in the Rendering
Representación plena

La familia de Julio Valdez es de una parte de la República Dominicana donde el Océano Atlántico se encuentra con el Mar Caribe en la Bahía de...
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Rent withheld at two violation-saddled buildings

There'll be no checks in the mail. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Public Advocate Letitia James have announced that the city is withholding rent payments...

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Feelings by the filling
Sentimientos por el relleno

It's best to eat hearty winter pies such as pecan or apple slightly warm, topped with vanilla ice cream. Piling on scoops chocolate just won't work...
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