Tag Archives: Community

Finding Firefighters
Buscando bomberos

“New York’s Bravest” is looking to increase its ranks. The application period to take the written exam to join the Fire Department of New York...
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The Appointment of Acosta
El nombramiento de Acosta

El gobernador Andrew Cuomo ha designado al Honorable Rolando Acosta como presidente de la División de Apelaciones del Primer Departamento...
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Health fair celebrated at Riverbank
Se celebra Feria de Salud

Casi 800 miembros de la comunidad asistieron a la Cuarta Feria Anual de Salud Comunitaria del concejal Mark Levine, que se llevó...
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UC Recap – May 15 – May 20

Is it just me or does it feel like you know who has been President forever? Every day brings another reason to question your sanity. In...

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Weighing in on library development plans
Sobre los planes de desarrollo de la biblioteca

There’s still time to opine – and protest. As the city’s Housing and Preservation Development (HPD) continues forward in its plans...
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Open
Abierta

Pase, entre. Después de años de retrasos, la primera fase del proyecto de la terminal de autobuses del Puente George Washington se...
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City expands Community Schools program
Se amplían las escuelas comunitarias

The city is adding 69 new schools to its Community Schools initiative starting in September. The expansion will bring the citywide total...
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Demanding due process for all
Exigir el debido proceso para todos

Detengan las tonterías. Donna Lieberman, directora ejecutiva de la Unión de Libertades Civiles de Nueva York...
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Redevelopment receives support – and dissent
Sobre la remodelación de la biblioteca

They’re all in at the Inwood Branch – well, at least the elected officials are. City Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez, Congressman Adriano Espaillat...
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A Ratio of Reason
Una proporción razonable

Assigning too many patients to a single nurse can be dangerous. That's the message nurses want state legislators to hear. Nurses from...
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Community News – 05.17.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.17.17

Vestido como la élite de Nueva York en el Museo de la Ciudad de Nueva York (MCNY) el sábado 20 de mayo de 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. La...
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New protections for freelancers
Nuevas protecciones para los trabajadores independientes

Freelance workers and independent contractors in New York City now have added protection from people who don't pay. The Freelance...
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UC Recap – May 8 – May 13

Our Wellness Contributor and my better half, Eileen Z. Fuentes, had quite a week. Last Saturday she penned a poignant and strident Op-Ed that...

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Protesting Paul
Protestando contra Paul

Batearon al representante de Wisconsin. Cientos de manifestantes se presentaron para clamar contra el presidente de la Cámara de...
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A Finale at 40
Un final a los 40

As he remembers it, the “L” had fallen off. So, the restaurant sign that once read “Remel” had been shortened and the eatery...”
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Yellow not Mellow
Amarillo en alarma

Estos conductores quieren su propia levantada. Insistiendo en que muchos dueños de medallones de taxi están enfrentando la ruina financiera...
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A Branch for Belafonte
La Biblioteca Belafonte

It was a visit to a public library branch that changed Harry Belafonte’s life forever. The legendary entertainer and social activist said he...
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His “American Story”‎
Su “historia americana”‎

As Congressman Adriano Espaillat sat backstage at Lehman College’s Lovinger Theater, preparing to address students, faculty and local residents...
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Community News – 05.10.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.10.17

Drop by the Apollo for the opening kick-off concert for the Harlem EatUp Festival on Tues., May 16th at 8:00 p.m. The four-day festival...
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A not-so-welcome home
Ninguna Bienvenida

El suyo no fue un comité de bienvenida. En su lugar, decenas de manifestantes se reunieron afuera de las oficinas de la Torre Trump y en...
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Yes to Yaberci
Sí a Yaberci

Yaberci Pérez-Cubillan, vicepresidenta de Salud del Comportamiento de la Red Acacia, recibió el Premio al Liderazgo de La Coalición...
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ARTISTS’ TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE WORKSHOP
TALLER DE ASISTENCIA TÉCNICA DE ARTISTAS

En Foco, in partnership with NoMAA, is pleased to present a bilingual workshop for emerging and established photographers...
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Solar Standing
Postura solar

Son buscadores de sol. Equipos de Nueva York están participando en una competencia nacional que está en marcha para ampliar el acceso de...
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CCRB Public Meeting
Reunión pública CCRB

La Junta Civil de Revisión de Quejas (CCRB, por sus siglas en inglés) celebrará su reunión mensual de la Mesa Directiva en la escuela DREAM...
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UC Recap – May 1 – May 6

This past week saw you-know-who and his GOP lawmakers celebrating the passing of the Republican-backed health care bill in the...

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Students’ Stand
Estudios en Solidaridad

Estos defensores trajeron bomba. Mientras decenas de miles de personas marchaban en la capital de Puerto Rico el 1º de mayo para desahogar...
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Funding the Fight
Financiar la lucha

"Estoy orgullosa de ser neoyorquina". María Lizardo ha tenido grandes razones para sentir orgullo. Como directora ejecutiva de la Corporación de...
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Keen on Cameras
Contando con las cámaras

Más pequeña que un paquete de cigarrillos. Cuando una línea de agentes de policía salió de la Comisaría 34 y se dirigió a sus patrullas para...
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A Love Litter
Una camada de amor

Every Saturday for more than three months, Carrot and Turnip waited patiently for someone to adopt them. The sat together in...
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Community News – 05.03.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.03.17

Get a taste for Mexican culture this Cinco de Mayo at Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Fri., May 5th at 2:00 p.m. The...
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City backs contextual rezoning for Inwood
Reclasificación contextual para Inwood

La ciudad está respaldando una solicitud de algunos funcionarios electos para ampliar el alcance de una propuesta de reclasificación...
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Street Style
Estilo callejero

Retro rocks. Thousands took to the streets in East Harlem this past Sat., Apr. 29th to revive the good ole days of box car derbies, street hockey...
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Movement on MTA Accessibility
Movimiento sobre la accesibilidad de la MTA

Acceso lo antes posible. Dos demandas colectivas presentadas el martes 25 de abril afirman que la Autoridad Metropolitana...
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Voices Alight
Voces unidas

They sing stronger together. Bringing together over 1,000 young choristers from 16 schools, the Young People’s Chorus of New York City...
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UC Recap – April 24 – April 29

HealthEquity4BlackLives / Mailman for Equity and Free University – NYC are planning the Heights Teach-In: Uptown Unites for Justice...

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Rising in the Heights
Clamor en El Alto

“¡Trump escucha; estamos en la lucha!”. Pidiendo al presidente Donald Trump "escuchar", miles de inmigrantes y simpatizantes...
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A bust in the boom
Un fracaso en el auge

Uptown business is soaring. But there are some downsides. Gentrification might be effective for creating new businesses within...
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Halt on HUD cuts
Renunciando los recortes del HUD

Giancarlo Fernández dijo que es fácil sentirse olvidado como inquilino de vivienda pública. Fernández, quien creció en las Casas...
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“We’re beautiful”
“Somos hermosos”

Nabil Viñas is a born and bred New Yorker, straight out of Washington Heights. The Viñas family emigrated from the city of Moca in the...
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Community News – 04.26.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.26.17

Experience the art and craft of storytelling at The Apollo on Fri., May 5th at 7:30 p.m. The Moth brings together storytellers from...
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Morning Meet
Reunión matutina

Policymakers, elected officials and advocates took part in OHEL Children's Home and Family Services' 4th Annual Legislative Breakfast...
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A stake in STEM
Silaba de STEM

It’ll be Aquaponics on Audubon. The High School for Health Careers and Sciences in Washington Heights recently received an educational...
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UC Recap – April 17 – April 22

I am writing this missive still feeling exhilarated from the massive turnout for the Uptown March for Immigrant Rights. Shout out...

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A Rosy Reading
Lectura rosada

It’s read all over. April 23rd is World Book Day, marked throughout the world in different ways. In Catalonia, Spain, it is known as Saint George...
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Tweet Take
Tirando con un tuit

Las reglas son simples: mantenerlo limpio y en un tweet. En honor al Mes Nacional de Poesía, la Ciudad de Nueva York (@NYCGov & @NYCulture)...
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Transportation Community Workshop
Taller de Transporte

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is in the process of proposing traffic and safety improvements along Dyckman Street. The agency has...
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Transgender as Target?
Transcendiendo la discriminación

Discrimination. That is how transgender activist Elizabeth Marie Rivera referred to a recent decision rendered by the Senate in Puerto Rico...
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“People’s Commissioners” for the PSC
“Comisionados del pueblo” para la PSC

La gente necesita una voz en la Comisión de Servicio Público (PSC, por sus siglas en inglés). Ese es el mensaje que líderes comunitarios...
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New Park Rules
Nuevas reglas de parques

NYC Parks is seeking public comment for proposed changes to its rules and the penalties incurred by offenders. Under the amended rules...
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Seder in the Streets
Seder en las calles

Romper “ventanas rotas". La estrategia de patrullaje policial conocida como "ventanas rotas", en la que los agentes reprimen delitos...
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